How most english people refer to the USA. Frequently heard on BBC radio.
Originated in the 18th century when english impearialists were refering to their american possessions, most of which were in what would later become the USA.
Then the 13 colonies got independence, british possessions were limited to the Hudson Bay Company and Atlantic provinces of Canada (Newfoundland and what had been Acadia under the French) as well as a few islands in the West Indies. Since then Ameriker has been the way the English refer to the first land to break away from the British Empire.
Ameriker the Beautiful
Mall of Ameriker
you get ther point
Term used to refer to America during the Bush administration. Hints at how other countries view the U.S., as a country represented by a seemingly uneducated president with various Bushisms and mispronunciations of many words.
Welcome to Ameriker - where the politicians get richer and the people get poorer.