Me: Might I remind you we kicked your ass in the american revolution, the war of 1812, and we have bailed your ass out 2 major world wars by providing massive amounts of troops and supplies to help?
British fellow: LOL YOU WANKER ITS ARSE, NOT ASS. FUCKING YANKS!
Me: Would you please shut the hell up you crumpet eating bastard, just do me a favor and shut the hell up, I do agree american english is differant from your english, and trust me I wish I could call it "american" but that won't happen anytime soon. The next time you call me a yank, I bust your fucking rotton teeth outta your mouth, then you WILL have to see a dentist for once in your life you stupid brit.
British fellow: Gee lad, that kinda hurt, you didn't have to go so deep.
Me: Yes, lets stop fighting about who is better and go take out a communist country like China or North Korea.
British fellow: Good idea lad, I shall bring the fighter jets!
Me: Right on
2. A term used by American Southerners to a. describe Union Forces during the American Civil War; b. Post Civil War reference to Americans from non-Southern States.
3. Slang for male masterbastion.
4. A term to describe pulling something very hard and fast (see number 3)
2. a. "Its a Yank! Shoot it!
b. John Boy: "he called you a Yank, Billy Bob"! Billy Bob: "No body call my a Yank!I am going to shoot you, you Limey Bastard!"
3. "Are you yanking that thing again" or "go yank your wanker"
4. "I yanked it so hard, I got blisters"
Ironically, within the States, the term is used by the people who best fit said stereotype as a pejorative term for educated, left-leaning urban Northerners.
University student next to him: It's probably hard for someone who's never left Essex to understand, but...oh, nevermind. I like those Burbory shoelaces in your trainers.
1. Term used by Southern Americans to refer to a Northern American.
2. Term used by foreign nations, chiefly Britain and Australia to refer to Americans.
==> The term is thought to derive from Dutch settlers in the 1600's referring to the English colonials as 'Jan Kees' (John Cheese) which entered our language with the spelling 'Yankees,' as that is how it would sound in Dutch. 'Yanks' is simply a shortened form of it.
Redneck hick from the South: "Yeehaw, thems Yankies are'sa comin', get the showtgun, yiiiiiiiiiieeeeeeeeeep!!!"
Now just mean's an American.
Southerner: "I'll get y'all yo' damn, yankee."
Yankee: "Fuck off, hillbilly."
"The yank's invaded Iraq."