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Re: Movie 'n Book recommendations by Curt




> On Mar 29, 2017, at 5:29 PM, Lisi Reisz <lisi.reisz@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
> Don't Yankees come from the United States??  Or is Curt an expat??
> 
The term Yankee refers specifically to a person from the northern, rather than southern, part of the USA, when used by a US native, usually one from the south. It is not a compliment. A damn Yankee is a Yankee who intends to live indefinitely in the south.

It has been used by people from other countries to refer to a person from the USA, no matter their location. A Yankee as opposed to a Kiwi, or a Brit, or an Aussie.

No offense toward any group of people is intended in this post.
Cathy