Yankee go home


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Yankee go home

An outcry against the intrusion of the US and/or Americanisms into other cultures. As the spread of American culture has increased throughout the world, so have the calls of "Yankee go home!"
See also: home, Yankee
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Thousands of Iraqis took to the streets to denounce Maliki and demand that Yankee go home sooner: 2011 was far too late.
The artist takes an unambiguous stance in his design for a large bronze: In Yankee Go Home, 2002, the familiar slogan against American occupation has been gouged with a finger on three slabs crudely joined with modeling clay, as if the artist wanted to freeze a spontaneous expression into a monument.
Waltzing up the aisle of the fabulously funky ballroom theater of a waterfront hotel that once housed the surviving crew members of the Titanic, John Cameron Mitchell sports a Barbara Mandrell cotton-candy wig, a fringed denim cowgirl camisole, and a flag-striped cape, the inside of which is spray-painted Yankee Go Home .
For Latin Americans, meanwhile, there are still only three words of English worth learning: Yankee Go Home.
People lined the streets with signs saying YANKEE GO HOME and SOLDIERS WITH AIDS GET OUT OF HERE.