damn Yankee

damn Yankee

A disparaging term for someone from the northern United States. The term was originally bestowed upon dishonest peddlers from the north who tried to deceive customers in the south. Did that damn Yankee really just insult my home? Those northerners may think they're better than us southerners, but I'm going to set him straight right now!
See also: damn, Yankee
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With six very detailed chapters, the book opens with the Winchester family tree and "The Damn Yankee Rifle" chronicling Winchester's rise and the company's firearms as used through the Civil War era and follows with "The Spirit Gun" as Winchester expanded and their rifles became popular through the Western expansion.
Bruce Sundlun, a Jewish American who would one day serve as an advisor to US presidents and to the governor of Rhode Island, was the pilot of the B-17 Damn Yankee. He served with a strong, varied crew on a 25-mission tour of duty.
The operator, Derald Young, of Damn Yankee Balloons, registered in Dixfield, Maine, had six passengers -- four members of the same family and a grandmother and her grandson.
Our selection of the best of your messages to our Twitter and Facebook sites on Coventries around the world It's what makes websearches or Twitter alerts so frustrating - they always pick up the damn Yankee ones!
The first year I was in Athens, the other kids called me "that Damyank on the corner." I wasn't sure how a Virginia kid was a damn Yankee. Didn't Marse Bob have some little part running the Army of Northern Virginia?
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It appeared in the hands of Union soldiers in 1862 and was quickly cursed by Confederate Troops as "that damn Yankee rifle they load on Sunday and shoot all week."
She was informed that being called a "damn yankee" was a term of affection by the natives.
Based on the registration number on the balloon, it is owned by Damn Yankee Balloons of Dixfield, Maine.
The balloon pilot, Derald Young of Damn Yankee Balloons in Dixfield, Maine, told Mr.
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Coons released the melodic/roots-rock album "The Long Road Home" in 2018, produced by multi-platinum veteran music producer Ron Nevison, (Heart, Bad Company, Damn Yankees, Survivor, Styx, Night Ranger), along with additional stellar guitar work by musical cohort and engineer Marc D.
Along the way, he helped create some of Broadway's most enduring musical hits, first as a producer of such shows as "The Pajama Game," ''Damn Yankees," ''West Side Story," ''A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" and "Fiddler on the Roof."
If you're a fan of the musicals in question - Cabaret, Sweet Charity, Damn Yankees, among others - it's fun seeing the behind-the-scenes shenanigans that brought them to the stage.