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What is a yank World War 2?

During World War II, British soldiers and civilians referred to Americans as yanks - from Yankees. The Americans called the British limeys.
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Where did the saying just yanking your chain come from?

In the old gold mining days, when the miners had to use the restroom, they did so on top of a wooden box with a large hole on the top upon where they would sit. The wooden box (MORE)

What is the origin of the expression Don't yank my chain?

According to "How the States Got Their Shapes" on the History Channel, that this phrase comes from old miners who would carry a length of chain with them for a very specific p (MORE)

Where did the phrase yank your chain come from?

This saying originated deep within mines. Carts were secured to the track by a link of chain. When this chain was removed, the cart could be moved or in many instances, it wou (MORE)

Who was Billy Yanks opponent?

  Answer   "Billy Yanks" -a nickname for the U.S. Military in the Northern States by the South, their opponents were the soldiers-saliors and marines of the Confeder (MORE)

What is the answer to 20c plus 5 equals 5c plus 65?

20c + 5 = 5c + 65 Divide through by 5: 4c + 1 = c + 13 Subtract c from both sides: 3c + 1 = 13 Subtract 1 from both sides: 3c = 12 Divide both sides by 3: c = 4
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