User talk:PeterCantropus

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Was johnny (lower case) applied to these soliders, or Johnny (capitalized)? Wiktionary is case-sensitive. --EncycloPetey 21:35, 8 December 2007 (UTC)

Johnny and Yankee[edit]

You were right about Johnny, I already fixed that. But regarding yankee, my source was It says "especially during the American Civil War". That doesn't mean it's specific to war. --PeterCantropus 21:41, 8 December 2007 (UTC)

The name is still applied to Northerners today by Southerners, so while the term shifted in meaning at that time (at least for Southerners), it isn't specific or especially then. --EncycloPetey 21:42, 8 December 2007 (UTC)


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