Tuesday, October 26, 2010


“Yankees” are people from New England. New York is not, and has never been, a part of New England. Therefore, the “New York Yankees” should not exist. Q.E.D.


Anonymous said...


   /ˈyæŋki/ Show Spelled[yang-kee] Show IPA
1. a native or inhabitant of the United States.
2. a native or inhabitant of New England.
3. a native or inhabitant of a northern U.S. state, esp. of one of the northeastern states that sided with the Union in the American Civil War.
4. a federal or northern soldier in the American Civil War.
5. a word used in communications to represent the letter Y.
6. Military . the NATO name for a class of Soviet ballistic missile submarine, nuclear powered, with up to 16 missile launchers.

By your logic, then, Karl is a yankee. And by my logic, Karl should not exist.

Robin said...

Well, thankfully they are not in the World Series this year.