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One Yank and...

Posted by R. Berg on August 13, 2003

In Reply to: One Yank and... posted by Kana on August 12, 2003

: What does "One Yank and they're down" mean?
: I know it's from WWII, but I don't get it...

It's about women's underpants. British women's. British women's when American soldiers ("Yanks") were in England during WWII. Get it now?