One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1A song popular during the War of American Independence, now regarded as a national song.
- ‘Call him a Yankee Doodle Dandy and Andrew Wallace will laugh.’
- ‘Although 100 percent Dutch by lineage, Swimming World's male high school swimmer of the year, Matt Grevers, is a Yankee Doodle Dandy.’
- ‘As an Englishman, local PGA pro Richard Livingston hardly qualifies as a Yankee Doodle Dandy.’
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