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Was Yankee Doodle an insult?

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The song is an insult. It's not just any insult, either. With " Yankee Doodle," the Redcoats were delivering the most puerile, schoolyard insult in the schoolyard insult book. They were suggesting that American soldiers were gay.
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Why Yankee Doodle Called the Feather in His Hat Macaroni



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