All this is good news for a strengthened U.S.-U.K. alliance—something that should not be threatened by excessive “brit bashing.”
brit, on the other hand, seemed way more ready to make, as Santana put it, “lady babies.”
So now it's brit Hume who is joining the editors of National Review in warning against impeachment - at least for now.
U.S. colloquial shortening of Britisher or Briton, 1901, formerly (in common with Britisher) highly offensive to Englishmen traveling in the States, who regarded it as yet another instance of the "odious vulgarism" of the Americans, but Bret and Bryt were common Old English words for the (Celtic) Britons and survived until c.1300. In Old French, Bret as an adjective meant "British, Breton; cunning, crafty; simple-minded, stupid."
British: the Brit rock scene
: two Brits and a Yank (1900+ British)