Gorilla HeadWhitesPopular White 80s hairstyle called a 'mullet' is similar to a gorilla: short on top and long in the back. Countless small-town White folk still sport them.
PowerpointAsiansUsed mainly by Australians. Australian electricity outlets are commonly called power points, they are said to look like a stick figure drawing of an Asian face.
Prairie-NiggerNative AmericansSelf-explanatory.
PretendianNative AmericansNative Americans who claim to be pure, but are just mixed-breeds. I suppose this could refer to any mixed -ian race.
PubieBlacksRefers to the pubic-like hair on blacks' heads.
PuckheadCanadiansFor their love of hockey.
Pull-StartArabsReference to pulling their turbans off their heads.
PunjabIndiansPunjab is the Indian character from "Little Orphan Annie."
Push-StartIndiansRefers to the caste-mark (dot) on their foreheads.
Race-TraitorMixed RacesTerm used by whites for any person of mixed race or who marries a non-white..
Rag-headArabsReferring to turbans, a Muslim headdress. Also: Towel-head.
RaguItaliansSpaghetti sauce.
Rail-HopperChineseIn early America many Chinese were sent to build the railroads.
RedNative AmericansSkin color.
Red (2)RussiansRefers to the color of revolution, as well as old Red Russia. Too, "Red Army." See J. Edgar Hoover's use.
Red CoatBritishUsed during the Revolutionary War, because of the Red coats the British army wore.
Red Sea PedestrianJewsBecause Moses walked them through the Red Sea.
RedneckWhitesPreviously referred only to the rural prejudice whites, mostly farmers, who have reddish necks (or a "farmer's tan"). However, its usage has become a lot looser and now includes any racist white. See: Peckerwood
RedskinNative AmericansSkin color.
ReginBlacksNiger backwards.
Rice-EaterAsiansPopular food among Asians.
Rice-PaddyAsiansPlaces where they grow rice in Asia and Japan.
Rice-PickerAsiansBecause they pick rice. Probably the Asian version of 'Cotton Picker.'
Roach-RancherArabsTheir apartments often have roaches, which they are forbidden to kill.
RosbifBritishFrench equivalent of 'Frog.'
Round-EyeWhitesJapanese derogatory term for American whites.
RubeWhitesIn the same league as hick. See: Hick.
Rug-PilotArabsThe whole magic carpet thing.
Rug-RiderArabsSee: Rug Pilot.
RuskieRussiansThe Russian word for the Russian language is pronounced "pa-rooski." Was popular during the Cold War.
SamboBlacksDerives from the traditional children's story, "The Story of Little Black Sambo".
Sand MoolieArabsSame idea as Sand Nigger, only with Moolie.
Sand NiggerArabsThey look like blacks and they live in deserts, hence the name.
SassenachBritishFrom Scotland. Link
Sayeedi/SaeediEgyptiansUsed by Cairenes to refer to inhabitants of Upper Egypt.
Scheiss-AmiAmericansUsed by Germans as derogatory reference of Americans.
SchiptarAlbaniansU.S. Army in Kosovo.
Scratch-BackMexicansMexicans (illegals) who crawl under fences to get across the California or Arizona border instead of swimming the Rio Grande.
SeagullFilipinosPossibly from how Filipinos often travel overseas to work like migratory birds (although the seagull is not migratory...). Heard in Japan, used by non-Japanese.
SeinfeldJewsProbably one of the most famous Jews.
SemiholeNative AmericansReferring to the Seminole tribe.
SeppoAmericansShort for Septic, see Septic.
SepticAmericansCockney rhyming slang. Septic Tank - Yank: Full of shit.
Shadow-SmurfBlacksThey the darkest of all Smurfs.
ShagitzWhitesMasculine form of Shiksa (Latin, q.v.)
SheenyJewsFrom Yiddish "shaine" or German "schon" meaning "beautiful".
SheepfuckerScottish or WelshThere's a myth that Scotsmen and/or Welsh have a thing for buggering sheep. On an interesting note, the first sheep was cloned in Scotland.
SheisterJewsLike a shyster lawyer. One who carries on any business, especially legal business, in a mean and dishonest way.
ShiksaWhitesRefers to white women. Literally means "meat". Loosely means "whore". Term used in Jewish religious books such as the Talmud when referring to white gentile women.
ShineBlacksA 1920's main occupation, shoe shiners.
ShinerBlacksSometimes had the common job of shining shoes.
Shit-KickerWhitesFrom farmers or country boys walking through the cow pastures.
Shovel-HeadKoreansBelieved their heads look like shovels.
ShvartzBlacksYiddish (German origin) word for Black. Used neutrally and disparagingly.
ShylockJewsComes from Shakespeare's "The Merchant of Venice" and "Othello". Similar to sheister.
SilveryBlacksCockney rhyming slang for Coon - Silvery Moon - Silvery.
SkimoEskimoDerogatory slang of 'Eskimo'.
SkinflintBlacksSkin appearance related.
SkipWhitesWhite Australians specifically. From "Skippy the Bush Kangaroo."
SlantAsiansFacial description -- referring to the eyes.
Slantey-eye'dAsiansFacial description -- referring to the eyes.
Slope-headAsiansFacial description, Self-explanatory.
Smoke JumperWhitesWhite women who date Black men.
SniggerBlacks"Snow nigger." Black people seen on the ski slopes; a stereotype that they generally don't go skiing because they dislike the cold.
SnowbackCanadiansPlay on 'wet-back'.
SnowflakeBlacksWas used to indicate an educated black man during the civil war; white collar blacks were pretty rare - only white people had desk jobs.
Sorta RicanPuerto RicanMix of Puerto Rican and any other race. Read in National Lampoon.
SpadeBlacksSpades are black.
Spear ChuckerBlacksComes from the hunting styles of African natives.
SpicHispanicsShort for Hispanic. Might also be acronym of SPanish, Indian, and Colored, coming from the mixed breeds that resulted from the union of Spanish colonists, Indian natives, and Black (colored) slaves.
SpiggerMixed RacesA mix between 'nigger' and 'spic.'
SpizzicianMixed RacesHispanic/Guatemalan mix. Pronounced "spizzz-ik-ien."
SplibBlacksHeard in Vietnam by Blacks.
SpodaBlacksHow blacks talk (ex.) "We ain't Spoda be here." (we aren't supposed to be here)
SpookBlacksBecause of their dark skin, which can blend into the night, making them ghost-like.
SpoonAsians/BlacksFrom the reflection you see when looking at a spoon. Not sure about using this on Asians. Blacks is obvious because of the big lips reflection.
SputnikRussiansThe world's first artificial satellite sent into space. Not really a heinous threat, but sounds that way.
SquareheadGermans or SwedesShape of head, late 19th/early 20th century American word.
SquawNative AmericansRefers to Native American women. It's a derogatory name for the vagina, hence impetus for movements to ban usage by schools, geographical features, roads, etc.
Squint/SquintyAsiansReferring to their eyes.
StovepipeBlacksStovepipes from wood-fired stoves get encrusted with black soot, hence the association.
Swirl BabyMixed RacesSelf-explanatory.
TabeetsuWhitesUsed by Chinese. Means "great-nosed ones".
Table FaceAsiansThey tend to have flat faces.
Taco BenderMexicanSelf-explanatory.
TaffyWelshFrom a poem that starts: "Taffy was a Welshman, Taffy was a thief..."
Tape HeadAsiansFacial characteristics--slanted eyes as if someone pulled back their eyes using Scotch tape around the back of their head.
Tar BabyBlacksSkin color.
TargetIraqisGulf War related.
TerrenceBlacksCommon name? Someone famous?
Three-Fifth (3/5)BlacksSame vain as Point-Six. In reference to the 3/5ths Compromise, where the US Gov't decided that slaves (Blacks) only counted as 3/5ths of a person for population reasons.
ToadFrench? Frog-related, see: frog.
TobeyBlacksReference to the character in "Roots."
Tomato PickerMexicansMexicans pick tomatoes.
Towel-headArabsReferring to turbans, a Muslim headdress. Also: Rag-head.
TrashWhitesSelf-explanatory. Usually used as "White trash," "Poor white trash," or "Trailer trash."
TwinkieAsiansAn Asian-American who has lost their heritage. Yellow on the outside, white on the inside.
Uncle TomBlacksBlacks who suck up to white people. In reference to the Uncle Tom character in the famous 1852 book "Uncle Tom's Cabin" by Harriet Beecher Stowe.
Velcro-headBlacksCharacteristics of the hair.
WabHispanicsShort for Wet-Back. See: Wet-Back.
Wagon BurnerNative AmericansSelf-explanatory.
WahooNative AmericansWar Cry, there was also a famous Native American wrestler named Wahoo McDaniel in the 80's.
WankerBritishImplies that the addresser is accusing the addressee of self-gratification.
War WhoopNative AmericansRefers to the traditional Native American war cry. ?
WaspWhitesStands for "White Anglo-Saxton Protestant." Refers to "Pure whites."
WatermelonsGuatemalansWords sound alike, look alike?
WebeBlacksPronounced "we be", this refers to the inability of most blacks to conjugate the "be" verb, thus resulting in "we be" instead of "we are" when making references to themselves.
Wet-BackHispanicsRefers to Mexicans (or illegals) having "wet backs" from swimming across the Rio-Grande to get into America illegally.
WexicanMixed RacesWhite/Mexican mix.
Whale TurdBlacksDerived from the joke - Q. What do you call a black in the ocean? A. A whale turd.
WhitetrashWhitesLower class whites. Self-explanatory.
WiggerWhitesAffluent suburban white kids who dress, talk and act like they were brought up in the ghetto.
WiggeretWhitesSame as Wigger only for women.
Wiggie/WiggNon-WhitesNon-Whites who date only Whites or have a strong preference for whites. Stands for "white guy groupie" or "white girl groupie"
WindchimesBlacksA common practice of southerners was to hang blacks. When the wind blew and swung them back and forth against each other southerners would refer to them as windchimes.
WinkWhitesWhite person trying to be like or associates with Chinese.
WogAsiansAbbreviation of either "White-" or "Worthy-Oriental Gentleman." Originally intended as a term denoting respect. In common use, however, it became a term of abuse/denigration.
Wog (2)Greeks or ItaliansThis term is currently used in Australia to refer to Greeks and Italians. Made popular by the movie "The Wog Boy"
Wonder BreadWhitesWonder Bread is white.
WoodWhitesHeard in jail; Maybe from Pinewood.
Wool HeadBlacksSelf-explanatory.
WoolybackWelshNW England origins. Lots of sheep in Wales.
WopItaliansHigh class Italian. Stands for "With Out Papers." Started when there was a big Italian emigration to the U.S., and many were coming in illegally (with out papers).
YankeeAmericansSlang used by the British. Also used in the former Confederate states to refer in a derogatory fashion to people of the Union states. Slur perhaps originally used derisively against the Dutch, calling them "John Cheese" (they made/ate a lot of cheese); Non-English speaking Dutch called back to the Americans, yelling "yankee" (mispronunciation).
Yard ApeBlacksLow-income housing quite often has no air conditioning. Thus, people who live in housing projects often sit out front to keep cool. This slur originated in the 60's and 70's.
Yello-DevilAsiansCommon name used by American servicemen to describe the Japanese. Play on "White Devil"
YellowAsiansSkin color (sort of).
YentaJewsKnow-it-all Jewish women.
Yid/Yid-LidJewsYid = Yiddish, lid = Yarmelka.
Yo YoBlacks"Yo Yo's hang from strings."
ZebraMixed RacesBlack/White mix. Relates the colors of a person's parents to the colors of a zebra's stripes.
ZipItaliansCommonly used in the NY construction industry to describe Immigrant Italian laborers either in the Bricklayer or Concrete Mason trade. They are notoriously hard workers rarely stopping for a break and always "zipping" around the jobsite. They generally have a poor command of the English language.
ZipperheadAsiansCoined by US soldiers during Korean War because if Asians were shot in the head with high powered weapons, their heads would split as if you unzipped them.

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