Re: Over 2,500 Racial Slurs In a Month
As we pass the halfway mark, it’s time to remind you that all these are collected together at The Racial Slur Database.
Here’s a good one – from a point of view of its origins – who remembers Green Lantern?Pie Face Eskimos Round shape of their faces. Most like originates from (or at least made popular by) the comic book The Green Lantern, who had a mechanic Tom "Pieface" Kalmaku. Tom was an Alaskan Innuit (Eskimo) who was called Pieface because his features made his "eyes look like an eskimo pie."
P. R. Puerto Ricans self-explanatory
P.L.O. Arabs Palestinian Liberation Organization
P.O.A. Blacks Previously Owned American
P-1 Asians P-1 is a commonly used abbreviation for traffic collision reports for Party #1, Party #1 is normally the person at fault for a collision.
Pac Man Pakistanis Sounds similar to pac-man (the early 80s arcade game)
Pachuco Mexicans A gang of Mexicans living in California in the 1940s
Paddy Irish Used mainly in Britain. Similar negativity connotations as "nigger". Comes from St. Patrick and/or from the common Irish name Padraig. Also spelled Patty.
Paddy Wagon Irish Variation of "paddy." The term Paddy Wagon derives from the idea that the Irish were all criminals, and when the police came to quell a brawl or something of the like, they would just be rounding up a bunch of "paddys."
Pajama Mamma Arabs Arab (and/or Muslim) women wear clothes that resemble pajamas
Pakeha New Zealanders White New Zealanders. Not generally seen as derogatory. The word derives from 'pakepakeha'...mythical fair-skinned human-like creatures and now means any New Zealander with predominantly European ancestry. Was referenced in the news recently when some white Kiwis tried to get it changed on their census forms because it was racist - "Pakeha" translates to "White pig", a reference both to what the Maoris thought of the first English settlers, and the way the same settlers tasted when eaten - salty, like the wild pigs they also ate.
Paki Indians Short for Pakistani. Often not derogatory when used. In The UK many Indians and Pakistanis have been lumped under the same term. It's *much* more of a slur to Indians
Pakoniggy Mixed Races Pakistani/Black mix.
Pal Palestinians Self-explanatory
Paleostinian Palestinians Accusing the Palestinians of primitive, barbarous behavior.
Palesimian Palestinians Combination of "Palestinian" with "simian", i.e. ape-like or subhuman.
Palewhineian Palestinians Israeli, meaning discontent nature of Palestinians
Palm Beacher Jews Elderly Jews in Palm Beach County Florida deadlocked the election for 2 months.
Palta Blacks Means avocado in South American Spanish, referring to the color of a ripe avocado
Pancake Asians Facial characteristics.
Panda Panamanians Mispronunciation.
Panda Trainer Chinese Pandas are from China.
Panface Chinese Faces flat like they were hit with a pan.
Panhead Asians Facial characteristics.
Papa Ganoush Arabs A play on the Arabic food baba ganoush, an eggplant and garlic sauce which is often consumed by Arabic people.
Paperbag Creole The light color blacks in South Louisiana, mainly around New Orleans (Creoles), skin is the color of a brown paper bag.
Papolo Blacks Hawaiian word for "purple."
Paragraph Hispanics Referring to Hispanic children. 'Not quite an essay (see ese), but a paragraph.'
Paragua Paraguayans Argentines refer to the poorer Paraguayan immigrants who live in Argentina as "Paraguas." It means "umbrella", only related with the alike pronunciation, nevertheless derogatory.
Parsik Persians Armenian word for Persians. Insulting, apparently.
Patel Indians Means "Innkeeper" or "Motel Owner". Pal is a name of rich, land owning Indians. It means landowner. It's a slur because only the rich Indians would come to western countries years ago, a flood of Patels.
Patio Primate Blacks Politically-correct version of "Porch Monkey"
Patné Creole Stems from the word "partner". Commonly used by Creole-speaking blacks.
Patty (1) Asians Abundance of rice patties in Asia
Peanut Butter Brother Arabs Not quite White; Not Quite Black. The color of peanut butter.
Peasouper French Canadians Late 19th, early 20th century slur, refers to the fact that pea soup was a popular food amongst the people of Quebec
Peeled Banana Asians Americanized Asians who try to act like whites.
Pekka Finnish Used by many Estonian and Russian immigrants in Finland. They think that every Finn is "pekka" and that they are jerks. Also known as "suomalaine pekka", which means "Finnish Pekka".
Pelu-ano Peruvians Pelu-ano means hairy ass but at the same time sound like Peruano, Peruvians in Spanish.
Pen and Ink Chinese Cockney rhyming slang, chink = pen and ink
Pendos Greeks Used by Russians as a derogatory term for Greeks. There has been a sizable Greek community in southern Russia for many generations. Many of them originally hailed from the Pontus region of Turkey. Hence Pontus=Pendos.
Penny Chaser Jews The old "Jews are cheap" thing.
Penny-Pincher Jews Cheapness
Pepik Czechs Czech Males. Pepik is a Czech name that sounds funny to Polish people, so we called them Pepiks.
Pepper French Canadians A derivative of Pepsi. Quebec is the only place in North America where Pepsi has traditionally outsold Coke.
Pepperbelly Hispanics They eat a lot of peppers. Reference to their love for spicy foods.
Pepsi French Canadians Empty from the neck up. Stereotypical soft drink of choice (considered quite insulting). Related to "Pepper".
Perogy Ukrainians From the popular Ukrainian dish.
Peter Pan/Tinkerbell Dutch The Dutch live in the Netherlands (Neverland)
Petrol Sniffers Australian Aboriginals In Australia they sniff all the petrol and gas.
Petrolero Hispanics Hispanics Who Are Attracted To Blacks. Means "Oil Drillers".
Petrovich Slovakians Common (sounding) name
Pez Dispenser Blacks Used to refer to black women who have a great deal of children.
Phlegm Belgians Pronounced "Flems", from Monty Python's Flying Circus.
Pickaninny Blacks From the days of slavery. Three possible origins: The slave owners would "pick a nincompoop" from the lineup of slaves; or the slave children who couldn't pick cotton "ain't pickaninny"; in some parts of the south, breasts are referred to as ninnys, so pickaninny was a reference to blacks being used as wet nurses.
Pie Face Eskimos Round shape of their faces. Most like originates from (or at least made popular by) the comic book The Green Lantern, who had a mechanic Tom "Pieface" Kalmaku. Tom was an Alaskan Innuit (Eskimo) who was called Pieface because his features made his "eyes look like an eskimo pie."
Piffke Germans Pronounced "pif - ka." Used by Bavarians/Austrians to refer to North Germans (after a famous Prussian with the last name "Pieffke").
Pigger Pakistanis Pakistanis trying to act black.
PIGS Mediterraneans Portuguese, Italian, Greek, Spanish. Specifically refers to Mediterranean men and their piggish behavior toward women in particular
Pikachu Japanese A popular Japanese cartoon character.
Pikajew Mixed Races A Jewish Asian.
Pikey Gypsies Referenced in the film "Snatch."
Pindunderjip Indians From the joke; What is an East Indian that got hit by a truck called? Answer; Pindunbderjip or Pinned under jeep.
Pine Sol Blacks A fat black woman - inspired by the Pine Sol commercials.
Pine Tree Ornament Blacks Pine trees were the tree of choice to hang blacks
Pineapple (1) Blacks Blacks who act like Asians, or is very into Asian culture. Black on the outside, yellow on the inside
Pineapple (2) Filipinos Pineapples grow there and they kinda look like pineapples. Short, Fat, with weird hair.
Pineapple Lump Asians Reference to Asian vehicles?
Pineapple Nigger Hawaiians Pineapples grow there.
Pineback Canadians Canadians in the United States illegally. Wetbacks have to cross a river, pinebacks deal with pine trees.
Ping Pong Chinese Because Ping Pong is the favorite sport of the chinese
Ping-pang Asians Mimics the way their language sounds to non-Asians.
Pink-Heel Blacks Color of heel is pink.
Pinko Russians Originally referred to Communist sympathizers - later as a general slur against all Leftists, including Communist Party members. Now pretty much synonymous with Russians/Communists.
Pinky Poop Mixed Races Vietnamese/Black mix. For when Black soldiers had kids with Vietnamese women.
Pinocchio Jews Pinocchio's nose correlates with that of a stereotypical Jew.
Pinto Mixed Races White/Native American mix. Pinto horses are white and brown.
Pipe Blower Scottish Reference to bag pipes
Piper Scottish As in bag pipes
Pit Blacks Black Children. Stands for 'Perpetrator In Training.'
Pizdaglaz Asians Combination of Russian words "pizda" ("cunt") and "glaz(a)" ("eyes") Pronounced "peezdah-glahz." Self-explanatory.
Pizza Jews Both go in the oven.
Pizza Nigger Italians Self-explanatory (and people keep submitting it over and over again)
Pizzabagel Mixed Races Italian/Jewish mix. Popular in New York as Italian and Jewish neighborhoods grew together.
Plantain Dominicans Plantains are a main food source of Dominicans
Plastic Paddy Irish Term used by the Irish describing those who grew up in the a foreign country (specifically the UK) and still identify as being Irish.
Platano Power Dominicans Need for Dominicans to always eat and have Platanos in their house.
Plate Tossers Asians They name their kids by throwing plates down the stairs and seeing what sound it makes. (Ching, Chong, Ding)
Platneus Blacks Afrikaans. Means flat nose
Plow Jockey Blacks Blacks used to work the plows before the Civil War.
Po-Bean Hispanics Short for Poor Beaner.
POC Blacks Person Of Color
Pocho Hispanics Chicano derogatory term referring to Hispanics who can't speak Spanish. Used by Hispanics. May technically only refer to Portuguese people.
Pocky Japanese Pocky is a popular Japanese treat.
Pogue (1) Irish Possibly from Irish Gaelic "pogue mo thoin", meaning "kiss my arse". Could also refer to the Irish folk group "The Pogues" who did popular traditional Irish songs.
Pohm British "Prisoner Of Her Majesty". Used mainly in Australia as a derogatory term for British People. Comes from the fact that Australia was a prisoner colony for British Prisoners. Sometimes heard as "Pom"
Poi-belly Hawaiians Hawaiians eat a lot of poi (taro root) and are fat.
Point-Six (.6) Blacks 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. (3/5=.6)
Pointy-Head Asians J. W. Pepper says it a number of times in "The Man with the Golden Gun" while speaking to some Asians in Bangkok.
Pokemon Japanese They created that damn game
Polarican Mixed Races Polish/Puerto Rican mix.
Pole Polish Short for Polish.
Polentone Italians Northern Italians because of the Polenta that they eat in the north. It came in response their use or Terrone for Southern Italians
Polexican Mixed Races Polish/Mexican mix.
Pollo Hispanics The U.S. Border Patrol uses this term to refer to illegal aliens. Pollo means chicken in Spanish. Agents call the illegals Pollos on their service radios.
Polock/Polak Polish Polish for "Polish man." Correctly spelled "Polak."
Polski Polish Self-explanatory.
Pome British 'Prisoners/Property Of Mother England' Used in Australia, New Zealand, etc. Probably related to and/or another version of Pom.
PontiacBlacks Stands for "poor old nigger thinks it's a Cadillac"
Poo Blacks Poo-Poo (Feces are black or brown in color.)
Pookie Blacks In the movie "New Jack City" Chris Rock played a black/crack-head named Pookie
Pool-digger Mexicans Another reference to the manual labor many of them do in the States.
Poon Hindus Punjab as in, popular Indian restaurant names, slang for punjab is poon
Popolo Blacks Hawaiian for 'black person.'
Popolo Blacks The Hawaiian version of "nigger".
Popov Russians A cheap brand of vodka.
Popular Science Jews Experiments performed on the Jews during WW2
Porch Monkey Blacks Low-income housing with no air conditioning led to many blacks in the projects sitting on the porch to stay cool. It was said that they looked like monkeys at the zoo. The adults were called "porch monkeys," and the children were "yard apes."
Pork and Cheese Portuguese Sounds similar.
Pork-chop Portuguese Sounds similar.
Porky Jews The Old Testament forbids them to eat pork
Poro Finnish Poro is Finnish for reindeer
Porqin Puerto Ricans Slurred speech of Puerto Rican
Porridge Wog Scottish Mainly used by the British - Scots love their porridge!
Portagee Portuguese Derogatory term for Portugese. Often used when referring to those of Portugese descent who come from the Azores. Meaning stupid and backwards.
Portajew Mixed Races Puerto (Porta) Rican/Jewish mix.
Portawop Mixed Races Portuguese/Italian mix
Portugoose Portuguese Portu"geese" = Portu"goose"
Post It Asians Yellow and disposable. In reference to how Japan and China treat their people/army.
Potato Mexicans A Mexican-American that has lost their heritage. Brown on the outside; White on the inside.
Potato Breath Irish The Irish are notorious for their love of the potato
Potato Head Irish The Irish grow potatoes.
Potato Nigger Irish Because they eat lots of potatoes
Potato Queen Asians Asian women who only date white men. Overweight white business men, on the typical.
Potato-Eater Irish Irish eat potatoes. Used in Gangs of New York.
Pot-Licker Irish During the potato famine, the would lick their pots clean to get every last morsel of food.
Poutine French Canadians The name of a mixture of french fries, cheese, and gravy. Popular in Montreal and other parts of eastern Canada
Pow Wow Native Americans Their calls
Powerpoint Asians Used 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 Nigger Native Americans Where Natives originate, or were sent
Prapper Blacks A Gang known as the Bloods, say PRAAAAAP! sounding like a machine gun. It is used when 2 Bloods meet and greet.
Pretendian Native Americans Native Americans who claim to be pure, but are just mixed-breeds. I suppose this could refer to any mixed -ian race.
Pretzel Blacks Used in situations when saying the word "Nigger" would be inappropriate
Prieto Blacks Used by hispanics in conjunction with nigger, but not just for black people.
Prigger Canadian Aboriginals/Native Canadians Prairie nigger. They are called priggers because they resemble America's Black population, living in ghettos of poverty and violence with the highest crime rate in Canada. Prigger usually means a native aboriginal in Alberta, Saskatchewan, or Manitoba, the 3 prairie provinces. It can also be used to describe aboriginals from other parts of Canada but is mainly suited to the prairie provinces only.
Primate Blacks Ape reference
Proddy Irish Northern Irish Protestants. Shortened, diminutive form of Protestant.
Property Blacks Blacks were regarded as property and openly bought or traded before the Yankees won.
Protractor Asians Eyes, In the shape of a protractor, 180 degrees at bottom, straight line
ProvoIrish Shortened form of "Provisional Irish Republican Army (I.R.A.)" which is the most noted of the pro Northern Irish independence terrorist groups.
Provolone Italians Italian-Americans who act "overly Italian" with attitude and gold chains (i.e. cheesy)
Pube Face Arabs They have pubes on their chins
Pube Head Blacks Black persons hair appears to be pubic.
Pubie Blacks Refers to the pubic-like hair on blacks' heads.
Puck Canadians Reference to their over-indulgence in the game of Hockey.
Puck-Chaser Canadians Due to mass love of hockey
Puckhead Canadians For their love of hockey.
Pudden English Stereotypical view of Northerners love of Black Pudding
Puddle Duck Blacks From "Jemima Puddle Duck," a Peter Rabbit character
Puerto Grecan Mixed Races Puerto Rican/Greek Mix. Common racial mix in NY city.
Puerto Potty Puerto Ricans Play on words/smell.
Puika Latvians Means "boy" in Latvian.
Puke Mixed Races Polish/Ukrainian
Pull-Start Indians Reference to pulling their turbans off their heads.
Pumpkinhead Asians Asians have relatively large and round heads, which resemble Halloween pumpkins.
Punjab Indians Punjab is the Indian character from "Little Orphan Annie." Also represents the Punjab region of India (near the Punjab river). When the British took over India, they used it as a derogatory term for the natives there.
Push-Button Indians Refers to the caste-mark (dot) on their foreheads. Push-Start also.
Pusher-Man Blacks Drug dealing is the popular occupation in urban ghettos.
Pyramid-piffleer Egyptians Egyptians use pyramids for storage of the dead, umbrellas, and love making.
Q-Tip Head Arabs Turbans/other headdress
Quadroon African Americans A person who is 1/4 Black. Coined during the Civil War, referring to how White you had to be in order to serve in the army.
Quarter Jockey Asians Asians that go to arcades and play one game for hours off of a single quarter
Quashee Blacks Used by British to refer to blacks (originally slaves) in the West Indies; derived from Quassi, name of slave from Surinam who became famous
Queeb French Canadians French Canadians come from Quebec
Queue Warmer Australian Aboriginals Many Aboriginals are on welfare and spend much time waiting in a dole queue.
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