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Half-Hawaiian: Jalapiña, pineapple salsa

Half-Hippie: Hippsican

Half-Honky: Chichonky

Half-Hungarian: Bohunk-Beaner

Half-Indian (the India kind): Curry tamale

Half-Indian (the Indian kind): Apachichano, Cherocano, Cheyennexican, Commanchano, Mexiskin (half-Mexican, half-Redskin), Navacano, Navajole, Navajo Taco

Half-Irish: Celtic Aztec, green bean, Irlandicanos, Leprecano, McBeaner, McSpic, Mick Spic, O’Beaner, Paddy-Mex

Half-Italian: Mexican pizza, Mexitalian, Spicawop, Spic-talian, Wopsican

Half-Jamaican: Jamexican, Rastacan

Half-Japanese: Japanic, Mexanese

Half-Jewish: Jalapeño bagel, Jumex (also the name of a delicious Mexican fruit nectar drink), Kahlua-jewa, kosher burrito, Mexi-Jew

Half-Korean: Kimchicano, Kimchinero, Korexican, Mexirean

Half-Lebanese: Lebxican, Mediterraxican, Mexiterranean (for those from the Mediterranean region in general)

Half-Lithuanian: Baltican, Baltic pepper, Lexican, Mexicainis, Mexiuanian

Half-Michigander: Michicano, Mixicano

Half-Nicaraguan: Nicatamal

Half-Norwegian: Lutefiskan, Mexinorske, Norskecan.

Half-Oklahomian: Chokies, Okie-Frijoles

Half-Pakistani: Mexistani.

Half-Panamanian: Panamex

Half-Peruvian: Lima Bean

Half-Polish: Bean Pole, Polo-Cholo, Polexican, Polexiqui (this particular gal was Yaqui Indian on her Mexican side; she also called herself a Mexipolaqui), Taco Polaco

Half-Portuguese: Mexi-guese, Pork and beans.

Half-Puerto Rican: Bori-Mex, Messyrican, Mexiricaña, MexiRican, Porto-Mex

Half-Redneck: Rednexican, Redback, Wetnec

Half-Russian: Brown Russian

Half-Salvadoran: Salvexican

Half-Samoan: Samexican

Half Scandinavian: Hispandinavian

Half-Scottish: McRiguez, Scottsican

Half-Slavic: Slavspic

Half-Somali: Hot Somali

Half-Swiss: Swexican, Swexicano

Half-Thai: Thaimex

Half-Turk: Turxican

Half-Ukrainian: Borscheros, Cossackeros, Kievicans, Pysankeros

Half-Vietnamese: Vietnamexican.

Half-White: Honky-Tonk, Gringateca, Mejiyanqui, Mexi-melts, Whics

 

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