|Reason & Origins
|"Bubble & Squeak" is Cockney slang for Greek.
|Flap Grease. Since greeks work in the diners all of their lives, their uncircumcised penis build up grease underneath the flap. hence the name Flease
|Refers to the greek penis. They are uncircumcised, the flap resembles the neck of a turkey, also known as the gobbler.
|Possibly because of the grease they sometimes put in their hair or because of the types of food they make. Also: Greaser. Applicable to Italians, Greeks, and Hispanics.
|Pronounced 'guppy' (like the fish). From Greek + Yuppie. Originated in Astoria, New York, which is densely populated with Greeks. Not necessarily derogatory.
|Attributed to fishing heritage/large number of Greek immigrants to US with that trade. Heard from the matriarch of a large Greek-American family.
|The Greeks invented democracy and some say homosexuality
|Greeks in general love lamb, but also it makes reference to Greek women's hairy sideburns
|Because the Greeks made up myths
|Greece is renowned for its olives.
|Large amount of olives
|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.
|Many Greeks wear their hair high on the front of their head, apparently because they use it for protection when in a fight
|They tend to have hairy the eyebrows that often meet and appear as one. Also applies to some Italians.
|Originated from the cheap labour sent to Australia to work on Government project in return for citizenship back around the 1940-1960's. Workers Of the Goverenment was printed on the back of their coveralls. Made popular by the movie "The Wog Boy"
|The famous piano player named Yanni.
|From the novel "Zorba the Greek," by Nikos Kazantzakis.