Husband. ¿ Que necesitamos? Wife. Hay que comprar pan, con thin slices. [to sales clerk] ¿Donde está el thin-sliced bread? Clerk. Está en aisle three, sobre el second shelf, en el wrapper rojo. Wife. No lo encuentro. Clerk. Tal vez out of it (from Lorraine Goldman, ‘Tex-Mex’, English Today 5, Jan. 1986) [Translation: H. What do we need? W. We have to buy bread, with thin slices. Where's the thin-sliced bread? C. It's in aisle three, on the second shelf, in the red wrapper. W. I can't find it. C. Maybe we're out of it].
Tex-Mex / ˈteks ˈmeks/ • adj. (esp. of cooking and music) having a blend of Mexican and southern American features originally characteristic of the border regions of Texas and Mexico. • n. 1. music or cooking of such a type. 2. a variety of Mexican Spanish spoken in Texas.