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Boring for everyone

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in response to reader comment: Language and identity: Disney and Egyptian Arabic v Modern Classical Arabic!

Submitted by gato branco (United States), Feb 9, 2018 at 02:20

Probably it is not any political correctness but rather that the Disney wanted to make their films more attractive for arabs other than Egyptians(Moroccans, Algerians, Iraqis, Gulf Arabs etc.), but in result they made them boring for everyone, since it is very hard to translate films originally in colloquial English into a language which by definition lacks any colloquial register and slang.

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