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A DC Comic Called Pakistan's Language "Pakistanian" And Twitter Is Having A Field Day

A five-second Google search could have prevented this.

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Pakistani comic book enthusiast Khaver Siddiqi just tweeted this photo from DC Comics' recent release Superman/Wonderwoman Annual #2.

Here's why @Marvel is winning over @DCComics - the latter thinks we speak Pakistanian. h/t @takhalus

There's only one little GLARING issue with the comic: "Pakistanian" is not a language.

DC Comics / Via Khaver Siddiqi

"My friend @Takhalus found it and shared it on a sci-fi geek Twitter group DM. I just had to buy the comic and read it myself to confirm," Siddiqi told BuzzFeed. "I'm not offended at being called Pakistanian — I'm just offended that nobody had the time to do one Google search. That's all. Spoiled the story for me," he said.


PAKISTANIAN! Fantastic. Someone teach me that too.

@Disappearer Pakistanian is very difficult to translate.

I always thought 'Pakistanian' was such a beautiful language #DC #PointsForResearchTeam

The scene is set in the village of Shimshal, Northern Pakistan.

DC Comics / Via Khaver Siddiqi

"It makes it all the more funny that they decided to set the scene in a place even I, as a Pakistani, had to look up on Google. But they couldn't perform a simple Google search for the language," Siddiqi complained.