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A couple of days ago Optus took down an advertising billboard in the Sydney suburb of Casula. The sign was written in Arabic, and is part of a campaign targeting multicultural groups with a simple message “We can speak to you in your language”. Optus received a barrage of negative feedback on Facebook. Read the original news article and see the poster here. This cartoon illustrates today’s blog post on .id the population experts dispelling the myths about Australia’s Arabic speakers (read the full blog.id post here).