Here’s The Shitty Reason Why Coco’s Name Had To Be Changed In Brazil

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So, Pixar’s latest movie Coco hits U.S. theaters today.

So, Pixar's latest movie Coco hits U.S. theaters today.

The animated feature — which has taken Pixar six years to produce — follows the adventures of a young musician named Miguel as he travels to the Land of the Dead.

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The movie’s name comes from the character Mama Coco, who is Miguel’s great-grandmother.

The movie's name comes from the character Mama Coco, who is Miguel's great-grandmother.

Which is all very sweet, right?

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Except, in Brazil, Pixar had to tweak the name just a little…

Except, in Brazil, Pixar had to tweak the name just a little...

They titled it Viva! A Vida É Uma Festa! which roughly translates to “Cheers! Life is a party!”

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…Because in Brazil, it turns out that the word cocô means “poop.”

...Because in Brazil, it turns out that the word cocô means

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Which means they had to change Mama Coco‘s name, too, since you can’t really have a “Gram Gram Poop” situation.

Which means they had to change Mama Coco's name, too, since you can't really have a

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Instead, in the Brazilian version of the movie, Miguel’s great-grandmother is named Lupita.

Instead, in the Brazilian version of the movie, Miguel's great-grandmother is named Lupita.

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So this is all to say that, while the rest of the world is probably sobbing over the gorgeous Coco movie and its promos, Brazilians see something a little different…

So this is all to say that, while the rest of the world is probably sobbing over the gorgeous Coco movie and its promos, Brazilians see something a little different...

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This post was translated from Spanish.

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