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i pronounce it "jif". i really love how they have a jpg of the dancing baby gif

True. I too thought everyone pronounced it as 'jif'. What the heck is wrong if it is pronounced in different ways, so as to spark an outrage?
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i pronounce it "jif". i really love how they have a jpg of the dancing baby gif

True. I too thought everyone pronounced it as 'jif'. What the heck is wrong if it is pronounced in different ways, so as to spark an outrage?
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never heard anyone call it anything but "Jif"
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never heard anyone call it anything but "Jif"
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Originally Posted by Tippy View Post

Same here. If the word starts with a G, then I'll pronounce it as a hard G.

The only time I'll make an exception is with names of places or people, e.g. "Ginny"

You must get a lot of weird looks at the giraffe exhibit at zoos.
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Originally Posted by dukeReinhardt View Post

i pronounce it "jif". i really love how they have a jpg of the dancing baby gif

True. I too thought everyone pronounced it as 'jif'. What the heck is wrong if it is pronounced in different ways, so as to spark an outrage?

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Originally Posted by Hsn786 View Post

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Originally Posted by dukeReinhardt View Post

i pronounce it "jif". i really love how they have a jpg of the dancing baby gif

True. I too thought everyone pronounced it as 'jif'. What the heck is wrong if it is pronounced in different ways, so as to spark an outrage?

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Originally Posted by thepoopscooper View Post

never heard anyone call it anything but "Jif"

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never heard anyone call it anything but "Jif"

double double post?!?!

MIND BLOWN....


why is there not a mind blown smiley
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I used to just out right say G I F, until one day I came across (not sure where) the mind blowing statement that it's pronounced jif. I looked into it, and it was correct. It's been on Wikipedia for years that's it's the correct annunciation. I've been saying it that way ever since.
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This is incredibly funny for me. I've ALWAYS pronounced it "jif" and was constantly nagged about it. I never really cared much, but this article still made me laugh considerably
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There are four reasons why I will keep saying GIF with a hard G.

1) We already have the acronym JIFF (JPEG Image File Format)

2) GIF stands for Graphics Interchange Format. That's Graphics with a hard G.

3) Creators don't always know what's best. I submit exhibit A: George Lucas.

4) I'm used to saying it that way, and the above gives me no reason to change now.
Edited by Kaldari - 5/22/13 at 2:10pm
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Always called it "jif" because "gif" doesnt sound right. He did create it so he should decide how it's pronounced.
     
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