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Windows 7: Creator of the GIF says it is pronounced "Jif"

View Poll Results: GIF - Do you pronuounce with G or J
G 29 74.36%
J 10 25.64%
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22 May 2013   #11
boohbah

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SIW2 View Post
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He invented it so he can call it whatever he wants.
Sure, he can pronounce it Jif if he likes.

Most others will keep saying Gif.


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thats pronounced cif...

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22 May 2013   #12
Bongo

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by boohbah View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SIW2 View Post
Quote:
He invented it so he can call it whatever he wants.
Sure, he can pronounce it Jif if he likes.

Most others will keep saying Gif.


Attachment 269092
thats pronounced cif...

Only the Kärcher King would know cleaning product so well

I use "G"
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22 May 2013   #13
boohbah

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anyhow if your going to pronounce the letters phonetically then G sounds the gih sound as in git =gif

J sounds out the letter jih as in jiffy = jif
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22 May 2013   #14
boohbah

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bongo View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by boohbah View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SIW2 View Post
Sure, he can pronounce it Jif if he likes.

Most others will keep saying Gif.


Attachment 269092
thats pronounced cif...

Only the Kärcher King would know cleaning product so well

I use "G"
emasculated
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22 May 2013   #15
SIW2

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Exactly.
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22 May 2013   #16
Stephanie

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In software adverts it says GIF ?

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22 May 2013   #17
jdXp610

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

imagine saying "hold on a giffy"
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23 May 2013   #18
A Guy

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I agree with hard G



A Guy
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23 May 2013   #19
boohbah

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?????

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23 May 2013   #20
jadinolf

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I've always said Gee Eye Eff.
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