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Ran into this today. Turns out I've been pronouncing it correctly since the CompuServe days!

 

The debate over how to pronounce GIF has been raging for too long. Hard G or Soft G? “Gif” or “Jif?” If only there was a co-branded, limited-edition jar of edible education to finally set the record straight. A collaboration between two titans of pronunciation that unequivocally declares, “Jif is peanut butter, GIFs are animations.” This is your lucky day, and this is that jar.’

 

 

Jif-GIF_1.jpeg

 

If you jive it some thought and jo about it phonetically, it gust makes sense.

 

🙂

 

Dave

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47 minutes ago, zackiedawg said:

So they're saying it should officially rhyme with Jif peanut butter, right?  This puts it to bed for the soft G people over the hard G people.  That closes the debate forever!  😉

 

You got that just a teeny bit backwards. 😉

 

It's:

See the source image

 

not:

See the source image

 

The lid says it all:

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Dave

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8 hours ago, Docker123 said:

 

I believe in the correct Australasian pronunciation with G rather than the abomination of US “English”.

 

 

 

America and Australia. Two countries separated by a common language.

 

Except we apparently both pronounce GIF with a hard "G".

 

Good on you!

 

🙂

 

Dave

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