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Old 02-22-2017, 11:52 AM   #1
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Old 02-22-2017, 12:47 PM   #2
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Old 02-22-2017, 01:33 PM   #3
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U R taking this 2 seriously. Gymnasium isn't short for Jamesnasium...doesn't seem to bother people. Religion, Region, other soft G's followed by an I. I used to be a soft G, but now I'm a straight up gangsta G. The streets have been good to me.
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Who cares really?

Just another stupid irrelevant thing for people to argue about online.
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Old 02-22-2017, 02:02 PM   #5
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The "G" is pronounced like the "G" in giraffe. GIF. (Choosy mothers choose GIF!) :)
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Old 02-22-2017, 02:11 PM   #6
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Default Re: How do you pronounce .GIF?

It's the same situation as Southerners having their own enunciation for certain words, like Pecan, Roof, and Root. Northerners say those as Peh-kon, Ruff, and Rut. If you want to get technical about it, the correct saying is actually G.I.F., or if you want to say the word, Graphics Interchange Format, it's easier to just say gif or jif.
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Old 02-22-2017, 02:53 PM   #7
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We should start a peanut butter company and call it Gif. Then when Jif sues we can get a legal precedent on how to pronounce it.
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Old 02-22-2017, 03:09 PM   #8
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Not that I care but, how do you pronounce gift?
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Old 02-22-2017, 03:20 PM   #9
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Not that I care but, how do you pronounce gift?
Very good example, but I could care less.
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The guy who invented it says that it's pronounced with a J sound. I don't really see what other evidence you need. I just kind of say whichever I'm in the mood for.
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It's the same situation as Southerners having their own enunciation for certain words, like Pecan, Roof, and Root. Northerners say those as Peh-kon, Ruff, and Rut. If you want to get technical about it, the correct saying is actually G.I.F., or if you want to say the word, Graphics Interchange Format, it's easier to just say gif or jif.
you forgot "Mass-a-two-sets"
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Old 02-22-2017, 04:00 PM   #12
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Sometimes I worry The Yancey has too much time on his hands and then I realize how ironic this thought was.
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Very good example, but I could care less.
How much less could you care?
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Old 02-23-2017, 01:44 AM   #14
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you forgot "Mass-a-two-sets"
Sounds like a Porno Flick.

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I pronounce it gif with a hard G. No one has ever tried to correct me on it - it doesn't seem important enough to correct.
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Who cares really?

Just another stupid irrelevant thing for people to argue about online.
it's not another, it's one of the first. been around for a while
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I pronounce it with a lower case o that is some times a 0. Or like John or Juan or Jesus ( hey Zoo's) or Jesus (G's-us)

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it's not another, it's one of the first. been around for a while
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I've always pronounced it with a soft G, mainly because its clearer what I'm talking about.

If someone pronounced it with a hard G, I would assume they were saying 'Gift' since its so close to that.
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