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From:John Trammell Date:January 12 2007 7:48pm
Subject:RE: [OT} How to pronounce GIF
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Way offoptic now....

How do you pronounce "gift"?  :^)

$ egrep '^gif' /usr/share/dict/words
gift
gift's
gifted
gifting
gifts

To heck with the spec, all precedent in English says hard G.

Next they'll tell us to pronounce "jpeg" as "gay-peg".


-----Original Message-----
From: Gerald L. Clark [mailto:gerald_clark@stripped] 
Sent: Friday, January 12, 2007 1:04 PM
To: Brian Dunning
Cc: mysql
Subject: Re: [OT} How to pronounce GIF

Brian Dunning wrote:
> On Jan 7, 2007, at 4:23 PM, TK wrote:
> 
>> In short, the original inventors of the GIF format (CompuServe,  
>> 1987) have always defined the pronunciation to be like "JIF."  So,  
>> that has always been the "correct" pronunciation.
> 
> 
> Sure, so I'll start pronouncing "graphics" as "jraphics".
> 
> 
How do you pronounce "giraffe"?

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Gerald L. Clark
Supplier Systems Corporation

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