Way offoptic now....
How do you pronounce "gift"? :^)
$ egrep '^gif' /usr/share/dict/words
To heck with the spec, all precedent in English says hard G.
Next they'll tell us to pronounce "jpeg" as "gay-peg".
From: Gerald L. Clark [mailto:gerald_clark@stripped]
Sent: Friday, January 12, 2007 1:04 PM
To: Brian Dunning
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"?
Gerald L. Clark
Supplier Systems Corporation
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