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Gif or jif
Is it pronounced gif or jif?
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Steve Wilhite, who is accepting a lifetime achievement award at The Webby Awards, told the NY Times how annoyed he was at the debate over the pronunciation of GIF: “The Oxford English Dictionary accepts both pronunciations. They are wrong. It is a soft 'G,' pronounced 'jif.'
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HardHurt wrote

Steve Wilhite, who is accepting a lifetime achievement award at The Webby Awards, told the NY Times how annoyed he was at the debate over the pronunciation of GIF: “The Oxford English Dictionary accepts both pronunciations. They are wrong. It is a soft 'G,' pronounced 'jif.'

Nice I'm sure you wrote that yourself
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churupan wrote

HardHurt wrote...


Nice I'm sure you wrote that yourself
When did i say i wrote it myself?

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Interesting.
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I would say the closest word to gif that we know how to pronounce is gift, unless the "t" at the end somehow changes the pronunciation its a hard g
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Gif
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Radioactivebeans wrote

I would say the closest word to gif that we know how to pronounce is gift, unless the "t" at the end somehow changes the pronunciation its a hard g


English is a language made up of exceptions.

Rough
Through

A classic example of how the exact same letter combinations end up making different sounds.
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i'd say gif
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I don't care what the creator thinks. It's gif.
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gif
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Gif
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jif
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gif
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