Re: Pronounce this

CobraBoy! (
Wed, 25 Jun 1997 16:57:54 -0700

At 04:46 PM 6/25/97 -0700, Seth Golub wrote:
>CobraBoy! <> writes:
>> .GIF, believe it or not this is pronounced "Jiff" according to the
>> author of the standard.
>Usually I stick to the natives-always-say-it-right-by-definitiion
>rule, but in this one case I have to say that he's crazy.
>"GIF", like "gift" and "Gifford" has a hard 'g'. It doesn't stand for
>Jraffics Interchange Format, nor is it a brand of peanut butter.

I agree, when I get back to my Mac I'll try to find the text file where he
just goes off explaining it's JIFF! JIFF DAMNIT I TELL YOU!



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