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How do you pronounce .gif?

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#1 chroniX

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Posted 25 October 2006 - 23:28

The other day I was telling my friend to open some .gif animation in picture viewer because it was opening in powerpoint by default for some reason.

I've always pronounced it as "jiff" but according to him it's pronounced like "gift" w/o a "t".

So how do you guys pronounce it?


#2 spenser.d

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Posted 25 October 2006 - 23:31

I've always pronounced it gif(t)

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#3 The Laughing Man

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Posted 25 October 2006 - 23:31

as in Gift, cant stand ppl who say jif as in jiffy lube

#4 crimsonhead

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Posted 25 October 2006 - 23:33

"gift" w/o a "t"

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#5 Pupik

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Posted 25 October 2006 - 23:33

I pronounce it, like it's written.
gif.

#6 figgy

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Posted 25 October 2006 - 23:34

You are right. Its jiff

#7 SolidIntuition

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Posted 25 October 2006 - 23:35

For once and all, it pronounced Gif with a G not J.

#8 OP chroniX

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Posted 25 October 2006 - 23:35

oops, forgot to add poll

#9 figgy

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Posted 25 October 2006 - 23:35

Hear the pronounciation: http://www.bartleby....9/G0119950.html

#10 Farstrider

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Posted 25 October 2006 - 23:36

GIF (Graphics Interchange Format) is an 8-bit-per-pixel bitmap image format using a palette of up to 256 distinct colors from the 24-bit RGB color space. It is definitely pronounced with a "G" sound and not "J"

#11 mindtrick

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Posted 25 October 2006 - 23:38

As in gift.

#12 macstorm

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Posted 25 October 2006 - 23:41

Gif as in "gift" ;)

#13 fu5i0n

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Posted 25 October 2006 - 23:41

As in

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#14 sundayx

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Posted 25 October 2006 - 23:42

definately Jiff

#15 Vice

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Posted 25 October 2006 - 23:44

I say it .jif just like you are supposed to. http://www.bartleby....10/J0041050.wav