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    I try to say gif, but occasionally slip up and say jif.. Feels bad man D:

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    Hard g for 'Graphics'. Guh - i - fuh

    Jif is lemon juice and cleaner (even though I know that's called Cif (Sif?) now.

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    Never mind .gif - what about really important things like PNEUMONOULTRAMICROSCOPICSILICOVOLCANOCONIOSIS - how the hell do you pronounce that!?

    (It's a lung disease caused by breathing in particles of siliceous volcanic dust fyi).
    Last edited by tech_guy; 4th May 2012 at 03:37 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tech_guy View Post
    Never mind .gif - what about really important things like PNEUMONOULTRAMICROSCOPICSILICOVOLCANOCONIOSIS - how the hell do you pronounce that!?
    You don't!

    (It is that volcano in Iceland isn't it?)

    Show off!

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    Quote Originally Posted by tech_guy View Post
    Never mind .gif - what about really important things like PNEUMONOULTRAMICROSCOPICSILICOVOLCANOCONIOSIS - how the hell do you pronounce that!?
    New-mon-oh-ult-rah-mike-row-skop-ic-sill-ee-coh-vol-can-oh-con-eye-oh-sis.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AngryTechnician View Post
    Hard G. If you want a reason to beat people with, point out it stands for Graphics Interchange Format, and ask if they can pronounce Graphics with a soft G.
    Wouldn't that sound like "jiraphics interchange format" sounds very zoological!

    Oh and Bob Berry sounds like a moron, Or is that Hoh Herry? Im confused!
    Last edited by CHR1S; 4th May 2012 at 03:43 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mako View Post
    New-mon-oh-ul-trah-my-crow-skop-ic-sill-ee-coh-vol-cay-noh-con-ee-oh-sis.
    Fixed that for you

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    I vary, sometimes I call it 'jif' or 'G.I.F'

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    It's Gif with a hard G. JIF is the "JPEG Image Format" and something very different.

    JPEG - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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    I don't really care what the inventor of the format calls it, for all we know he could be a complete idiot, jif sounds plain stupid.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CHR1S View Post
    Damn you! Damn you to hell!

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    Quote Originally Posted by AngryTechnician View Post
    Hard G. If you want a reason to beat people with, point out it stands for Graphics Interchange Format, and ask if they can pronounce Graphics with a soft G.
    +1. The 'g' in GIF should be pronounced the same way as the 'g' in Git.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Arthur View Post
    +1. The 'g' in GIF should be pronounced the same way as the 'g' in Git.
    Go to Gaol!

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