[conspire] Word of the Year

Tony Godshall togo at of.net
Tue Nov 13 09:39:42 PST 2012

Hard or soft, both are used.  Mostly hard G tho, as
in "Beware of geeks bearing GIFs".

Still, tho, this is like the word of a decade ago-
you hardly seen GIFs anymore since PNG and
JPEG are so much better for line/block art and
photographic respectively.

On Tue, Nov 13, 2012 at 9:26 AM, Paul Zander <paulz at ieee.org> wrote:

> The Oxford American Dictionary has announced that "gif" is The Word of the
> Year.
> http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/sideshow/gif-named-word-oxford-american-dictionary-011329215.html
> What is the correct pronunciation?  I had always used a hard "G" as in
> "graphic".  The radio announcer said, "jif".  Which made me think of peanut
> butter.
> _______________________________________________
> conspire mailing list
> conspire at linuxmafia.com
> http://linuxmafia.com/mailman/listinfo/conspire

Best Regards.
This is unedited.
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://linuxmafia.com/pipermail/conspire/attachments/20121113/9383cca7/attachment.html>

More information about the conspire mailing list