[conspire] Word of the Year

Paul Zander paulz at ieee.org
Tue Nov 13 10:33:12 PST 2012

So that is the definitive answer.  At least I am not the only one who gets it confused with lousy peanut butter.

--- On Tue, 11/13/12, Rick Moen <rick at linuxmafia.com> wrote:

From: Rick Moen <rick at linuxmafia.com>
Subject: Re: [conspire] Word of the Year
To: conspire at linuxmafia.com
Date: Tuesday, November 13, 2012, 10:24 AM

Quoting Paul Zander (paulz at ieee.org):

> 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.

And that's what the original developers at CompuServe in Columbus, OH
intended, back in dinosaur days.  http://www.olsenhome.com/gif/

In other news, Helsinki Swedish accents remain fashionable after 18 years
of worldwide popularity:

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