Do you think it's pronounced "GIF or "JIF"?

Taylor Majewski
63 replies
GIF
JIF

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Founder & CEO, Hustle Crew
Contraversial! Someone told me the inventor of the term says 'jif' even though most folks use 'gif' and that really threw me. Up to that point I assumed it was a hard g at the front.
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CTO, Rainforest QA
@abadesi he does, but he's a master troll
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Founder & CEO, Hustle Crew
@rhs he is?! but how could the inventor of gif be anything less than a demiGod?! hehe
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CTO, Rainforest QA
Founder & CEO, Hustle Crew
@rhs hahaha how have I never seen that? Thanks Russell!!
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@abadesi @rhs Well he is clearly wrong! LOL ;) Just having to use a different spelling to explain it should be a clue that he made the wrong decision. Moving on, is it really Lady Ja Ja??? I've spent 20 years saying Gif and I'm not changing now.
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I don't care what people say it's pronounced "gif"
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#the6ix @ProductHunt
*triggered*
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Problem solver.
@zyqxd trijjered!
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Founder of SuperAnimo
I know it's pronounced JIF but I pronounce it GIF anyway
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PhD A.I., UCL, co-founder Persuadr.ai
https://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2... But we all know bad habits die hard.
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brand director | @cuts
Don't care what the founder/creator/inventor says...it will always be GIF in my head.
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It's "jif". When you invent your own file format, you get to decide what it's called.
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Founder & CEO, Hustle Crew
@juliegauthier2 let's invent our own file format and make it start with a silent Q 😅
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Founder @SmartAddress
Many keyboards have been destroyed in about this very own issue. Perhaps, many more keyboard warriors spirits crushed recklessly...,
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Vice President @ Peak Money
What a jift to humanity
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Design Director @Base
Is it GIPHY or JIFFY?
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@allanrevah I stand with the hard G
i love games
well....depends on what you think
i love games
im with a HARD g👍😜👍
The story goes that at the time the devs working on the project would say “choosy developers choose gifs,” and reference to the old Jif peanut butter slogan (“choosy Moms choose Jif.”
Field Access Specialist, Xcenda
One wouldn’t say, “Be there in a giffy,” would one 😂
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Co-Founder, Registered Creative
Of course it's pronounced "JIF" because it's short for Giraffe-ics Interchange Format.
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Co-founder and CTO, Versal Group, Inc.
@markbranly prisaislee
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Jif is peanut butter- Don't mess with peanut butter.
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helpful
I'm sticking with jif, so there...
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software engineer
G is fro graphics not jraphics
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Product person
Anyone who falls under the "hard g for graphics" reasoning better say "jay-feg" 😁 JIF forever!
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Follower of Jesus Christ
@singer uh, you must mean, Jaypeg? Silly, person.
Web developer
I am the only one on my team to pronounce it "jif"... and I will never give in.
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