How do you pronounce .gif?

How do you pronounce .gif? | "GIF" "JIF" | image tagged in memes,marvel civil war 1,gif | made w/ Imgflip meme maker
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Hard g like golf. Tony Stark would have been smart enough to know this.
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watch it buddy, i'm team jif
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Never understood how people came to start pronouncing it "jif" in the first place. Apart from the general grammar rule that would have it more commonly pronounced with a hard G, the G itself stands for the word "graphic" which is indisputably a hard G.

Similarly, the term GUI, the G there also stands for "graphic", and whether you pronounce it "goo" or "goo-ee", it's pronounced with a hard G.
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It's Jif. See above comment.
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It's Gif. See my comment.
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The reason it's Jif is because the creator of it said so.

The pronunciation of "GIF" is specified in the GIF specification to be "jif", as in "jiffy", rather then "gif", which most people seem to prefer. This does seem strange because the "G" is from the word "Graphics" and not "Jraphics".

That last statement doesn't mean anything. It's an acronym. There's no defined way to pronounce acronyms--it's up to the creators.
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yeah, cuz the u technically makes it a gu, not gi. tho you're probably right about the .gif pronunciation, it's too late for me
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it could be a soft g like in gym
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Yeah thats kinda how i say it
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It's pronounced Jif. The creators of GIF made it a joke derived from the peanut butter company Jif.
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thank you
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Np
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