Thoughts from an Odd Mind

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Oxford Dictionaries USA Word of the Year 2012 is ‘to GIF’

Heeeee. Here’s my favorite line:

The programmers who developed the format preferred a pronunciation with a soft (in homage to the commercial tagline of the peanut butter brand Jiff, they supposedly quipped “choosy developers choose GIF”). 

Yes, the article said it could be pronounced either way. I just wanted to feel justified in my pronunciation. *handwaves*

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