Say What?! Words You’ve Been Pronouncing Wrong All This Time

3. GIF

You call it a “gif” but your kids will correct you and let you know it’s “jif”

Those moving pictures on the internet are called GIFs, and acronym for Graphics Interchange Format.  Our minds see G, and want to say “G-I-F” but, nope, you have to use the “J” sound. Just think of a giraffe. Gif, giraffe. Make sense?


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