Trivia: How to pronounce "gif"

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Fri May 24 17:49:52 UTC 2013

And now the great (/dZreit/?) debate has made it into the Times:

I particularly like this Charlton-Heston-snowclonic response:

“You can have my hard ‘G’ when you pry it from my cold, dead hands,” Tracy Rotton, a Web developer from Washington, D.C., wrote on Twitter.

…although it does seem as though it would be from Rotton's cold hard velum that Wilhite will be prying it.


On May 21, 2013, at 9:47 PM, Wilson Gray wrote:

> --
> -Wilson
> -----
> All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint to
> come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
> -Mark Twain
> ------------------------------------------------------------
> The American Dialect Society -

The American Dialect Society -

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