[Ads-l] On GIF

Benjamin Barrett mail.barretts at GMAIL.COM
Thu Oct 13 17:48:59 EDT 2016


Making her platform position clear, Hilary Clinton declares that GIF is pronounced with a hard “g” sound (okay, she simply pronounced the word). Also Mike Rugnetta offers an alternative in a video in a rundown of the issues. He also notes that it was Ollier, not Shaw, who came up with “ghoti” and mentions Poe’s Law.

http://www.theverge.com/2016/10/13/13276778/hillary-clinton-election-2016-gif-pronunciation

Benjamin Barrett
Formerly of Seattle, WA
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