I’m Depressed: It’s Pronounced “Jif” NOT “Gif” [Video]

That’s it, now you know. The guy who invented the format says that the acronym is pronounced “Jif” and NOT “Gif.”

I don’t know about you, but because of this, all my childhood dreams have just been shattered.

Now if you’ll excuse me, I think I’ll go sit down in a corner and cry.

Tumblr founder David Karp presents Steve Wilhite with the 17th Annual Webby Lifetime Achievement Award for inventing the GIF file format.


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