Jeopardy stalwart Alex Trebek jumped into one of the most contentious debates of the 21st century on Tuesday night: how to pronounce GIF, those strings of images that have become popular as viral Web fodder.
The answer in a final Jeopardy round was, “”The inventor of this image format said the OED wrongly has 2 pronunciations of it — the right one is with a soft ‘G.'”
The question was, of course, “What is ‘GIF?'”
Now that that’s a settled, we call go back to our normal practice of verbalizing Internet terms because we have nothing else to talk about, LOL.