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Talk the Talk: GIF

Tuesday 28th May / posted by Daniel Midgley Ben Ainslie

You see an animated picture on the web. Is it a GIF or a JIF?

For decades, this simple question has ignited controversy and set up warring factions. How are you supposed to say it? And why is this even a question? What’s the deal with the letter G?

Linguist Daniel Midgley has answers — but you’re not going to like them — on this episode of Talk the Talk.

Play Episode 121: GIF

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