For Schmoopy: The Oxford America Word Of The Year Is..... GIF

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  1. blairg

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    http://www.latimes.com/business/tec...ord-word-of-the-year-20121113,0,1379565.story

    "Higgs Boson" was a contender. So were "superstorm," "Super PAC" and "YOLO" (an acronym that stands for You Only Live Once). But Katherine Martin, head of the U.S. dictionaries program at Oxford University Press USA, said that when it came time for her team of lexicographers to pick the word of the year, the choice was obvious. It had to be GIF, the verb.
    "GIF verb to create a GIF file of (an image or video sequence, especially relating to an event): he GIFed the highlights of the debate."
     
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    The word of the year is...

    Gobblebobble!
     
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    GIF needs to be added to the MMS protocol so I can text them to people.
     
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    Do they allow gif as in gift or only gif as in jiff as in peanut butter? Cuz everyone I know calls it gif but they say officially it's jiff.


    Bar, what's your stance? Gif or jiff?
     
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    Gif.
     
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    Napoleon V2 New Member Banned User

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    I say gif.
     
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    Gif in the early lead.
     
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    Fuck off Blaaaarg!!!!
     
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    :hug:
     
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    anyone remember .tiff files? da fuck was that all about? :wtf:
     
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    It's actually pronounced with a soft G as in gin.
     
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    I already said that. Jif like peanut butter.
     
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    I've never pronounced it, but in my head that's how I say it.
     
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    zoo za zoo
     
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    change your av
     
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    It's aboot time, you dumb son of a bitch.
     
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    I've been busy :dontknow:
     
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    ay-vee or ah-vee?
     
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    :suicide: