Re: Hard/Soft 'G' in GIF

Subject: Re: Hard/Soft 'G' in GIF
From: Dominic Battiston <dbattiston -at- SCT -dot- CO -dot- UK>
Date: Thu, 5 Dec 1996 11:40:33 GMT

Virginia said:

'I use a hard 'g'. A soft 'g' gives Jif as in peanut butter. Seriously,
look at words like gift, give, giddy, giggle, gild, gill, gismo. The
only ones I can think of that have a soft 'g' sound are ginger and
giraffe.'

In England, Jif is a Kitchen/Bathroom cleaning agent (probably pretty good
at removing peanut butter stains).

Cleaning your kitchen or bathroom with peanut butter would be interesting,
but I would not recommend eating English Jif!

Dominic Battiston


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