1. The White House announced on Friday that it had joined Tumblr. The inaugural post was this image, detailing what will appear on whitehouse.tumblr.com:
2. But a closer examination of the document reveals that the White House used its Tumblr launch to quietly go on the record about one of the most hotly-debated questions of our time: the correct pronunciation of the word “GIF.”
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3. People have strong opinions about the pronunciation of this word.
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