Mispronouncing acronyms

Richard legalize at xmission.com
Wed Aug 4 08:46:38 CDT 2010


In article <4C58DA3F.3060706 at oldskool.org>,
    Jim Leonard <trixter at oldskool.org>  writes:

> On 8/2/2010 3:35 PM, Chuck Guzis wrote:
> > Does no one remember Veetock? (VTOC)
> 
> I do, and occasionally still use it.
> 
> My #1 pet peeve is GIF.  I've always pronounced the g as in graphics, 
> because that's what it stands for.  When I hear people pronounce it as 
> "jif" like the peanut butter, it raises my hackles.

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