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Is GILF pronounced with a hard g or a soft g?

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  • ProlegomenaProlegomena Frictionless Spinning The VoidRegistered User regular
    I feel like the ideal situation would be that I never have cause to say "GILF" outloud

  • Captain InertiaCaptain Inertia Registered User regular
    It's pronounced the same way as the G in GIF
    With a hard g it’s a really fun sound to make, it flows really well from your throat out over your lips

  • sarukunsarukun RIESLING OCEANRegistered User regular
    edited March 2023
    It's pronounced the same way as the G in GIF
    This is me posting my regular reminder that how a letter is pronounced in a word has no inherent bearing on how it's pronounced when it's part of an acronym that's also pronounced like a word. Like if that's your personal reason for preferring a certain pronunciation that's fine, but it's not at all an established grammatical rule and it's kind of annoying when people try and use that to justify their personal opinion/preference as "correct". (Not that anyone here is doing that, but I've definitely met people who get really annoying about stuff like gif, even as someone who does pronounce it with a hard g.)

    Um, actually there is only ever one correct way to pronounce anything and if you don’t know what it is you’re dumb.

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  • sponospono Mining for Nose Diamonds Booger CoveRegistered User regular
    It's pronounced the same way as the G in GIF
    I feel like the ideal situation would be that I never have cause to say "GILF" outloud

    That's pretty shortsighted

    Whomst among us doesn't dream of becoming a GILF someday?

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  • DJ EebsDJ Eebs Moderator, Administrator admin
    Hard G
    ChicoBlue wrote: »
    It is interesting that you think that the G in GILF stands for Girlfriend.

    I would like to apologize for being too late to lock the thread right here

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  • crwthcrwth THAT'S IT Registered User regular
    i don’t know what a gilf is

    maybe someone could post a few examples

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  • PiptheFairPiptheFair Frequently not in boats. Registered User regular
    Shadowfire wrote: »
    Hard G.

    But I do wonder about someone almost turning into a jilf sandwich.

    at least you aren't a jill sandwich

  • see317see317 Registered User regular
    I think it really depends on what the G stands for.
    Like, if it's your girlfriend? Sure, hard G.

    But, if your whistle gets wetted for long necked, even toed ungulates, native to Africa?
    That's soft g, all the way.

  • PinfeldorfPinfeldorf Yeah ZestRegistered User regular
    It's pronounced the same way as the G in GIF
    crwth wrote: »
    i don’t know what a gilf is

    maybe someone could post a few examples

    you are a gilf.

  • DouglasDangerDouglasDanger PennsylvaniaRegistered User regular
    Oh, does the G stand for Gamer?

  • H0b0manH0b0man Registered User regular
    Hard G
    It can't. Nobody has ever wanted to fuck a gamer. Rightly so IMO.

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  • Captain InertiaCaptain Inertia Registered User regular
    It's pronounced the same way as the G in GIF
    Frag tho

  • Houk the NamebringerHouk the Namebringer Nipples The EchidnaRegistered User regular
    Hard G
    gamer I'd like to fight

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  • Captain InertiaCaptain Inertia Registered User regular
    It's pronounced the same way as the G in GIF
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  • pookapooka Registered User regular
    Gerunding Is a Lovely Formation
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  • GvzbgulGvzbgul Registered User regular
    I have thought about this and have decided that it is gender specific pronunciation. Hard G for men :wink: , soft G for women.

    Gil and Jill if you will.

  • A duck!A duck! Moderator, ClubPA mod
    Hard G
    Ringo wrote: »
    gvzbgul actually contains one hard g and one soft g, but it is up to you to determine which is which

    jizzghoul

    I feel like reading this post unlocked a perk that makes the forums like 3% better.

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  • Captain InertiaCaptain Inertia Registered User regular
    It's pronounced the same way as the G in GIF
    Never met a Goat I’d Like to Forget

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  • ReynoldsReynolds Gone Fishin'Registered User regular
    jilf

    idk my bff jilf

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  • MechMantisMechMantis Registered User regular
    edited March 2023
    Goombas I’d Love to Fondle

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    Raijin, CAUGHT IN THE ACT


    Edit: and of COURSE he likes the goombas with foreskins.

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    MechMantis on
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  • Captain InertiaCaptain Inertia Registered User regular
    It's pronounced the same way as the G in GIF
    Little Drummer Boy theme preview?

  • Raijin QuickfootRaijin Quickfoot I'm your Huckleberry YOU'RE NO DAISYRegistered User, ClubPA regular
    Little Drummer Boy theme preview?

    Ha! Nope! I know my theme already…unless I think of something better before then.

  • Raijin QuickfootRaijin Quickfoot I'm your Huckleberry YOU'RE NO DAISYRegistered User, ClubPA regular
    That goomba with a Foreskin is going to haunt me

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  • mrpakumrpaku Registered User regular
    Little Drummer Boy theme preview?

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    The material is certainly there!

    I didn't even know Pregnant Luigi was a "thing", but really that's my bad- I should've just assumed at this point

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  • Raijin QuickfootRaijin Quickfoot I'm your Huckleberry YOU'RE NO DAISYRegistered User, ClubPA regular
    It’s a good idea for a theme, I’ll admit. But I like my idea better

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  • reVersereVerse Attack and Dethrone God Registered User regular
    It's pronounced the same way as the G in GIF
    That goomba with a Foreskin is going to haunt me

    Just get a box cutter or something.

    Captain Inertia
  • JedocJedoc In the scuppers with the staggers and jagsRegistered User regular
    It's pronounced the same way as the G in GIF
    I never considered the possibility that a mushroom could be an anteater.

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  • NarbusNarbus Registered User regular
    edited March 2023
    DJ Eebs wrote: »
    ChicoBlue wrote: »
    It is interesting that you think that the G in GILF stands for Girlfriend.

    I would like to apologize for being too late to lock the thread right here

    I think there are currently more and worse reasons for regretting not locking this thread early

    Narbus on
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  • 3cl1ps33cl1ps3 I will build a labyrinth to house the cheese Registered User regular
    Hard G
    Jedoc wrote: »
    I never considered the possibility that a mushroom could be an anteater.

    underrated joke

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