G-G-G-GIF or J-J-J-JIF?
And the debate raged on for 25 years. Here is a picture of a recent intellectual exchange on the topic.
To those who might be challenged to care; or may think this is no big deal, keep in mind that in 2012 the word GIF (soft g) received the distinction of becoming Oxford American Dictionary's official Word of the Year. Look that up in your Funk & Wagnalls.
So now that the single most important question of the day has been settled, I'll leave you with two tangential tidbits.
Tidbit #1: You can convert any YouTube video to an animated GIF by simply prefixing the URL with 'Gif'. I can't show you on our interal website, but let's say the YouTube URL was:
Just make it:
Tidbit #2: There is a whole subcategory of animated gifs called Cinemagraphs. They appear to be static images save for one minor detail which is animated. Here are a couple of examples.