The White House Weighs In On The Most Contentious Issue Of Our Time

Never mind immigration reform or the sequester...this is important.

The White House announced on Friday that it had joined Tumblr. The inaugural post was this image, detailing what will appear on

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."

People have strong opinions about the pronunciation of this word.

The White House has taken a bold stance.