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

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

Posted on April 26, 2013, at 2:44 p.m. ET

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:

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."

Ellie Hall / White House

People have strong opinions about the pronunciation of this word.

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The White House has taken a bold stance.

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