Whoever named GitHub was evidently not british.
Wha' makes you fink 'at, guv'nor?
git (plural gits)
(Britain, slang, derogatory) A silly, incompetent, stupid, annoying or childish person (usually a man).
The word has been ruled by the Speaker of the House of Commons to be unparliamentary language.
HAHAHA! Oh of course. Well it was Linus Torvalds who invented the idea of Git and named it, and he's not British, so you were dead right guv.
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