Phonetic alphabet for dummies

Are you ever on the phone trying to spell out a word to some poor soul in India and you’re just not getting through? Well there is a simple solution, spell phonetically. For those who can’t come up with a word for each letter, I’m working on a list to help you out — There are a few gaps, I’ll update this post as I come up with possibilities

Aisle
Bdellium
Cue
Django
Eye
Fnord
Gnat
Heir
I
Jalapeno
Knight
L
Mnemonic
Ngwee
Oedipal
Pneumatic
Quran
R
See
Tsar
Urn
V
Wrangle
Xylophone
You
Zero

The above list is my personal favourite, taken from various sources including panix.com, rec.arts.sf.fandom, ask.metafilter.com, with an extra special thanks to Leigh Cain’s Google skillz.

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