The worst phonetic alphabet

When you spell something in the army or as a pilot, it's common to use words like: yankee, zulu and foxtrot. Some people make up their own, like december, empire, november, november, insidious, summer.

Very few people use these:
  • Asterisk
  • Back-slash
  • Colon
  • Dot
  • Eight
  • Four
  • Gene
  • Hyphen
  • Illicit
  • Jean
  • Knows
  • Louder
  • Minus
  • Nine
  • One
  • Period
  • Quorn
  • Repeat
  • Seven
  • Three
  • Underscore
  • Vowels
  • Won
  • X-mas
  • Yiddish
  • Zero
(Bonus points: I dare you to come up with a more worse one.)


August 1, 2011 at 7:04 AM Mr.Atoz said...

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