Phonetic alphabets

sagehen sagehen at WESTELCOM.COM
Mon Dec 6 15:37:15 UTC 2004

>>i've actually used the following, the ungulate spelling for my last
>>name (which is notoriously troublesome, so much so that i've been using
>>pseudonyms for decades):
>>Z as in zebra
>>W as in water buffalo
>>I as in ibex
>>C as in cow
>>K as in kudu
>>Y as in yak
>>arnold (a.k.a. alexander adams)
>I've actually been asked to spell MY last name, most of my life! The
>polite version is
>N as in North
>double E
>This I heard from my mother when I was young. My brother or sister,
>one day when really frustrated, suggested it ought to end
>D as in Dumb!
>Barbara Need
You could say, "As in 'a good five-cent cigar'."

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