phonetic alphabets

Mark A. Mandel mamandel at LDC.UPENN.EDU
Mon Dec 6 16:23:27 UTC 2004

Dan Goodman writes:

A as in pan
d as in ladder
e as in pen
i as in pin
l as in calm
r as in car
s as in greasy


Fun but off Target, Dan. The phonetic alphabet tradition -- not as in
International Phonetic Alphabet, but as in "F as in Frank" -- requires that
the letter in question be the first letter of the word or phrase.

-- Mark
[This text prepared with Dragon NaturallySpeaking.]

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