A=Alpha, B=Bravo.....do you know them all?

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  1. TheNinja

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    Do you know all of the words used when describing a letter (esp by the military and people on phones/radios). I thought of this b/c today I was saying a work starting with P on the phone the the guy kept saying "what", so I said P as in "..... Phillip" which didn't make much sense. First to get them all wins a prize....the prize of self worth.

    A-Alpha
    B-Bravo
    C-Charlie
    D-Delta
    E-Echo
    F-Frank(I think)
    G-???
    H-???
    I-???
    J-???
    K-???
    L-???
    M-Mike
    N-Nancy
    O-???
    P-???
    Q-???
    R-???
    S-???
    T-Tango
    U-???
    V-???
    W-???
    X-Xylophone(I think)
    Y-???
    Z-Zebra
     
  2. TallBill

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    i do, but i have to... so its not really fair :p
     
  3. notfred

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    alpha bravo charlie delta echo foxtrot golf hotel india juliet kilo lima mike november oscar papa quebec romeo sierra tango uniform victor whiskey xray yankee zulu

    I think that's right.

    EDIT: misspelled bravo.
     
  4. Nyical

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    Alpha Bravo Charlie Delta Echo Foxtrot Golf Hotel India
    Juliet Kilo Lima Mike November Oscar Papa Quebec Romeo
    Sierra Tango Uniform Victor Whiskey Xray Yankee Zulu

     
  5. Haircut

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    You have a few wrong
    Link
     
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    well theres multiple phoenetic alphabets so it depends, but notfred's is the most common, iirc
     
  7. johnjohn320

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    Some of those are wrong.
     
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    Whiskey Tango Foxtrott
     
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    heheehhehe
     
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    Cool, thanks guys, maybe I should hang it up by my phone so I don't end up thinking of bad words that start with certain letters rather than the real ones....V is for Victor, P is for Papa....got it.
     
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    I used to when I was in JROTC in high school.
     
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    Without looking at the thread, the aviation phonetic alphabet (which differs slightly from the one cops and military and other organizatiosn may use) is:

    alpha
    bravo
    charlie
    delta
    echo
    foxtrot
    golf
    hotel
    india
    juliet
    kilo
    lima
    mike
    november
    oscar
    papa
    quebec
    romeo
    sierra
    tango
    uniform
    victor
    whiskey
    xray
    yankee
    zulu

    (Just pretend that grasshopper answered this first, okay?)

    Damn, I gotta get back in the cockpit...
     
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    Yea...this last list is right. It's November isntead of nancy. :)

    how about:

    Alpha
    Beta
    Gamma
    Delta
    Epsilon
    Zeta
    Eta
    Theta
    Iota
    Kappa
    Lambda
    Mu
    Nu
    Xi
    Omicron
    Pi
    Rho
    Simga
    Tau
    Upsilon
    Phi
    Chi
    Psi
    Omega

    :D
     
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    Thanks for the link - when I learned these back in cub scouts it was Able, Baker, Charlie etc. and I've never thought about upgrading, or the need to. Learn something new every day here.
     
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    That's my line!

    - M4H
     
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    November and Nancy are both wrong.

    It's Nef
     
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    Lima Oscar Lima
     
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    Harpo, Groucho, Zeppo....

    amish
     
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    Sierra Tango Foxtrot Uniform
     
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    Those bring back painful memories ;)
     
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    I still remember the military one, also know the police alphabet.

    A Adam
    B Boy
    C Charles
    D David
    E Edward
    F Frank
    G George
    H Henry
    I Ida
    J John
    K King
    L Lincoln
    M Mary
    N Nora
    O Ocean
    P Paul
    Q Queen
    R Robert
    S Sam
    T Tom
    U Union
    V Victor
    W William
    X X-Ray
    Y Yellow
    Z Zebra
     
  25. Guest

    Police goes like this - I use it at my job at DPS:

    Adam
    Baker
    Charles
    David
    Edward
    Frank
    George
    Henry
    Ida
    John
    King
    Lincoln
    Mary
    Nora
    Ocean
    Paul
    Queen
    Robert
    Sam
    Thomas
    Union
    Victor
    William
    X-Ray
    Yellow
    Zebra