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Spelling phonetically over the phone

At times it can be difficult to understand the person on the other end of the phone for many reasons. If you're having issues understanding a spelling or providing a spelling to someone else, you can use phonetics to help distinguish the letters in a word.

You can use the chart below as a reference for phonetic spelling.

A - Alpha
H - Hotel
O - Oscar
V - Victor
B - Bravo
I - India
P - Papa
W - Whiskey
C - Charlie
J - Juliet
Q - Quebec
X - X-ray
D - Delta
K - Kilo
R - Romeo
Y - Yankee
E - Echo
L - Lima
S - Sierra
Z - Zulu
F - Foxtrot
M - Mike
T - Tango
 
G - Golf
N - November
U - Uniform
9 - Nine-er

 

For example, the phonetic spelling of HostGator would be:

Hotel, Oscar, Sierra, Tango, Golf, Alpha, Tango, Oscar, Romeo