The New Phonetic Alphabet - The Final List!

The NATO Phonetic Alphabet - you know, Alpha, Foxtrot, Tango and so on - hasn't been updated since 1956. Johnny has asked what should go in a 21st Century update? Here are the results.

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Your suggestions have been accepted into the All-New Phonetic Alphabet and here is the final list. So, emergency services, we fully expect you to use the following when you next call in an incident:

A - ALPEN

B - BULLDOG

C - CHEESY

D - DONGLE

E - ELVIS

F - FLANGE

G - GIGGIDY

H - HASHTAG

I  - IDIOT

J  - JEDI

K  - KUMQUAT

L  - LAGER

M - MANGO

N - NIPPLE

O - OBLONG

P - PLUMS

Q - QUICKIE

R - RODNEY

S - SWEATY

T - TECHNO TECHNO TECHNO

U - UMBONGO

V - VIMTO

W - WOMBLE

X - X-WIFE

Y - YODA

Z - ZIGGY

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