Use the Nato Alphabet

I plan to extend this into a longer post, but for now I want to tell a story.

I have a name that is pretty difficult for English speakers to just “know” the spelling of from the pronounciation.

Recently I started using the Nato alphabet. It really greatly reduces the friction of e.g. communicating to a telecom provider over the phone.

If you, like me, struggle to find words for spelling words, try:


Disclaimer: I made it after struggling way too much with remembering /​ coming up with the words.