“… a for alpha, b for bravo, c for charlie and so on” – a person dealing with customer service will know the importance of such words. These standard words for every alphabet (officially called NATO phonetic) help convey words with absolute accuracy.
As seen in image above, if you want to sayÂ ‘techno’ – you can say it like t as in Tango, e as in Echo, c as in Charlie, h as in Hotel, n as in November and o as in Oscar. ‘Phonetic’ is a web based tool that helps you convert any word into NATO phonetic alphabets.
Besides the online version, it is also available as download-able free software. Tiny utility does the conversion on the fly and is available for Windows and Linux. Click here for online and offline version. [via]