I sometimes have to give out codes in work, as in software, most activations work on a code system. I simply CANNOT manage to give out these codes without getting tongue tied. A is for …….auxcillary???
These codes were originally designed in the 1950’s to standardise the format in which letters were called out over the radio. The final choice of code words was made after hundreds of thousands of comprehension tests were completed with 31 nationalities.
But they never asked me….