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> German has a correct phonetic spelling system for use over telephone-lines?
>

i would like to add, as an american intern working in an office building in
germany, that many germans use this phonetic alphabet religiously (far more
so than i have ever noticed in the states), and several have taped it to the
sides of their computer monitors.

matt

On Wed, Jul 20, 2011 at 2:41 PM, Philip Newton <[log in to unmask]>wrote:

> On Wed, Jul 20, 2011 at 13:45, taliesin the storyteller
> <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > On 2011-07-20 01:42, Mechthild Czapp wrote:
> >> In German however, the correct phonetic spelling is almost always
> >> used.
> >
> > German has a correct phonetic spelling system for use over
> telephone-lines?
>
> Define "correct". There is a standard, similar to the NATO one:
> http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buchstabiertafel#Vergleichstabelle
>
> Cheers,
> Philip
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