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ELI5 Explain Like I'm 5: Bite sized answers to stuff you should know about - in a mini podcast


Apr 26, 2024

How did the NATO phonetic alphabet come about? Why were specific words chosen for each letter? Has it changed over time? Why is the number 9 spoken as “niner”?

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