It happens all the time when we watch movies, especially war movies. A crackle comes over someone's radio and a voice cuts through the static: "Alfa …
Alfa, Bravo, Charlie: Where Did the Phonetic Alphabet Come From?
You've surely heard it in the movies even if you've never used it. So who came up with the phonetic alphabet and why is it used? Plus, get to know the Greek alphabet, Egyptian hieroglyphics and more.