Saturday, July 17, 2010

Bravo Juliet Bravo

That sounds like something you might yell from the balcony after a performance of "Romeo and Juliet" if you were a well-meaning theatergoer who didn't quite get the distinction between actor and role.

But it's also my initials in the International Radio Operators Alphabet. (In case you ever wondered why Wilco's Yankee Hotel Foxtrot has that odd ring to it, this is where it comes from.)

The whole alphabet looks like this:


What are your initials?  Papa Romeo? November Whiskey? Hotel Uniform?  One of these?


Bob Kerfuffle said...

Ben, shouldn't this blog post have a "Spoiler" warning?

Ben said...

Probably, if only for the extremely short list of people like you and me who frequent both this blog and, well, you know.

Elaine said...

Well, I've already sent in MY solution, so no worries.
Echo Hotel Whiskey, signing off.

(Whisky or whiskey? No matter; I drink both from time to time.)