A better phonetic alphabet

I found this in a txt document that myself & the missus wrote, possibly when drunk, in 2002. Seems important.

Aquaman
Barometer
Chicken
Dress-ups
Eatery
Fedora
Goal Posts
Heliotrope
Irksome
Jalepeno
Kraftwerk
Limp
Moisten
Nice
Oblong
Pancake
Quincy
Restrooms
Satay
Tanktop
Uppity
Voltimeter
Wafting
Xtreme
Yurt
ZZ Top