When building an alexa skill – some gotchas with understanding workds

When building an alexa skill there are some gotchas with Alexa understanding some words

  • Words with repeated consonants seem to have  a problem,  such as papaya.
  • Be sure to instruct the speaker to speak strong an clear
  • Slow speakers may get cut off before they finish there phrase,   instruct speakers to speak fast to make sure Alexa does not cut them off.