Re: What Hath God Wrought

Subject: Re: What Hath God Wrought
From: Andrew Dunbar (
Date: Sun Feb 03 2002 - 10:09:27 CST

 --- Christian Biesinger <> wrote: >
On Fri, Feb 01, 2002 at 05:44:07PM +0100, Hubert
> Figuiere wrote:
> [font preview]
> > "The quick brown fox jump over the lazy dog." is
> what was used on MacOS X.
> I suppose they use this sentence because it uses all
> 26 letters of the
> Alphabet.

They do. They're called "pangrams" and they've been
used by typographers for many years. Computer font
selectors have also been using them for years. Doing
a quick Google search for "pangram" will find lots of
them for lots of languages.

Andrew Dunbar.


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