The quick brown fox…

What is special about the following sentence?

The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog.

This sentence contains all 26 letters of the English alphabet and is (was?) used by typists to test their keyboards. Such a sentence is called a “pangram”.


By Josef Essberger for EnglishClub January 2008
Josef started teaching English as a foreign language in 1991 and founded EnglishClub for learners and teachers in 1997.

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