Weekly Classic Computer Trivia Question (20150105)

Chuck Guzis cclist at sydex.com
Sun Jan 4 12:13:19 CST 2015

On 01/04/2015 08:04 AM, Doug Ingraham wrote:
> Time for another trivia question.  We will start off the year with an easy
> one.  This one is related to computers but not exclusive to computers.
> What is the significance of the phrase:
> The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog.
> No fair looking it up on the internet.
> Doug Ingraham
> PDP-8 S/N 1175

Too easy--it's a typing exercise (predates  modern computers) that 
incorporates every letter of the English alphabet.

I suspect that other languages have similar exercises, though I don't 
know what the Japanese do in Kanji.


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