Weekly Classic Computer Trivia Question (20150105)
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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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