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Old 08-03-2016, 04:53 PM
jtur88 jtur88 is offline
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I don't think anybody mentioned this above, but the reason for "The quick brown fox jumped over the lazy dog's back" was because it also contained exactly the number of keystrokes on a standard typewriter between the conventional margins. They knew they could make it shorter, but they wanted to be able to test a machine for all letters and for spacing as well. But I can't find a cite to confirm that.