A quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog. Did you notice something special about this sentence? It contains all 26 letters of English language, right from a to z. Sentences like this are called pangrams. Apart from being ‘fun to know’, pangrams are widely used in practicing typewriting.  Don’t have a typewriter? Don’t worry, you can use them for sharpening your keyboard skills as well. Here are some pangrams which look like any other normal sentence. Check out how long it takes you to type each one of them…

A quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog.

A quart jar of oil mixed with zinc oxide makes a very bright paint.

A quick movement of the enemy will jeopardize six gunboats.

A wizard’s job is to vex chumps quickly in fog.

Amazingly few discotheques provide jukeboxes.

Few black taxis drive up major roads on quiet hazy nights.

Gaze at this sentence for just about sixty seconds and then explain what makes it quite different from the average sentence.

Jack quietly moved up front and seized the big ball of wax.

Just keep examining every low bid quoted for zinc etchings.

Just work for improved basic techniques to maximize your typing skill.

My faxed joke won a pager in the cable TV quiz show.

My girl wove six dozen plaid jackets before she quit.

Pack my box with five dozen liquor jugs.

Six big devils from Japan quickly forgot how to waltz.

Six boys guzzled cheap raw plum vodka quite joyfully.

Sixty zippers were quickly picked from the woven jute bag.

The five boxing wizards jump quickly.

The lazy major was fixing Cupid’s broken quiver.

The public was amazed to view the quickness and dexterity of the juggler.

The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog.

We promptly judged antique ivory buckles for the next prize.

Whenever the black fox jumped the squirrel gazed suspiciously.