Using all the letters

You probably remember the sentence “The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog” as being the shortest meaningful sentence that uses all the characters in the Germanic alphabet.

We recently discovered the following, more “grown-up” alternative, which accomplishes the same task:

“Pack my box with five dozen liquor jugs.”

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One thought on “Using all the letters

  1. Jonathan says:

    Yours is much better than the one I’ve heard before: “Joe packed my sledge with five boxes of frozen quail.”

    Here are some others:
    3. John had my big quiz trick of six cap vowels.
    4. Picking just six quinces, new farm hand proves strong but lazy.
    5. Back in my quaint garden, jaunty zinnias vie with flaunting phlox.

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