The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog

English-language pangram

"The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog" is an English-language pangram. This is a sentence that contains all of the letters of the alphabet.

The phrase shown in metal moveable type, used in printing presses (image reversed for readability)

The "quick brown fox" is often used for touch-typing practice, testing typewriters and computer keyboards, and displaying examples of fonts. It can be used when all the letters in the alphabet need to be typed. Because the short sentence makes sense, it is widely known and used.

It is commonly mistaken for "The quick brown fox jumped over the lazy dog", an incorrect pangram, which mistakenly uses "jumped" instead of "jumps", thus excluding the letter "S".