To incorporate all the letters of the alphabet into a sentence and ideally use each letter just once – that is a pangram. It is a challenge that works for all alphabet-based languages. Apart of the fun, the practical use of pangrams is, for example, when testing a new font to make certain it has all the letters of the alphabet.  Here are some examples.

Some of the scariest illnesses are invisible until the microscope reveals them to be fascinatingly beautiful. As if to compensate for the undesirable effects of their very existence, many of the magnified viruses and bacteria could be mistaken for pieces of art.

Recently we published a weekly movie picks article about actors who have been around since they were children. Quite logically it makes sense to look at the other end of the spectrum and cover actors who by chance or by struggle succeeded only in their late thirties or even later.

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