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21 Fun Pangrams Every Word Lover Will Appreciate

Ever heard of a pangram? These fun examples will have you cracking up—you might even try to come up with your own!

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What is a pangram?

A pangram is a sentence that includes every letter of the alphabet, A through Z. You’ve most likely heard of the pangram involving the quick brown fox, but there are actually many more examples. Some pangrams make sense, but others don’t. The purpose of a pangram is for fun wordplay, for artists to display various fonts in sentences using every letter, and they are useful to children that are learning to write, practice their handwriting, or learn cursive. Read on to discover some fun pangrams that every word lover will appreciate. Make sure to check out these funny sayings that are worth memorizing.

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Pangram #1: The quick brown fox

“The quick brown fox jumps over a lazy dog.” This is the most common pangram. Have you heard of it? Here’s how confusing life would be without proper punctuation.

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Pangram #2: Mr. Jock

“Mr. Jock, TV quiz PhD., bags few lynx.” This is an example of a perfect pangram. Every letter of the alphabet is used only one time. Other pangrams sometimes include the same letter more than once. If you repeat this one word eight times it forms a grammatically correct sentence. Can you guess what the word is?

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Pangram #3: Driven jocks

“Two driven jocks help fax my big quiz.” Some of these pangrams sound like silly sentences. Make sure you aren’t using these words and phrases that make you sound stupid.

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Pangram #4: Quick jigs

“Waltz, nymph, for quick jigs vex Bud.” Make sure to avoid these redundant phrases you’re probably using all the time.

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Pangram #5: Plaid jackets

“My girl wove six dozen plaid jackets before she quit.” That’s a lot of jackets! Every word nerd will appreciate these funny grammar jokes.

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Pangram #6: Zippers in the bag

“Sixty zippers were quickly picked from the woven jute bag.” Here are 70 words (and phrases) you’re probably using all wrong.

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Pangram #7: Black quartz

“Sphinx of black quartz, judge my vow.” Check out these funny hyperbole examples that will make you laugh out loud.

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Pangram #8: Wizard in the fog

“A wizard’s job is to vex chumps quickly in fog.” It might take a little imagination to picture a wizard vexing chumps in the fog. Read up on the funniest quotes of all time.

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Pangram #9: Brown jars

“Brown jars prevented the mixture from freezing too quickly.” Any guesses on what the mixture was? These are the grammar myths your teacher lied to you about.

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Pangram #10: Jumping zebras

“How vexingly quick daft zebras jump!” Jumping zebras would be a funny sight to see. These 7 garden path sentences drive English speakers crazy.

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Pangram #11: Jeopardy!

 

“Watch “Jeopardy!”, Alex Trebek’s fun TV quiz game.” Want to test your smarts? See if you can answer these real Jeopardy! questions about words.

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Pangram #12: Big quartz

“Jackdaws love my big sphinx of quartz.”

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Pangram #13: Lucky whiz

“GQ’s oft lucky whiz Dr. J, ex-NBA MVP.” This is another example of a perfect pangram, exactly 26 letters. Make sure you never start a sentence with any of these 10 phrases.

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Pangram #14: Antique ivory

“We promptly judged antique ivory buckles for the next prize.” Judging antique ivory buckles is a tough job, just like saying this sentence ten times fast.

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Pangram #15: Nymphs and dwarfs

“Glib jocks quiz nymph to vex dwarf.” Check out these fascinating facts about every letter in the English alphabet.

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Pangram #16: Fax Judge Pat

“When zombies arrive, quickly fax Judge Pat.” Judge Pat can take care of all problems involving zombies.

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Pangram #17: Fumbling the pizza

“Waxy and quivering, jocks fumble the pizza.” Don’t drop the dinner! Here is the history behind why the alphabet is in the order that it is.

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Pangram #18: Pigs, foxes, zebras, and wolves, oh my!

“The jay, pig, fox, zebra and my wolves quack!” That’s a lot of animals in one sentence.

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Pangram #19: Box full of jugs

“Pack my box with five dozen liquor jugs.” These are the best jokes, from A to Z.

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Pangram #20: Boxing wizards

“The five boxing wizards jump quickly.” Wouldn’t this be a sight to see?

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Pangram #21: Expensive quilts

“Farmer jack realized that big yellow quilts were expensive.” Hopefully, he lowered the price. Now check out these irregular plurals that sound completely wrong—but aren’t.

 

Morgan Cutolo
Morgan is the Assistant Digital Managing Editor at Reader’s Digest. She graduated from the University of New Hampshire in 2016 where she received her Bachelor of Arts in Journalism. When she’s not writing for rd.com or keeping the 650+ pieces of content our team produces every month organized, she likes watching HGTV, going on Target runs, and searching through Instagram to find new corgi accounts to follow.