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These sentences have all 26 letters of the roman alphabet.
They were collected by David Lemon & Elzo Smid.

Quick wafting zephyrs vex bold Jim.
Sphinx of black quartz judge my vow.
Quick zephyrs blow, vexing daft Jim.
How quickly daft jumping zebras vex.
Waltz, nymph, for quick jigs vex Bud.
The five boxing wizards jump quickly.
Jackdaws love my big sphinx of quartz.
Mr. Jock, TV quiz Ph.D., bags few lynx.
Pack my box with five dozen liquor jugs.
Sympathizing would fix Quaker objectives.
Five big quacking zephyrs jolt my wax bed.
The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog.
Jail zesty vixen who grabbed pay from quack.
Many-wived Jack laughs at probes of sex quiz.
Mix Zapf with Veljovic and get quirky Beziers.
Dumpy kibitzer jingles as exchequer overflows.
Puzzled women bequeath jerks very exotic gifts.
Turgid saxophones blew over Mick's jazzy quiff.
Brawny gods just flocked up to quiz and vex him.
Viewing quizzical abstracts mixed up hefty jocks.
Playing jazz vibe chords quickly excites my wife.
Jim just quit and packed extra bags for Liz Owen.
Five wine experts jokingly quizzed sample chablis.
William Jex quickly caught five dozen Republicans.
Many big jackdaws quickly zipped over the fox pen.
A large fawn jumped quickly over white zinc boxes.
Big July earthquakes confound zany experimental vow.
Exquisite farm wench gives body jolt to prize stinker.
Six big devils from Japan quickly forgot how to waltz.
The vixen jumped quickly on her foe barking with zeal.
Five or six big jet planes zoomed quickly by the tower.
Crazy Fredericka bought many very exquisite opal jewels.
My grandfather picks up quartz and valuable onyx jewels.
Quixotic Republicans vet first key zero-growth jeremiad.
Six crazy kings vowed to abolish my quite pitiful jousts.
How razorback-jumping frogs can level six piqued gymnasts!
Sixty zippers were quickly picked from the woven jute bag.
The job of waxing linoleum frequently peeves chintzy kids.
Jack amazed a few girls by dropping the antique onyx vase!
We have just quoted on nine dozen boxes of gray lamp wicks.
May Jo equal the fine record by solving six puzzles a week?
West quickly gave Bert handsome prizes for six juicy plums.
Fred specialized in the job of making very quaint wax toys.
Just keep examining every low bid quoted for zinc etchings.
Freight to me sixty dozen quart jars and twelve black pans.
Verily the dark ex-Jew quit Zionism, preferring the cabala.
Jay visited back home and gazed upon a brown fox and quail.
A quick movement of the enemy will jeopardize six gunboats.
Jeb quickly drove a few extra miles on the glazed pavement.
All questions asked by five watch experts amazed the judge.
Grumpy wizards make toxic brew for the evil Queen and Jack.
The exodus of jazzy pigeons is craved by squeamish walkers.
We promptly judged antique ivory buckles for the next prize.
Back in June we delivered oxygen equipment of the same size.
Lazy movers quit hard-packing of papier-mache jewelry boxes.
How vexing a fumble to drop a jolly zucchini in the quicksand.
While waxing parquet decks, Suez sailors vomit jaunitly abaft.


Portez ce vieux whisky au juge blond qui fume.
(French: Take this old whiskey to the blond judge who smokes.)

Moi, je veux quinze clubs a golf et du whisky pur.
(French: Me, I want five golf clubs and some straight whiskey.)

Zweedse ex-VIP, behoorlijk gek op quantumfysica.
(Dutch: Swedish ex-VIP, pretty crazy about quantum physics.)

Zwei boxka:mpfer jagen Eva quer durch Sylt.
(German: Two boxers hunt Eva every which way through Sylt.)

Sexy qua lijf, doch bang voor het zwempak.
(Dutch: A sexy body, but afraid of swimsuits.)

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