pangram

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pan·gram

 (păn′grăm′, -grəm, păng′-)
n.
A sentence that uses all the letters of the alphabet.

pan′gram·mat′ic (-grə-măt′ĭk) adj.

pangram

(ˈpæŋˌɡræm)
n
(Linguistics) a sentence incorporating all the letters of the alphabet, such as the quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog

pan•gram

(ˈpæn grəm, -græm, ˈpæŋ-)

n.
a sentence, verse, etc., that includes all the letters of the alphabet.
[1930–35]
pan`gram•mat′ic (-grəˈmæt ɪk) adj.
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Discussions of pangrams are not allowed--the window must be accidental rather than deliberate.
There are other explorations of texture and mixed media in this month's issue--from pangrams to white-on-white paper sculpture.
The meeting asserted the necessity of implementation of the ministry's pangrams aimed for providing good services to the citizens.
A straightforward example of the former case may be Cazden's (1976, 607) differentiation between "word games" as artificial formations (such as palindromes, pangrams or word squares) and "wordplay" as instances of spontaneous, unique inventions (similarly Dressler 1985, 99).
Pangrams in different languages (and perhaps different possible pangrams even within a single language) may yield semantically different outputs.
The sample could by any one of the included pangrams, or a text of your choosing.
The third is the ludic mode, which relates to my liking for constraints, exploits and "exercises" and gives rise to all the work based on the notions and devices gleaned from Oulipo's experiments: palindromes, lipograms, pangrams, anagrams, isograms, acrostics, crosswords, and so on.
As a bonus activity, have them work with partners to try and create their own pangrams.
Short pangrams using only the 26 letters of the alphabet tend to be more interesting and more difficult to write, while longer pangrams allow the repetition of some letters and afford more creative literary opportunities.
ANIL particularly enjoyed the McManus sudoku pangrams and the two Kahan quizzes.
The third is the ludic mode, which relates to my liking for constraints, exploits, "exercises," and gives rise to all the work based on the notions and devices gleaned from OuLiPo's experiments: palindromes, lipograms, pangrams, anagrams, isograms, acrostics, crosswords, etc.
there is also a Dutch translation [5] of the e-lipogram La Disparation by Georges Perec [6]), eponyms, word ladders, pangrams, word pyramids, spoonerisms, homonyms, collective nouns with a twist ("a handful of fingers", "a church of hypocrites", but the other hundred or so are not translatable that easily), chronograms, epigrams, rebuses ("M A Z T", in Dutch pronounced as "Em-a-zet-thee", meaning "Emma makes tea"), oxymorons, acronyms, acrostic verses, anagrams and alliterations.