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Huh?  Eh?  Whazzat?  At-whay id-day e-hay ay-say?

In a nutshell, this is placeholder text (known as greeking) that has been used over the centuries by typographers to show the most distinctive features of their fonts. “Interestingly the text has survived virtually intact over time BECAUSE people were copying it without understanding it, not in spite of (where it would be subject to changing idioms, paraphrasing, etc….);” notes editor Sara Prentice Manela.

–Steve Lange

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