The sentence: The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog uses every letter of the alphabet.

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proposed: 29 Aug 2007

The sentence: "The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog" uses every letter of the alphabet.

Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears never stop growing.
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The words 'racecar,' 'kayak' and 'level' are the same whether they are read left to right or right to left (palindromes).
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