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How the French Practice Typing

English typists use: “The quick brown fox jumped over the lazy dogs” to warm up (as it contains every letter of the alphabet).

The French use: “Allez porter ce vieux whisky au juge blond qui fume un havane.” Meaning: “Take this old whisky to the blond judge who is smoking a cigar”.

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  1. I had never heard of it, neither in French nor in English I ll try both
    Thanks

    January 12, 2014
    • One of my students told me about their French keyboard test. That’s where I first heard about it. It’s a little bit sillier than the American version.

      January 12, 2014
      • Really funny tho

        January 12, 2014

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