PRONUNCIATION: (PAN-gram, -gruhm, PANG-)

MEANING: noun: A sentence that makes use of all the letters of the alphabet.

ETYMOLOGY: From Greek pan- (all) + -gram (something written). Earliest documented use: 1873.

NOTES: The best-known pangram is: The quick brown fox jumps over a lazy dog. Here’s a pangram that makes use of the whole alphabet in a 26-letter sentence: Mr. Jock, TV quiz PhD, bags few lynx


PANGRAY - the entire Fifty Shades series in one short Readers Digest Condensed Book

PANTRAM - stuff yourself into trousers that are way too small

PAYGRAM - how your salary gets electronically deposited straight into your bank account