Jan 092012

Chinese Coca-Cola bottle


You might have noticed the example sentence used throughout the last post:

zuótiān wǒ bāng nǚ’ér qù yī jiā chāoshì mǎi kělè, xīfàn, dòupí.

If you were wondering how I came up with it, the answer is that I didn’t. I found it on the very useful site: pinyin.info. It was the result of an effort to come up with a pinyin equivalent to “The quick brown fox jumped over the lazy dog,” i.e. a sentence using all the letters of the writing system.

Incidentally, the hanzi for this would be:

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