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General - Lorem ipsum has no meaning and just used this phrase to redirect attention

Jul 17 2011 11:15AM by Paras Doshi   

Recently I stumbled upon a quiz question based on the meaning of "Lorem ipsum" - I knew this word but not it's meaning. So I got the answer wrong. After little bit of searching, I found that "Lorem ipsum" has no meaning! Publishers use this phrase to redirect the attention of the readers to the publishing style. So next time you see a blog entry that says "Lorem ipsum" - you know that it is meant to just attract your attention.

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  • Exactly! it is meant to act as sample text - the logic behind it is that since the word has no meaning inherently (resource: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Loremipsum ); it will help divert the attention to the publishing style of the document.

    commented on Jul 18 2011 3:27AM
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