Lorem ipsum

Another name for placeholder text, commonly used to show where text will be positioned in a design, without showing the actual text itself. It's used either where text is unavailable or to focus people on the overall layout and look of a design, rather than them being distracted by reading the text. It's typically a section of nonsensical, corrupted Latin, for example: "Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit." Confusingly it's also sometimes referred to as 'Greek', from the phrase "It's all Greek to me."

 

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