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by Markus Tamm on Sat Dec 12 2020

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Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry. Lorem Ipsum has been the industry's standard dummy text ever since the 1500s, when an unknown printer took a galley of type and scrambled it to make a type specimen book. It has survived not only five centuries, but also the leap into electronic typesetting, remaining essentially unchanged. It was popularised in the 1960s with the release of Letraset sheets containing Lorem Ipsum passages, and more recently with desktop publishing software like Aldus PageMaker including versions of Lorem Ipsum.

Where does it come from?

Contrary to popular belief, Lorem Ipsum is not simply random text. It has roots in a piece of classical Latin literature from 45 BC, making it over 2000 years old. Richard McClintock, a Latin professor at Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia, looked up one of the more obscure Latin words, consectetur, from a Lorem Ipsum passage, and going through the cites of the word in classical literature, discovered the undoubtable source. Lorem Ipsum comes from sections 1.10.32 and 1.10.33 of "de Finibus Bonorum et Malorum" (The Extremes of Good and Evil) by Cicero, written in 45 BC. This book is a treatise on the theory of ethics, very popular during the Renaissance. The first line of Lorem Ipsum, "Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet..", comes from a line in section 1.10.32.

The standard chunk of Lorem Ipsum used since the 1500s is reproduced below for those interested. Sections 1.10.32 and 1.10.33 from &quote;de Finibus Bonorum et Malorum&quote; by Cicero are also reproduced in their exact original form, accompanied by English versions from the 1914 translation by H. Rackham.

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Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Duis et elit posuere, fermentum nulla non, interdum ex. Phasellus tempor ante blandit velit euismod sagittis. Sed venenatis nulla sapien, nec facilisis ipsum cursus eget. Curabitur eget massa eu magna porta accumsan. Nam massa tortor, iaculis ac lacus vel, commodo scelerisque dolor. Vestibulum dignissim, justo consectetur rhoncus consectetur, tellus dui auctor sem, in dapibus risus lectus ac ipsum. Donec ut vehicula massa.

Integer sit amet mauris eu nibh pellentesque feugiat. Ut diam mi, pellentesque at tortor sit amet, viverra vulputate tortor. Aenean eu dolor pellentesque velit varius sodales. Quisque euismod neque at tortor posuere tempus. Nam orci purus, accumsan sed est in, imperdiet euismod justo. Praesent venenatis, tellus nec cursus lobortis, magna mi pulvinar libero, ornare efficitur felis lorem et massa. Maecenas varius, tortor non vehicula aliquet, lorem elit interdum libero, ac ullamcorper est ligula vitae metus. Sed bibendum rhoncus luctus. Pellentesque placerat commodo mi, sed congue urna imperdiet ac. Ut leo mi, facilisis ut dolor at, porta posuere erat.sample image

Integer vel elit dolor. Duis eu nibh ac velit congue mollis. Fusce iaculis eros nec urna viverra viverra. Pellentesque vehicula ligula nec nulla gravida varius. Proin condimentum dui ex, ac sollicitudin lectus rutrum quis. Sed commodo commodo urna sed hendrerit. Ut luctus aliquam arcu id placerat. Proin vel viverra quam, id ornare libero. Pellentesque quis dolor diam. Integer sit amet elit nec libero mollis porta non quis leo. Cras eget rhoncus mi. Morbi euismod velit non nisi efficitur, sollicitudin iaculis justo imperdiet. Integer tincidunt egestas accumsan. Donec vitae libero vel nibh cursus egestas pharetra ut lorem.

Quisque vitae elit a nunc gravida lacinia vitae non mauris. Nunc tristique tortor cursus efficitur tincidunt. Morbi lobortis, nisi vitae faucibus faucibus, diam massa vestibulum eros, eu mollis ex massa non sapien. Mauris accumsan enim tellus, ac ullamcorper augue pulvinar quis. Vestibulum faucibus justo et libero venenatis, et venenatis nulla malesuada. Suspendisse pretium sapien vitae nisl cursus, quis lobortis felis commodo. Aliquam dignissim, lacus at gravida tristique, elit lacus bibendum enim, et hendrerit nunc sapien sit amet mi. Nunc ultricies maximus auctor. Cras eget purus quis orci suscipit dapibus vel porta odio. Phasellus libero eros, semper eu auctor at, gravida eget lacus. Phasellus vitae vehicula urna. Proin fermentum a ipsum vitae ultrices. Cras tempus, lectus eget viverra malesuada, sem sem viverra turpis, ac rhoncus libero velit non justo. Ut pulvinar tempor interdum. Ut lobortis mi vitae libero mollis interdum.

Interdum et malesuada fames ac ante ipsum primis in faucibus. Nullam bibendum, felis et elementum hendrerit, mi mi blandit arcu, vel rhoncus quam turpis sed ligula. Sed elementum vestibulum mi ac feugiat. Proin quam ligula, rutrum ut ornare nec, viverra eu tortor. In vitae feugiat nisi, vitae dictum tellus. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Quisque sodales turpis nunc, dapibus pulvinar ex vestibulum et. Sed euismod eleifend ligula quis ultricies. Aliquam eget volutpat augue, auctor luctus libero. Aenean at tellus volutpat, varius metus vel, finibus tellus. Donec aliquam, dui et tincidunt condimentum, arcu mauris pellentesque ipsum, in pellentesque tellus elit eget tortor. Integer bibendum dictum arcu ac ullamcorper. Suspendisse vitae sapien sed ex vestibulum pharetra. Suspendisse eget quam metus. Nullam consequat dolor massa, ut mattis ipsum dignissim ut.

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