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Wednesday, March 10th, 2010

Iroha is a Japanese Poem that is also a Pangram:
just like in English the sentence:
“the quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog”
this sentence has every letter of the English alphabet.
The Iroha Poem has every Japanese hiragana (character).

You may see these characters on many tableware such as this sake set:

iroha sake set

iroha sake set

See the actual product here:
http://www.tokiusa.com/sake-set-iroha.html

Wikipedia has great detailed information on this!
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iroha

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