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What is Lorem Epsom?
Lorem Ipsum is simply a formal text (meaning that the end is form, not content) and is used in the printing and publishing industries. Lorem Ipsum has been the standard for formal text since the fifteenth century when an unknown printing press randomly stacked a set of characters taken from a text, to form a pamphlet as a guide or formal reference for these characters. Five centuries of time did not eliminate this text, but it even became used in its original form in printing and electronic typesetting. It spread widely in the sixties of this century with the release of “Letraset” plastic chips containing excerpts from this text, and it has resurfaced again recently with the emergence of electronic publishing programs such as “Aldus PageMaker” which also contained copies of text Lorem Ipsum.

What is its origin?
Contrary to popular belief, Lorem ipsum is not a random text. Rather, it has roots in classical Latin literature since 45 BC, making it more than 2,000 years old. Professor Richard McClintock, Professor of Latin at the University of Hampden-Sydney in Virginia, searched for the origins of an obscure Latin word in Lorem Ipsum's text, "consectetur", and, while tracing this word in Latin literature, discovered the unquestionable source. It turns out that the words of Lorem Ipsum's text come from sections 1.10.32 and 1.10.33 of Cicero's de Finibus Bonorum et Malorum, written in 45 BC. This book is an extended scholarly treatise on moral theory, and was very popular in the Renaissance. The first line of Lorem Ipsum "Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet.." comes from a line in section 1.20.32 of this book.

For those interested we have put the standard Lorem Epsom text in use since the 15th century below. Sections 1.10.32 and 1.10.33 of De Finibus Bonorum et Malorum by Cicero are also made available in their original form, with English versions translated by H. Rackham in 1914.