Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy placeholder text used in the field of the printing and typesetting . Lorem Ipsum has been the standard dummy text ever since the sixteenth century, 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 made ​​popular in the 60s , with the proliferation of sheets of soft fonts ” Letraset ” , containing Lorem Ipsum passages , and more recently by page layout software like Aldus PageMaker, which included versions of Lorem Ipsum .

Contrary to popular belief, Lorem Ipsum is not simply a random sequence of characters. It dates back to a classic of Latin literature of the 45 BC , making it older than 2000 years.

Richard McClintock , a Latin professor at Hampden – Sydney College in Virginia, looked for one of the more obscure Latin words , consectetur , from a Lorem Ipsum passage , and found in the texts , mentioning the source from which it is drawn the text sections 1.10.32 and 1.10.33 of ” de Finibus bonorum et Malorum ” by Cicero.