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I'm designing a template intended for mathematical writing. I'd like to fill the template with Lorem ipsum text, but would like that text to showcase some of the common ways that mathematics is typeset. I could use some randomly generated text using either LaTeX's blindtext package or a random paper generator (although the phony formulas in those can get pretty crunchy). But is there some canonical mathematics text used for this purpose that has the same meaninglessness as Lorem ipsum? Or is there some classical text (language doesn't matter) that would be cool to use for this?

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As a "showcase", and a test for fonts, I use fonttest.tex

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  • $\begingroup$ Nice answer. But why did you change the link to the image? I'm having trouble viewing it on my work computer (company policy blocks various sites) but I didn't before. $\endgroup$ Dec 8 '20 at 0:46
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    $\begingroup$ changed link to imgur (I actually thought that would have been a more suspicious site than a university site...) $\endgroup$ Dec 8 '20 at 7:32
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    $\begingroup$ OP asks for a text with "same meaninglessness as Lorem ipsum". While the formula here are quite meaningless, the text certainly isn't… $\endgroup$
    – Dirk
    Dec 8 '20 at 9:56
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    $\begingroup$ sure, but I may note that the Lorem ipsum text is not completely meaningless if you happen to know Latin (it's adapted from a Cicero speech). $\endgroup$ Dec 8 '20 at 11:16

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