The letters of the alphabet, recited in order, conceal various short stories. The first of these was devised by the novelist and Oulipian Harry Mathews, who cited it in a letter dated April 17, 1976:
Hay, be seedy! He-effigy, hate-shy jaky yellow man, oh peek, you are rusty, you've edible, you ex-wise he!
Keller, Robert Cass
Word Ways: Vol. 14
, Article 7.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.butler.edu/wordways/vol14/iss2/7