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Joe Schmoe

An average person, especially a man and typically of the working class. My brother's just your typical guy, a real Joe Schmoe—you can find him watching a sporting event in a bar after work pretty much any night of the week. If we let Joe Schmoe decide the policy in our country, we'd still be stuck in the 1800s.
See also: joe, Schmoe

Joe Schmoe

or

Joe Six-Pack

AMERICAN, INFORMAL
People say Joe Schmoe or Joe Six-Pack to refer to an ordinary, average person. The networks are looking for something they can sell to Joe Schmoe who lives in a caravan in Alabama. The most crucial factor will be the attitude of Joe Six-Pack, the ordinary American consumer.
See also: joe, Schmoe

Joe Schmo

(ˈdʒo ˈʃmo)
n. a jerk. Let’s say Joe Schmo wants a new car. What does he do?
See also: joe, schmo

schmo

and shmo and shmoe and schmoe (ʃmo)
n. a foolish and naive person, usually a male. (see also Joe Schmo.) What a schmo! He thinks I caused the problem.
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Now I feel like the schmo hagadol 'cause we eat Chinese food with some pork And we love his commitment But it's freaking us out And we hate to admit That we hope this is a phase.
First, take an incompetent schmo who is roundly disparaged by all who know him.
More than once, I have encountered drivers who are stopping in the middle because they don't know what to do; some are changing lanes in the middle of the circle because they want to go another way; some are going much too fast; or, the absolute scariest to me, drivers approach either the westbound or eastbound designated "turn only" lane assuming they now have the right of way, and nearly crash into me or some other poor schmo who is simply trying to go home.
But the low-key Josh Hamilton as Todd Anderson, the dislocated exec, does a nice job embodying the effect of emerging globalism on a corporate schmo (whose tasks in India include training his own replacement on the management team).