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Joe Bloggs

A typical, ordinary, average person. (Though suggesting a male given the use of "Joe," it does not necessarily refer to a man.) Their security is so lax that any old Joe Bloggs could walk right up and take their equipment. For any new piece of technology to succeed in the market these days, it has to be easy for any Joe Bloggs to pick up and use.
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1. noun A webpage that is, or is similar to, an online journal, typically in which entries are posted regularly and in chronological order. The term is short for "weblog." I think it would be fun to start a fashion blog!
2. verb To maintain and post entries to a blog. I've been so busy that I haven't blogged in weeks. When I was going through that rough patch, I found it really helpful to blog about it.

ˌJoe ˈBloggs

(British English) (American English ˌJoe ˈBlow) (informal) a way of referring to a typical ordinary person: What will this promised cut in taxes really mean to Joe Bloggs and his family?As the son of a senator, of course he has advantages that the average Joe Blow doesn’t have.
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and blog
n. a type of online diary that someone makes available to other people on the internet. (A very popular way to communicate one’s personal details without any social interaction.) John started a weblog so that other people could read about what he eats for breakfast. I deleted my blog, since it was too silly.


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Entries to the Wales Blog Awards can be made via the website www.
Warschauer reveals the potential role of blogs in second language learning through an analysis of the medium's affordances.
A Space for "Writing without Writing" Blogs in the Language Arts Classroom.
Some blogs are updated several times a day, although most business blogs are updated far less often than that.
Already on the rise, such sites really started to take off after the 9/11 attacks, as ordinary people started blogs to vent, to organize, and to reach out to people they hadn't met.
We look forward to helping LeadingRE members increase brand awareness and sales via real estate blogs.
Click on Blogpulse's "Analysis" tab to find the day's most popular blog links, most-linked-to blog posts, and most-linked-to news stories.
Lockhart (The Boyfriend List), who uses TypePad for her blog, is a member of the Girlfriends Cyber Circuit, a ring of chick-lit authors who promote each other's books and blogs through "virtual tours.
Furthermore, it would be wise to see if inappropriate subject content was contained in the Blog.
began his blog earlier this year as a search engine optimization tool that places his company as a top hit when attorneys search for professional liability information or coverage via the Internet.
John Rozum, sales manager at World Dairy Expo, was unable to attend this year's National Agri-Marketing Association convention in Phoenix this past April, but was a subscriber to AgWired, a blog that covered the conference.
Last, but not least, writing a blog takes time: A vice president at Boeing Commercial Airplanes told the paper that writing his blog sometimes eats up as much as two hours a day.
Technorati, a blog search engine and measurement firm, calls blogs a personal journal on the web and says the power of weblogs is that they allow millions of people to easily publish their ideas and millions more to comment on them.