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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.
See also: joe

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.
See also: joe
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If convicted, Mr Bloggs's killers will be sentenced to
Unlike Joe Bloggs, he's got more than a pot of gold around the corner, and when released from rehab, can relax again, and not only stay in a posh hotel, but buy it!
Joe Bloggs was synonymous with baggy jeans and T-shirts, the renaissance of flares and Manchester's Hacienda-dominated music scene of the late 1980s and 90s.
He couldn't explain to the audience that he had gigged with Billy Bloggs the week before and Bloggs had obviously stolen it.
Both these are suspiciously similar to the Bloggs beer you have been drinking in the local.
"He will be Bloggs. His rehabilitation will be effective only if he comes into terms with being Bloggs and fulfills what Bloggs can do." Greenwood shared results of a new study about the long-term effects of brain trauma.
This is how an example contract may read: "I, Joe Bloggs, am going to achieve these three things - passing my GCSE science grade; gaining a part-time job role; and saving PS300 towards my next holiday.
Matthew Woodward, 21, of Wyken, said: "It's lovely that it could just be Joe Bloggs from round the corner.
The government has done a lot but sometimes the regular Joe Bloggs in the street has to do his bit as well.
All the more so because after the first few giggles the commentators used his nickname as if he was just another Joe Bloggs.
WE MAY no longer mock immigrants , or even Joe Bloggs from next door who is a long-standing member of the ``bad back brigade'', but they are mocking us .
The likelihood is that Joe Bloggs will have registered joebloggs.co.uk as a registered company.
He wished her luck but pointedly added: "I'm just an average Joe Bloggs, all this is my wife's nightmare."'
Ms Emanuel was heading for bankruptcy in 1997 and she turned to a man she thought of as a white knight - Joe Bloggs entrepreneur Shami Ahmed.
KNIGHTHOODS are given to people with outstanding qualities, whether they're prominent figures who are regularly in the public eye or Joe Bloggs, who crosses the children over the road each morning.Nobody really understands the reasoning behind how knighthoods are earned, but there must be merit there in the first place.