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Joe Bloggs

A typical, ordinary, average person. (Technically gender neutral, though suggesting a male given the use of "Joe.") 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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The Joe Bloggs brand was founded in 1986 by young entrepreneur Shami Ahmed, who oversaw a meteoric rise in the label's popularity.
His rehabilitation will be effective only if he comes into terms with being Bloggs and fulfills what Bloggs can do.
I think if Joe Bloggs was caught with some wrongdoing he would be yanked in to the local nick before you could utter the words "Electric Bill".
IF JOE Bloggs misappropriated pounds 56,000 from his employer, he'd be lucky to stay out of prison, never mind keep his job.
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.
She would also like to hear from anyone who can identify a group of youths seen near the mini-roundabout in Mill Street on Tuesday night, including one who is described as aged about 19, white, slim with dark eyebrows and wearing a combat jacket, grey or blue jogging bottoms and a distinctive Joe Bloggs knitted hat.
The book features Muslim sporting role model and former Huddersfield rugby league player Ikram Butt and Bushra Ahmed, founder of the Joe Bloggs clothing company.
Bruce, who intends to visit Pennant behind bars, said: ``I do believe a prison sentence was harsh and if Jermaine had been your Joe Bloggs in the street, I don't think he'd be where he is today.
Lengthy negotiations with the family of the late Mr Joe Bloggs have resulted in the following changes to standard PSNI procedures:
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.
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.