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Joe Bloggs

A typical, ordinary, average person. (Technically gender neutral, though suggesting a male given the use of "Joe.") Primarily heard in UK. 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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uk is in Bermondsey and, therefore, like a would-be betting-shop operator, Bloggs must apply to Bermondsey magistrates court for a bookmaker's permit.
Let's see what happens to Joe Bloggs when he is involved in a similar incident.
Today Joe Bloggs employs more than 100 people and is successful in men's sportswear, jeans and casual wear as well as tops and sweat pants.
Perhaps then they wouldn't be so angry towards old Joe Bloggs.
And he added: "I do not think in the future we could look at a DNA profile and say to police, for example, this comes from a Mr Bloggs.
Mr Ahmed, the multi-millionaire founder of the Joe Bloggs jean chain, took a stake in 10 Group in November amid rumours that he could be about to use it to provide a listed vehicle for his Internet ventures.
Things like this only re-affirm my opinion that councils don't really care about Joe Bloggs like me.
It could well be that there are other more cost effective ways of getting Joe Bloggs or Joanna Bloggs off the couch.
Joe Bloggs can do pretty much as he likes, but cabinet ministers cannot.
And it is only affecting firms named along the lines of Fred Bloggs' Minis, rather than vehicle firms called Fred Bloggs Cars, Mini Specialist.
The likelihood of Joe Bloggs being allowed any worthwhile say in the everyday running of a multi-million-pound business is about as remote as David Ginola with split ends.
Essentially, that was the real question behind The Frocky Horror Show (BBC2), a fascinating look behind the fashion scenes at the vitriolic clash between Elizabeth Emanuel, designer of the Lady Di wedding dress, and Shami Ahmed, the man who gave the world Joe Bloggs jeans.
If Sue Terry had been Mrs Bloggs of Acacia Avenue and not mother to England captain John Terry, would she have faced such leniency?
Reports suggested that clothing tycoon Sami Ahmed, founder of the Joe Bloggs jeans label, and property magnate Elliott Bernerd were weighing up a pounds 250 million takeover bid.