Joe Blow


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Joe Blow

The average man or person. Primarily heard in US. Obviously this issue is going to resonate with some special interest groups, but do you really think Joe Blow will care? We can't hire any Joe Blow as our spokesperson. We need someone recognizable, who the public already likes.
See also: blow, joe

Joe Blow

and Joe Doakes (ˈdʒo ˈblo and ˈdʒo ˈdoks)
n. a typical or average male American citizen. What do you think Joe Blow really thinks about all this? Joe Doakes thinks the government ought to pay for all medical care.
See also: blow, joe

Joe Blow

An ordinary person. That phrase meant just an average guy—any old Joe (“Joe Doakes” was a variation). It was the predecessor of “Joe Sixpack.” In fact, “Joe” was such a common first name (or nickname) that it became a slang word for coffee, which was also found everywhere.
See also: blow, joe
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Perhaps nothing illustrates this quite so vividly as a particular caveat that institutional fundraisers frequently register: It's not quite true that nobody will remember Joe Blow years hence when they see his name on the Blow Building.
Once again, I don't care if columnist Joe Blow writes about some earth-shaking issue in the Godzilla Gazette, circulation the size of McDonald's hamburgers now sold.
And sometimes cream pies are thrown at Joe Blow, and sometimes they hit Bill Gates, Milton Friedman and the CEO of Monsanto.
I'm Joe Blow and I'm working on the new Al Pacino movie.
The publisher, who has owned the Times Independent for 36 years, told E&P that the ordinance "discriminates against Joe Blow.
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I didn't lose to Joe Blow and Blow Joe - I lost to Martinez and Hopkins.
9-11-01 - we will never forget," Joe Blow T's hopes to donate profits from more than 700,000 T-shirts to the Red Cross National Disaster Relief Fund.
If I'm Joe Blow trying to build muscle, I'm going to take creatine.
A few of the recent licensing partnerships have included agreements for footwear with Rugged Shark LLC, T-shirts with Joe Blow, and puzzles with Warren Industries.
For self-preservation purposes, Joe Blow sports fan has learned to separate the player from the person, the action from the attitude, the results from the consequences.
We get an eclectic mix of applicants: ex-military, recent college graduates, construction types, people with medical backgrounds - and your everyday Joe Blow and Jane Doe,'' Dallas said.
Not just any Joe Blow can hold a body position while dropping through the air.
Right: Joe blows out the candle on his birthday cake helped by Trinity church minister the Rev Alison Crookes and senior steward Roger Hammond (AC070313Ejoe-01)