Joe Public

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Joe Public

Typical, ordinary, average people; the public at large. For any new piece of technology to succeed in the market these days, it has to be easy for Joe Public to pick up and use. She isn't well liked amongst other politicians, but Joe Public absolutely adores her.
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Joe Public


John Q Public

People say Joe Public to talk about ordinary people. I don't think Joe Public would be happy to pay me for much of what I do. John Q Public trusts you.
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ˌJoe ˈPublic

(British English) (American English ˌJohn ˌQ. ˈPublic) (informal) people in general; the public: Once again, it seems that Joe Public is paying the price for inefficient management.
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The RD Concept is more suited to Judge Dredd than Joe Public but, if the French manufacturer is to be believed, this is exactly what we will be driving around cities of the future.
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Noel Cottrell has founded and owned two agencies in his native South Africa, including the ultra-successful Joe Public Take-Away Advertising, which he sold to IPG in 2001, and more recently FoxP2 (http://www.
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Instead, he eyes the buying habits of Joe Public and factors it into his own stock-picking strategy.
A thousand scandals and scams aim to separate Joe Public from his cash.
Joe Public is used to dealing with such made up words.
Readers will learn about the current state of healthcare marketing, who Joe Public is, why he and she doesn't care, and how that impacts their marketing strategies.
The number of companies involved in this horsemeat scandal illustrates the complicated and unregulated money making fiasco we now have, with Joe Public now paying the price as the bottom line.
The person who will pay the pounds 10 per day will be Joe Public when he buys the product that the wagons bring.
Joe Public will not pick up the tab for my pension.
While Joe Public - for whom the new whip rules were introduced to appease - obsesses about Strictly Come Dancing, the price of diesel and Beyonce's bump, lifelong horserace punters are being alienated.
What are we, Joe Public, supposed to do when faced with a knife-wielding thug?
His fellow sports stars of football, tennis, golf, darts, rugby and snooker etc should beware that Joe Public is increasingly restless with their attitude to the supporting public.