of all people

of all people

Being the most or least expected person compared to anyone else. Really, Jeff, you of all people should know that it is never OK to get behind the wheel after drinking. And then Tom Hanks, of all people, stopped by to take pictures with our wedding party in the park.
See also: all, of, people

of ˈall people/places/things

used to emphasize that the person/place/thing is the most or least likely in the circumstances: You of all people should be sympathetic, having just had a similar accident yourself.If it’s a rest they need, then why go to New York of all places?
See also: all, of, people, place, thing
References in classic literature ?
Creating ones were first of all peoples, and only in late times individuals; verily, the individual himself is still the latest creation.
Two-thirds of all people with MS experience MS-related chronic or acute pain sometimes during the course of the disease (Maloni, 2000).
Well over half of all people with MS can walk 25 years after their diagnosis.
About 10% of all people diagnosed with AIDS in the United States - some 75,000 Americans - are age 50 and older.
It should be emphasized that these abnormalities are quite subtle and are not characteristic of all people with schizophrenia, nor do they occur only in individuals with this illness.
It works toward educating the entire community about the rights of all people with disabilities.
These are horror stories, but I believe there will be fewer and fewer of them because people have started talking more about the rights of all people.
Because recovery is such an individual process, no one program will meet the needs of all people.
6 percent, or 6,929, of all people disabled by hearing loss that were rehabilitated were identified as being hard of hearing and had lost their hearing after age 19.
Public Law 94-142 (Education for All the Handicapped Act) and IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Amendments), the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (for minorities), Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (for women), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act - ADA (for people with disabilities), are all elements of all increasingly overt commitment to ensure integration of all people throughout American society.
Often, individuals who ostensibly are primary advocates for full societal inclusion of all people with severe disabilities insist on segregating people by disability, either because of this aforementioned attitude or funding exigencies.
Each serves its specific constituents and in our small state actually work together for the common good of all people with disabilities.
Employers maintained a list of all people interviewed and completed a survey at the end of the fair.
This phase supports the old fashioned melting pot notion of culture which assumes that the aim of all peoples is to become just like everyone else.
One might make a case for the fact that, in the late 1970s, children's publishing in this country began to move into McIntosh's phase four in which the lives of all peoples are acknowledged and respected.