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average joe

n.
An ordinary person, especially a man: "In these films the art community is a netherworld aggressively hostile to those average joes ... who are not of it" (Carrie Rickey).
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He said things that no doctor should say to another, but which a politician may well say, and has often said, to another politician--things which cannot bear repeating, if, for no other reason, because they are too humiliating and too little conducive to pride for the average American citizen to know; things of the inside, secret governments of imperial municipalities which the average American citizen, voting free as a king at the polls, fondly thinks he manages; things which are, on rare occasion, partly unburied and promptly reburied in the tomes of reports of Lexow Committees and Federal Commissions.
"The Twitter behaviour we observe doesn't actually reflect the real underlying personality profile of an average American or Canadian," said study co-author Daniel Schmidtke from McMaster University in Hamilton, Canada.
The average American family takes home almost 1,500 plastic shopping bags a year.
The Kilopower fission reactor will generate 10 kilowatts of electricity for a minimum of 10 years--more than enough to run several average American househoulds.
It seems there are a few simple diet tricks that can--and have--significantly reduced the dietary carbon footprint of the average American.
The average American eats 20 teaspoons of sugar a day.
Each year, the amount of minerals and energy fuels needed for the average American is incorporated into the iconic graphic.
OK, average American citizens, you are officially on notice: Show a little more love for us journalists of your days of getting positive ink are OVER!
* According to a survey commissioned by CLR, one-third of Americans consider themselves to be cleaning fanatics with the average American spending almost five hours a week cleaning and mothers with children under eight years old spending an average of nine hours a week cleaning.
"Today, the average American school has the same Internet bandwidth as the average American home, but it serves 200 times as many people.
According to Statista, the average American logged 356 monthly minutes of outgoing calls in 2011 while the average German logged only 78 minutes of outgoing calls each month, Mashable reports.

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