John Q. Public

(redirected from Joe Blow)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Idioms, Wikipedia.

John Q. Public

fictitious typical citizen. [Am. Jour.: Mathews, 910]
References in periodicals archive ?
Not just farmer Joe Blow with his one mare who probably needs to be removed from the production line, but all the way up to those who run the Coolmore and Darley enterprises, who need to act more responsibly in the marketing of their stallions.
Whether the problem is infidelity, gambling or not enough intimacy, it comes down to communication, whether you are a celebrity or Joe Blow on the corner.
Smith & Wesson also announced it has entered into an agreement with Joe Blow Tees Inc.
The subject of VoIP is absolutely crucial to enterprise decision makers and Joe Blow consumers alike right now.
Tizol's "swing" compositions that are true standouts include Lazy Bug (1938), Joe Blow (1944), You Can't Have Your Cake and Eat it Too (1944), Zambu and The Sphinx (1946), and Vagabonds.
In what sense would people 50,100, or 1,000 years from now, noting Joe Blow's name, think of Joe Blow and thereby contribute to his immortality?
They'll stay where they're at if it's Joe Blow wanting to build a shopping center.
Contentment is working and living with what you have without being envious of what Joe Blow has.
The rolling stock (subway cars) was a huge concern, because there was no room for Joe Blow to compete," she said.
The new HD camcorder from JVC, however, threatens to put High Definition into the hands of the average Joe Blow.
The clever people at the somewhat oddly named company Joe Blow, Millersville, Md.
Here's Joe Blow who buys a boat from a distributor and says, 'I love boats and I think this distributorship would be a great business to have.