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Re: Joe Bloggs

Posted by R. Berg on August 13, 2007

In Reply to: Joe Bloggs posted by Suse Kearns on August 08, 2007

: Where does using "Joe Bloggs' come from as a generic example often given on a sample form?

It might be a variant of "Joe Blow," which has been in use since the 1940s at least. ~rb