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Common as Muck

Posted by Bella on April 28, 2003

In Reply to: Common as Muck posted by R. Berg on April 28, 2003

I have heard it said as "common as mud", such as in the sentence "brown-haired people are as common as mud", meaning they are everywhere and nothing special (although being a brunette, I disagree!, and "muck" and "mud" are the same thing: wet, messy and it sticks to you.