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Common or garden

Posted by Barney on June 20, 2000

In Reply to: Common or garden posted by Bruce Kahl on June 20, 2000

::: I wonder is someone may be able to settle an argument ?

::: Is the phrase 'Common all garden' or 'Common or garden', and is it possible that anyone knows the origin ?

::It's 'Common or Garden' but its origin is not know to me.

: I put the phrase in a coupla engines and it seems to mean plain old-plain old as in garden variety. Here is a sentence using the phrase:

: "In the course of examining the common or garden chilli pepper, a group of American researchers have found clues to new painkillers."

: I have no clue as to its origin.