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Joe Bloggs

Posted by Pamela on August 13, 2007

In Reply to: Joe Bloggs posted by R. Berg on August 13, 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

There's no "Jane Bloggs" or "Blow", though, is there? - it's usually "Jane Doe". Pamela