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  • proper n. The “average person”.
  • proper n. Somebody without particular expertise or interest in computers or the Internet; a nontechie.


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  • Which raises an issue that Don Russell, the local beer expert known as Joe Sixpack, has heard: - Philadelphia's Source For Breaking News, Weather, Traffic and Sports

  • So when she says 'Joe Sixpack', that's their perception of middle class.

    Monica Klein: Oberlin Volunteer Canvasses Neighbor-to-Neighbor

  • JACK CAFFERTY, CNN ANCHOR: Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia says that judges are no better qualified than "Joe Sixpack," his words, to make decisions about moral issues like abortion and gay marriage.

    CNN Transcript Mar 17, 2006

  • "Ubuntu and OpenSUSE ... provide much if not all of what" Joe Sixpack "wants to do with their personal computer, but the reality is there are significant obstacles that must be overcome ...."

    LinuxChix aggregator

  • Guess when your wife's really rich you wouldn't have a clue to begin with, and the only 'Joe Sixpack' you know is your gardener.

    Drudge Retort

  • Afterward, the talking heads (those evil Eastern elites) were convinced Joe Sixpack would go as ga-ga for Palin as they did, because the pretty lady said "Joe Sixpack," "hockey mom" and the Reagan classic, "There you go again." -

  • And then it hit me over the holiday weekend while I was catching up my political news and reading: The party of Lincoln, T.R. and Reagan now cares more about exploiting Joe Sestak than backing Joe Sixpack.

    Joe Sestak Vs. Joe Sixpack

  • That's the new Republican math in a nutshell: As long as Obama is president, Joe Sestak is greater than Joe Sixpack.

    Joe Sestak Vs. Joe Sixpack

  • Nor are there policy mavericks like former Nebraska Sen. Bob Kerrey, or deal-cutters like former Louisiana Sen. John Breaux, who are programmed to think outside the box, reach beyond their circles -- or at least tell the president the difference between Elena Kagan and Joe Sixpack.

    Welcome To 'The Real World'--White House Edition

  • To commission a public opinion poll asking ludicrously transparent leading questions in an attempt to "prove" that Joe Sixpack would be shocked, shocked to see a competing Joint Fighter engine contract go to its archrival GE.

    Naomi Seligman: The Poll, the Paymaster and the Taxpayer


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