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Ordinary person who works hard, hard worker, tradesman, craftsman, down-to-earth person, worker
Paraphrased from a quote in a New York Times story about business travel in the late 1980s--

"now business executives travel in economy class with Joe the plumber using his frequent flier miles"

NOTE: If anyone has any questions about this entry, please let me know.

by Joel Bader January 02, 2008
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Brother of Mike the Mechanic, son of Jane the Prostitute, father of Jonny, the chronic falling-down-well child, husband of Wonderwoman.

Friend to all?
1) In your entry, link to other words with square brackets.

2) Joe the Plumber is everyone's fair weather friend.
by sux0r October 19, 2008
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by Bobby24212 October 16, 2008
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actually, he is a real "plumber". apparently, he doesnt hav a license. Name: Joe Wurzelbacher of Lucas County, Ohio
he is mentioned over 20 times during, and after, the 3rd and last presidential debate betweeen Obama and McCain (who will win???^^)
PJ: did u watch d debate last nite?
Me: yeps!
funny huh? Joe the Plumber
PJ: huh?
Me: d dude from ohio dat won BIG last nite!!!
by ╬Angel Fangs╬ October 17, 2008
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Baby, don't use the upstairs toilet. I need to call local, everyday, average guy Joe the Plumber to help bail us out.
by Drew Daddy October 15, 2008
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None of these entries are fully correct. Joe the Plumber is the plumber mentioned by John McCain in the third presidential debate. Joe is actually a plumber from Toledo, Ohio. His name is Joe Wurzelbacher, and he owns a small plumbing business. He does an excellent job at plumbing, and he is worried about his small business's future if Barack Obama is elected president. However, Barack Obama is the man!
Joe the plumber came all the way from Toledo, Ohio to Wheeling, West Virginia once just to fix my leaky faucet
by Joe's Loyal customer October 16, 2008
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During the 2008 election campaign, Joe the plumber came to symbolize small business owners that would be hit with increases in marginal tax rates under Obama's tax plan.
(actual quote)
Joe the plumber asked, "I'm getting ready to buy a (plumbing) company that makes about $250, $280 thousand a year. Your new tax plan is going to tax me more isn't it?"
Obama responded, "... when you spread the wealth around, it's good for everybody."
by mgunn October 16, 2008
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