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  1. A. N. Other British John Doe. [Br. Usage: Misc.]
  2. Brother Jonathan British slang for the typical American. [Br. Usage: Misc.]
  3. Ivan Ivanovich Ivanov embodiment of ordinary Russian person. [Russ. Usage: LLEI, I: 292]
  4. Jane Doe female counterpart of John Doe. [Am. Usage: Misc.]
  5. Jean Crapaud personification of peculiarities of French people. [Fr. Usage: LLEI, I: 292]
  6. John Bull any Englishman, or Englishmen collectively. [Br. Lit.: History of John Bull, Brewer Dictionary, 591]
  7. John Doe formerly, any plaintiff; now just anybody. [Am. Pop. Usage: Brewer Dictionary, 329]
  8. John Q. Citizen fictitious average man on the street. [Am. Jour.: Mathews, 910]
  9. John Q. Public fictitious typical citizen. [Am. Jour.: Mathews, 910]
  10. John Q. Voter fictitious typical citizen. [Am. Jour.: Mathews, 910]
  11. John a Noakes fictitious, litigious character; used in legal proceedings. [Br. Legal Usage: Wheeler, 260]
  12. John a Styles fictitious, litigious counterpart to John a Noakes. [Br. Legal Usage: Wheeler, 260]
  13. Richard Roe formerly, any defendant; now just anybody. [Am. Pop. Usage: Brewer Dictionary, 329]