common, usual, or ordinary; unexceptional.
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Double or single scoop? Cone or cup? However you take it, all frozen desserts have one thing in common. Nothing tastes better on a summer afternoon than an ice-cold, sweet treat, and one of the most popular is frozen yogurt. Where does frozen yogurt get its name? Frozen yogurt is fairly new to the world of sweets. It was introduced in the 1970s under the …
Each Firework Type Has A Name … Do You Know Them?
Independence Day fireworks generally get the “ooohs” and ahhhs,” but did you know that each type has an actual name?
unremarkable, conventional, normal, simple, plain, humble, generic, common, mediocre, dull, workaday, ordinary, regular, moderate, mundane, humdrum, drab, banal, everyday, middling
Origin of garden-variety
First recorded in 1925–30
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Ordinary, common, as in I don't want anything special in a VCR—the garden variety will do. This term alludes to a common plant as opposed to a specially bred hybrid. [Colloquial; 1920]
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