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Does 'average crowd of humans' mean 'common people'? Here is the example, which is from 'Baker's blue-jay yarn' by Mark Twain.

They all examined the hole, they all made the sufferer tell it over again, then they all discussed it, and got off as many leather-headed opinions about it as an average crowd of humans could have done.

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    If, on any street corner, some hubbub caused people to gather round to gawk, you would find there a "cross-section" of society. It would be "an average crowd". You might find in such a crowd a doctor, a baker, a wheelwright, a barber, a mother, a war veteran, a child, an ex-convict.
    – TimR
    Aug 6, 2015 at 11:20
  • @TRomano I wish to vote that up as an answer. :) Aug 6, 2015 at 11:45
  • @Damkerng T. As you wish :)
    – TimR
    Aug 6, 2015 at 11:53

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If, on any street corner, some hubbub caused people to gather round to gawk, you would find there a "cross-section" of society. It would be "an average crowd". You might find in such a crowd a doctor, a baker, a wheelwright, a barber, a mother, a war veteran, a child, an ex-convict.

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