One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘the match was a pretty run-of-the-mill affair’
ordinary, average, standard, middle-of-the-road, unremarkable, unexceptional, undistinguished, unmemorable, forgettable, commonplace, humdrum, mundane, nondescript, characterless, colourless, conventional, normal, pedestrian, prosaic, uninspired, uninspiring, quotidian, uninteresting, uneventful, dull, boring, routine, bland, lacklustre, tame, mediocre, middling, indifferent, unimpressive
North American garden-variety
informal OK, so-so, bog-standard, vanilla, plain vanilla, nothing to write home about, nothing to get excited about, nothing special, a dime a dozen, no great shakes, not up to much
British informal common or garden
North American informal ornery
NZ informal half-pie
remarkable, extraordinary, exceptional
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