Over the years a “Joe” has become another term used for American, or typically American. There has been GI Joe to identify the common soldier, a cup of Joe for the common cup of coffee, “Joe” Cool, who at one time was socially above most but is now socially below most. During World War 2 the Japanese soldiers called every American “Joe” because so often their name actually was Joe! We don’t over use the name as much anymore but it is still popular and frankly, it is a good name. It’s strong, to the point, brief and fits the personality of many, many Americans.
How to celebrate – Make up a name tag calling yourself “Joe”. Look up all the famous Americans named Joe. (Not all are good) Start using the name Joe for anything American.