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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.

In figurative language the lowest common denominator is the most simple or base shared interest or characteristic among a group or collection of people etc.

  1. Reality TV really is appealing to the lowest common denominator in audiences.




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