A regular old piece of furniture bought at a big box store and not antique or one-of-a-kind is an example of something that might be described as commonplace.
A period when labor strikes were commonplace.
Origin of commonplace
- Translation of Latin locus commūnis generally applicable literary passage translation of Greek koinos topos
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- A calque of Latin locus commūnis, referring to a generally applicable literary passage, itself is a calque of Ancient Greek κοινός τόπος (koinos topos).