so-and-so
I. noun (plural so-and-sos or so-and-so's) Date: 13th century 1. an unnamed or unspecified person, thing, or action 2. bastard 3 II. adverb Date: 1565 1. to an unspecified amount or degree 2. in an unspecified manner or fashion

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  • so-and-so(2) — {n.}, {informal} A person of a special kind and usually of a very bad kind. This word is used in place of a more unacceptable word or swear word. * /I wish that old so and so who thinks digging is easy work was right here digging now./ * /He… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • so-and-so(2) — {n.}, {informal} A person of a special kind and usually of a very bad kind. This word is used in place of a more unacceptable word or swear word. * /I wish that old so and so who thinks digging is easy work was right here digging now./ * /He… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • So Far, So Good... So What! — Infobox Album | Name = So Far, So Good... So What! Type = studio Artist = Megadeth Released = January 19, 1988 Recorded = 1987 Length = 34:23 (Original) 54:01 (Remaster) Label = Combat, Capitol Producer = Dave Mustaine Paul Lani Reviews =… …   Wikipedia

  • so-and-so(1) — {pronoun}, {informal} Someone whose name is not given. * /Don t tell me what so and so thinks. Tell me what you think./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • so-and-so(1) — {pronoun}, {informal} Someone whose name is not given. * /Don t tell me what so and so thinks. Tell me what you think./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • and so forth — or[and so on] And more of the same kind; and further amounts or things like the ones already mentioned. * /The costumes were red, pink, blue, purple, yellow, and so forth./ Compare: WHAT HAVE YOU …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • and so forth — or[and so on] And more of the same kind; and further amounts or things like the ones already mentioned. * /The costumes were red, pink, blue, purple, yellow, and so forth./ Compare: WHAT HAVE YOU …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • And so forth — And And, conj. [AS. and; akin to OS. endi, Icel. enda, OHG. anti, enti, inti, unti, G. und, D. en, OD. ende. Cf, {An} if, {Ante }.] 1. A particle which expresses the relation of connection or addition. It is used to conjoin a word with a word, a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • And so forth — Forth Forth, v.[AS. for[eth], fr. for akin to D. voort, G. fort [root]78. See {Fore}, {For}, and cf. {Afford}, {Further}, adv.] 1. Forward; onward in time, place, or order; in advance from a given point; on to end; as, from that day forth; one,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • and so on — phrasal and so forth …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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