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and so forth

And or along with other such similar things. I find these parties dreadfully boring. Everyone only talks about how much money they make, how large their vacation homes are, and so forth.
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and so forth

 and and so on
with additional related or similar things mentioned (but not specified). She told me everything about her kids and so forth. I heard about problems at work and so forth. He told me about all his health problems, including his arthritis and so on. I need some help getting ready for dinner, setting the table, and so on.
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and so forth

Also, and so on. And more of the same, also, and others. For example, At the mall, we shopped, had lunch, shopped some more, and so forth, or She planned to buy an entire outfit in blue-dress, shoes, hat, and so on. The first term dates from the late 1500s, the variant from the early 1700s. Also see and the like.
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and ˈso forth

(also and ˈso on (and ˈso forth)) used to show that a story, list, etc. continues in an expected way: I’m in a bit of a hurry. I’ve got to pack my bags, find my passport and so on, all before tomorrow morning.
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