rest is history

(the) rest is history

Fig. Everyone knows the rest of the story that I am referring to. Bill: Then they arrested all the officers of the corporation, and the rest is history. Bob: Hey, what happened between you and Sue? Bill: Finally we realized that we could never get along, and the rest is history.
See also: history, rest
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Jin may not fit the standard hip-hop mold, but this 21-year old puts his own stamp on the genre with his debut CD, The Rest Is History, out in March.