various and sundry

various and sundry

Of different kinds, miscellaneous, as in Various and sundry items did not sell, so they'll probably hold another auction. This expression is a redundancy, the two adjectives meaning just about the same thing.
See also: and, sundry

various and sundry

Different and unspecified items. “Various” means “several different things.” So does “sundry” (variety stores sold sundry goods), so to report that “the meeting discussed various and sundry topics” is to be redundant. But that's never stopped all but the linguistically fastidious from using such expressions.
See also: and, sundry
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Here the town's buildings, markets, wars and fairs, its various and sundry works and factories, and its eventual absorption into the Segemoor district are lovingly described through accessible and lively text, illustrations, and period photographs, including a fascinating look at the last of the castle's walls, revealed by the removal of some old shed in 1970.
It will include trends, curious tidbits, quick reports, various and sundry ironies, birthday notices, and unlikely factoids.
The various and sundry players could surprise us all by recognizing that the needs of the many outweigh the wants of the few and that the time has come to take decisive action.
Then there are the various and sundry competing crossovers coming, many of which are still in the pipeline despite the rearrangement of the divisional marketing messages.
Since the genial split of his seminal band Primus, Claypool has been jamming and recording with various and sundry lots of fine musicians.
The most important thing is the people of the Antelope Valley rose above all the smut, they looked at the issues, at experience, and were intuitive and smart enough to not pay attention to all the various and sundry mailers and tactics that people used,'' Mayer said.
As building owners and a full-service firm offering every aspect of the realty mix investment/development, management, brokerage/leasing, planning/design, construction and construction analysis - we are better poised than most to carry out the various and sundry tasks of property management.
Where most labs are overrun with microscopes, solutions, computers and various and sundry equipment, this lab practically carries an echo.
of Bristol) examine the various and sundry artifacts that clotted the landscape of medieval England and its memory, finding them mostly to be elaborate fakes created to support the legend and the sense of identity it provided more than the actual existence of the king.
At this writing (the middle of October), it is far too early to predict whether and how the various and sundry issues will be resolved, but the implications for corporate taxpayers are tremendous.
But for those who take a step back and recognize what they're trying to accomplish--assuming that this includes making a quieter vehicle--then, Gresser suggests, the laminate can have a compelling value proposition, especially when the costs associated with adding various and sundry sound-absorbers are taken into account.
It seems that most investors are focusing on the fact that the various and sundry charges offset the gain, as HSP has been pushed more than two percent lower on the day.
Gaffney has served as TEI's Director of Conference Planning--and managed the Institute's various and sundry conferences, seminars, courses, and other meetings--since March 1985.
This gives the various and sundry buttons and switches a more upscale appearance, despite their more prosaic Nissan backgrounds.
Given the various and sundry vulgarities favored on the airwaves nowadays, things seem to have gone to the opposite extreme.