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so-and-so

1. Some unnamed or unknown person. They always have some important so-and-so up on the stage giving a lecture no one cares about. I heard that so-and-so from down the road is declaring bankruptcy.
2. A euphemistic address for a despised or despicable person. The rotten so-and-so stole the company's pension fund and ran off to the Bahamas with it! You lousy so-and-so! This car you sold me is a piece of junk!

so-and-so

a despised person. (This expression is used in place of other very insulting terms. Often modified, as in the examples.) You dirty so-and-so! I can't stand you! Don't you call me a so-and-so, you creep!

so-and-so

n. a euphemistic way of addressing someone with an insulting term of address. (This is usually euphemistic for son of a bitch. However, it is also used for good friends, especially male to male, to show affection.) This lousy so-and-so tried to take me for 400 bucks.
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I SAW the story about Asbos being put on the beggars in Cardiff and the nerve of one cheeky so-and-so saying people should help him and others (July 31).
I can tell the difference between the peaceful practice of a civilized religion and an extremist offshoot of hate-filled so-and-sos.
I wonder if I could get hold of one of those hoses to spray over a few of the horrible so-and-sos that make summer so tiresome.
Dubliner Foran said: "I get the usual messages from my mates back home ahead of a game against Rangers, telling me to get stuck into those so-and-sos.
They should make the little so-and-sos eat the lot.
Why does Cardiff have so many moaning old so-and-sos, always getting the wrong end of the stick.
Those miserable ,negative,glass is half-empty so-and-sos, who in my view have been part of the area's problems allalong,must be shouted down at every turn.
The ungrateful so-and-sos fail to vote properly so he isn't in charge of their assemblies or parliaments or whatever they want to call their glorified town councils.
The boys' team (well, mostly boys) cut canapes in half (just seven of them for 14 guests) and had to restock from a Wembley bar (on two occasions), because the mean so-and-sos initially ordered only seven bottles of wine - compared with the 21 ordered by the girls' team.
Maybe they don't even realise they are doing it and are just silly so-and-sos!
I was like: 'Wow, you lucky so-and-sos.' I went straight back in the store bought a lottery ticket."
A thought above and beyond the internalised expletive-filled invective against drivers who insist upon pootling along at a blood-boiling 25mph in a 30 zone, the goons who don't indicate at roundabouts or those ignorant so-and-sos who can't even be bothered to raise a paw in gratitude when you graciously give them right of way.
Thousands of people don't even have a first home and these greedy so-and-sos want us taxpayers to keep on subsidising their extravagant lifestyles.
"When we spoke to Mrs Warnock she said she had told the Gazette about the theft, not for publicity, but to try to shame the little so-and-sos into bringing the bike back.