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(but) that's another story

A phrase used to avoid talking in detail about something, sometimes suggesting that the story will be told at another time. I hear that Nick and Liz are pretty close these days, but that's another story. How's your job going? Yeah, I was sick for months, but that's another story.
See also: another, story
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Not to mention Killingworth Road and South Gosforth, now that's another story!
I didn't end up doing the film but that's another story.'
Meanwhile, a regional paper mistakenly identified Mara as a 'US actress.' But that's another story.
Now when it comes to puppies or kittens, that's another story - tenderness and affection are there in spades.
I've probably tried it the other way around and put pressure on them to let me play, but that's another story.
Not to mention the good it would do going into the NHS - but that's another story!
(The binge viewing quickly morphed into a national conversation about binge watching, but that's another story entirely.) Spacey also garnered a ton of nominations for his role as Frank Underwood, the House Majority Whip, although due to aforementioned hamminess, he didn't win.
As for the rusty looking cranes, sorry the new hi-tech lighting, that's another story!
To do it on an Open Sunday, that's another story but I'm hoping.
I did my stint in the Merchant Navy from April '44 until 1947 but that's another story.
The effect on America's Native tribes was a disaster and that's another story central to With Golden Visions Brought Before Them, differentiating this from other historical approaches and making it suitable for California and Native American history holdings alike.
Also the same hostess was extremely rude to a very gentle young Qatari man, I was embarrassed for him, but that's another story. Some basic manners are needed.
I once met George Michael's father there and was presented with a signed copy of the singer's new CD, but that's another story.
We haven't left the house or showered yet, either, but that's another story.
The fish wasn't as good as the BCLM, but that's another story.