the rest, as they say, is history(redirected from the rest as they say is history)
the rest, as they say, is history
cliché Everyone knows how the rest of the story goes. The aside "as they say" lets the listener know that the speaker is aware of how clichéd the phrase has become. Well, we met when a colleague of mine in San Francisco introduced us. The rest, as they say, is history. He quit his job, signed the record deal, and the rest, as they say, is history!
See also: history
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