and so forth
and so forth & and so on
with additional related or similar things mentioned (but not specified). •

She told me everything about her kids and so forth.

I heard about problems at work and so forth.

He told me about all his health problems, including his arthritis and so on.

I need some help getting ready for dinner, setting the table, and so on.

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or[and so on] And more of the same kind; and further amounts or things like the ones already mentioned. * /The costumes were red, pink, blue, purple, yellow, and so forth./ Compare: WHAT HAVE YOU.

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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  • And so forth — And And, conj. [AS. and; akin to OS. endi, Icel. enda, OHG. anti, enti, inti, unti, G. und, D. en, OD. ende. Cf, {An} if, {Ante }.] 1. A particle which expresses the relation of connection or addition. It is used to conjoin a word with a word, a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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