Talk:and so on and so forth

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[[and so on]] + [[and so forth]], two members of Category:English coordinates. DCDuring TALK 19:38, 23 October 2009 (UTC)
Delete this. There's no doubt that you can chain together quite a lot of these, like with adverbs. SoP. Mglovesfun (talk) 19:40, 23 October 2009 (UTC)
I wanted to say keep, but neither CFI nor OneLook supports me; the term can be understood from its parts.
Some Google searches for the interested:
--Dan Polansky 17:54, 24 October 2009 (UTC)
"and so on and so forth" is more euphonious to my ears than other combinations of coordinates, but it is not set and its meanings is deducible from its parts. It surprised me how many of these coordinating-conjunction + phrase expressions seem to be idiomatic. DCDuring TALK 18:46, 24 October 2009 (UTC)
There are now 32 members of Category:English coordinates. DCDuring TALK 19:48, 7 November 2009 (UTC)

Deleted.​—msh210 22:13, 15 February 2010 (UTC)


More and less euphonious combinations[edit]

From COCA:

  1. and so on + and so forth 259
  2. and so forth + and so on 75
  3. and so on + and so on 73 (includes 5)
  4. and so forth + and so forth 2
  5. and so on + and so on + and so on 3

This is information of most modest value, of a type that Wiktionary rarely includes. DCDuring TALK 01:58, 8 July 2014 (UTC)