and so on
and so on
also, and so forth
- and related stuff
- a list goes on in a same way
- a different way of saying et cetera
- used at the end of a list to indicate that there are other items that can still be added
- I enjoy outdoor sports like swimming, surfing, hiking and so on.
- 'We'll See,' Trump Says on North Korea. And Iran. And Nafta. And So On.
- We are going to organise a beautiful birthday party for my mom. We will have cake, champagne, balloons and so on.
- I like reading books like Jane Austen, Charlotte Bronte and so on.
- Her favourite things to eat are chips, chocolates, cookies and so on. It is no wonder that she is so unhealthy.
- He enjoys traveling to exotic locations like Thailand, Morocco, Vietnam and so on.
- I have to pack, clean up, sell the house and so on before we can move to a new country.
There is no clear indication of where the phrase originated from. Etc is used when Latin phrases are used. It is used in formal writing, usually in end-notes or footnotes. In main paragraphs it is more stylistically accurate to use and so on.
You can also use and so forth, it has the same meaning.