so-and-so

[soh-uhn-soh]
noun, plural so-and-sos.
1.
someone or something not definitely named: to gossip about so-and-so.
2.
a bastard; son of a bitch (used as a euphemism): Tell the old so-and-so to mind his own business.

Origin:
1590–1600

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so-and-so
 
n , pl so-and-sos
1.  a person whose name is forgotten or ignored: so-and-so came to see me
2.  euphemistic a person or thing regarded as unpleasant or difficult: which so-and-so broke my razor?

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Example sentences
Much of their day is about solving the problems of their parishioners:
  so-and-so never seems to be able to keep a job.
When he was about five, the greedy little so-and-so tried to swallow one whole.
No more seven months of frenzied calls and asking your cousin to talk to
  so-and-so.
He can tell you the odds of so-and-so throwing such-and-such a pitch to
  so-and-so on such-and-such a count.
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