Will it sound weird/sloppy if I just say "...and so on.", instead of "...and so on and so forth."?
closed as off-topic by Edwin Ashworth, JJJ, jimm101, AndyT, AmE speaker Apr 12 '18 at 18:22
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Not at all - “… and so on” and “… and so forth” are both quite commonly used individually. In some cases, using both together may be viewed as over-elaborate and/or melodramatic.