Also ya·da-ya·da, yad·da-yad·da.
Origin of yada-yada-yada
First recorded in 1990–95
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"and so on," 1990s, of echoic origin (cf. yatata "talk idly, chatter," 1940s; and yatter "to talk incessantly or idly," 1825).
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