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Generally speaking, the word litany mans' a long and tedious recital''.

We often speak of eg a litany of complaints.

so refers to something that has been previously mentioned. eg I know she loves me because she says so.

The verb go has many meanings, eg I know how his complaints go. I've heard them many times.


soheil1or so the litany goes

~ at least that's what people usually say (whether it's true or not)

If it's a litany of complaints,

~ at least those are the complaints that people usually list (whether valid or not)