thereby hangs a tale

idiom

used to suggest that there is a story about something that has just been mentioned
I realized where I had seen him before—and thereby hangs a tale.

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“Thereby hangs a tale.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thereby%20hangs%20a%20tale. Accessed 20 Feb. 2024.

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