word/rumor has it

idiom

: the information or story that is going around is
Word has it that the neighbors are moving next month.

Examples of word/rumor has it in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This has led several tech companies like Microsoft, Meta, and OpenAI (rumor has it) to seek their own AI-accelerator chip designs, although that custom silicon is typically manufactured by either Intel or TSMC. Benj Edwards, Ars Technica, 11 Apr. 2024 Attributed to a disaffected pigolo who had been living high on the hog, the rumor has it that Miss Piggy is a puppet. Brad Darrach, Peoplemag, 31 May 2024 Delicate eardrums beware: rowdy rumor has it that this place can get louder than loud, especially when the drinks start flowing. Brittany Delay, The Mercury News, 6 May 2024 Despite its glittering celebrity connections — rumor has it that Marilyn Monroe might have visited with a famous holder of high office — the hotel failed and became an office complex in the mid-1960s. Jeff Chu, Travel + Leisure, 25 Jan. 2024 Because Denmark’s long-reigning Queen Margrethe just made a historic announcement, and rumor has it there’s a scandalous reason why. Elizabeth Logan, Glamour, 2 Jan. 2024 Plus, rumor has it the argument between Aaron Burr and Alexander Hamilton started in the tavern here. Wendy O’Dea, Travel + Leisure, 21 Nov. 2023 As rumor has it, the movie’s original title was The Babysitter Murders. Keith Langston, Peoplemag, 17 Oct. 2023 Some of that condensation will likely be due to the elimination of costume and set changes, as word has it that no songs have been cut from the setlist for the film. Chris Willman, Variety, 31 Aug. 2023

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