definition of X has left the building
the show is over. Originally used literally about Elvis, following a 1956 radio show; subsequently popularised by the sitcom 'Frasier'.
euphemism for saying that someone has died
Thomas Szasz has left the building. The brilliant, infuriating, persistent, renegade psychiatrist Thomas Szasz has died.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 21/09/2012 11:02:00