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  1. 2
    journalism used for saying that someone has left an organization, stopped an activity, etc.
    His departure was announced with the words, “Shawn Michaels has left the building.”
  2. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    the show is over. Originally used literally about Elvis, following a 1956 radio show; subsequently popularised by the sitcom 'Frasier'.Submitted from United Kingdom on 21/09/2012
  3. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    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
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