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jim dash

[ jim ]
/ dʒɪm /
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noun Printing, Journalism.
a dash, often three ems long, used within a headline, between the headline and the main body of printed matter, between items in a single column, or between related but different material within a story.
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Origin of jim dash

jim, probably special use of Jim proper name
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