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I was looking up the em dash meaning in the huge book by LRH.
One of the definitions was the em dash is used to qualify.
I looked this up and could not find any definition to apply to this.
So if the em dash is used to qualify something or the statement then what does this mean?

This is a grammar question rather than a Scientology question, but here is how I understand that.

The em dash can be used numerous ways, one of which is to set off a qualifying word or phrase, as in, "I grabbed the axe--the big one-- and began to cut up the wood."


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