I can’t stand it when a phrase set off in em dashes—
In WordPress, you can add this bit to your
The code uses
<span> tags to bind every em dash to the preceding word so that none may ever stab nakedly to the left. Something very similar will work in just about any CMS; the regex is the key.
January 2016, Berkeley
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