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Jim Fish, noun phrase

Origin:
Unknown; perhaps adaptation of U.S. Jim Crow, see Jim.
derogatory, offensive
Jim.
1930 L. Barnes Caliban in Afr. 121Dr. E.G. Malherbe refers to ‘the business man who sits at his office desk and rings the bell for Jim Fish, who is working in the yard, to bring him his spectacles, which lie just a little beyond his reach on the desk’.
1979 W. Steenkamp in Cape Times 18 JulyThose who believed that the average guerilla, in the immortal words of an overly sanguine soldier in the early days, was just ‘Jim Fish with a knife’.
Jim.

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