Footnotes and Endnotes

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Footnotes and Endnotes :

About the time that computers began to make the creation and printing of footnotes extremely simple and cheap, style manuals began to urge a shift away from them to endnotes printed at the ends of chapters or at the end of a book or paper rather than at the foot of the page.

I happen to think this was a big mistake; but in any case, if you are using endnotes, don’t call them “footnotes.”

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