footnotes vs endnotes : Common Errors in English

About footnotes vs endnotes

About the time that computers began to make the creation and printing offootnotes extremely simple and cheap, style manuals began to urge ashift away from them to endnotes printed at the ends of chapters or atthe end of a book or paper rather than at the foot of the page. I happento think this was a big mistake; but in any case, if you are usingendnotes, don’t call them “footnotes.”

footnotes in News

  • My Dinner With Ali

    Adapted from the original, which was published in 1989 in the Louisville Courier-Journal Magazine . Footnotes from the author (as told to Tommy Craggs) are included throughout the story, and a postscript from Glenn Stout, editor of Houghton Mifflin's Best American Sports Writing series, follows. The story is the basis for a new opera, Approaching Ali , which debuts this weekend at the Kennedy ...
    on June 8, 2013 Source: Deadspin

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