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  • n  a printed note placed below the text on a printed page
  • v  add explanatory notes to or supply with critical comments

  • Through footnotes you point the way to future historians.
  • The scandal of The Lady of Monza is scarcely worth a footnote in the history of the 17th century churchor in the annals of cinema.
  • But banned are such standard and numbing footnote fare as ed.
News & Articles

  • Senate votes to abolish Phila. Traffic Court
    HARRISBURG - By the end of the month Philadelphia's infamous Traffic Court will be consigned to a sour footnote in city history.
    June 12, 2013 - The Philadelphia Inquirer
  • Edward Snowden’s Girlfriend Blogs, Tweets About NSA Whistleblower’s Disappearance
    Edward Snowden’s girlfriend was a strange footnote to the story of the young American security contractor who triggered outrage by revealing a massive NSA surveillance program and its huge scope. In the telling of the tale, Edward Snowden‘s girlfriend was mentioned in regard to her position due to his actions — Snowden admitted that in [...] Edward Snowden’s Girlfriend Blogs, Tweets About NSA ...
    June 11, 2013 - The Inquisitr
  • On even of U.S. Open at Merion, remembering Saxonburg’s Simons
    By Scott Brown, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review A normally forgotten footnote has come to the fore with the U.S. Open returning to Merion Golf Club this week. Forty-two years ago, Saxonburg native ...
    June 9, 2013 - The Mckeesport Daily News

  • Barack Obama in Xinhua
    I will seek somebody with a sharp and independent mind and a record of excellence and integrity. I will seek someone who understands that justice isn't just about some abstract legal theory or footnote in a casebook,Obama said.
  • George Carlin in Daily Report
    Comedian George Carlin, who died on Sunday at the age of 71, told The Associated Press earlier this year that his name "is a footnote in American legal history, which I'm perversely kind of proud of."

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