4 thoughts on “Footnotes

      1. I have one case in mind. Say you write a long paper in linguistics in which you provide a considerable amount of examples, and you want to refer to some examples more than once. Now, writing the examples in the running text makes no sense, but writing them all at the end (or in a separate volume) makes it easier to read. From the reader’s point of view, the result is similar to endnotes: instead of ‘see ex. 15 (on this page)’ (=footnote, on the same page) you say ‘see ex. 15 (at the end)’ (=endnote).

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.