Footnotes: “Sneakily Important”

Definition of a footnote.

Source: Macquarie Dictionary - Australia's National Dictionary Online.

Footnotes are “sneakily important” remarked my daughter Angel when I told her that I was writing a post on footnotes.  “You would think a footnote is not important because it is not in the main part of the book” she said.  If footnotes have such an insignificant place in books why bother about them? Continue reading