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Let's say you were going to put 3 annotations all on one page. What are the 3 different symbols you would use if you weren't going to use numbers?

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  • -1 General reference.
    – Kris
    Feb 13 '12 at 9:54
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A common convention is asterisk *, dagger †, and double dagger ‡.

This is typography rather than English.

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    +1 (though I can rarely think of a reason not to use numbers). Feb 13 '12 at 8:17
  • +1 for the second sentence. @language hacker: The first one is common knowledge, though.
    – Kris
    Feb 13 '12 at 9:53
  • And the fourth one is what, pilcrow? ¶
    – GEdgar
    Feb 13 '12 at 14:55
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What Henry says; another convention uses *, **, and ***.

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Well I should use Roman numbers instead because they are also symbols :D I, II, III .

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