Ibid., also known as ib., comes from ibidem (Latin for “in the same place”).
Ibid. is used in footnotes and bibliographies to refer to the book, chapter, article, or page cited just before.
Writing term papers is hard enough. Use ibid. to make doing footnotes and bibliographies less burdensome.
I see this all the time on reblogs containing interesting (usually historical) info and images.
It angers me.
A) Schools have 13 years (minus about 4 months each) to give you enough of a foundation in reading, writing, math, state/US/world history, social studies,…