Footnotes with Symbols

Here is the input file to create footnotes with symbols. Notice that all the choice of symbols, etc. is done automatically by LaTeX.


     \documentstyle[12pt]{article}
     \renewcommand{\thefootnote}{\fnsymbol{footnote}}
     \begin{document}

     ``Imperial fiddlestick''\footnote{Similar to a violinstick.}
     said the King,\footnote{Not Elvis, of course.} rubbing
     his nose, which had been hurt by the fall\footnote{From a 
     great height, no doubt.}.  He had a right
     to be a {\em little}\footnote{Just a little.} 
     annoyed with the Queen, for he was
     covered with ashes from head to foot.\footnote{That's
     ``foot'' as in ``feet'' not footnotes.}

     \end{document}