Monday, November 17, 2008

Irregardless

Irregardless

Okay folks, this is NOT a word! It is formed by two legitimate words:

Irrespective - Without regard to something else, esp. something specified; ignoring or discounting, showing disregard for persons or consequences, without considering

Regardless- Despite; not being affected by something. Actioned in a way which shows no consideration for a subject or the status of a situation.

Whenever I hear someone say this word I almost immediately stop listening because the education level of the conversation just went down to that of a 1 year old. If you are one of the fools who thinks this is a word, please remove it from your vocabulary immediately and save yourself some embarrassment.

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