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Iregardless?!?!

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posted on Feb, 27 2009 @ 04:25 PM
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I hate it so much when I see people use the non exsistant word "iregardless".

The word is "regardless"!

Here is the definition of regardless:

Regardless:In spite of everything;anyway

So, to say "iregardless" is to say the opposite of what you mean. Saying "iregardless" Means that you should take everything into consederation.

From now on, PLEASE say 'regardless' when you have to use that word. Because "iregardless" just isnt a word. Using a made up word just makes you look silly and unintelligent.


now Im going crazy because I had to use this made up word in order to complete this rant!

The word is "regardless" NOT "iregardless"!


REGARDLESS of what people might say in their posts I will be back to read them all!

Peace and love!



[edit on 27-2-2009 by gimme_some_truth]




posted on Feb, 27 2009 @ 04:35 PM
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I love words. I love language. Humans have never nor will ever devise a more useful, more divisive, more heinous, more beautiful tool. One of the greatest things about language is that it is a living, mutable creation that shifts with needs and tastes.

So when someone says, "Irregardless" I reply, "Eh, same difference".



posted on Feb, 27 2009 @ 04:50 PM
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Originally posted by TravelerintheDark
I love words. I love language. Humans have never nor will ever devise a more useful, more divisive, more heinous, more beautiful tool. One of the greatest things about language is that it is a living, mutable creation that shifts with needs and tastes.

So when someone says, "Irregardless" I reply, "Eh, same difference".


Very nice, and well said!

I almost never actually say anything when somebody says "Irregardless".

Im too nice really to give then a hard time about their grammar and to be quite honest mine isnt perfect either.

There is something though, about the regardless that just drives me crazy. For some reason when I hear someone say "Irregardless" and in doing so, effectively cancel out the fact that they want us to ignore a certain fact, it just plain annoys me.

Though it really isnt that big of a deal, it is a pet peeve of mine, and it drives me up the wall!



posted on Feb, 27 2009 @ 05:57 PM
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I have a friend, who is a complete genius, you know that kind that makes them border on eccentric.

He can't spell for a dime, and his grasp on the English language is pretty poor.

It doesn't stop him being intelligent, though. Different types of intelligence work better with different abilities, such as reading, writing, maths, etc.

He does have some repeated errors in his spelling that make me giggle.

He loves 'spite'. But he says / spells it despite. So it is 'I'll do it just to despite you'. I haven't got the heart to correct him.



posted on Feb, 27 2009 @ 09:02 PM
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Then I would guess you wouldn't want to eat here.....



posted on Feb, 27 2009 @ 09:41 PM
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Though I agree that usually this word is misused I have found certain times where it was useful. There are just times that irregardless points out something, very hard to explain but it's there.



posted on Feb, 27 2009 @ 09:44 PM
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irregardless of this thread

i would like to point out that

the weather here is sucking really badly, like a shopvac filled with cement.



posted on Feb, 28 2009 @ 01:56 AM
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well now thats just rediciulous. lol

*madden voice* see now, heres a guy, when he uses irony, hes telling a joke EHAHAHAHA *madden voice end*



posted on Feb, 28 2009 @ 05:11 AM
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I agree with you irregardless of your opinion of the word irregardless.
I can't not do it.



posted on Feb, 28 2009 @ 11:10 AM
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reply to post by badgerprints
 


I...think he agrees with you.......or does he?


[edit on 28-2-2009 by grimreaper797]



posted on Feb, 28 2009 @ 11:12 AM
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reply to post by gimme_some_truth
 


Regardless/Iregardless, same difference.



posted on Feb, 28 2009 @ 03:40 PM
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Originally posted by grimreaper797
reply to post by badgerprints
 


I...think he agrees with you.......or does he?


[edit on 28-2-2009 by grimreaper797]


ha! I don't know but I have a head ache now!



posted on Feb, 28 2009 @ 03:41 PM
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Originally posted by schrodingers dog
reply to post by gimme_some_truth
 


Regardless/Iregardless, same difference.




Regardless is a word and "irregardless" Is not. thats the differnce.

now dont get me started on the oxymoron that is "Same difference"

GAH!



[edit on 28-2-2009 by gimme_some_truth]



posted on Feb, 28 2009 @ 03:42 PM
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Originally posted by badgerprints
I agree with you irregardless of your opinion of the word irregardless.
I can't not do it.


Ok so, you agree with me but you can do it? ummm

You disagree but you.... Ugh

You just gave me a head ache!


Ouch my head hurts!



[edit on 28-2-2009 by gimme_some_truth]



posted on Feb, 28 2009 @ 09:09 PM
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You think I really know?
Disregard it.
Disregardless?



posted on Mar, 1 2009 @ 06:17 AM
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Sorry, but I just have to throw this in - because it made me laugh when I read it.

Irregardless is in the dictionary. The 2009 Webster's.

This is what the Webster's says about irregardless.

ir*re*gard*less - adv [probable blend of irrespective and regardless] (ca 1912): nonstand: REGARDLESS
usage Irregardless originated in dialectal American speech in the early 20th century. Its fairly widespread use in speech called it to the attention of usage commentators as early as 1927. The most frequently repeated remark about it is that "there is no such word." There is such a word, however. It is still used primarily in speech, although it can be found from time to time in edited prose. Its reputation has not risen over the years, and it is still a long way from general acceptance. Use regardless instead.

Just a bit of trivia I found amusing that was actually in the dictionary.




posted on Mar, 1 2009 @ 01:23 PM
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Originally posted by mf_luder
Sorry, but I just have to throw this in - because it made me laugh when I read it.

Irregardless is in the dictionary. The 2009 Webster's.

This is what the Webster's says about irregardless.

ir*re*gard*less - adv [probable blend of irrespective and regardless] (ca 1912): nonstand: REGARDLESS
usage Irregardless originated in dialectal American speech in the early 20th century. Its fairly widespread use in speech called it to the attention of usage commentators as early as 1927. The most frequently repeated remark about it is that "there is no such word." There is such a word, however. It is still used primarily in speech, although it can be found from time to time in edited prose. Its reputation has not risen over the years, and it is still a long way from general acceptance. Use regardless instead.

Just a bit of trivia I found amusing that was actually in the dictionary.



NOOOO! Now my pet peeve is unjustified.

Damn you webster!!!!



posted on Mar, 1 2009 @ 02:49 PM
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Originally posted by gimme_some_truth
NOOOO! Now my pet peeve is unjustified.
Damn you webster!!!!


Sooooo! "regardless" conserves letters while conveying the same meaning as "irregardless".

I'm all for conservation.

I'm with ya on this one!



posted on Mar, 2 2009 @ 04:32 AM
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Originally posted by gimme_some_truth
The word is "regardless" NOT "iregardless"!


... and anyone using the word irregardless, make sure you spell it properly.

... oh and if you want someone to join a conspiracy, then please spell it properly too.

But the word "irregardless" exists nonetheless. Link is dictionary irregardless

gimme_some_truth, I understand your feelings.


Greetings

[edit on 2-3-2009 by TheWriter]



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