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Originally posted by MooneyBravo
blatherskite: 1.) A person who engages in nonsensical dialog
2.) One who blathers
The method used with irregardless is overwhelmingly prescriptive. Much of the criticism comes from the illogical double negative pairing of the prefix (ir-) and suffix (-less), and the argument that irregardless is not, or should not be, a word at all because it lacks the antecedents of a "bona fide nonstandard word