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Postby QRM » Sat, 25 Jun 2011 9:05 am

sundaymorningstaple wrote:There is no such word as irregardless. :roll:


Not that I want to be an anorak while it is not "standard" it does seem to exist. http://mw1.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/irregardless

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sat, 25 Jun 2011 10:01 am

Sadly, agree, but normally only found in the spoken language. Rarely in the written word, and then, usually only by the uneducated.

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Postby ecureilx » Sat, 25 Jun 2011 11:31 am

sundaymorningstaple wrote:There is no such word as irregardless. :roll:


beg your pardon . it is ... a word in the "Super New FT Dictionary and Thesaurus .. " along with a dozen plus new words ... :D

:D :D Step out and smell the New World chief .. ;)





50 cents says, the poster is from the Sub-continent ..

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Postby QRM » Sat, 25 Jun 2011 11:55 am

ecureilx wrote:50 cents says, the poster is from the Sub-continent ..


LOL reminds me of that clip from the Simpsons where the Indian lab tech is sitting in a burnt out lab and is stunned to find word "Inflammable" actually means the content is "flammable"

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Postby mariosgp » Sat, 25 Jun 2011 7:26 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:There is no such word as irregardless. :roll:


oops, sorry. wikipedia must have gotten it wrong too...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Irregardless

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sat, 25 Jun 2011 7:56 pm

It's okay for the uneducated. Maybe you should do a little further reading as well.

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Postby JR8 » Sat, 25 Jun 2011 8:29 pm

It makes me shudder to hear people say 'off of'
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