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Memo From The Department Of Redundancies Department

On the train coming home today, I heard someone say “Well, irregardless, I still think you should have given more notice.” Ugh. I hate that word. What do the extra two letters add? Nothing, that’s what! Generally assumed to be a combination of irrespective and regardless, it is alarmingly commonplace in daily conversation. It is the spare part of adverbs, and you should both mock and chastise anyone you know who uses it with any degree of frequency. Continue reading