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  • Oct 29th, 2009 @ 7:15am

    Re: Re: Socialist Liberal Smear Campaign

    I'm not as smart as the majority here, and not to be obtuse, but "irregardless" is actually a "real word". Ignorance is in the eye of the beholder and it is not bliss! I have 2 dictionaries, one copyright from 1971 & one from 2001, that acknowledge the word's existence. In fairness to your comment it is considered to be nonstandard because of the two negative elements ir- and -less and it came into use around the turn of the 20th century. Those who use it, including on occasion educated speakers, and myself may do so for emphasis. It may have hit its peak in popularity in the 1930's by its use in a comic radio program of which I am not familiar. No offence to you pal!
    It's truly unfortunate that neither one of us has anything better to do this morning. I did have breakfast with my coffee after a good night's sleep. May God's blessings be with you today in whatever you do.