Irregardless on TV

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at YAHOO.COM
Thu May 3 12:12:07 UTC 2007

I hate to say this, but "irregardless" seems to be the preferred form around here, English department Ph.D.'s being the only holdouts.


Benjamin Barrett <gogaku at IX.NETCOM.COM> wrote: ---------------------- Information from the mail header -----------------------
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Jon Stewart used it on the May 2 broadcast of the Daily Show. I have to
admit, it sounded pretty natural when he said it.

Benjamin Barrett
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