Irregardless: A double negative. Using regardless is correct.
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We need to have a conversation about proper and standrad English. In proper English, irregardless technically means without regard and adding the prefix (ir) means makes a word the opposite, making our word without without regard, which indeed is a double negative. So technically speaking, you're right. But it's Ivory tower BS.
Who do I say that? Because it's a commonly accepted word in standrad english, the language of the people. You ask for proof?
Please look up irregardless in: American Heritage Dictionary, the Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary, or the Oxford English Dictionary.
The reason we don't have mass in Latin anymore or read the scriptures in Greek, is the same reason why I can use Iregardless and not be an idiot.
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