#FixItFriday : Irregardless

I cringe and break out in hives when I hear scholars of the highest echelon and chicks on the Metro comparably disparage the word regardless.

If regard is to give importance to, it is sufficient then to merely give less importance when appropriate. The redundancy of the prefix ir- is just that, superfluous redundancy. There is just no need to make something of less importance more less important.