Only Consequences (and Hush Puppies)

I did not expect my last post to generate such a strong response from my friends and readers. But a good number of them had much to say about whether or not I should eat those onion rings. It was all very eye-opening, I have to admit. The overwhelming consensus was that I should justContinue reading “Only Consequences (and Hush Puppies)”

Irregardless Ain’t a Word*

I heard a coworker this morning use “irregardless” in a sentence. As in, “it’ll happen irregardless of the situation.” This made me cringe inside. Irregardless ain’t a word…and this was the third time in two days I’d heard it used. Come on, people! After all, like Bush and Cheney, it’s a double negative. The prefix (“ir-“) andContinue reading “Irregardless Ain’t a Word*”