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No word receives as much lexical scorn as "irregardless" - I felt a shiver just typing it. But unlike the made-up terms it often gets lumped in with, including "supposably" and "sherbert", irregardless is technically a real word. The Merriam-Webster dictionary says so.


Here at Lifehacker, we talk about all sorts of tech-related things. Often we'll use acronyms or terms that even the geekiest out there don't understand. So we've created a tech dictionary to help you better read the internet as a whole, whether you're a tech noob or an advanced user.


I'm all for advancing the English language, but if "planking" and "burqini" are currently topping the list of words Australia has voted to include in the Macquarie Dictionary, we really have no choice but to flick the read-only switch to the on position. Immediately.


No matter your command of the English language, we all have trouble defining, pronouncing or even remembering certain words, which makes writing tough. Here are some of the best tools to help you out.