A NATIONAL LEADER in teaching students to write effectively, learn from each other and think for themselves A NATIONAL LEADER in teaching students to write effectively, learn from each other and think for themselves A NATIONAL LEADER in teaching students to write effectively, learn from each other and think for themselves A NATIONAL LEADER in teaching students to write effectively, learn from each other and think for themselves A NATIONAL LEADER in teaching students to write effectively, learn from each other and think for themselves A NATIONAL LEADER in teaching students to write effectively, learn from each other and think for themselves A NATIONAL LEADER in teaching students to write effectively, learn from each other and think for themselves A NATIONAL LEADER in teaching students to write effectively, learn from each other and think for themselves A NATIONAL LEADER in teaching students to write effectively, learn from each other and think for themselves A NATIONAL LEADER in teaching students to write effectively, learn from each other and think for themselves A NATIONAL LEADER in teaching students to write effectively, learn from each other and think for themselves A NATIONAL LEADER in teaching students to write effectively, learn from each other and think for themselves A NATIONAL LEADER in teaching students to write effectively, learn from each other and think for themselves
A NATIONAL LEADER
in teaching students
to write effectively,
learn from each other
and think for themselves

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Commonly Misused Words

regardless/irregardless

"Irregardless is a word that many mistakenly believe to be correct usage in formal style, when in fact it is used chiefly in nonstandard speech or casual writing." Probably a blend of irrespective and regardless, irregardless "has been considered a blunder for decades and will probably continue to be so."

SOURCE: American Heritage Dictionaries' 100 Words Almost Everyone Confuses & Misuses