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What Is 'IIRC'? What Does IIRC Mean?

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Question: What Is 'IIRC'? What Does IIRC Mean?
Answer: "IIRC" is "if I recall correctly". It is used when answering a question in online chat or email, or when you want to make a pointed suggested while still being unsure about yourself.

Examples of IIRC usage:

  • Wikileaks is about government whistleblowers, iirc.
  • IIRC, you can't submit your taxes online without a special code.
  • IIRC, nearly half of soccer world championships are decided by who has fewer penalties.
  • I'm not sure about cornmeal for dogs. IIRC, there was a study that shows corn cannot be digested by canines.


The IIRC expression, like many cultural curiousities of the Internet, is a part of modern English communication.

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