Now I've Got the Fame Down
Fortune must be just around the corner. I hereby claim credit as the sole discoverer of nevertheless used as a negative-form additive connector in American English. That is, until the real discoverer steps forward.
If you do this with a bird or insect, you get to call it after yourself, right? How does "schaeferensis" strike the ear?
More typical negative-form additive connectors include not to mention, nevermind, or to say nothing of. Here are my two examples so far:
"N.C. State fans don’t take well to losing to the hated Tar Heels, nevertheless 23-9 to a 1-9 UNC team playing for a lame-duck coach."
"Miami can continue to have both and help kids that may never have seen the campus of college, nevertheless a private school."