• amongst is an excrescent form of among. either is fine and differences come down to preference. among is the older construction, though incidentally, this same transformation has happened to amid/amidst, while/whilst, between/betwixt, and as hard as it is to believe AGAINST comes from the mid-english version of again
    • Jewels Vern
      excrescent: forming an abnormal, excessive, or useless outgrowth. "either is fine" You contradict yourself.
  • 4-20-2017 Among vs. amongst Amongst is a variant of among. There is no difference between them. While amongst is fairly common
  • There is no difference
  • Americans do not use the word amongst. There is no difference between the words.

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