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To: Eddie01
"Among is the earlier word of this pair: according to the Oxford English Dictionary, it first appeared in Old English. The variant form, amongst, is a later development, coming along in the Middle English period. With regard to their meanings, there’s no difference between among and amongst."

https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/usage/among-or-amongst

17 posted on 08/15/2018 7:15:51 PM PDT by yesthatjallen
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To: yesthatjallen

I still use amongst, but my wife and kids do not. I also still pronounce the “h” in the words with “wh” in them like “I wonder hwhether the weather...” and “Hwhich witch..”

You?


91 posted on 08/16/2018 5:49:21 AM PDT by BDParrish (One representative for every 30,000 persons!)
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