My favorite baseball broadcaster, Jon Miller, loves to say a foul ball fell "in amongst the crowd." He even says it with a mock British accent. Is that like today's post, Toward vs. Towards, in that it's interchangeable with among?
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Thanks for asking, Debbie! Among and amongst are, indeed, interchangeable. Amongst is much more common in British English, which is why Miller affects an accent when he says it. (Otherwise, it might sound a tad pretentious to American ears.)