what's the difference between "whilst" and "while"?
Originally Posted by synp
There is no difference in meaning, but "whilst" is very dated.
There a similar optional but dated "st" in the pair among/amongst . I remember being taught by a priest who insisted that there was nothing in the "Hail Mary"* about "a monk swimming".
Originally Posted by MikeNewYork
*A prayer that traditionally used the words "blessed art thou amongst women".
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