Grammar Bytes: The ampersand (&)

Grammar Bytes: The ampersand (&)
<![CDATA[<br /> The ampersand (&) The ampersand (&) is a symbol for and.  We should not use the ampersand (&) in formal writings.   We can use the ampersand when the rest of the name is also an abbreviation (P&T) and in common expressions (R&D). Note that there are no spaces on either side of the ampersand in such instances. Often, we use an ampersand for names of companies, such as&...