& - the end?

& is rightly disdained in formal writing as a substitute for and. In textese perhaps it's OK. In writing it's ok in Mr & Mrs. Myself I use it compounded in expressions that come trippingly to the tongue:
ups&downs (of life)
Q&A (for an interview)
fast&furious
round&round (the discussion went)
Im[sic] not saying it should be accepted generally; just that if someone uses it, you don't go
A&A (accusatory&abusive)

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