And/or

"Objectionable to many, who regard it as a legalism," says Roy H. Copperud in A Dictionary of Usage and Style. Either say and or say or.

Occasionally this solution does not work, as in this sentence: "When cake is cool, top with whipped cream and/or chopped nuts." In such cases, try x or y or both: "When cake is cool, top with whipped cream or chopped nuts or both."



Confusing Words and Homonyms

Letter A - B - C - D - E - F - G - H - I - J - K - L - M - N - O - P - Q - R - S - T - U - V - W - X - Y - Z