In my recent project, playing with responsive web design, I’ve noticed that ampersand in my text landed at the beginning of a line with certain page widths. I personally find it a bit ugly…
I can put a non-breaking space between the word and ampersand to fix this.
Is there a typographic rule about ampersand placement with regards to beginning and end of line?
Text should not contain an ampersand at all unless it’s a brand such as
Procter & Gamble or Johnson & Johnson.
Ampersands within sentences are just poor, or at the very least lazy, grammar.
If the ampersand is indeed part of a brand, I would not break the brand on separate lines if at all possible.