I can recount three stories about this—so you can judge for yourself.
Question from a client:
In the following sentence: “I am not going to discuss X, Y __ Z” what should come between Y and Z? I always thought it should be “and“ but should it be “or“? Or perhaps both are acceptable?
(My answer to this question at Quora.com)
I don’t know if “cringe” is the right word, but there are a number of expressions that really rub me the wrong way: