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The ampersand looks a little like the percent sign. 250 ghits:
The ampercent (&) tells the shell to execute the command in the background, so that the prompt is given back to the user …
A file name may not start with a backslash or a ampercent.
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Remember that the ampercent sign by itself (using default category codes) is a cell delimiter in a table.
The ampercent in the item text declares Alt-f as shortcut for this menu.