Passing a querystring with an '&' in it

I am having a problem passing a query string where my passed value contains an ampersand.  I hear there is a function to use, but I cannot find it...

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chumpCommented:
The javascript function escape() does a conversion for all characters not allowed in query string values.
escape('&') gives you %26.
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jamestthomasCommented:
You can substitute the vbscript chr(38) in your string. It must be concatenated to the string.  for example:

"My stuff has an" & chr(38) & " in it"  
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freshmeatCommented:
try:
<%=Server.URLEncode(yourVariableName)%>
if u r using ASP
:)
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jamestthomasCommented:
I would agree with freshmeat.
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jamestthomasCommented:
Actually, HTMLencode might work also
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freshmeatCommented:
i mean
<a href="mypage.asp?param=<%=Server.URLEncode(yourVariableName)%>">

in ASP
sorry for my careless posting last time

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