How to send '&' as a parmeter value?

I need to send values like var1=w&c but I get an error when I try to do this using the get method... What can i do?
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urlencode() the parameters line (full url if you want)before sending, urldecode after receiving

or I guess & could be escaped && or \& (I don't know, never had this problem and I'm too lazy to check the PHP dox ;-)

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Pass %26 instead of &
VGR is right.
You URLENCODE the values and in the next page you get the correct values w&c.
I mean, %26 is a good solution, but urlendode/decode is god practice and is more general : it solves a lot of problems
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