Can anyone definitively say whether the correct word would be 'or' or 'and' when using a phrase that provide that the later in time of two events should be chosen. The example would be: "Johnny was offered to choose the later of two dates, the day of that he won a foot race _____ the day that he found a watermellon."
So, should the blank space be replaced with "and" or "or"?
Please help to settle an argument and let me know which would be correct.
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