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English translation: postage and packing

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English term or phrase:p & p
English translation:postage and packing
Entered by: chopra_2002
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18:02 Mar 31, 2004
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Bus/Financial - Transport / Transportation / Shipping
English term or phrase: p & p
This guide has recently been updated and is now available through XXX at 4 pounds including p & p.

What is meant by p & p please. Thank you.
chopra_2002
India
Local time: 05:32
postage and packing
Explanation:
http://uk.geocities.com/ALICEBABEUK/POSTAGE.HTML

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Note added at 1 min (2004-03-31 18:03:50 GMT)
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packaging
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Kim Metzger
Mexico
Local time: 19:02
Grading comment
Thank you very much for your superfast response :o)
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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4 +5postage and packing
Kim Metzger


  

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1 min   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +5
postage and packing


Explanation:
http://uk.geocities.com/ALICEBABEUK/POSTAGE.HTML

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Note added at 1 min (2004-03-31 18:03:50 GMT)
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packaging

Kim Metzger
Mexico
Local time: 19:02
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 28
Grading comment
Thank you very much for your superfast response :o)

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  xxxIanW: I would have said "packaging", but "packing" sounds fine to my ears as well
0 min
  -> What's more common in the UK, Ian? Packing or packaging?

agree  Vicky Papaprodromou
0 min

agree  Penelope Ausejo
4 mins

agree  Krisztina Lelik
5 mins

agree  vixen: Like Ian, I would have said 'packaging', but a google search for the uk showed that 'packing' was by far more popular in this combination.
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