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C.O.D.
abbreviation for cash on delivery; this means a person has to pay for something when it is delivered
code
a set of numbers or letters used to identify something
confirmation
proof
Express Delivery
a service that allows items to be delivered faster than if they are mailed using regular delivery service
fax
abbreviation for facsimile; this is a piece of paper that is reproduced and sent to someone else using signals over phone lines
hotline
a phone line a person can call to get information quickly; someone will be there to answer 24 hours a day
merchandise
items for sale
minimum order
the smallest amount, in quantity or cost, that a person can order
money order
a piece of paper a person can buy to send to someone to pay for something; it is like a check, but the money is not taken out of a checking account
post office box
a box a person rents from the post office to have his or her mail put in
quantity
amount; how many
resident
a person living in a place
sales tax
money a person has to pay to the government when he or she buys something; it is added to the subtotal on the bill
satisfaction guaranteed
a phrase that a store uses to promise that a person will be happy with the item her or she bought; if they are not happy, the item will be replaced or fixed or the person's money will be given back
shipping
a fee a person has to pay to have something delivered
subtotal
amount of money a person has to pay for the items he or she wants to buy, not including sales tax or shipping
toll-free
this phone call is free for the caller; the place a person is calling will pay the long distance charges
web site
a location on the internet; can be used for buying things, for entertainment, or to find information