NWT Meaning and Other BST Acronyms Decoded

If you’re dipping your toes into the world of Buy Sell Trade (BST), you’ll find it’s a land laced with acronyms. NFO. UFO. NWT. NWOT. BB. PPU. And hundreds more.

So, here’s a crib sheet on the most common abbreviations and acronyms used in Facebook BST. And on Facebook Marketplace too, for that matter.

BST Acronyms Decoded

AvailAvailable, Availability
BBBaby Boden (a clothing brand)
BKBroken
BNIBBrand New in Box
BNIPBrand New in Package
BNNWBrand New Never Worn
BNWTBrand New with Tags
BRBBe Right Back
BUMPPerson is trying to help you by making a comment to “bump” your post to the top of the page’s feed.
CCChildhood’s Clothing (a brand) or CC as in Carbon Copy like with emails.
DHDear/Darling Husband or Dumbass Husband. Depends on context.
DM’d youCommenter has sent you a Direct Message or Private Message.
DONDDeal Or No Deal (DOND posts mean you make an offer and the seller will accept your deal or not.)
EUCExcellent Used Condition
FFollowing. Commenter is Following Post.
FFFriends and Family (i.e. Payment required via PayPal FF.)
FCFAFirst Come First Available
FCFSFirst Come First Serve
Fluff“Fluff” usually refers to pets. As in “No puff, no fluff” which means “no smoking, no pets” at their home. Many sellers avoid using the words “pet”, “pets”, “dog”, or “cat” in their posts because Facebook may ban them. Facebook does not permit any pet or animal sales through their platform.
FTPUFirst to Pick Up (and Pay). Seller will not hold it for the 1st person who wants it. They are holding for the 1st person to pay or pick up.
GUCGood Used Condition
HAHanna Andersson (children’s clothing brand)
HLTHugo Loves Tiki (children’s clothing brand)
HTFHard to Find
ISOIn Search Of (Do NOT buy an ISO post.)
LEWListed Elsewhere.
LLR or LL+RLulu + Roo (children’s clothing brand)
LOMSListed on Multiple Sites (or Groups)
MBMini Boden (children’s clothing brand)
MRMini Rodini (children’s clothing brand)
NFONot First Owner
NHNo Hold
NIBNew in Box or New in Bag
NILNext in Line. (Commenter posting NIL is the next person in line for your item.)
NPNot Packaged (or No Problem)
NWOTNew Without Tags
NWTNew with Tags
OOAKOne Of A Kind
OUACOnce Upon A Child
PIOGPosted In Other Groups
PlayItem (children’s garment) is in play condition due to multiple, visible flaws. May include stains, rips, fading, and holes.
PM’dCommenter has sent the seller a Private Message
PPPayPal
PPFFPayPal Friends and Family
PPUPending Pick Up (Item is sold pending pick up.)
PuffNo Puff or Puff-Free are commonly used. Puff means smoking or cigarette smoke.
RCRylee + Cru (children’s clothing brand)
SFPFSmoke Free Pet Free. Item is from a smoke free, pet free home. (Or it could mean smoke free, pet friendly. Read the rest for more context.)
SFSStill for Sale
SOSignificant Husband
SSTCSold Subject to Contract
SSTPSold Subject to Payment
TAOThe Animal Observatory (children’s clothing brand)
TTSTrue To Size (Refers to fit of item.)
UFOUnfinished Object (Common in craft or maker groups.)
VGUCVery Good Used Condition
XPCross Posted. Cross posted in other groups or seller sites.
WWWash Wear