Related Program: Word of Mouth The Bottle Bill Battle By Hannah McCarthy • Aug 10, 2018 Related Program: Word of Mouth ShareTweetEmail What does that list of state abbreviations on your beer bottle mean? And why didn't New Hampshire make the cut? On today's show, we dig into the decades-long fight for, and against, bottle deposit laws -- in New Hampshire, and across the country. Listen Listening... / 13:44 Click here to listen to the broadcast version of this story. Tags: bottle billbottle depositOnly in NHbeveragecoca-colaShareTweetEmailView the discussion thread.