Monday, August 24, 2009

Coupon Lingo

Coupon Lingo 101
Here is some common coupon lingo that you might run into.

The inserts:
SS: SmartSource- comes in the paper, usually on Sunday.
RP: Red Plum- may come in your paper, may come in your mailbox.
P&G: Proctor and Gamble- Usually comes in the Sunday paper and  the first weekend of the month.

The Coupons:
$1/1, $1/2: One dollar off one item, one dollar off two items, etc.
2/$1, 3/$2: Two items for one dollar, three items for two dollars, etc.
B1G1/BOGO: Buy one item get one item free
B2G1: Buy two items get one item free
Blinkies: Grocery/drugstore coupon dispensers with blinking lights
Cat: Catalina coupon, prints from a separate machine when your receipt prints

DND: Do not double
DND5: Do not double but the bar code starts with a 5
DND9: Do not double but the bar code starts with a 9
ECBs: ExtraCare Bucks, CVS loyalty rewards system
FAR: Free after rebate
IP: Internet printable coupon

MFR or MAN: Manufacturer
MIR: Mail-in rebate
OYNO: On your next order
OOP: Out of pocket
Peelie: Peel-off coupon found on product packaging

RRs: Register Rewards, Walgreens' Catalina coupons
SCR: Single Check Rebate, Rite Aid monthly rebates program
UPC: Universal product code, bar code
WT: Wine tag, no alcohol purchase necessary to use these coupons
WYB: When you buy
YMMV: Your mileage (or manager) may vary, meaning some stores might give you a deal but others might not
This list is from Deal Seeking Mom, why do again what someone else already did? Right?!


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