Couponing 101: Coupon Lingo

if you are new to couponing, then you need to go over this! I have created a list of some abbrevations that you might find on blogs or shopping in the couponing community. I hope this helps you understand everything you need to know!


$1/1: One dollar off one item, etc.

B1G1: Buy one get one free, or 50% off, etc.

BOGO: Buy one get one free or 50% off, etc.

Blinkies: Coupon dispensers at the store that spits out coupons.

Catalina: A coupon prints at store from a seperate machince when your receipt prints out.

CRT: Cash register receipt

DND: Do not double. Some stores don’t allow double coupons on one product.

ECB” Extra care bucks (CVS stores only).

ETS: Excludes travel size.

EXP: Expires.

IP: Internet printable.

IVS: Instant Value Coupons ( Walgreens stores only).

MCM: Magic coupon machine

MFR: Manufacturer.

MIR: Mail in rebate.

NLA: No longer available.

One coupon per purchase: means you can only use one coupon per item purchased.

Once coupon per transaction: means you only use one coupon for each transaction.

OYNO: On your next order.

OOP: Out of pocket.

OOS: Out of stock.

Peelie: A coupon found on a product that you can peel off and use.

PSA: Prices starting at.

Q: Coupon.

R: Regional.

P: Product.

RRs: Register Rewards ( Walgreen’s store only).

Stacking: When you use a manufacturer coupon with a store coupon.

Tearpad. A pad of coupons you find near a product in a store.

Wags: Walgreen’s drugstore

DG: Dollar General

FD: Family Dollar

WM: Walmart

WYB: Where you buy.

YMMV: Your mileage may vary

P&G: Proctore & Gamble

RP: Redplum sunday coupon insert

SS: SmartSource sunday coupon insert

Amazing! You just learned another language- Coupon Lingo. ☻




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