Tuesday, November 17, 2009

The Savings Lingo

Here are some couponing terms and abbreviations!

AC = After Coupon
AR = After Rebate
BLINKIES = In-store smartsource coupons near product, usually from red blinking box
BOGO or B1G1F = Buy One Get One Free
CAT or CATALINA = coupon dispensed at register after purchase
DOUBLE COUPON = coupon that a grocery store doubles in value
ECB = CVS Extra Care Bucks earned for purchases
FREE ITEM COUPON = A coupon that allows you to get the product completely free
MFG = Manufacturer’s Coupon
MIR = Mail In Rebate
OOP = Out of Pocket
OOS = Out of Stock
OYNO = On your next order
P&G = Proctor & Gamble Sunday supplement coupons
PEELIE = coupon that you peel off the package
Q = Coupon
RC = Raincheck
RP = Red Plum Sunday Supplement Coupons
RR = Register Rewards
SS = Smart Source or Sunday Supplement coupons
STACKING = Using a store specific coupon with a MFG coupon (most stores allow this)
TEARPAD = A pad of refund forms or coupons found hanging from a store shelf or display
TRIPLE COUPON = a coupon that a grocery store triples in value
WYB = When You Buy

$1/1 would mean $1 off of 1 product. It goes from there.

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