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Confused of some of the coupon Lingo you have seen used in this and other blogs? Here is what it all means!
P&G: Procter & Gamble Sunday insert
RP: Red Plum
GM: General Mills
When I list the store deals and refer to a coupon from a Sunday insert, the information on where to find the coupon is in parentheses. For example,
(SS 6/27/10) would indicate that a coupon came from a SmartSource insert that was distributed in the 6/27/10 Sunday newspaper.
$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.
$5/$25: $5 off when you spend $25 or more (these amounts may vary)
B1G1: 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
CRT: Cash register tape, usually used when referring to CVS coupons that print with receipt
DND: Do not double
DND5: Coupon says Do Not Double, but the bar code starts with a 5, most computers will still double it
ECBs: ExtraCare Bucks, CVS loyalty rewards system
EXP: Expires or Expiration Date
FAR: Free after rebate
IPQ: Internet printable coupon
IVC: Instant Value Coupon, Walgreens’ store coupons found in ads and ESR booklet
MQ: Manufacturer coupon
MIR: Mail-in rebate
NED: No Expiration Date
OYNO: On your next order
OOP: Out of pocket
Peelie: Peel-off coupon found on product packaging
PSA: Prices starting at
Regional: Coupon value only distributed to a certain area
RRs: Register Rewards, Walgreens’ Catalina coupons
SASE: Self Addressed Stamped Envelope
SCR: Single Check Rebate, Rite Aid monthly rebates program
Tear Pad: Pad of refund forms or coupons found hanging from a store shelf or display
UPC: Universal product code, bar code
+UP: Rite Aids Up rewards card coupons, they print at the bottom of your receipt
WSL: While Supply Lasts
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