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Coupon Lingo

Coupon terminology is just as bad as medical terminology at times. A lot of times on coupon sites and grocery store match ups you will notice abbreviations. Believe me they are all relevant and this should help you understand a little better. Please refer back to this list as often as needed.

The 3 biggest coupon publications and newspaper inserts: 

P&G:  Procter & Gamble Sunday Insert
RP:  Red Plum
SS:  Smart Source

Coupon abbreviations are as followed.................

  • $1/1, $1/2:   One dollar off one item, one dollar off two items
  • 2/$1, 3/$2:   Two items for one dollar, three items for two dollars
  • AY: All You Magazine
  • BOGO:  Buy one item get one item free
  • B2GO:   Buy two items get one item free
  • B1G2:  Buy one get two free (Usually at Harris Teeter)
  • BLINKIES:  Grocery/drugstore coupon dispensers with blinking lights
  • CATALINA:  Catalina coupons that prints from a separate machine when your receipt prints (Food Lion, Harris Teeter, Farm Fresh, Kroger, Bloom and Bottom Dollar grocery stores all use Catalina printing machines.  You can use these coupons with manufacturer coupons for the same item if they do not already say manufacture coupon )
  • CRT:  Cash register tape referring to CVS coupons that print on receipt Do not double
  • DND: Do not double
  • ECB:  Extra Care Bucks (CVS Reward System)
  • FAR:  Free after rebate
  • GM:   General Mills
  • IP:  Internet printable coupon
  • MFR:  Manufacturer
  • MQ:  Manufacturer’s Coupon
  • MIR:  Mail-in rebate
  • OYNO:  On your next order
  • OOP:  Out of pocket
  • PEELIE:  Peel-off coupon found on product packaging
  • PSA:  Prices Starting At
  • RRs:  Register Rewards (Most often distributed at Walgreen’s)
  • SCR:  Single Check Rebate, Rite Aid monthly rebates program 
  • STACKING:  Using a manufacturer’s coupon in addition to a store coupon for an even lower price
  • WT:  Wine tag, no alcohol purchase necessary to use these coupons
  • WYB:  When you buy
I hope this give you a better understanding