Crazy Couponers Language & Abbreviations

Coupon LINGO:

Couponing Lingo can be really hard to understand. Its like another language! Here are some abbreviations to help you out..

  • B2G1 – Buy Two Get One Free
  • Blinkie – Coupon that a little machine spits out
  • BOGO (or B1G1) – Buy One Get One Free
  • Cat – Catalina. Virtual Money or Coupons that print off with your receipt
  • ES – Easy Saver. Monthly Rebate book for Walgreens with coupons and rebate info inside
  • FAR – Free After Rebate
  • IP – Internet Printable Coupon
  • IVC – Instant Value Coupon at Walgreens. Found in the ES and in the weekly advertisement.
  • MFR – manufacturer
  • MIR – Mail in Rebate
  • ONYO – On Your Next Order
  • OOP – Out of Pocket. The amount in cash that you spend
  • P&G – Procter & Gamble Inserts (Coupons that come in Sunday paper)
  • Peelie – Coupon found on the package of a product.
  • Q- Coupon
  • Rain Check – When a store is out of a sale item, get a rain check and you can take advantage of the sale price whenever the item comes back in stock. Some rain checks never expire!!
  • RP – Red Plum Inserts (Coupons that come in the Sunday paper)
  • RR – Register Rewards. Walgreens form of a Catalina
  • S or SS- Smartsource Inserts (coupons that come in the Sunday paper)
  • UPC- Bar Code of an Item
  • WG or WAGS – Walgreens
  • WT – Wine Tag. Coupon found around the neck of a wine bottle. You do not have to purchase the bottle in order to get the coupon. Check your local state laws on this.
  • WYB – When You Buy
  • YMMV – Your Manager May Vary, meaning some managers may or may not let you do something

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Crazy Couponers Language & Abbreviations was last modified: February 10th, 2010 by Karrie

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  1. I loved the way you exlained things. Much better many here, Regards Lola

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