Counting Cents Coupons

Coupon lingo

Here is a list of commonly used abbreviations with couponing :

  • BOGO/B1G1 – buy one, get  one
  • WYB – when you buy
  • OOP – out of pocket
  • OOS – out of stock
  • NLA – no longer available
  • Q – coupon
  • CPN – coupon
  • IVC – instant value coupon
  • IP – internet printable coupon
  • MFC/MFR – manufacturer’s coupon
  • MIR – mail in rebate
  • PSA – prices starting at
  • OAS – on any size
  • RP – Red Plum
  • SS – Smart Source
  • P&G – Proctor & Gamble
  • tear pad – pad of refund forms or coupons found hanging on store shelf/display
  • stacking – using a manufacturer’s coupon with a store coupon
  • WSL – while supplies last
  • CI – coupon insert
  • CP – coupon policy
  • CRT – cash register tape
  • EXP – expires
  • FAR – free after rebate
  • peelies – coupons found on product packaging you can ”peel” off
  • blinkies – coupons found in the small red boxes with ”blinking” lights near products in the grocery isle
  • BTFE – box tops for education
  • overage – when you save more than the product costs- store policies vary and you may or may not get to keep overage
  • CAT or Catalina – coupon generated at check out for a certain item, or to be used as cash for a future purchase
  • OYNO – on your next order
  • OYNP – on your next purchase
  • UPC – universal bar code
  • WT – wine tag ( coupons hanging on bottle necks )
  • WAGS – abbreviation for Walgreen’s
  • ECB – extra care bucks ( CVS- reward printed on your receipt to be used as cash on future purchase )
  • RR – register rewards ( Walgreen’s version of ECB )
  • +UP – Rite Aid’s version of ECB
  • SCR – single check rebate ( from Rite Aid )
  • $1/2 – $1 off 2 items

13 Responses to "Coupon lingo"

Thanks for the tips I am new with all the coupon stuff. this helps me a lot.

this helps a lot! Do you also have a list of categories to sort coupons into?

Yes. I do MOST of my grocery shopping at Shoprite. I LOVE Shoprite. So I organize my coupons in order of their store aisles. For example, aisle 1 is produce, and deli. Aisle 2 is deodorant, razors, feminine products, etc. Everyone has their own way of organizing. Whatever works best for you. I out grew my binder and am waiting for a new one to come. Can’t wait !

that’s a good idea, I might try it!

Who can remember all this? Do you know it by heart now?

maybe we could quiz each other, Jenny?

good idea on the quiz..ive been couponing for a while now..and still dont know every thing lol

Loved the coupon lingo. I feel so smart now

Thanks for the coupon lingo…I forget a lot of these…ha ha

Who knew there was coupon lingo, to translate? This is a HUGE help. Thank you.

I had better study… the lingo.

Okay don’t laugh but I thought BOGO was some kind of sale that Payless had. I had no idea what it mean then I started seeing it at other places I had wondered what it meant for years. Can anyone say DUH JENNY…. LOL Atleast I know now… Now maybe I can learn some of the other codes.

In face I thouhgt at one time it was something to do with the payless boots being on sale then I thought it was a brand of shoes that Payless carried. Who would of thought.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 72 other followers

Click on date to see posts for that day

August 2017
M T W T F S S
« Dec    
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031  

My favorite stores that I reccomend are :

Shoprite
Walmart
Target
CVS
Rite Aid
Walgreens

%d bloggers like this: