Coupon Lingo

As with any hobby, Couponers have their own language. It might seem a bit overwhelming at first, but once you become familiar with the Lingo it will be come second nature to you when seeking out and putting together coupon deals!

$1/1, $1/2, etc

One dollar off one item, one dollar off two items, etc.

2/$1, 3/$2, etc

Two items for one dollar, three items for two dollars, etc.

BOGO or B1G1

Buy one item, get one item free

B2GO or B2G1

Buy two items get one 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 your receipt

CW

Cartwheel, additional savings using Target Cartwheel

ECBS

Extracare bucks, CVS’ Rewards program. Coupon will print at the bottom of receipt based upon certain items purchased in store. These can be used on future purchases at CVS to lower your out of pocket expense.

FAR

Free after rebate

IP

Internet Printable Coupon

IVC

Instant Value Coupon, Walgreens’ store coupons found in ads and Walgreen’s Coupon Book

MFR, MF, or MQ

Manufacturer’s Coupon

MIR

Mail-in Rebate

OYNO

On Your Next Order

OOP

Out of Pocket (the amount you pay out of pocket at the time of purchase)

Peelie

Peel-off Coupon found on product packaging

P&G

P&G (Procter & Gamble), Monthly Coupon Insert

PSA

Prices starting at

RRs

Register Rewards, Walgreens’ Catalina Coupons

RP

Red Plum, Weekly Coupon Insert

SCR

Single Check Rebate, Rite Aid Monthly Rebates Program

SS

SmartSource, Weekly Coupon Insert

TQ

Target Coupon

UPC

Universal Product Code, bar code on a product

+UP Rewards

Rite Aid Rewards Program. +UP Rewards print at the register and are triggered by items that you purchase. These coupons can be used on future purchases after a 24hr period has passed.

WYB

When you buy

YMMV

Your Mileage May Vary, some stores may allow you to do a deal, some may not.

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