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
Grocery/drugstore coupon dispensers with blinking lights
Catalina coupon, prints from a separate machine when your receipt prints
Cash Register Tape, usually used when referring to CVS Coupons that print with your receipt
Cartwheel, additional savings using Target Cartwheel
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.
Free after rebate
Internet Printable Coupon
Instant Value Coupon, Walgreens’ store coupons found in ads and Walgreen’s Coupon Book
MFR, MF, or MQ
On Your Next Order
Out of Pocket (the amount you pay out of pocket at the time of purchase)
Peel-off Coupon found on product packaging
P&G (Procter & Gamble), Monthly Coupon Insert
Prices starting at
Register Rewards, Walgreens’ Catalina Coupons
Red Plum, Weekly Coupon Insert
Single Check Rebate, Rite Aid Monthly Rebates Program
SmartSource, Weekly Coupon Insert
Universal Product Code, bar code on a product
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.
When you buy
Your Mileage May Vary, some stores may allow you to do a deal, some may not.