Tuesday Tip: Coupon Lingo

Ever wonder what some of the abbreviations on the blog or on a coupon mean? Well, here’s some help for you! All the money-saving lingo you ever wanted to know…

B1G1, BOGO – “Buy 1, Get 1 Free”

$/$$ – Dollars off when you buy XX dollars

.50/1 – Fifty cents off one item

.75/3 – Seventy-five cents off 3 items

Blinkies – Coupon dispensed from a “blinking” red box in store

Catalina – Coupon dispensed at register at the time of purchase

Peelie – Coupon that you peel off the package

Tearpad – Pad of coupons found hanging from a store shelf or display

IP – Internet Printable (a coupon you print off the internet)

IE – Internet Explorer Web Browser

FF – Firefox Web Browser

MFR, MQ – Manufacturer

OOP – Out Of Pocket

PG – Proctor & Gamble Sunday insert coupons

RP – Red Plum Sunday insert coupons

SS – Smartsource Sunday insert coupons

FLIP – Food Lion Internet Printable

Regional – Coupon value only distributed to a certain area

WYB – When You Buy

WSL – While Supply Lasts

MIR– Mail in Rebate

EXP– Expires or expiration date

ECB – Extra Care Buck (CVS)

RR – Register Rewards (Walgreens)

SCR– Single Check Rebate (rebate system at Rite Aid)

YMMV– Your Mileage May Vary (you may find the item priced differently or it may not work for you the same)

Have another stumper? Let me know and I’ll find out!


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