You may have been using coupons for years, possibly even an extreme couponer, but if this is your first time visiting a couponing website you may be overwhelmed by some of the terms, abbreviations and acronyms. We present the Print Great Coupons, Guide to Couponing Lingo, AKA the Couponing Glossary.
Some helpful definitions:
Blinkies – Coupon dispenser attached to the shelf with paper coupons for (some actually blink).
Catalinas – Coupons that print after you complete your purchase at the register.
Fillers – Low price items you add to your purchase to reach a dollar or item minimum.
Overages – Coupons that exceed the price of the item.
Peelies – Coupons glued or otherwise affixed to the item.
Stacking – Using a store coupon and a manufacturer coupon on the same item.
Some Abbreviations and Acronyms
BOGO, B1G1 – Buy One Get One Free
BOGO50 – Buy One Get One 50% Off
B2G1, B1G2 – Buy 2 Get 1 Free, etc. hope that is clear.
DND – Do Not Double
ETS, XTS, NTS – Excludes Trial/Travel Size
MM – Moneymaker
OOP – Out Of Pocket cost. We don’t count ecbs or BRPs as OOP
WYB – When You Buy
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SS – Smart Source Insert
RP – Red Plum Insert
PG (P&G) – Proctor & Gamble Insert
GM – General Mills Insert
BRP – Balance Rewards Points (Walgreens)
RR – Register Rewards (Walgreens)
Wags – Walgreens
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ECB – Extra Care Bucks (CVS)
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+Up – +Up Rewards (Rite Aid)
SCR – Single Check Rebate (Rite Aid)
IP – Printable Coupons! Come back often to find the newest free coupons.
GC – Gift Card
HTH – Hope That Helps
YMMV – Your Mileage May Vary
MIR – Mail In Rebate