Coupon Lingo

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Do you get lost in the “coupon lingo”? Here is a small couponing glossary to help out when you don’t know what an abbreviation means:

Newspaper Inserts
GM – General Mills Insert
PG (P&G) – Proctor & Gamble Insert
RP – Red Plum Insert
SS – Smart Source Insert

Abbreviations and Acroynyms
BD – Breakdown of how the shopping trip achieved the result.
BOGO – Buy One Get One Free
BOGO50 – Buy One Get One 50% Off
B2G1 – Buy 2 Get 1 Free
BRP – Balance Rewards Points (Walgreens)
DND – Do Not Double
ECB – Extra Care Bucks (CVS)
ETS – Excludes Trial/Travel Size
GC – Gift Card
HTH – Hope That Helps
IP – Internet Printable
ISO – In Search Of
MIR – Mail In Rebate
MM – Moneymaker
MQs – Manufacturers
OOP – Out Of Pocket
Qs – Coupons – so those of us who say “coop – ons” understand
PQ – Publix Coupons
RR – Register Rewards (Walgreens)
SCR – Single Check Rebate (Rite Aid)
TQ – Target Coupon
UFT – Up For Trade
Wags – Walgreens
WYB – When You Buy
YMMV – Your Mileage May Vary
+Up – +Up Rewards (Rite Aid)

Here is a small list of definitions to help along the way as well:

Blinkies – Box attached to the shelf that you can remove coupons for (some actually blink)
Catalinas – Coupons that print after your purchase at the register
Fillers – Items you add to your purchase to reach your total
Peelies – Coupons found stuck to the items
Overages – When your coupons exceed the price of the item
Stacking – Using a store coupon and a manufacturer coupon on one item

Extreme Couponing Tip: You can usually get two prints of most internet coupons. To find them in the easiest possible way, use our preclipped links that take you right to the coupon. Then come back and click the same link to get your 2nd print. This will save you the time spent searching for the coupon.

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