Tuesday, November 4, 2008

Coupon Lingo

Confused?? I'm here to help. Here's some of the "coupon lingo" used in my posts to help you figure out what I'm talking about.

MC = Manufacturer's coupon
AC = After Coupon
AR = After Rebate
BLINKIES = In-store smartsource coupons near product, usually from red blinking box
BOGO or B1G1F = Buy One Get One Free
B&M = Brick & Mortar, as opposed to an online store
CAT or CATALINA = coupon dispensed at register after purchase
ESR = EasySaver Rebate (Walgreens Monthy Rebate)
ESC = EasySaver Coupon (Found in the monthy EasySaver Catalog )
FAR = Free After Rebate
FREE ITEM COUPON = A coupon that allows you to get the product completely free
IVC = Walgreen's Instant Value Coupon ( usually same as ESC, or any other Walgreen's coupon)
IP = Internet Printable Coupon
MFG = Manufacturer's Coupon
MIR = Mail In Rebate
OOP = Out of Pocket
OOS = Out of Stock
OYNO = On your next order
Q = Coupon
RR = Register Rewards
RC = Raincheck
P&G = Proctor & Gamble Sunday supplement coupons
RP = Red Plum Sunday Supplement Coupons
SS = Smart Source or Sunday Supplement coupons
STACKING = Using a store specific coupon with a MFG coupon (most stores allow this)
TEARPAD = A pad of refund forms or coupons found hanging from a store shelf or display
PEELIE = coupon that you peel off the package
DOUBLE COUPON = coupon that a grocery store doubles in value
TRIPLE COUPON = a coupon that a grocery store triples in value
WYB = When You Buy

Hope this helps. If this doesn't answer your question feel free to email me. Thanks!


T. Michael W. Halcomb said...

very interesting site!!!

did you know that both i and the church have blogs?

mine: michaelhalcomb.blogspot.com

outland: outlandblog.blogspot.com

see ya,

"Hello... It's Me Again..." said...

Thanks for the information!!! I've been trying to figure out what some of these stood for so you must have read my mind.

I saved $12 on my recent grocery trip and was thrilled!!!

Thanks again for the information!!!

Joni said...

I so glad I could help someone!

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