Coupon Lingo

Below is the most common coupon lingo when learning how to coupon. If I missed any, please feel free to comment and we will add:) 

Abbreviations and Money-Saving Terms:
GM = General Mills
PG = Procter & Gamble
RP = Red Plum
SS = SmartSource
+Up Reward – See Catalina and RR (Rite-Aid catalina)
RR = Register Reward – Walgreens and Rite-Aid money(can use on your NEXT transaction).
IVC = Instant Value Coupon – found in the monthly Walgreens EasySaver booklet
B1G1 or BOGO = Buy One, Get One Free
B2GI = Buy Two, Get One Free
BLINKIE OR TEAR PAD – coupon from a small blinkie machine or pad – typically near the relevant product ( No need to do the “blinkie dance” it comes out every 30 seconds:)
DND – Do not double
Catalina (OYNO) – print outs after you pay for your order and can be used on your next transaction
ECB – Extra Care Bucks (Cash to be used on your next order at CVS) – Usually used on your next order (OYNO)
GC = Gift Card
IP = Internet Printable
MC or MQ = Manufacturer’s coupon
MIR = Mail In Rebate
NED = No Expiration Date
NLA = No Longer Available
OOP = Out of Pocket
OYNO – on your next offer (this is usually for the catalina coupons – register rewards)
PEELIE – coupon on product itselfSTACKING: Using Both a Store Coupon and a Manufacturer’s Coupon on One Item
PSA = Prices Starting At
TMF = Try Me Free Offer
WYB = When You Buy
YMMV = Your Mileage May Vary

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  1. Amanda says

    What does the R stand for when you list a coupon to use? example (SS 1/27/13 R)
    I can’t find these coupons when I look for them and I live in Wauseon.

      • Amanda says

        So I would need to get papers from gas stations closer to Toledo area to be able to get the one that have to”R”?

        • says

          I list all coupons so we never know what region they are in. I use clipping services so when I list all coupons that are available if they were not in your region, I would find a clipping service to get that coupon. . hope that helps!