Coupon 101 : Speaking The Language

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What do you think they are talking about?

You heard how French is the language of love? Abbreviations are the language of savings.  The only way to find a coupon mentioned in the blogverse is to know the conventions below:


Source of Coupon

SS = Smart Source (Sunday Newspaper & Online)
RP = Red Plum (Sunday Newspaper, Weekly Mail Inserts, Online)
P&G = Procter & Gamble (Sunday Newspaper,  Mailed Coupons)
ALL YOU = All the cool coupon kids subscribe to this magazine.  They offer a ton of coupons each month.
Blinkie = These are the coupons on store shelves that your kid is usually reaching for.
  I leave the 14 extra coupons my boys pull out on the shelf near the machine.
CAT = Catalina coupons are the ones which print out after you make your purchase at stores like Target & Stop & Shop.
Peelie = Coupons that are attached to a product’s package
MFR= Manufacturer’s Coupons
MIR = Mail In Rebate

Store Specific Coupon
ECB = Extra Care Bucks from CVS
SCR = Single Check Rebate from Rite Aid
UPR = Up Reward from Rite Aid

Coupon Use
BOGO = Buy One, Get One
OOP = Out of Pocket
WYB = When You Buy
$1/1, $2/1, $4/2 = The value of the coupon off the number of items you can purchase.
  (One dollar off one item, Two dollars off 1 item, Four dollars off two items, etc)


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