Couponing has its own language, something like “Coupon Language.” It is the abbreviations you’ll see when I mention deals, and match-ups. It’s coupon law…I call it “Coupon Acronyms.”
B1G1 or BOGO – Buy One, Get One.
Blinkies – Small red coupon machine in grocery stores with a small red blinking light that prints coupons.
CAT or Catalina-A group of items when purchased together produce a money off coupon. The machine is usually right next to the register.
ECB – Extra Care Bucks (CVS).
FAR – Free after rebate.
GM – General Mills.
Hang tags -Coupons that hang from a product.
IP – Internet printable.
MC or MQ – Manufacturers coupon.
MFR – Manufacturer.
MIR – Mail in rebate.
MM – Money Maker.
OOP – Out of pocket.
OYNO – On your next order.
Peelies – Coupons you find on the product itself and peel off.
PG – Procter & Gamble
PSP – Pre sale price
Q – Coupon
Rolling– Using store money like CATS or ECB’s to pay for your next order of items.
RP – Red Plum, a Sunday coupon insert.
RR – Register Reward (used at Walgreens)
SS – Smart Source, a Sunday coupon insert.
Stack – To stack is to use two coupons together like using a store coupon and a manufacturer coupon together (some stores don’t allow you to stack).
Tear pads – Coupons that are able to be torn off a pad.
Wine tag – A coupon that hangs on a bottle of wine. These are mostly used to get money off meat and fresh produce.
WYB – When you buy.