Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Learn Couponing Lingo

Are you confused by the abbreviations that money-saving experts use on the Web?  Here's a cheat sheet for you!

Sunday inserts:
  • P&G:     Proctor and Gamble
  • RP:        RedPlum
  • SS:        Smart Source
  • WYB:     When you buy
  • IPQ:       Internet printable coupon
  • $1/1, $1/2: $1 off one item, $1 off two items, etc...
  • 2/$1, 3/$2, etc.: Two items for $1, three items for $2, etc...
  • BOGO:  Buy one item, get one free
  • B2GO:   Buy two items, get one free
  • Blinkies: In-store coupon dispensers with blinking lights
  • Cat:        Catalina
  • FAR:      Free after rebate
  • MFR:     Manufacturer
  • MIR:       Mail- in rebate
  • OYNO:  On your next order
  • OOP:     Out of pocket
  • PSA:     Prices starting at
  • UPC:     Universal product code (bar code)
  • YMMV:  Your mileage (or manager) may vary--meaning some stores might give you a deal but others may not.
Source:; for more lingo, visit the site

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