Understanding Couponing Lingo will help you to decipher deal match ups on your favorite blogs much easier. While there are literally thousands of abbreviations in the couponing world, these are some of the most commonly used ones that we can help you to understand easily. When you first begin couponing, understanding this basic lingo can make the process much easier.
Understanding Couponing Lingo
The various abbreviations below are commonly used terms when referencing coupons, coupon practices or how other coupon related information. Keep this list handy as a cheat sheet for when you are reading about the latest deal on our blog or others.
- RP = Red Plum
- SS = Smart Source
- P&G = Proctor & Gamble
- MC = Manufacturer Coupon
- SC = Store Coupon
- DC = Double Coupon
- OYNO = On Your Next Order
- BOGO = Buy One Get One
- Peelie = Coupon attached to product that is easy to peel and use immediately
- Blinkie = Coupon that is in a device on the shelf that “prints” out when you walk by
- Catalina = Coupon that prints at the end of a transaction in store and can be used on a future purchase
- EXP = Expiration Date
- RR = Register Rewards that are similar to a Catalina and print out at Walgreen’s on select purchases
- MIR = Mail In Rebate
- UPC = Universal Product Code that is found on every product for easy scanning and inventory accounting
- WYB = When You Buy
These commonly used couponing lingo abbreviations are often found in store match ups and deal information on blogs. With this information on hand, you can easily decipher what type of deal you are getting, what coupons you need to have and when it will expire. Understanding couponing lingo is truly like a whole other language to learn. Thankfully, the language is short and easy to understand.
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