Many of my readers get lost in the coupon lingo, and I would hate for you to miss out on a deal just because you didn’t understand what I had posted. So here are some of the commonly used abbreviations that you will find here on The Frugal Find and in the couponing world. If you really want to get a grip on all of this, take the FREE Online Coupon Class!
Blinkies – In store Coupon found near product that spit out of the blinking machine.
BOGO – Buy One Get One Free
CAT or Catalina – Coupons that you get WITH your reciepts, from the Catalina Marketing Company.
ECB – CVS Extra Care Bucks
MIR – Mail IN Rebate
MQ – Manufacturer Coupon
OOP – Out Of Pocket
OYNO – On Your Next Order/Shopping Trip
P&G – Proctor & Gamble Sunday Coupon Inserts
RP – Red Plum Sunday Coupon Inserts
SS – Smart Source Sunday Coupon Inserts
Peelie – Coupon on package you have to peel off
RR – Register Rewards Walgreen Store coupons
SCR – Rite Aid Single Check Rebate
UPR – Rite Aid UP Rewards
Stacking – Using more than one coupon for a item (a store Q with MQ or a BOGO Q with a $1.00 off Q)
Tear Pad – Coupons found in a pad on a store shelf to entice you to purchase product
WYB – When You Buy
Now I realize there are MANY more, but I found these
to be the most commonly used here on The Frugal Find.