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Lesson 5- Learning The Coupon Lingo

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Can’t make heads or tails of all the abbreviations and coupon “shorthand” you read on blogs and forums?  Here’s a list of the most common abbreviations and their meaning:

Coupon lingo:

  • SS – can either mean Sunday Suppliment or Smartsource coupon insert from the Sunday paper.
  • RP – Redplum coupon insert from the Sunday paper
  • K – Kelloggs/Keebler insert from the Sunday paper
  • GM – General Mills
  • P&G (PG) –  Proctor & Gamble
  • UN- Unilever
  • BOGO or B1G1 – Buy One, Get One
  • WYB – When You Buy
  • NLA – No Longer Available
  • OYNO – On Your Next Order
  • DND – Do Not Double
  • YMMV – Your Milage May Vary ( deal will depend on your store)
  • OOP – Out Of Pocket
  • CRT – Cash Register Tape
  • FAR – Free After Rebate
  • MIR – Mail In Rebate
  • MFR – Manufacturer
  • RR – Register Rewards (Walgreens)
  • EB – ExtraCare Bucks (CVS)

If you see other abbreviations not listed here just ask and we’ll do our best to find out what it means.
Join us next Friday for Lesson 6 – Are You Really Saving Money & Other Coupon “Traps” To Avoid.

If you missed our previous lessons just click on the one you’d like to read from the list below:

Lesson 1 – Coupons: Where To Find Them
Lesson 2 – Organizing and Storing Coupons
Lesson 3 – Shopping With Coupons
Lesson 4- Coupon Money Makers!

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Queen Mum does all of our store matchups and misc deals.She also Helps Melissa with Coupon Classes.

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  • SMM August 11, 2012, 11:26 AM

    Helpful Lingo Tips not just for newbies but also for the veterans in using coupons….

  • Annette March 22, 2015, 12:33 AM

    Thanks for all the great information ladies. I am having to start my couponing all over again. Both of my coupon keepers just ‘disappeared’. Lol. Oh well.

    • Queen Mum March 22, 2015, 5:00 PM

      You’re quite welcome – that’s happened to me before too :(


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