Learning The Coupon Lingo – Lesson 5 on How to Coupon!

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Lesson 5 – Learning the Coupon Lingo!

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.
  • SAVE or SV – coupon insert from the Sunday paper (formally RMN)
  • Unilever – Unilever Super Saver coupon insert from the Sunday paper. 
  • K – Kelloggs/Keebler insert from the Sunday paper
  • GM – General Mills
  • P&G (PG) –  Proctor & Gamble coupon insert from the Sunday paper
  • UN- Unilever
  • BOGO or B1G1 – Buy One, Get One free
  • 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.

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

Next Up …. Lesson 1 – Coupons: Where to Find Them

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5 Comments

  1. 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.

    1. Hi Haley,

      RMN stands for RetailMeNot Everyday. It’s a coupon insert found in the Sunday paper. It was formally called Redplum – hope this helps 🙂

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