Coupon Lingo -
These are some very common phrases I may use and are used among various forums when discussing coupons, sales or deals.
bogo or B1G1 = buy one get one free etc.
B2G1 = buy two get one free etc.
wyb = when you buy
$/# = example $1/ 2 which means save $1 when you buy 2 of the items specified etc.
#/$ = example 2/$3 purchase 2 items for $3 etc.
Blinkies – small red coupon dispensers that can be found along aisles in grocery and pharmacy stores distinguishable by the blinking red light
Catalinas or Catalina Coupons - these are coupons that print out of Catalina machines next to the register and is based on what U purchase and also the quantity of items from manufacturers that are participating.
DL- downloadable coupon from multiple sourse which will be specified like this (store.com DL)
E-coupons – These are Electronic coupons which can be downloaded directly onto your store card or onto your cell phone.
GM - General Mills Sunday coupon insert
IP – Internet Printable coupon
Peelies – coupons stuck to the outside packaging of products found in a store. Sometimes they are for that item and sometimes they are promoting another item by the same manufacturer
P&G – Proctor & Gamble Sunday insert
RP – Red Plum. A Media network that partners with manufacturers to offer coupons and deals to consumers using multiple methods including online printable coupons and advertisements as well as coupon inserts that come in the Sunday paper.
SS – Smart Source. A Media network that partners with manufacturers to offer coupons and deals to consumers using multiple methods including online printable coupons and advertisements as well as coupon inserts that come in the Sunday paper.
Stacking or Stacking Coupons – Term used to describe when you use both a store coupon and a manufacturer for the same item.
Tearpad – A pad of duplicate manufacturer coupons placed along the aisles and generally do not have to be used just in that store which means any store that accepts coupons and sells that item.
UPC – Universal Product Code. This is the barcode found on many items in order to scan them electronically.