Reading blogs and discussions about couponing can be confusing with all the abbreviations used by long term frugal shoppers. So I thought I would try to help put your confusion to rest with a list of the most common used Coupon abbreviations, and Key Money Saving terms!
HTH-Hope that Helps
OOP-Out of Pocket Expense
Q or CPN-Coupon
YMMV-Your Mileage May Vary (A deal may work for some and not for others)
TMF-Try Me Free offer
FAR-Free After Rebate
CAT-Catalina coupon (Manufacturer coupons that print from the register.)
B1G1F, B2G1F-”Buy one get one Free”, “Buy two get one Free”
TEAR PAD- A pad of refund forms or coupons hanging on a shelf at the store.
BLINKIE-A machine that spits out coupons.
UPC-Universal Product Code (those black straight lines with numbers under them)
POP-Proof of purchase (like a product label or UPC)
DCRT-Dated cash register receipt
P&G-Proctor and Gamble
SS-Smart Source coupon insert
PG-Proctor and Gamble coupon insert
RP- Red Plum coupon insert
Peelies-sticker like coupons found on products.
ECB-Extra Care Bucks (CVS money)
RR- Register Reward (Walgreens money)