Coupon Lingo: What are the Abbreviations I need to know when using coupons and reading this blog!

When I started couponing, I had no idea what wyb or RR, or UP+ meant. But thankfully, through the help of other blogs, I was able to learn! Here is a quick reference guide for you:

Abbreviations and Frequently used terms

Ad Q = a coupon found inside a store ad
B1G1/BOGO= Buy 1, Get 1
BOGO Half= Buy 1, Get 1 Half Off
CAT= Catalina coupon- a coupon that prints on a separate machine at the checkout
ECB = Extra Care Bucks, CVS coupons that print on your receipt, can be used like cash at CVS
GM = General Mill
IP = Internet printable coupon
MIR = Mail in Rebate
MQ = Manufacturer’s coupon
OYNO = On your next order
OOP = Out of Pocket, final cash cost
P&G or PG = Proctor & Gamble
RP= Red Plum
RA = Rite Aid
RR = Register Rewards- Coupons that print after your transactions at Walgreens, can be used like cash at Wags
SD=  a site for deals
SS = Smart Source coupon insert
UPC = The bar code scanned to determine pricing
+UP = UP reward, RA coupon that prints on your receipt after eligible purchases.  Can be used as cash at RA
= Video Values coupons from Rite Aid
Wags = Walgreens
WYB = when you buy
YMMV = Your mileage/market may vary

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