Couponing 101: Coupon Lingo

As you start learning to coupon, you may notice that couponers have a language of their own. You may be wondering what the heck we are talking about when we use abbreviations on coupon sites. Well, here is a list of different abbreviations and what they mean:

Sunday inserts:

RP– Red Plum

SS– Smart Source

PG– Procter and Gamble

GM– General Mills


Drug Stores:

ECB– Extra Care Buck ( CVS money)

RR– Register Reward ( Walgreen money)

+UP– Plus Up Reward ( Rite Aid money)

VV– Video Value coupon ( Rite Aid coupon you get for watching videos online)


Coupon Jargon:

B1G1– Buy one get one

B2G1– Buy two get one

DND– Do not double

EX– expires

MIR– Mail in rebate

OOP– out of pocket ( price you pay with your own money)

MAN.- Manufacturer coupon


If you have anymore to add, leave a comment below. HTH (hope that helps :) )




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  1. says

    I’d add YMMV – Your Mileage May Vary. It took me a long time to learn what this meant. It’s important to remember, as not every store has the same deals nationwide. Thanks for stopping by my site to enter my Purex giveaway!

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