In many of my posts you will see abbreviations beside or before a word. So i’ve compiled a list of the most used Coupon Abbreviations!! Feel free to print out or copy
GM = General Mills
K = Kellogg’s
PG = Procter and Gamble
RP = Red Plum
SS = SmartSource
AC = After Coupon
AR = After Rebate
B1G1 = Buy One Get One Free
BOGO = Buy One Get One Free
Blinkie = Coupon that is spit from small dispenser on shelf.
BOLO = Be On the Lookout
BOOKLET = Coupon pamphlet mailed directly from Mfg.
BTFE = Box Tops for Education
C/D = Complete Deal
C/O = Cents Off Coupon
CLFE = Campbell’s Labels for Education
CRT = Cash Register Tape
CATALINA = Coupons printed @ register.
DOUBLE COUPON = Coupon that the store matches to double the value to the customer.
DEAD = An offer is no longer valid
DND = Do Not Double
ENVIE = Envelope
EX or X. = expires on
FAR = Free After Rebate
FC = first class postage stamps
FILLER = Item purchased to reach a minimum purchase amount necessary to get a “deal”.
GDA = Good Deal Alert
HANG TAG/HT/HgT = Coupon that is hung over the neck of a bottle.
HBA = Health and beauty aid
HDA = Hot Deal Alert
IP = Internet Printable
IVC = Instant Value Coupon
INSERT = Sunday newspaper coupon bundles in w/fliers.
LP = List Price of an item
MC = Manufacturer’s coupon
MFG = Manufacturer
MFR = Manufacturer
MIR = Mail In Rebate
MQ = Manufacturer’s coupon
NAZ# = Name, address, zip code, phone number
NED = No Expiration Date
NBPN = No Beer Purchase Necessary
NWPN = No wine purchase necessary
OAS = a coupon that is good on any size
OOP = Out of Pocket
OOS = Out of Stock
OSI = On a single item
OYNO = On your next order
OVERAGE or Ovg. = Profit
PEELIE = Peel off coupon from a package
POP = Proof of Purchase
PP = purchase price
PPHF = Paypal handling fee
Q or Qs = Coupon or Coupons
Q or QUALIFIER = The POP required for a refund offer that is physically taken from that package
RC = Raincheck
SASE = Self Addressed Stamped Envelope
SD = Store Display
SF = Store form
SMP = Specially Marked Packages
STACKING: Using both a store coupon and a manufacturer’s coupon on one item.
TEARPAD = A pad of coupons or MIR near a product or on display
TMF = Try Me Free – Full price rebate on item purchased.
TRAIN = a coupon train. Coupons are passed along to a number of different people who are “on the train” where they take coupons they need and place in other coupons they don’t need to save money for all
TRIPLE COUPONS = a coupon that a grocery store triples in value
UPC = Universal Product Code
WINE TAG = coupon, usually for $ off any meat, cheese or produce
WPN = Wine purchase necessary
WSL = While Supplies Last
WQL = While Quantities Last
WYB = When you Buy
YMMV = Your mileage may vary, different at different