Establishing Your Coupon “Street Cred”

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As the markets continue to take all Americans on a roller coaster ride, saving money and yes….even clipping coupons…is in “High Fashion” now. So if you want to be down with the lingo of the coupon world and build up some street cred with the other Couponestes then here is a list of the latest Couponese – “The Language of the Coupon World”:

  • AC – After Coupons
  • BC – Before Coupons
  • B1G1F, B2G1F – ”Buy one get one Free”, “Buy two get one Free”
  • BOGOF – Buy one get one free
  • BLINKIE – A machine that spits out coupons
  • CAT – Catalina coupon (Manufacturer coupons that print out from a little machine at the register, triggered by what you buy)
  • ECB – Extra Care Bucks (CVS)
  • FAR – Free After Rebate
  • GC – Gift Card
  • MQ – Manufacturers Coupon
  • OOP – Out of Pocket Expense
  • POP – Proof of purchase (like a product label or UPC)
  • P&G – Proctor and Gamble
  • Peelies – sticker like coupons found on products
  • Q or CPN – Coupon
  • RR – Register Reward (Walgreens)
  • RP – Red Plum (coupon insert in newspaper)
  • SS – Smart Source (coupon insert)
  • TEAR PAD – A pad of refund forms or coupons hanging on a shelf at the store
  • UPC – Universal product code (those black straight lines with numbers under them)

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Couponestes – @erroniuos coined that phrase. Couponese coined by me.

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