If you’re new to couponing, you may see some notations like “$1/2″, “OOP”, “WYB” … and think you’re missing out on a new secret language.
Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. This handy page will guide you through all the lingo used by deal deliverers.
$/$$: Dollars off of dollars’ worth of product, i.e. $5/$25
$1/2: Dollars off when you purchase X number of product
2/$1: Get X number of product for the price of $
B1G1: Buy one, get one (usually second product is either free or 50% off).
CRT: Cash register ticket or receipt
DND: Coupon does not double
ECB: Extra Care Bucks, good on next purchase (for more see CVS 101)
GM: General Mills Everyday Saver, a coupon insert from Smart Source
MIR: Mail-in rebate
OOP: Out-of-pocket; what you finally pay after coupons, sale price and tax.
OYNO: On your next order (visit, purchase etc.)
P&G: Proctor & Gamble coupon insert in newspaper
RP: Red Plum coupon insert in newspaper
RR: Register Rewards, good on next purchase (for more see Walgreens 101)
WYB: When you buy
YMMV: Your mileage may vary (results may vary depending on store policy)
Catalina: a printed coupon at checkout
e-Coupon: a coupon that can be added to your store’s loyalty card
Printable coupon: a coupon you can print from home
Standard coupon: a paper coupon, i.e. from newspaper coupon insert
UPromise deposit: a coupon, the value of which is deposited into your UPromise account to save for future educational expenses.
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