Extreme Couponing Tip: Common Abbreviations
BOGO: Buy one, get one. Will usually end with "free" or "half off" meaning buy one, get one half off, or buy one get one free.
EXP: Expires or Expiration Date.
KCL: Krazy Coupon Lady, refers to TheKrazyCouponLady.com.
MIR: Mail in Rebate, refers to rebates which must be submitted by mail. These are the traditional rebates that require you to mail in both your receipt and proof of purchase in the form of UPC barcodes.
OOP: Out-of-Pocket, refers to the amount of money you will pay a store to make your purchase. Does not include after-purchase savings, coupons or rebates.
OYNO: On Your Next Order. Store promotions such as Spend $25, save $10 on your next shopping order. OYNO refers to savings that you will not see on your first transaction but that may be applied to your next purchase.
P&G or PG: Procter and Gamble. Procter and Gamble puts out monthly coupon inserts (brands include Always, Bounty, Crest, Dawn, Gillette, Olay, Pampers, Tide, etc). Procter and Gamble does not authorize printable Internet coupons.
Q: Coupon. This abbreviation is not used on TheKrazyCouponLady.com.
RP: Red Plum. Red Plum coupon inserts and website feature coupons from a variety of manufacturers.
RR: Register Rewards. Walgreens drugstore rewards program, a version of the catalina coupon.
SCR: Single Check Rebate, Rite Aid Drugstore monthly rebate program.
SS: Smart Source. A marketing company, like RP, Smart Source coupon inserts and website feature coupons from a variety of manufacturers.
WAGS: Abbreviation for Walgreens Drugstore
WYB: When You Buy. Some sales or coupons require purchase of multiple items. When reporting a deal on KCL, we always include a final price. Example: Buy 2 Mint Milano cookies $2.00 each, use 2 $1.00/2 coupons, Final Price: $1.50 each, WYB 2. You must buy 2 in order to use the $1.00/2 coupon, so the final price states "WYB 2″.
UPC: Universal Product Code. Bar code printed on product packages that can be scanned electronically.
YMMV: Your Mileage May Vary. A phrase used to describe that an experience one shopper has may differ from your experience.