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Acronyms & Abbreviations
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Acronyms & Abbreviations

Acronyms & Abbreviations

Following are common terms you will find on our site that pertain to coupons and refunding.


(H)

You have it and usually use this term when you are wanting to trade it.

(W)

same as ISO

B1G1 BOGO

Buy one get one free

Blinkie

Red Smartsource machine with a red blinking light on it. The coupons in it are refered to as Blinkies

BTFE

Box Tops for Education

C/O

Cents Off

CC

Concealed Cash (cash hidden in an envelope)

CH

Clearing House

CLFE

Campbell's Labels For Education

Catalina

Coupon that prints from a Catalina machine at the register.

CRT

Cash register tape (receipt)

DCRTC

Dated cash register tape with the price circled

DCRT

Dated cash register tape

DD

Darling daughter

can mean another D word if you are in a bad mood

DEAD

An offer is no longer valid

DH

Darling husband

DND

Do Not Double

DS

Darling son

DW

Darling Wife

ECB

Extra Care Buck (earned at CVS)

ES

Easy Saver

seen at Walgreens rebate booklet

EUC

Excellent used condition

ETA

Edited To Add

ETS

Excludes Trial Size

EX or X.

expires on

FARR

Free After Register Reward

FAR

free after rebate

FC

first class postage stamps

FIL

Father in law

FLIP

Food Lion Internet Printable

FSOT

For Sale or Trade (you will trade it or take PPHF for it)

FT

For Trade, same as (H)

GDA

Good Deal Alert

HBA

Health & Beauty Aids

HDA

Hot Deal Alert

HT

hang tag

HTH

hope that helps

HTHS

Hope to Hear Soon

IDSO

In desperate search of

IMHO

in my humble opinion (there are variations of this, but that's the most common!)

Invites

Invitations via email to get a coupon for a free product, typically from Kraft.

IP

Internet Printable

ISO

in search of (basically you need it)

IVC

Instant value coupons - seen in Walgreens rebate booklet

IVDSO

In very desperate search of

ITA

I totally agree

KWIM

Know What I Mean

MFR

manufacturer

MIL

Mother in law

MM

Money Maker

MIR

Mail In Rebate

MRP

manufacturer's retail price

NAZ

Name, address, zip code

NAZP

name, address, zip code, phone number

NB

National Brand

NED

no expiration date

NFN

no form needed

NIB

new in box

NIP

new in package

NT WT

net weight

NWPR

no wine purchase required

NBPN

no beer purchase necessary

NWT

new with tags

OAS

a coupon that is good on one purchase, any size

OOP

Out Of Pocket

OP

Original poster or original post (person who started the thread)

OYNO

On Your Next Order

Peelie

Coupon found attached to a product. You have to peel it off.

POP

Proof of purchase

PP

purchase price of a product

PP

Paypal

PPG

Paypal Gift

PPHF

Paypal handling fee

PSA

Prices Starting At

Q

Coupon

Qs

Qualifiers

Qualifier

The POP required for a refund offer that is physically taken from the package

RAOK

random act of kindness (means you will give the coupons away free)

RP

Red Plum (Sunday Insert)

RIB

Reinventing Beauty (magazine found at CVS with coupons in it)

RR

Register Reward from Walgreens - use as a $ off coupon on your next purchase

SASE

Self Addressed Stamped Envelope

SF

Store form

SIL

Sister in law

SMP

specially marked package

SO

Significant other

SRP

suggested retail price

SS

Sunday supplement coupons

SS

Smart Source Sunday insert

Tear pad

A pad of forms/coupons found hanging from a store shelf or display

TIA

thanks in advance

TMF

Try Me Free

mail in rebate for full amount of product

Triple coupon

a coupon that a grocery store triples in value

UPC

Universal Product Code, barcode on the product

WYB

When you buy

WL

wish list

WSL

while supplies last

WT

Winetag

YMMV

Your Mileage May Vary

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