Tuesday, April 16, 2013

YMMV, OOP, WYB, BOGO, BBQ? Definitions and Meanings For Popular Acronyms.

Miscellaneous Terms Popularized in many forums such as slickdeals and fatwallet...

  • Clippers - Coupon clipping services. 
  • BOGO or B1G1 - Buy One, Get One Free (most of the time) 
  • OOP - Out of Pocket. The actual amount of cash you pay 
  • WYB - When You Buy. This term is used on some coupon offers 
  • YMMV - Your Mileage May Vary. Coupon and rebate policies vary from store to store.

Monday, April 15, 2013

Deal: Definition: Noun



For the verb: "to deal"
Simple Past:dealt
Past Participle:dealt

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

deal /diːl/vb (dealsdealingdealt /dɛlt/)
  1. (intransitivefollowed by into engage (in) commerciallyto deal in upholstery
  2. (often followed by outto apportion (something, such as cards) to a number of people; distribute
  3. (transitiveto give (a blow) to (someone); inflict
  4. (intransitiveslang to sell any illegal drug
  1. informal a bargain, transaction, or agreement
  2. a particular type of treatment received, esp as the result of an agreementa fair deal
  3. an indefinite amount, extent, or degree (esp in the phrases good orgreat deal)
  4. the process of distributing the cards
  5. a player's turn to do this
  6. a single round in a card game
  7. See big deal
  8. cut a deal ⇒ informal chiefly us to come to an arrangement; make a deal
    See also deal with
  9. the real deal ⇒ informal a person or thing seen as being authentic and not inferior in any way
Etymology: Old English dǣlan, from dǣl a part; compare Old High German teil a part, Old Norse deild a share
deal /diːl/n
  1. a plank of softwood timber, such as fir or pine, or such planks collectively
  2. the sawn wood of various coniferous trees, such as that from the Scots pine (red deal) or from the Norway Spruce (white deal)
  1. of fir or pine
Etymology: 14th Century: from Middle Low German dele plank; see thill

Deal /diːl/n
  1. a town in SE England, in Kent, on the English Channel: two 16th-century castles: tourism, light industries. Pop: 96 670 (2003 est)

In this case we are talking about Definition number 1. under "Noun"

Coupon: Definition ˈkuːpɒn Noun

coupon /ˈkuːpɒn/noun
  1. a detachable part of a ticket or advertisement entitling the holder to a discount, free gift, etc
  2. a detachable slip usable as a commercial order form
  3. a voucher given away with certain goods, a certain number of which are exchangeable for goods offered by the manufacturers
  4. one of a number of detachable certificates attached to a bond, esp a bearer bond, the surrender of which entitles the bearer to receive interest payments
  5. one of several detachable cards used for making hire-purchase payments
  6. brit a detachable entry form for any of certain competitions, esp football pools

Citation http://www.wordreference.com/definition/coupons

Coupon Glossary

Valuable descriptions in our money saving world.Words Meanings etc....
  • SS–Refers to the SmartSource coupon insert in your paper.
  • RP–Refers to the RedPlum coupon insert in your paper. Formerly known as Valassis
  • P&G–Refers to the Proctor & Gamble insert in your paper. Normally found only once a month.
  • ECB–ExtraCare Bucks–CVS “cash” earned on certain purchases. Prints out at the bottom of your receipts
  • RR–Register Rewards–Walgreens “cash” earned on certain purchases. Prints out separately from receipt
  • Cat or Catalina–Coupons printed out from the Catalina machine next to the receipt printer at your stores. Sometimes found with red borders.
  • Peelie–Coupons found on packages at the store.
  • Blinkie–Coupons found from the “blinking” SmartSource machines in the store aisles. Red machines attacked to the shelves.
  • ECB–ExtraCare Bucks–CVS “cash” earned on certain purchases. Prints out at the bottom of your receipt
  • RR–Register Rewards–Walgreens “cash” earned on certain purchases. Prints out separately from receipt. These resemble some Catalina coupons.
  • Printable-Coupon printed from the internet. Not accepted at all stores.

Coupon Identification Terms