Coupon Terms (Canadian)
Coupon terms, abbreviations and acronyms – what do they mean?
When you first start using coupons, you are likely to be faced with a large number of abbreviations, acronyms and terms that you just don’t understand. We have compiled a list of the most commonly used coupon terms, abbreviations and acronyms for you.
The following is a list of coupon terms and their meanings.
Limit 1 Coupon Per Purchase = You can use one coupon for each item purchased. For example, if you are purchasing 3 bottles of shampoo, you can use 3 coupons. You cannot use 3 coupons on 1 bottle of shampoo.
Limit 1 Coupon Per Transaction = You can only use 1 coupon per transaction. If you want to use more than one, simply do multiple transactions.
Limit 1 Coupon Per Person/Family = You can only use 1 coupon per store visit. If you wish to use more than one coupon, you can always go back to the store another day.
AC = After Coupon
BOGO or B1G1 = Buy One, Get One Free
B2G1 = Buy Two, Get One Free
B3G1 = Buy Three, Get One Free
C/O = Cents Off Coupon
CFK = Cash For Kids (coupon that donates part of the value to charity)
FREE PRODUCT COUPON/FPC = A coupon that allows you to get the product completely free.
SS = Smart Source (coupon booklet)
Tear-pad = A pad of coupons, usually on the shelf or display, where you tear the coupon off of the pad.
TFT = Toonies for Tummies (coupon booklet – these coupons can only be used in Ontario)
TMF = Try Me Free
Train = A Coupon Train
YB/WUB = When You Buy
MIR = Mail In Rebate
STACKING = Some stores allow the use of more than one coupon per item, if the coupon itself does not restrict it.
P&G = Proctor & Gamble (coupon booklet & website)
Peelie = A coupon that is attached directly to the product to be “peeled off“.
SCOP = Scanning Code of Practice
FT = For Trade
HV = High Value
LF = Looking For
RLF = Really Looking For
PM = Private Message/Price Match
HTH = Hope This/That Helps
BTW = By The Way
LMK = Let Me Know
NP = No problem
OP = Original Poster; Author of a thread
LD = London Drugs
RCSS = Real Canadian Superstore
SDM = Shoppers Drug Mart
WM = Walmart
NF = No Frills
HBOO = Honey Bunches of Oats
HE = Herbal Essences
HBA = Health and Beauty Aid
RAOK = Random Act of Kindness
SPC = Student Price Card
SASE = Self Addressed Stamped Envelope
YMMV = Your Mileage May Vary
OOP = Out of Pocket
DH = Dear/Darling Husband
DD = Dear/Darling Daughter
DS = Dear/Darling Son
DW = Dear/Darling Wife
SAHD = Stay At Home Dad
SAHM = Stay At Home Mom
SAHW = Stay At Home Wife
WAHM = Work At Home Mom