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Do You Say CUE-pons or COO-pons?
In a recent survey, coupons.com announced that 57% of those who responded to the nationwide poll say CUE-pon. Wooo – Hoooo that’s how we say it around here. Not that there is anything wrong with saying Coo-pon, it just sounds a little weird to this southern girl. (I know, I know – I sound weird to you, it’s okay.) (3,500 people responded to the survey)
The largest supplier of internet printable coupons is coupons.com. The CEO of coupons.com, Steven Boal, was a bit surprised that CUE-pon is the most popular pronunciation, he founded the company 13 years ago and has always said COO-pons.
Here are a couple of interesting facts.
Number of CUE-pon States – 36 (72%)
Top 5 CUE-pon states:
Number of COO-pon States 14 + Washington DC
Top 5 COO-pon States:
- Washington, DC
- New Hampshire
- New Jersey
- Rhode Island
Quarterly Top Coupon Category– Household Cleaners & Supplies
Top Ten Categories In order from most popular:
- Household Cleaners & Supplies
- Ready-to-Eat Cereal
- Nutritional Snacks
- Portable Snacks
- Fruit Juice
- Frozen Breakfast Foods
- Salty Snacks
- Refrigerated Dough
Popularity of Coupons
As the demand for coupons continues, brands are trying to keep up with the trend by issuing more coupons. In 2010, 330 million dollars worth of coupons was dispersed. The fastest growing category, is internet printable coupons however, newspaper inserts continue to be the greatest resource 89.7%.
What about You? What do you say? Leave a Comment and “like” this post! It will be interesting to see what our percentages look like.
Source: Coupons.com Releases Surprising Results of a Nationwide Poll: 57 Percent of Americans Say CUE-pon, not COO-pon. 11/3/2011 Press Release