Ah, coupons. I don’t know what my budget would look like without them.
But where did these little money-saving pieces of joy come from?
To find out, I turned to Wikipedia. (I’m no Bill Coate.)
Apparently, Coca-Cola started the trend back in 1887, a century before I was born. Partner Asa Candler advertised the new soda by mailing potential customers coupons to try a free one...