mail tip Sign up for daily tips
Chat about grammar Ask a grammar question
grammar checker Try a grammar checker
Follow Us on Twitter Like us on Facebook by Craig Shrives

To Use Your Loaf (Origin)

What Is the Origin of the Saying "To Use Your Loaf"?

Meaning to use one’s common sense, the phrase to use your loaf is derived from the cockney rhyming slang for head which is loaf of bread.

Would you like to offer another origin for the saying "To Use Your Loaf"? Please tell us using this form.