Posted by ESC on March 24, 2007
In Reply to: "Hot headed", "dead meat", and "lose your mind" posted by Katie on March 22, 2007
: Where did the phrases "hot headed", "dead meat", and "lose your mind" orginiate from?
My opinion: hot headed, quick to anger and rash behavior, would come from a person's flushed face. Dead meat -- meat is dead and dead meat is for emphasis. If you lose your mind, you are no longer in control or possession of your mental faculties.