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Dead in the head

Posted by JaneS on January 19, 2001

In Reply to: Dead in the head posted by Denis on January 19, 2001

: Does anybody know the origin and exact meaning of this phrase "dead in the head"? I am especially interested in its use in reference to drug addicts.
: Thanks in advance, Denis.

The term "dead head" refers to fans of the rock group "The Greatful Dead" and it is a common misconception that Dead Heads are heavy drug users. Perhaps there is a connection between these two expressions.