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    #1

    Where's my head?

    He realizes he turned on a wrong DVD, so is it common to say "Where's my head?" when you realize you're absent-minded?

    gw2-9
    00:07:09 They had that telepathy only those weird,creative types have.
    00:07:12 Best friends since childhood,too,so that helped.
    00:07:15 Where's my head? 00:07:16 This is the wrong dvd.
    00:07:24 who is that?
    00:07:26 Oh. Sandy, jared's girlfriend.

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    Re: Where's my head?

    No - it's not common at all.

    Rover

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    #3

    Re: Where's my head?

    I think it's a shortened version of "Where's my head at" which is, while certainly not frequently used, far from uncommon in various forms. You are correct with your interpretation of it to mean absent-mindedness, and it can also be used to express a lack of concentration or propensity to make foolish mistakes. Here are some examples that may help you:


    "I don't know where my head's been at all morning, I must have made twenty spelling mistakes in one letter alone!"
    "Oi James, where's your head at? You seem away with the fairies today!"
    "Where is my head at? That's the third time I've come upstairs and forgotten why today".

    There's also a song by Basement Jaxx that uses the same phrase in various forms, you should be able to find it on YouTube.

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