hand in (one's) dinner pail

hand in (one's) dinner pail

To die. If they invent a hoverboard before I hand in my dinner pail, I'm definitely going to try it, no matter how old I am.
See also: dinner, hand, pail

hand in your dinner pail

die. informal
A dinner pail was the bucket in which a workman formerly carried his dinner; compare with kick the bucket (at kick).
See also: dinner, hand, pail