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grain gain

rhyming compound;
Weight gained from eating bread
 
"Grain" is used instead of "bread" because it rhymes with "gain" and is nearly synonymous with bread. Grain gain is often a warning for weight-conscious individuals and is usually spoken of when referring to low-bread diets for weight loss.
Etymology : "Grain" from Latin "granum" for "seed, kernel." "Gain" from Old French "gaaigne" for "gain, profit."
Source : "Another quick way is through grain gain." (Youtube video on weight management 10/13/2013)
Last modified: 12 December 2013


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