NA'PPINESS. n.s. [nappy] The quality of having a nap. - A Dictionary of the English language, Samuel Johnson
My initial thought, as the mother of a young child, was that nappiness must be defined as one's child wearing a nappy. I'm here to tell you that, even in this sense, your post works well. Nappiness leads to happiness because it almost always saves one from crappiness.** Note that I said almost always - an unfortunate fact of life
That's exactly what all the google searches for this word tried to tell me too. It's hard to know if Dr Johnson is being entirely serious here, he also includes eccentric coinages like 'Bepiss' and 'Embrothel'. I maintain that 'nappiness' MUST have been thrown into his dictionary on account of the felicitious rhyme with happiness.
I kept thinking of nappies too.I remember seeing Jerry Springer the Opera and there was that guy with the nappy fetish. I can just imagine Jerry going on about his "nappiness" They should have used it as a script line, and turned his "nappiness, happiness" into a song!
I plan to use it all the time.
so long as the nappiness is not the crappiness of the Dirt-Napness.
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