Nefarious DreamRobbing NapStealers


International Headquarters of the Nefarious NapStealers

International Headquarters of the Nefarious NapStealers


According to an article in Time Magazine, “dreams provide psychic gratification for suppressed desires.” Researchers in the ever increasing field of sleep studies postulate that their nefarious function encompasses much more. Because of discoveries during marked phases of normal sleep or REM (rapid eye-movement) sleep. Throughout consistent time periods during the resting time, the sleeper’s braiwaves become as active as when they are awake and eyeballs move back and forth quickly. This is the dream stage, which is the most dangerous time to be interrupted by a nefarious napstealer.

Nefarious Napping – It’s not just NapStealing Anymore

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According to World Wide Words, there are many uses of the word nap, including gnome-napping, kidnapping, dognapping, data-napping, art-napping), kegnapping), space-napping, and even headnapping. The common thread is that napping is synomymous with stealing. This is why napstealing is so nefarious, because it combines two thieving terms into one evil concept, .

The original, kidnapping, came about in the seventeenth century combined kid with nap, which is a word meaning to grab, snatch or seize and is very similar to nab, which may be Scandinavian. The other meaning of nap means a short sleep seized or grabbed in the middle of something else. Hence, the terms power-napping, dognapping and catnapping.

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