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.

Nefarious NapStealers Steal Academic Performance

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Inasmuch as everyone requires different amounts of sleep to function well, scientists have confirmed that young people require more sleep than younger children and adults in order to achieve their best in school. Therefore, they are at a greater disadvantage to the assaults of Nefarious NapStealers and other . Studies have shown that junior high school and high school children need at least nine hours of sleep for best achievement of their school work, while it indicates that a majority of adults only need eight hours of rest to perform normally.

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Transportation Workers Are Seriously Sleep-Deprived

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US Open Golf and Nefarious NapStealers

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Nefarious NapStealer Story Contest

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Interesting NapStealer Facts

Nefarious Results at the National Academy of Design

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