[LMB] OT: nappy hair (was Very small child book recommendations)

Jim Parish jparish at siue.edu
Tue Feb 6 13:31:19 GMT 2007


onyxhawke wrote, of the phrase "nappy hair":
> I live north of Boston and its a reasonably common useage here.

FWIW: In the song "Sir Duke", Stevie Wonder refers to himself as 
having been "a little nappy-headed boy". I'm not sure how popular the 
song was when it came out, but it's a staple on oldies stations.

Jim Parish


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