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    #1

    nap time vs napping time

    Hi

    Can I say 'napping time' instead of 'nap time' as a caption for a picture or photo? I just want to ask if I should put 'ing' to verbs in such circumstances or not.

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    #2

    Re: nap time vs napping time

    I wouldn't.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #3

    Re: nap time vs napping time

    It doesn't work for me. Simply napping would be OK as a caption.

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    #4

    Re: nap time vs napping time

    In fact, I'd use Naptime, one word.

    There's no such thing as napping time.
    I'm not a teacher. I speak American English. I've tutored writing at the University of Southern Maine and have done a good deal of copy editing and writing, occasionally for publication.

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