term used to describe one’s mood when sleep deprived or tired. Signs of being ‘slap happy’ include inane rambling, strange remarks, odd random behavior (such as giving oneself a wedgie), uncontrollable laughter at one’s own jokes.
A 1937 article in the New York Herald Tribune called Ernest Hemingway, a writer known to have had an adventurous lifestyle, “the slaphappy litterateur.” Often you will see the word spelled with a hyphen (“slap-happy”), but the closed compound is more common.
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4 and 12) In their ongoing slaphappy “Slap Bet,” Marshall plans to land one final smashing blow to soon-to-be-married Barney. TV Top 5 It was a happy-go-lucky, slaphappy place,” said Paisley, who reckoned that the limit of the directors’ horizons was to get the club back into the top flight and bump along three or four places off the bottom.
Slap Happy was L7’s last offering before the band took an infinite hiatus. Each release, one after another, was better than the previous album and they continue the tradition here. With hooky choruses and and heavy guitars from songs such as Crackpot Baby they’ve delivered the goods in rebellious fashion.
Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for Slap-Happy – L7 on AllMusic – 1999 – Back on an indie label after an initially…