ninnyism

ninnyism

conduct characteristic of a ninny, or silly fool. — ninnyish, adj.
See also: Behavior
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Every week I seem to read about the results of yet another study confirming a shocking level of geographical ninnyism among the young.
When I'd read what percentage of American college sophomores identified London as a small country in France, I'd say something like, "Well, kids'll be kids." After all, every week I was also reading about the results of studies demonstrating ninnyism in any number of other fields.
The large diptych Our World, 1965, 2005, is a copy of a mimeographed gay publication from the pre-Stonewall era, defiantly filled with all the biting ninnyisms of that day's gay patois.