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INTEGRA Bespoke Lighting
04-15-2008, 12:43 AM
Ok I have always maintained that a property is well Lit.

In Arizona I heard that a property that a property is well Lighted.

What say you?

sprinkler guy
04-15-2008, 01:13 AM
James,

Isn't a property well LIT when it is lighted properly? Some may say it is well lighted when lit properly, but I'm with you. Isn't Gregg an English major?

TXNSLighting
04-15-2008, 10:26 AM
lighted is not quite a word... it is well light. not it is well lighted.

Lite4
04-15-2008, 10:44 AM
The house is well "LIT". The bee "LIGHTED" on a flower.

JoeyD
04-15-2008, 10:59 AM
The house is LIT, not lighted.....unless it was lighted properly?

LOL

irrig8r
04-15-2008, 11:15 AM
James,

Isn't a property well LIT when it is lighted properly? Some may say it is well lighted when lit properly, but I'm with you. Isn't Gregg an English major?

Naw, my major was Creative Anomalies...

I think it's lit, but is it "the bee lighted" or "the bee alighted?"


alight2 [əˈlait] verb

(with on) to settle or land on
Example: The bird alighted on the fence.

alight1 [əˈlait] verb — past tense, past participle aˈlighted

to get down from or out of
Example: to alight from a bus

irrig8r
04-15-2008, 11:25 AM
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary -

Lighted

Light\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Lighted (-[e^]d) or Lit (l[i^]t); p. pr. & vb. n. Lighting.] [AS. l[=y]htan, l[=i]htan, to shine. [root]122. See Light, n.]

1. To set fire to; to cause to burn; to set burning; to ignite; to kindle; as, to light a candle or lamp; to light the gas; -- sometimes with up.

If a thousand candles be all lighted from one. --Hakewill.

And the largest lamp is lit. --Macaulay.

Absence might cure it, or a second mistress Light up another flame, and put out this. --Addison.

2. To give light to; to illuminate; to fill with light; to spread over with light; -- often with up.

Ah, hopeless, lasting flames ! like those that burn To light the dead. --Pope.

One hundred years ago, to have lit this theater as brilliantly as it is now lighted would have cost, I suppose, fifty pounds. --F. Harrison.

The sun has set, and Vesper, to supply His absent beams, has lighted up the sky. --Dryden.

3. To attend or conduct with a light; to show the way to by means of a light.

His bishops lead him forth, and light him on. --Landor.

Usage Note: Lighted and lit are equally acceptable as past tense and past participle of light. Both forms are also well established as adjectives: a lighted (or lit) candle.

JoeyD
04-15-2008, 11:26 AM
Thanks Professor!

NightScenes
04-15-2008, 01:04 PM
My projects are properly illuminated.

The Lighting Geek
04-15-2008, 06:42 PM
you crack me up Paul.:laugh:

Lite4
04-15-2008, 08:09 PM
Gregg, I will defer to you on this one professor.

INTEGRA Bespoke Lighting
04-15-2008, 09:45 PM
I like that nickname for Gregg... "The Professor"
I think it is gonna stick!

NightScenes
04-15-2008, 09:53 PM
Tommy, I could say the same for you my friend:laugh:.

irrig8r
04-15-2008, 11:27 PM
My projects are properly illuminated.

Best answer yet!

irrig8r
04-15-2008, 11:32 PM
I like that nickname for Gregg... "The Professor"
I think it is gonna stick!

I've always preferred Maestro. :laugh:

INTEGRA Bespoke Lighting
04-15-2008, 11:53 PM
Gregg, you should know by now that you cannot pick your own nickname! That is against playground code.

Besides Maestro just sounds so afflicted :)
(and it reminds me of that Seinfeld episode... )