In the days before electricity and gaslight,stage lights were lit by the slow combustion of material that included some kind of compound made from lime.It was designed to give a constant,non-flickering illumination to a theatre stage.

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god dammit .....u took my words .......CROWN GOES TO YOU .....

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Thanks.I learnt that about 50 years,so I hoped I was remembering it correctly!

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Damn now ya got me curious.

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lol ....keep pondering ..till u get to know ....we never attention for this useful stuff we all just knew abt it

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i dont know but you are awfully cute

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u made my day ..thanks for ur time

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Because stage lights used to be made of it. <br />
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Useless fact of the day lol

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really useless lol

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At a guess its an extension of the hollywood phrase giving a project the "green light"<br />
lime=green just theorising I have no idea really..

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no

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