Mascara lights

ADSGarson O'Toole adsgarsonotoole at GMAIL.COM
Fri Sep 27 21:34:14 UTC 2013

Here is a precursor. It is less than five years old. If the term was
not already in use then a cite like the one below might lead to the
creation of the term.

Forum topic: EVO X DRL LED LIGHTS like Audi
Forum member name: Nero
Timestamp: 06-21-2009, 07:43 PM

[Begin excerpt]
ok new project. take the line away form the angry eyebrows look, and
make them some sick mascara for our lights............123GO
[End excerpt]

The first post on the thread links to a picture of when might be
called eyebrow lights:


On Fri, Sep 27, 2013 at 5:12 PM, Grant Barrett <grantbarrett at> wrote:
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> Sender:       American Dialect Society <ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
> Poster:       Grant Barrett <grantbarrett at GMAIL.COM>
> Subject:      Fwd: Mascara lights
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> Can anyone help Joe with his question copied below? Are "mascara lights" =
> an Audi coinage?=20
> Grant
>> From: Joe Clark <joeclark.icloud at>
>> Subject: Mascara lights
>> Date: September 27, 2013 12:04:01 PDT
>> I=92ve decided to actually write in with a request to antedate mascara =
> lights =96 LED daytime running lights, typically in a wavy or curved =
> pattern.=20
>> First used by Audi IIRC. <5y old. Like targa and ABS, this one=92s not =
> going away, I think.
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