Quick(lime) to point out.

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Wed Jan 6 17:39:53 UTC 2010

At 12:25 PM -0500 1/6/10, Eric Nielsen wrote:
>I don't want to beat a slow horse, but I think the concept of "quick" found
>in a mason's quicklime means something other than fast. It's lime with a
>vital principle. Or has this already been discussed?
I expect that would be related to the "quick" of "quicksand", which I
assume also goes back to the 'lively, animate(d)' sense of the


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