[Ads-l] "keyed up"

Stephen Goranson goranson at DUKE.EDU
Wed Dec 26 10:10:30 UTC 2018

No biggie, but am I the only one who is not clear on when "keyed up"

bears some relationship to keys (the locking/unlocking things)

and keys (the musical kinds)? And which may be older?


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