The other bloody board was shut off by our nanny moderator.
Good points Tommy,
Who said anything about it being Americanized? The term lit or lighted, may be used, as explained, and this is an English definition. For instance, go to the very english BBC page, at: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/3149404.stm and search for the term lighted.
"For about 10 seconds, the evening on Saturday got lighted up. I panicked and took my kids inside the house."