We might also add some descriptions that explain descriptions for camera auctions on ebay ... words like

- scratches
- no influence on image quality (= watch out)
- blotches
- MINT (= heavy signs of use)
- moderate signs of use (=fell out of a plane)
- heavy signs of use (= fell out of a plane into the Pacific)
- would benefit from a clean (= fell out of a plane into a volcano)
- defective
- working
- found in the attic (= defective, but don't want to say)
- can't try the lightmeter because I have no battery (= dead as a dodo)