</span><table border='0' align='center' width='95%' cellpadding='3' cellspacing='1'><tr><td>QUOTE (FrankB @ Apr 28 2003, 11:01 AM)</td></tr><tr><td id='QUOTE'>We entered one shop looking for a good deal on a speedlight. The salesman dismissed our enquiry by explaining that what we really wanted was an ultra-wideangle converter ....

Ludicrous but true.</td></tr></table><span class='postcolor'>
Not too surprising ... though it should be.
It&#39;s called "The Dumbing-down of America".
There are those who figure "The less people know, the more they will spend". What really frosts my cookie is that, for the most part, they are right.