Can someone enlighten me as to why people have started calling lenses 'glass'?

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Can someone enlighten me as to why people have started calling lenses 'glass'?
Feb 19, 2012

Can someone enlighten me as to why some people have started calling camera lenses 'glass'?

Does it make them sound more special somehow? Is it some cliquey art term?

No professional I have ever met uses the term.

Anyway it sure sounds pretentious.

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