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

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

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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