Watched a film the other night. 'Enemy at the Gate'. A not terribly good movie (imo) from a few years back with Jude Law (dire) and Ed Harris (brilliant) as two snipers conducting a kind of duel, amidst the appalling carnage and general hell of Stalingrad during WWII. Anyhow, about half way through, my wife uttered the immortal line: "So... was Stalin not a very nice then"?:shock: There then was a brief discussion about Stalin, Russia, WWII, Great Britain during the war, etc. After which, I can only say I was left feeling SHOCKED by my otherwise mega-intelligent wife's lack of knowledge... "Did the British go into Russia as well?"... Okay. You may say (and I don't want to sound sexist here) this isn't such a typical female area of know-how... but come on!... we are not tallking about football or something (incidentally another area she has ZERO knowledge about)... but surely the vast majority of the western world's educated woman must be aware that Stalin was a tyranical, genocidal monster and dictator who is right up there with Hitler and Pol Pot etc???!!! So... good men of TT... "staggeringly dumb comments your GF/WIFE/other females have said to you"... any of you got some good ones!?:wink: R.