The salesman, unfazed, asked her if she was perhaps mistaken and thinking of the 'Red Sea, because the Dead Sea is in in Israel'.
Thankfully, my aunt taught history, so she knew her geography well enough to know that he was just trying to pull the wool over her eyes.
 Which is technically true, since it sits on the border. But I wouldn't tell a Canadian that they were mistaken, because 'Niagara Falls is in the US'.
Do you remember those Zoom Copters that used to be in every single mall across America?