A paranoid and parched consumer of beverages got a terrifying shock when they their mug fell apart and revealed what appears to be a listening device.
The unidentified but superbly moustachioed gent posted a photo on Reddit in the hope the internet could help.
Instead he was exposed as somewhat of a buffoon.
As one commenter pointed out, it is in fact the audio device of what once was a musical mug.
'Star-Bangled Banner' since you ask...