What the fuck is that thing?
If the answer isn't:
1. A weapon of some sort or,
2. For taking pictures of objects not in our solar system,
I will be pissed.
I suppose taking pictures of hot chicks from VERY far away would also be acceptable...
And Cricco is right, stereotypes don't always hold true. Me dear old mum is about as un-English as is possible to get yet she clings to her tea addiction with a passion that is frightening.