Most of us of a certain age can recall the famous Grey Poupon commercial wherein one luxury car owner answers another’s mustard-related query (“Pardon me, would you have any Grey Poupon?”) with a courteous “But of course” before handing the stuff over.

Yeah, it turns out that not everyone finds it funny in real life. The Smoking Gun tells the story of a Grey Poupon prank gone bad:

After gesturing to the 22-year-old [Vitaly] Kovtun to roll down his window, passenger Stephen Cox asked, ‘Excuse me, sir, do you have any Grey Poupon?’ Kovtun responded, police charge, by pulling a handgun from his glove compartment, cocking the weapon, and leveling it at the prankster’s auto. ‘Here’s your Grey Poupon, roll your f*ing windows up,’ Kovtun said, according to a probable cause affidavit.

Points for style all around on this one.

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