a non-nuclear explosive would be far more apt.
This is how it should be done.
Me: Hold this please.
Thug: Wha'sit foo'.
Me: A cool weapon.
Thug: Howsit wo'k?
Me: Just hold it a few minutes.
Thug: Dis i'just shit.
Me: It's expensive so you can sell it.
Then I run away and a cruise missle hits the mark device.
"the wisdom of the wise will perish, the intelligence of the intelligent will vanish."