No need an opening sentence here neither a prologue. Here’s the thing.
This is FLASH DISK, one of a million USB Devices.
It’s not an USB. USB stands for Universal Serial Bus, this port on your computer can connect between devices and any host controller, one of them is nowadays flash disk. This is USB port :
And this is when your USB device connected on USB port.
Are we clear now? So from now on please please please, do not harm your flash disk by saying it an USB.