… Tolkien’s own misadventures with his first automobile, purchased in 1932, were the source of some of Mr. Bliss’s escapades. Tolkien was known to accelerate across busy intersections crying out ‘Charge ‘em and they scatter!’ and once knocked down a stone wall during a family vacation."
Beyond The Hobbit, Janet Brennan Croft
I give you John “Road Rage” Tolkien
yeah I’m gonna wait until the sun goes down to make dinner tonight, cause it’s way too fuckin’ hot to be in there right now