… 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
every time I forget why Tolkien is my favorite imaginary grandpa, I come across something like this