Behavior: Daddy the Rowdy

Viennese adults, proud of their culture and heritage, are seemingly oblivious to their uncivilized behavior in automobiles. Not so their children. Asked by Vienna's mass-circulation Kurier to submit letters describing the driving habits of their fathers, several hundred schoolchildren, aged 9 to 14, handed down a nearly unanimous verdict: the Viennese male, normally mild-mannered, becomes a raging brute behind the wheel.

"You will not believe such a lovely father can curse so badly," one child wrote. Complained another: "Father shouted at pedestrians, Mother shouted at Father, and they both got so cross my father almost lost control of himself and the car."...

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