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Sunday, November 14, 2021

Apparently, those rear-window car sticker decals representing happy SUV-filling families have been annoying people since 2008. So I guess I’d be late to the party in expressing my revulsion.

For whatever reason, they seem to be more prevalent now, at least here in New York. I’ll see them on parked cars in the City, as well as during my rare stints behind the wheel on suburban roads. Just from my limited exposure, this automobile-flare Mom-Dad-Kid1-Kid2-etc. lineup seems to be gaining popularity.

What could stop this spread of white-on-window nuclear family cuteness? Defacement and vehicular damage seem extreme. I‚Äôm guessing alarmist theories about exposing your kids to tailgating predators might dent the enthusiasm for some. More likely, overexposure will lead to this fad fading. That, and the ever-steady 50 percent American divorce rate…

by Costa Tsiokos, Sun 11/14/2010 08:56pm
Category: Pop Culture, Society
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