The cars were parked nose in to the curb, the way they do in towns, and never do in cities.
Robert B. Parker, in Paper Doll (1993, p. 58). You know, he’s right. I can’t think of a City with angle parking. Not that I’ve been everywhere, but.
Even in London, Paris: no angle parking. Small-town England, yes, but not London, Bath.
Don’t know about Australia, Asia, Amazonia….