The Story of the Keep Calm and Carry On Poster


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A simple phrase, topped with the crown of King George VI. Since its rediscovery twelve years ago, the Keep Calm and Carry On poster has become a popular symbol of courage and resolution. Now learn the story behind the poster and its rediscovery in an amazing bookstore in northeastern England.

-via Nag on the Lake

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I don't care - it looks like a really great bookstore (:

And I never knew that the poster was never officially issued. The phrase always struck me as the epitome of British poise...

Very neat, thank you!
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i'll take "DON'T PANIC" in large, friendly letters any day over this!

lol

actually kidding. cool video and story, really enjoyed it! also, that book store looks beautiful
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