Monday, February 22, 2016

'Keep Calm and Carry On': The History Behind the Famous Slogan

You have probably more than once seen the posters printed with the slogan "Keep Calm and Carry On" and/or variations of it.

I had no idea of the slogan's history, but it turns out it origins from the Second World War to instill peace in the British people and was re-discovered in 2000 when one of these propaganda war posters was found in a box by secondhand bookshop Barter Books.

Via Holy Kow.

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