Britophile that I am, I actually hadn’t heard of this until a couple of years ago. When I discovered a “Keep Calm and Carry On” poster and learned the history behind it, I was enchanted, and then I discovered that I was not one of a few….
If you’re at all familiar with the phenomenon then you probably know that it’s
British and that it has its roots in World War II. Watch this video to hear the full story of how this remarkable phrase never inspired the people of war-torn Britain, but how it’s certainly impacted people searching for peace and perseverance in the 21st century.
What’s your opinion? Do you think that the craze has gone too far?
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Written by Abigail Young
I've had a passion for everything British my entire life, despite being raised as a small-town girl in the American Midwest, After years of dreaming, I got the chance to live and work in England for an entire year. Now I write about my favorite country, and hopefully inspire my fellow Britophiles to get over there and experience it for themselves.