Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Keeping calm for Need a Laugh Wednesday

Image from Entrer Dans le reve, one of many in the
Keep Calm Flickr Photostream

About two years ago, variants of the Keep Calm posters starting sprouting from cubicles in my office. According to the website Know Your Meme (which I depend upon not so much to keep hip but so that I don't fall too hopelessly far behind), the orignal Keep Calm and Carry On poster was WWII propaganda; the phrase experienced a resurgence in 2000 when a British bookshop displayed a framed one and began selling prints.

Here's an assemblage of what Know Your Meme considers "notable examples."

Here are a few of my favorites from Pinterest:

I especially like the deviant ones:

And here are the two that hang in my office:

Source: via Geneva on Pinterest

Want to make your own? Here's link to a calm-o-matic generator


  1. Loved the "I will not keep clam and... " quote.

  2. Love, love, love them all! Thanks for the chuckle.

  3. Thank you for the laughs. I need them nowadays!

  4. LOL, Geneva!!!! Hysterical!

  5. LOL!!! the karma and the "I will not keep calm" are the best of the lot...but they are all good!


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