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