9 Times The Hitchhikers’ Guide To The Galaxy Accurately Predicted The Future

4. Keep Calm And Carry On

Don't panic e book

We all know it, we all loved it and now we all hate it. But, Don't Panic, because there's an alternative.

Granted, the original Keep Calm poster came way before The Hitchhikers' Guide, but the countless posters, tea towels,  bumper stickers, aprons and mugs telling us all to "Carry On" only began appearing in the homes of basic bitches since the early 2000s.

Well, sorry guys, it doesn't matter how cute you think your "Keep Calm and Eat A Cupcake" wall decal is, it will never surpass the perfectly pithy "Don't Panic" as the best succinctly sound advice that an inanimate object could give. It has all of that wonderfully British stiff-upper-lip attitude that "Keep Calm" once had, but presents fewer opportunities to be meddled with to fit the whims of cupcake/poodle/Crossfit fanatics on Pinterest.


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