What Happened to Britain's Stiff Upper Lip?


Andy Murray of Britain reacts during a television interview with Sue Barker after being defeated by Roger Federer of Switzerland in their men's singles final tennis match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London (REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth)

Britons used to impress the world with their displays of resilience and sangfroid. But recently, they express themselves as much by crying as by grinning and bearing it. Should the stiff upper lip be consigned to history? Plus, the origin of 'Keep Calm and Carry On,' and a Belgian take on that slogan.