Five people were killed and several injured after a terror attack struck the heart of London on 22 March. In the wake of the attack, this message – purported to be a sign in the London tube – began making the rounds.
All terrorists are politely reminded that THIS IS LONDON and whatever you do to us we will drink tea and jolly well carry on. Thank you
The Washington Post reported that UK Prime Minister Theresa May had also responded positively to the sign after being told about it in Parliament a day after the attack. The sign was was a “wonderful tribute,” one that has “encapsulated everything everybody in this house has said today,” she was quoted as saying.
Twitterati shared her admiration for the message, with many sharing the post with gusto.
But here’s the catch. The image is a fake. It was created using an online image generator.
While the sentiment appears to have resonated with many, here’s something that we all tend to forget: