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The subculture started in London in the 1950s, and rapidly spread across the UK, soon becoming strongly associated with rock and roll. Originally known as Cosh Boys, the name Teddy Boy was coined when a 1953 Daily Express newspaper headline shortened Edwardian to Teddy.

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  • Title: London Teddy Boys
  • Date Created: 1950
  • Location Created: London, United Kingdom
  • Original Source: British Fashion Council
  • Rights: British Fashion Council

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