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Could someone help me with this quote:

"If the butterflies in your stomach die, send yellow death announcements to your friends" - Yoko Ono

Thanks in advance! Emotion: smile
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What help do you need? Interpretation or source?

See here for some information: http://www.cheznadia.com/archives/category/arts_et_culture/page/2
To me it means nothing very specific -- it's just a bunch of incongruous ideas strung together to create a surreal effect.
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Tell your friends if you have succeeded in overcoming your fears.
(Butterfles in your stomach is a metaphor for fear.)
CJ
CalifJimTell your friends if you have succeeded in overcoming your fears.

(Butterfles in your stomach is a metaphor for fear.)

Sure, but why "yellow death announcements"?
I haven't researched the 'yellow' part! There may be an association of death with yellow that we don't know about -- but Y. O. does. Emotion: smile
CJ
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Hmmm.

According to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Color_symbolism_and_psychology , yellow can symbolize pretty much anything you care to think of, including death, and, in Japan, courage.
CalifJimTell your friends if you have succeeded in overcoming your fears.
(Butterfles in your stomach is a metaphor for fear.)
CJ

Thanks!
Happy to know more about English, it a good saying.
I learn it.
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