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    dhakir Guest

    Default Memories of green

    I've been looking for the meaning of this expression for quite some time, and haven't been able to find it.

    I think it's kind of poetic, but I'm not sure...

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    Default Re: Memories of green

    I thought it just meant when things were young- we use 'green' for youth, like the wood of a young tree.

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    And 'memories of blue'? Would it mean something like 'sad memories'?

    The construction "memories of green" instead of "green memories", or something like that, seems odd to me, so that's why I thought it would be something like an unusual expression...

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    Default Re: Memories of green

    We often say 'memories of...'. It doesn't strike me as an unusual structure with 'memories':
    childhood memories
    memories of childhood

    Both are fine to me.

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