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memorabilia

memorabilia

Date: Feb 23 2017

Themes: Celebrity, News, Sports

Quote

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“The jersey, I put it in my bag, and I came out, and it wasn’t there anymore. That’s a nice piece of memorabilia. So, if it shows up on eBay somewhere, someone let me know.”

—US Football Player Tom Brady, speaking about losing his shirt after Super Bowl 2017 (Us Weekly)

Definition

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things that people collect which are connected to famous people or events

2. Use - Learn how the slang is used.

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Some people live simple lives and do not like to keep extra things. However, most of us save special things to help us remember good times. Some people collect concert tickets to help them remember great musical shows. Others buy items at sporting events to remember times when they watched a live game. Many people even shop online to collect unique things that remind them of their favorite players or sports teams. These collected items are memorabilia.

Memorabilia help us keep our memories alive. Recently, the US football team the New England Patriots won the Super Bowl. Super Bowl winners are always very popular, and people want to collect memorabilia from these teams. Tom Brady is the quarterback for the New England Patriots. After the 2017 Super Bowl, someone took the shirt that he wore during the game. He’s sad not to have the shirt, but he knows that it will be valuable memorabilia for whoever took it.

What is your favorite piece of memorabilia? Did you ever buy memorabilia online?

Examples

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“My mom collects Beatles memorabilia. Our house is full of pictures of John, Paul, George, and Ringo.”

“I have lots of memorabilia from the last World Cup.”

“Do you like to collect sports memorabilia?”

Winners

1. Winners - See who guessed the slang definition correctly.

GWTA an object that reminds you of something
by GWTASuper Member!
Manu4 An item that reminds you something special
by Manu4
julito1 A remainder of an important event in your life
by julito1
a2020 Something that brings you to the past.
by a2020

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Hanan77

Hanan77

Saudi Arabia

i saved some coins from japan when i visited 3 years ago , is this counted as memorabilia?

05:28 PM Feb 27 2017 |

gresanpu6981Super Member!

Spain

Unfortunable, I don’t use to collect memorabilia. I’ve like to do it, but I’m sure that I will give it up after my third memorabilia. I’m quite sad not to achieve these kind of collect.

03:52 PM Feb 23 2017 |

Sergijko

Sergijko

Ukraine

I collect tickets from the famous football match of one of my favorite teams. That’s one of my memorabilia.

10:35 AM Feb 23 2017 |

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