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ephemera

1. a mayfly, esp one of the genus Ephemera
2. a class of collectable items not originally intended to last for more than a short time, such as tickets, posters, postcards, or labels
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The immediate task of the spring ephemera is to make flowers.
"Ephemera means things that are important to you, but only for a short time.
Ephemera is a deeply personal record for the band, charting the breakdown of relationships for singers Faye O'Rourke and Stevie Appleby, and for O'Regan, the death of his father.
We (Stoborod and Swann that is, not ephemera) were not trying to hide any historical facts about the origins and genealogies of the words 'organisation' and 'management' and the capitalist practices that might lie behind them.
The objects and ephemera displayed in the museum are organized into 83 showcases, each corresponding to one of the 83 parts of the novel.
The case studies begin in the late nineteenth century with the 'jobbing press' era and the production of printed ephemera that found its way into the home as well as the workplace.
At the second meeting the possibility of including entries for relevant projects within CPP2, as a means of providing a single point of access to performance ephemera resources was discussed: it was agreed that this could be a useful development and that the technical issues involved would be considered by the CPP team.
I was a senior in college the first time I heard the word "ephemera." A colleague of mine was referring to a pile of junk mail on his desk.
The London Gazette's harrowing story of the September 5, 1694, inferno will be one of the star items at the Birmingham Book and Ephemera Fair.
"The Black Fives" is drawn primarily from the Foundation's collection and features artifacts, memorabilia, photographs, ephemera, and other historical materials.
Barthelson, who lives in Rutland and works from her studio at the Sprinkler Factory in Worcester, has for the past several years focused on her "family debris series.'' Her monoprints from this series were inspired by the ephemera of day-to-day living and what's left behind.