Whenever a new piece of Monopoly swag becomes available, people suddenly remember the game, think “cool”, post a brief article about it, and then let the memory of the game sink back beneath the surface of their conscious minds. Until the next piece of swag shows up.

This month’s item is the Monopoly umbrella, available from Brollies of London.

Is this really a more momentous piece of swag than, say …

Monopoly Boxer Shorts

Monopoly Pocket Watch

Monopoly 5 Piece Chrome Bathroom Fixtures Set

Or this fine Monopoly Sheet Set?