slip (one's) memory

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slip (one's) memory

To be forgotten, especially of an obligation. I'm sorry I didn't call you back sooner, it totally slipped my memory. I'm worried about mom—things keep slipping her memory lately.
See also: memory, slip
References in classic literature ?
It was something extremely neat, but it had slipped her memory.
When Paul - brilliantly referred to by Nancy as "the male judge" when his name slipped her memory - questioned her use of the microwave to prove her dough, she replied: "Well, needs must".
It was not the first time her own words had slipped her memory and she told the stunned crowd: "I'm 50, what can I say?