\ ni-PEN-thee \  , noun;

1.A drug or drink, or the plant yielding it, mentioned by ancient writers as having the power to bring forgetfulness of sorrow or trouble.
2.Anything inducing a pleasurable sensation of forgetfulness, esp. of sorrow or trouble.
What a magical word.  I googled it and nepenthe is quite popular.  Because who wouldn’t want a quick way to forget sorrow and trouble?  Not the:

Nepenthe Belly Dancer à There’s a caption on this page about how this belly dancer hopes she has the power to release all other cares with her colorful dance.  Bet she charges an arm and a belly.

Nepenthe Restaurant in Big Sur  à If your drink tastes funny, it’s only the nepenthe.  If the food is terrible, you won’t remember and you will come back. 

Nepenthe Music & Publishing.  àForget the rubbish you heard and read before now.  Now, you have a clean slate for brilliance.

Nepenthe Bathtime.  à Makes you forget all troublesome bathtimes before this one? 

Nepenthe Homeowners Association à Sorrows over renting?  Ready to have a pleasurable homeowners experience?  These are your people.
Hate this post?  Drink a cool smooth mug of nepenthe and I’ll see you tomorrow.

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