\ 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.