Great episode! Finally had a chance to listen while driving to/from work. I posted this before listening to JJElbert 's "dramatic reading." The word that came unbidden to my mind was mellifluous. I decided to look up that word since it usually doesn't come up in casual conversation. I found the following derivation: "late 15th century: from late Latin mellifluus (from mel ‘honey’ + fluere ‘to flow’) + -ous." So, JJElbert 's rendition literally provides the honey to the cup of wormwood.