Word of Mouth is BBC Radio 4's program exploring the world of words and the way we use them. I appeared on the "Fashion" episode recently, talking with host Chris Ledgard about verbalizing smells, or as I like to say (repurposing the Sound of Music lyric), how to "catch a cloud and pin it down".
To hear the segment, click on the player at top. Perfumes discussed (though some names were edited out) include:
Chanel No. 19
Comme des Garçons Avignon
Calvin Klein Obsession
Chanel No. 5
Miller Harris L'Air de Rien
Comme des Garçons Eau de Parfum
This episode of Word of Mouth was first broadcast on BBC Radio 4 on 13 Aug 2013.