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    Default Re: Not the best name for a fragrance

    There was once a fragrance that was called Cie!. Which to a native french speaker means compagnie . Such a Lemoine et Cie/Lemoine et compagnie. It always confused me when I was younger..."Why would someone want to name a fragrance "compagnie (company)?"
    Quand on boit l'eau, il faut penser à sa source

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    Default Re: Not the best name for a fragrance

    Quote Originally Posted by Thalia View Post
    It's the fragrance that's here today, and they CALL it -- CHAR-ley! A brand-new fragrance that's here to stay, and they CALL it ...-
    ROTFL! Thanks for the jingle...
    "...put on clothes that are well-scented with incense. Even if you’re somewhere where no one special will see you, you still feel a heady sense of pleasure inside." Things that make your heart beat fast (translated by Meredith McKinney), Sei Shonagon. The Pillow Book.

    "The sunset is deeper and longer. The scent of the jasmine is stronger." Miracles. Pet Shop Boys

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    Default Re: Not the best name for a fragrance

    Quote Originally Posted by Brielle87 View Post
    There was once a fragrance that was called Cie!. Which to a native french speaker means compagnie . Such a Lemoine et Cie/Lemoine et compagnie. It always confused me when I was younger..."Why would someone want to name a fragrance "compagnie (company)?"
    There is the vanilla concoction called "Ici"--meaning "here" in French. As opposed to "la"--"there."
    "...put on clothes that are well-scented with incense. Even if you’re somewhere where no one special will see you, you still feel a heady sense of pleasure inside." Things that make your heart beat fast (translated by Meredith McKinney), Sei Shonagon. The Pillow Book.

    "The sunset is deeper and longer. The scent of the jasmine is stronger." Miracles. Pet Shop Boys

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    Default Re: Not the best name for a fragrance

    I think 'Ho Hang" is a pretty dreadful name.............

    Petty small minded people have no place in my life.
    Currently wearing: Angel by Thierry Mugler

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    I actually like Poupee and hadan't given the name much thought. The ELdO names are much more annoying to me as are "Juliet has a Gun" and "Shiloh" which I associate with the battlefield and some children's book about a dog.
    Currently wearing: Bluebell by Penhaligon's

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