Imagine being able to ‘taste’ every word that you hear. In this programme, we’ll meet two sisters from Glasgow in Scotland who can do just that. And as usual, we’ll learn some new vocabulary as well.

This week’s question
What does Jen McCready, who has synaesthesia, taste when she hears the name ‘Neil’?
a) eggs and bacon
b) spaghetti hoops
c) a jam sandwich
Listen to the programme to find out the answer.

(informal) a silly person

medical condition affecting the brain where two or more senses mix together

strong feeling of wanting or desiring something

clear, powerful and detailed in your mind

considered unimportant or uninteresting

overactive imagination
tendency to imagine things that are not true
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