Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 17 - Think and Explain: 52

Answer

If the perfume doesn’t evaporate at all, there will be no volatile perfume molecules to float around and enter the noses of nearby people, i.e., no one can smell it. This sort of defeats the purpose of perfume.
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