I haven’t heard anybody trying to record an AudioBook on their cellphone in the closet with pillows.
Colonel Mustard in the library with a candlestick. Assuming the library is soundproofed and the candlestick has a cardioid pattern.
I would have dismissed that out of hand before I heard of that woman who does something similar apparently on a regular basis. This lends credence to my assertion that it’s just not that hard if you’re paying attention and the wind is at your back.
And you have a good supply of metaphors and aphorisms to hand.