Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?

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"The expediency of the deal," I said sternly to my adjuvant (who when not speaking is as pukka a guy friday as any captain of industry could wish for), "requires you to suppress your restless lip syndrome during contract negotiations." (by Beth)


True to form, the Sales Engineer argued for the expediency of a quick, one-off hack, which didn't sit well with the pukka programmer, who got increasingly frustrated with his adjuvant role in the sales call and tactically feigned Restless Lip Syndrome just long enough to gain control of the conversation and explain to the client the wisdom of a more comprehensive solution. (by aslam)


Acting on expediency alone, the Adjuvant Consul assigned responsibility to Major Bigglesworth, notorious for restless lip syndrome at social functions, but more available than other demonstrably "pukka" fellows. (by Robert)


Despite high costs of providing personalized care, the Coalition Against Restless Lip Syndrome finds it expedient to employ a team of pukka gentlemen as adjuvants, who counsel chattering RLS sufferers individually in the proper maintenance of a stiff upper lip. (by Rudi)


Of the many putative cures for Restless Lip Syndrome, I've only found one with any expediency: epoxy is a pukka adjuvant when it comes to helping you keep your mouth shut. (by Eli)


I know my restless lip syndrome is no sign of a pukka gentleman, but I suspect it comes from the need for expediency that I feel more acutely than my adjuvant colleagues do. (by Kannan)
The Quandary for Thursday, October 01, 2009 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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