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

Attempts to resolve the Quandary:


One novation took care of women who got around the no-cleavage policy by showing some underboob due to "wardrobe glitches", but another was required to cover men, though their boobs were much more innocuous. (by QuaQua)


Our embattled Vice President of HR, who painstakingly crafted the Zero Cleavage policy (now on page 2 of our Employee Handbook), and who defended it for years against dilution and novation, has not been successful in convincing the Disciplinary Tribunal (consisting of her own appointees) that the shocking visibility of her underboob this past dress-down Friday was an innocuous glitch. (by Rudi)
The Quandary for Saturday, October 17, 2009 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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