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:


'Sure, everything's fine, just hunky dory,' grumbled the chief porter of the Hotel Atlantic, adverting bitterly to his demotion to the fimicolous lifestyle of lavatory attendant, as he shuffled incessantly back and forth with mop and bucket. (by Et Seqq)


"On the Emily Post Have A Nice Day Scale, would you say you were 'peachy', 'dandy', or 'hunky dory'?" Penelope asked her mother, who appeared increasingly irritable and restless as the dinner table conversation adverted once again to fecal matters despite her incessant efforts to change the subject; e.g., the current discussion of fimicolous organisms seemed to offer a golden opportunity to shift the emphasis from SHIT-EATING microbes to shit-eating MICROBES and thence perhaps to Penelope's research on methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aurea, but nobody took the bait. (by cusheamus)


Dear Patron: In response to your incessant complaints about the $599/night Excelsior Suite ("a pigsty, unfit for habitation," you say) I mustĀ advert to the many fimicolous organisms who find the quarters quite hunky dory. (by Rudi)
The Quandary for Thursday, July 01, 2010 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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