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 president of the NRA was married to the president of the ACLU, and this marriage served as a fistula between the two groups; after their divorce, when time had allowed their affairs to become cicatrized, both presidents shared precatory notions that the two groups could still cooperate, as if by parergon.

(by mjrave)



On our blind date, I found to my early displeasure that she seemed to suffer from a rare form of phantom tracheoesophageal fistula, for each spoonful of mulligatawny soup caused her to choke and liberally bespatter everything before her, primarily my good self; whereupon I advanced the precatory observation that, for our prematurely ruptured relationship to be successfully cicatrised, she might - by way of parergon to such spasmodic ejaculations - possibly contrive to avail herself of the large bucket that, even as I spoke, the management was hurriedly providing.
(by Et Seqq)
The Quandary for Tuesday, August 30, 2011 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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