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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George Babbitt , known as “Babbitt the rabbit” in high school because of his deep philtrum and twitchy nose due to his many allergies,  rubbed the middle of his face to alleviate the itchiness, revealing well-chewed fingernails and the glint of his high school ring, as he muttered to himself, “How can we stop those Pogo-philes from celebrating their 50th jubilee, especially for something as oracular as the Jack Acid Society?”.

(by wordgirl)

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"Yeah...Charlie Babbitt...definitely Charlie Babbitt...yeah...gotta watch Wapner," Raymond babbled, his philtrum quivering with excitement as it always did when these vague oracular mutterings came tumbling from his autistic lips; and at that moment three things became clear to me: a) today was the 50-year jubilee of Raymond's birth; 2) some judgmental Babbitt in the next booth was giving Raymond this nasty look; and d) my inner struggle to resist kicking that guy in his holier-than-thou yarbles was going to end--as always--in an abject but satisfying failure.

 

(by saintdufus)
The Quandary for Sunday, March 04, 2012 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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