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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Preparing such a mise-en-scene has never been within my purlieu (see: job description), but if I hope to continue my employment here at Jeremy Fitch and Daughters, I must submit to the stridulous demands of my bosses (the daughters), even if their approach to solving the problem is only so much hooey.

(by wordgirl)


Defining the mise-en-scène for our production is outside my purlieu as shipping coordinator, but I do think the director's idea that there can be no authentic summer night without our carting ten thousand stridulous crickets onto the set is a bunch of hooey. (by Rudi)


Since yesterday, I have restricted all constitutionals to the purlieu of my locked study, having surfeited on the stridulous hectoring of uncle Mortimer, whose insistence on a neo-constructivist mise-en-scène for our annual 'Babes in the Wood' charade was just so much pretentious hooey.


(by Bud Myte)
The Quandary for Thursday, December 27, 2012 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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