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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"Today," the President said proudly, "I have been awarded an Alphabetic Award, by The American Association of Abecedarians, for, and I quote: 'the most consistent examples of code-switching performed in a Public Office in 2017' and I am honoured, I am honoured, to receive this much sought after award, it is, it's much sought after, but I have been singled out and chosen, they chose me – think about it, I didn't choose them, I'd never heard about this award until today, and that goes to show how these fine people recognise me, so don't decry it, till you try it, that's always been an axiom of mine, I think it's safe to say . . . . ." and Hyman used to remote to switch of the TV in the Diner and turned to Sadie and Rosa, "he can't even read," he sighed, "it's the Analphabetic Award, they give it to the Dummy of the Year and," he looked at his watch, "it's only the 16th of March!"

(by MissTeriWoman)

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This community was ruthlessly analphabetic, on the axiom that if the practice of writing were taken up then the powers of memory would be diminished: they decried all attempts by others to learn their language, preferring to code-switch into the local lingua franca when communicating with outsiders. (by umbraticus)
The Quandary for Thursday, March 16, 2017 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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