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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Meanwhile, and at that exact same moment—simultaneous-like—Hyman Kaplan, Managing Editor of The Melrose Monday Meshuggener, opened his copy of QQ and glanced at the Words of the Day: endonym, mantilla, mythomania and dictitate, and then at the Banner Headline across all four columns of the edition about to go to press: Scots Kilties' Legends Proliferate, and then at the byline, and he called through the door to the Newsroom for Hannah Manyana—Gurrrl Friday and Office Boy, it's a Covid-19 Job Share, one person does both—"who wrote this piece on Legendary Kilties?" "no-one!" "whaddayamean no-one? somebody hadda write it, fer Christ's sake!" "what I mean is, that's how it came in, no name attached," "ya mean anonymous?" "that's what I mean," and that was when he knew!

(by MissTeriWoman)
The Quandary for Monday, October 12, 2020 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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