Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?
Quandary Resolution 1201
batten, umpteenth, plagiary, perpend
For the umpteenth time, celebrity chef Phil Stumakk's exasperated publicist urged Mr. Stumakk to batten down the hatches ("Be ready to defend the originality of your omelets!"), but the chef did not perpend the severity of recent plagiary accusations, and continued merrily battening on, and regurgitating, the recipes of others.
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