Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?
Quandary Resolution 1392
persnickety, ortolan, abdicate, proliferate
Persnickety little Mr. Crampion from Personnel reminded his assistant of the ortolan buntings of her Gascogne childhood - the monotony of their calls and the greenish tint of the gray feathers on their heads especially - and she wondered idly how long it would be before his finicky, fuss-budgety nitpicking would result in the steady proliferation of abdications from his department reaching a level at which people actually couldn't be hired fast enough to replace those who quit.
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