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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poseur, thin-film interference, catercorner, burled

That poseur Lenny and his overhead projector transparencies are really starting to get on my nerves--it's like the other night: I'm watching The Thin Man, right, sitting in my favorite oak chair (you know, the burled one, with the small knots that produce a distorted grain in the wood?), and frickin' Lenny comes in and sets up his overhead film projector--catercorner to the TV, mind you--and he starts waving the film transparency around, so the light catches it, and it's flashing all over the place, blinding my eyes, and I say to him Lenny, what the hell, man, and he just grins this shoot-eating grin and says, "Thin-film interference"--you know, as in he's "interfering" with me watching my Thin Man film; oh, I coulda smacked the little shtutz!


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