Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?
Quandary Resolution 3787
unavailing, mama bear, hiatus, matrilineal


For the longest time I traced my descent through the matrilineal line (mainly because I loved being able to say I was related to Nutella "Mama Bear" Jimenez, the 14th-century Scottish matriarch who single-handedly repulsed an invasion of drunken Moors from the Orkney Islands); but this strategy proved unavailing in the eyes of the International Genealogical Society, which doesn't accept the existence of Scots named Jimenez; so I took a hiatus from that, and began instead tracking my ancestry through my great-great-grandsire, Cyrus Frickert Corndog Slutberry-Moldridge XII, lord of a band of drunken Moors who somehow made their way as far north as the Orkney Islands in the 14th century, and there led an ill-fated invasion.


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