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Quandary Resolution 4567
schadenfreude, phillumenist, gnomic, tertiary

 

Flint Sparks -- known as “Sparky” to his friends, the editor of the Phillumenist Society newsletter “Light My Fire”, was known for his gnomic writing style with pithy sayings about matches, but the latest edition exuded thinly disguised schadenfreude and was full of news about his recent acquisition of a matchbook collector’s dream – not by primary means (inheritance by a relative), or secondary (bequest to a charitable organization in a will), but by a tertiary avenue (auction of the contents of a storage locker for a pittance with a prized collection buried in the clutter of a lifetime). 

 

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