Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?

Attempts to resolve the Quandary:


"I don't CARE whether this book is from the ELEVENTH century," shrieked Bartholomew Grimes in his Upper Case voice, cavorting about the library with a pair of scissors, "but it's NO less UTILE without its pictures since you can't read it anyway so I will GRANGERIZE it if I want to!" (by Eli)


"Forget the text -- pictures are the MOST UTILE part of a book," says deranged librarian Lillian, who feels no shame in cavorting around the stacks, grangerizing old tomes as she pleases, and defending her activities in an Upper Case voice. (by Rudi)


They had risked the eternal thunder of Oprah's angry, Upper Case voice; but Moses, Jesus and Mohammed could barely contain themselves as they watched their respective flocks intermingle and cavort in the virtual reality of the Great iPhone App that they had created by animating pictures from the universe's last copy of the Kama Sutra, which they had to grangerize in a last ditch attempt to give humanity the anchor of a unifying, utile faith. (by aslam)
The Quandary for Friday, September 25, 2009 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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