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:


When, during our post-prandial saunter down the Long Gallery, the young laird (Robbie the Bruiser), a polished pilgarlic and practised pugilist, obtested at my joshing that his ranks of limned forebears were similarly every man of them portly slapheads, he swiftly (being suddenly overcome by a paroxysm of fellow-feeling) abutted his cranium tight against mine in that act of tender reproof known as ''Glasgow kissing'.

(by Et Seqq)


"Your Honor, my client didn't say four bears, he said forebears," I obtested, slamming my hand down angrily on the glabrous pate of a startled pilgarlic in the front row and adding: "the prosecution is clearly trying to shift attention from the proposed bridge abutment to a debate on the respective merits of ursine quartets, and I object!"

(by saintdufus)


Married (but maybe not for much longer) male with semitic forebears, former Democratic Congressman, liberal with a take-no-prisoners disposition, boyish looks and far from a pilgarlic, - I obtest adjoining photo as evidence of this fact - seeks like-minded female, preferably employed in the sexual arts, for cyber friendship, sexting, and perhaps some raunchy real-life abutting.  Sext photo and measurements to ######. (by Sami)
The Quandary for Friday, June 17, 2011 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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