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:


After a series of onomatopoeia -- *CRASH* -- curses -- "Fuck." -- and breakages of the second commandment -- "God DAMN it!" -- Detective Holstoy lit a smoky Cuban cigar and calmed himself down, focusing on exactly who the unsub could be, what sort of dirty linen could have instigated his murder of the prostitute Ally Hemmings, and why the evidence was either so god-damn nonexistant or so god-damn metempirical that they couldn't find it.

(by ponYthink)


Before the unsub -- now the captured prime suspect -- could reveal his secrets and air the mayor's dirty linen in public, he was subjected to an onomatopoeia of crashes, thumps, and bangs, and entered the ultimate metempirical realm, where he "saw the light".

(by wordgirl)
The Quandary for Wednesday, November 02, 2011 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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