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:


Though completely catawampus the permablock proved a successful enough obstacle to the Ziggurat that the pansophistic pursuits of the plagiarizing polygamist, Phenton Phellcourt, proved pointedly pointless.

(by gumo420)


The ancient ziggurat which our forefathers attempted to build in Babel (the stated aim of which, a pansophical attainment of godlike widsom, was noble enough in itself), was "permablocked" by the good Lord, who feared that if humanity possessed the wherewithal to ascend to the very heavens (even if only by a zig-zagging, catawampus path), then 'twould be but a matter of time before we also figured out the location of God's celestial ganja stash, and plundered 't--a catastrophe the deity could ill afford to allow.

(by saintdufus)
The Quandary for Thursday, November 10, 2011 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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