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:


In the annual "Schlockmeisters vs. Gangrels" bowling tournament, two teams of keglers--one drawn from among the city's inferior merchants, the other comprised entirely of lanky, loose-jointed people--don their impeccably polished bowling shoes and square off in a ten-frame, nine-pin showdown, the winner of which rakes in a cool four grand.

(by saintdufus)


The impeccably uncouth, erstwhile kegler and his gangrel son had no money for Christmas gifts, and therefore had to visit a schlockmeister to placate the women in their lives.

(by lindshiver)



The impeccably dressed schlockmeister and the shabby gangrel make quite a team -- the latter appearing as an uncoordinated bumpkin who is transformed into a champion kegler by the other’s foolproof body building system, which includes home gym equipment, diet products, and videos -- for a low, low price, today only -- plus a small monthly fee, and shipping and handling charges.

(by wordgirl)
The Quandary for Sunday, December 18, 2011 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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