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:

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Jack, that little sprat, has been relegated to the local calaboose after smacking Dr. Vosberg o'er the noggin with a pneumatic tire (though in my opinion the doctor deserved it: for 'twas recently discovered he's been dispensing "pez" in lieu of actual meds--and not even one of the tastier flavors of pez, the friggin' shtutz).

 

(by saintdufus)

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Marshall Blake shouted at his deputy, “You can toss Jake in the calaboose for public drunkenness, and that latest contraption he’s been trying to hawk – some sort of pneumatic sprat – that can be relegated to the circular file, aka the trash bin!”

 

(by wordgirl)

1

"That sprat sullied my brand-new pneumatic tea-stirring machine - relegate him to the calaboose at once!" bellowed the enraged Louis XXXVIIII to his gendarmes.

(by Kimberly)
The Quandary for Friday, January 06, 2012 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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