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:


"Stop feeding our kids pink slime!" I shouted, leaping to my feet and slamming my fist down on my desk--and this seemed to gain me the general approbation of the peanut gallery, for there had been a steady groundswell of antipathy toward the notorious food additive in recent months; but the unflappable Senator Leghorn shot back at me querulously: "Sit...I say, sit your freshman assfeathers back down, son (boy's...I say, boy's more jumpy than a kangaroo on a bed o' hot coals)."


(by saintdufus)


What began as a querulous cry by Jamie Oliver, the English celebrity chef, has become a groundswell in the U.S. -- a campaign promise of the Food Revolution, to approbate that only quality products be used in the preparation of foods served to children, and that pink slime be eliminated from the cafeteria menu.

(by wordgirl)
The Quandary for Friday, April 13, 2012 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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