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:



When I was in fourth grade, my favorite weekend activity was a visit to the seaside to ride on the old carousel made up of a menagerie of creatures: prancing horses, modern jungle beasts, and animals from the past – like a saber-tooth tiger, a triceratops, and a stegosaurus with its pointy thagomizer tail, and I could stay there for hours, going up and down while reaching for the brass ring to win a prize, or sitting quietly on one of the stationary creatures while reading from my favorite chrestomathy of tales about King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table.

(by wordgirl)


Having flipped through Nordbook's Chrestomathy of Dinosaur Anecdotes, I felt inspired to make a grab for the brass ring; so, leaping o'er the enclosure into the forbidden menagerie, I made straight for the stegosaurus pen, threw open the massive door, leaped full upon the great beast's thagomizer, and wrestled it with might and main until, twenty-seven compound fractures and a hernia later, I was finally hurled violently into the wall with a sickening crunch, at which point everything went sort of chartreuse.


(by saintdufus)
The Quandary for Wednesday, May 23, 2012 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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