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:


Harold yawned and stretched his arms in a volant wish – desiring to be anywhere but in the same room as his overly-eager and Panglossian students who were now hurling a surfeit of insipid insults in their attempt to wage logomachy with anyone who would engage them, but they only managed to bore him to death.

(by ElkSummer)


Those two old arch rivals, Siegfried and Roy, began with the noblest of intentions for their ultimate contest -- logomachy, a battle fought entirely with words, no violence, no suffering, no killing – a Panglossian idea for the best way to wage war – but as the logophiles fought on, one of the combatants was felled by a surfeit of words, Webster volant, a flying dictionary launched by his frustrated opponent.

(by wordgirl)


"You, sir, are a flippin' bitch!" shouted Lord Cranbury, holding aloft his shield to display the heraldic chicken of his ancestral house, its wings volant in a fierce flightless attack posture; and so began the Great Logomachy of 936, in which six lords from neighboring regions converged on a battlefield, brandishing shields with ostriches, canaries, pelicans, and other non-intimidating birds (for some reason Lord Dinglebury had a platypus on his), and shouting a surfeit of rather unimaginative insults at one another for nine straight hours, after which time they called a "truce," and repairing to the nearest castle commenced feasting and wenching; and raising their silvern goblets high, they took it in turns to propose Panglossian toasts about how "gentlemen, it simply getteth not any better than this."


(by saintdufus)
The Quandary for Tuesday, July 03, 2012 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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