Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?

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Like flipping on a light switch, Bobby Sunshine changed from disgruntled to gruntled as he flipped the calendar page and saw that June was approaching, and smiled broadly because he loved the solstitial longer days and shorter nights of summer which always lessened his scotophobia (fear of the dark); however, it also stymied his enjoyment of staying up later at night to watch television, where he was more likely to encounter The Late, Late Show with Craig Ferguson, which could be a frightening encounter due to his latent scotophobia of the other kind (fear of Scottish people).

 

(by wordgirl)

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"Haggis! Good God, ye err all afraid of haggis err ye?" exclaimed Rupert-The-Horrible, standing before his solstitial exhibit , who was quite gruntled that he'd stymied the lot of his adversaries who'd suddenly developed a substantial case of scotophobia, and stood lock-jawed before huge platters of haggis that were to be served at the reception.

(by ElkSummer)
The Quandary for Thursday, July 05, 2012 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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