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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Cap’n LaFitte had his fine French silk panties all in a bunch after that scaramouch McTavish got the men all excited with his yada yada about sighting a bevy of pelagic beauties on an isolated island off the coast, which kept the crew fixated on the tiny land mass instead of their duties; besides, the captain knew that the creatures in question were in fact manatees (slow swimming, whiskered grey beasties also known as “sea cows”), a mistake that no sober sailor would make unless he’d been at sea far too long.

(by wordgirl)
The Quandary for Saturday, August 11, 2012 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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