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:


Manifold are the causes of my writer's block, and few are my written words: I can neither scribble in a free and unstinted manner, nor compose in a formal and plodding way, because I simply can't begin, can't tutoyer my pal The Page, can't honorifically address my lord, that daunting void.

(by Rudi)


 My writer’s block was lifted the night I attended an awards ceremony for Humanitarian of the Year and found inspiration for a new protagonist and series of novellas from the life story of Dr. Good E. Tooshews, who was rewarded for being ever gallant with his unstinted efforts in manifold projects to help those in need, which led our king to tutoyer the good man, putting him on an equal basis with his majesty’s closest associates.

(by wordgirl)


After weeks of searching in vain for the right inspiration, I tried to overcome a bout of  writer's block by indulging in some risky and unstinted behavior, abandoning my usual refined and gallant attire in favor of a clown outfit and challenging strangers in the street on their own sartorial choices, a strategy with manifold consequences including my neighbors pondering whether I had this time lost my mind for good. (by Sami)
The Quandary for Saturday, September 08, 2012 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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