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:


He was a peripatetic collector who wandered across Asia seeking out the most impeccable celadons he could find, until the day he dropped an ancient and perfect jade-green vase from Zhejiang: since then, he utters no words, only vocables of shock and despair.

(by Rudi)



His performance was memorable for its impeccable vocal stylings – scat singing with wordless vocables, adding the human voice as another instrument in the jazz ensemble, and being a peripatetic singer created a greater element of motion on stage, enhanced by his fashionable attire -- white suit, midnight blue shirt, celadon tie.

(by wordgirl)


In an endless peripatetic journey through the Alps to document my eight-tome, celadon leather-bound, History of Yodeling: from Chamonix to Innsbruck and from 200 B.C. to Today, I came across hundreds, of varied vocables each promoted by the locals as the most pure and impeccable form of the art.

(by Sami)
The Quandary for Wednesday, September 12, 2012 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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