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:


Merry was a micawber, for it was the sine qua non of the residents of Happy Camp, a tiny hamlet of a few dozen souls with a main street only a few furlongs in length, where mirth and fulgurant outbursts of merriment were frequent, but quite shocking to those unfamiliar with the ways of the townsfolk.

(by wordgirl)


Optimism is the sine qua non of a unicorn racer: you must be a micawber to stay in the game — you must expect your animal to appear in a flash, and run the furlong with fulgurant haste, even if the mare or stallion has a perfect record of absenteeism.

(by Rudi)
The Quandary for Wednesday, October 17, 2012 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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