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:


In a city parturient with pubs, I'm not sure how we ended up at this weak excuse for an Irish bar—shunned by hibernians themselves—where the beer causes palatal dismay and the only thing to do is watch smashmouth sports on the giant flatscreens.

(by Rudi)


My rather inebriated friend, in the parturient process that a brain soaked in alcohol takes from point A to point M to the target of point B, eventually came to the decision that, all things considered, he was lucky to get off with a bruised eye after loudly addressing a stereotypically smashmouth hibernian as something in French which contained the palatal consonant ny, my friend being very eager to use some vocabulary he had picked up during our stay here in Paris - the word being, as I later learned, 'agneau', or 'lamb'. (by vividgrim)


I cannot understand my cousin Ewan's fascination with Gaelic football, that watered down hibernian cousin of proper Aussie Rules -- I'd rather have fillings put in the palatal surface of every tooth while sitting under a partutient kangaroo than watch a game played without the real smashmouth attitude it deserves! (by Eli)


Since he was the only hibernian left alive after the skirmish, our sergeant tried to coax some information from him regarding the enemy forces, and failing in that attempt, resorted to smashmouth tactics, but our captive was only able to utter some palatal sounds resembling the letter “t” before his response died, parturient, on his lips, as he expired.

(by wordgirl)


In my first rugby game with the Irish National Team, I suffered a severe palatal injury during a smashmouth maul, an episode which made me mutter bitterly about the proverbially elusive hibernian luck while my very parturient wife joked incessantly that my new speech impediment was a "Godsent for a soon-to-be father" because it made me "fluent in baby cooing and gurgling".

(by Sami)
The Quandary for Tuesday, October 23, 2012 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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