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:



“That’s a real stem-winder, Billy”, my grandpa used to say as a compliment to any new and exciting advance in technology,while spitting out a foul brown stream from a quid of tobacco, but that memory has helped me stay strong and pervicacious in my conviction that I’m moving forward with groundbreaking software innovations, even if I’m dubbed the dumb nubcake of the team.

(by wordgirl)


"If you did not vote for me, it can only be because you are a bunch of uninitiated nubcakes", a losing Congressional candidate declared to his puzzled constituents in an election night stem-winder, "but I will be pervicacious in seeking this seat, I will ruminate and chew on this defeat as on a hard leather quid and then I will return in two years to ask once again for your vote, the nubcake vote." (by Sami)



When the nubcake at the factory told my grandpa he was pervicacious, the old man took that as a slur about being a pervert, and he spit bounced his slobbery quid of bubble gum off the guy’s forehead as he unleashed a stem-winder stream of invectives up close and personal.

(by wordgirl)
The Quandary for Thursday, November 08, 2012 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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