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:


The effervescence of their conversation proved fleeting when the guest revealed himself as government agent who had been tasked with relocating Yuri to a septentrional home; of course, Yuri knew that a move to Siberia would not mean an opportunity to hotdog on skis.

(by Rudi)


In the septentrional lands where effervescent personalities are encouraged and hotdogging while skiing is the norm, blue moods are fleeting.

(by wordgirl)


Anne-Marie’s latest adventure was a septentrional trek on foot from Helsinki to the farthest reaches of arctic Finland, a result of a fleeting romance with an effervescent Sámi man (no relation to this author) whom she had first heard hotdogging a talk about reindeer herding at Finlandia Hall.

(by Sami)
The Quandary for Monday, December 03, 2012 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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