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:


What this whippersnapper of an author presents us with is not as his title suggests, a Natural History Of The Mango, but rather A Hagiography Of The Mango, for he portrays his subject as a veritable hero among tropical fruits, an oh-so-sweet orb with nearly supernatural healing powers, displaying his journalistic inexperience by trying to buttress this argument with spurious quotes from his own mother.

(by Rudi)


I’d like to buttress your case for a hagiography of early American culinary wizards and their mango recipes; however, you’re such a whippersnapper that any planning meetings now or book signing events later that you’d attend could be unmitigated public relations disasters for our publishing company.

(by wordgirl)
The Quandary for Saturday, December 15, 2012 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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