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:


Inchmeal, the crime scene investigator built a case against the sexual predator by hacking into his emails, interviewing victims, using a smurf account to preconcert a meeting between the suspect and a fictional ten-year-old girl, and analyzing the evidence at alleged crime scenes – referring to the latter as being engaged in his seminal work.

(by wordgirl)


When the celebrated TV program 40-Minutes-if-you-Exclude-the-Commercials investigated offshore smurf accounts, it discovered that one such account had been preconcerted by Mr. Cap E. Talgainz, tax expert and author of the seminal book The Idiot's Guide to Building Offshore Wealth Inchmeal.

(by Sami)
The Quandary for Wednesday, January 16, 2013 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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