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:



Playing for Pennies is the archetype of a television game show, with compere Jack Evans -- second to none in the industry, and offers members of the studio audience chances to win tchotchkes and chump change, or expensive automobiles and trips to fabulous vacation spots, and is broadcast from a building designed in the 1920s to resemble a ziggurat.

(by wordgirl)


The souvenir shop in Baghdad had a big sign encouraging tourists to "pleez compère our prices" and it had the usual offering of T-shirts, coffee mugs and plastic-molded tchotchkes found in souvenir shops around the world but one little clay ziggurat caught my fancy, a miniature archetype of the pyramids of the Sumerian period built around 2500 BC. (by Sami)
The Quandary for Thursday, February 28, 2013 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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