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:


“Attorn to me as you landlord and lover, or sleep outside in the Glasgow winter,” suggested Mr Cheetum, mightily chuffed, and mindful to Mirandize Ena as to her expected silence, but she replied with a word he had never heard before, a hapax legomenon, that made him all the more keen on her.

(by LexigraphicLove)



Too often I come away chuffed from the cheerful environs of my local pub having made a rather bad barroom bet; I really should mirandize myself--I have the right to remain silent--but I don’t, my regular losses an attornment for my barroom stool, but this time I was so certain, the word was so rare, surely, in any possible sentence “hapax legomenon” would always be a hapax legomenon--opps!     

(by fdrisc)


Y'know, it's really got me chuffed that you haven't attorned your protection money this month -- I oughta mirandize you right now on, oh, I dunno, how about a  child labor charge? -- but in my book the word "mercy" is a hapax legomenon, meaning: this one time only, I'm gonna give you an extra twenty-four hours.  (by Gravely)
The Quandary for Sunday, April 14, 2013 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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