Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?

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Neil gophered through the tome, trying to find some inside baseball topic to have a lively brouhaha about; his hopes, however, were decimated when Bernard showed up and asked him about the kids.

(by Elijah Shiffer)


There's nothing inside baseball about what created that utter brouhaha that broke up the party last night; the fact of the matter is that Edwin has been training a bunch of 4- and 5-year-olds to follow him wherever he goes, trying to be completely unnoticed, and whenever a large group of people are concentrated in a small area the kids just gopher through the sea of legs they look up at, tripping as many people as they can and decimating the fun (at least for everyone but them and Edwin!).

(by Elijah Shiffer)


Our dealings are not just inside baseball, they are absolutely sub rosa; take our mining operations in China, men bred and buried underground, never a shaft of light, just the straight shaft through the vein and if they gopher off track, we leave a few wailing in a grave of their own design, just to sharpen the wits of the decimated crew, and yet, were the press to discover these fine motivational practices, they would make such an abominal brouhaha of it all.

(by fdrisc)


"Leave it all to me, pet, it's insider baseball," my husband used to reassure me, when it came to managing my stock portfolio, but what a brouhaha I raised upon discovering he had gophered it from end to end with foolish speculations until he had decimated its worth: I screamed, "Now I shall have to work as a drudge until I am ninety!!" (by Gravely)
The Quandary for Friday, April 26, 2013 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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