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:


The hunch shoulders, the blank stare and disheveled air of a puffy faced man, skin like unwashed jargoon, whose dangerous but prosaic task took he and his caisson to and from the front, but today he sat taller, his wonkish air washed away by the magnitude of his mission, the caisson piled high with the dead.

(by fdrisc)


"So here I am explaining my concept for a suspension bridge to cross the Bay of Fundy," complained the famous architect, "with cables twisted and curled to resemble a little girl's hair ribbons, and spangled with jargoons to reflect the variable sunlight, and all these engineering wonks want to talk about is prosaic drivel concerning the feasibility of building secure caissons to support construction of the pillars!" (by Gravely)
The Quandary for Sunday, June 09, 2013 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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