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:


My doctor gave me the most expansive Rx I have ever received: he said to lay down on a flat surface at noon every day and look straight up while humming for ten minutes; but since I’m on the soccer field at that time, I will have to make shift with the grassy, moist sward functioning as my surface.

(by Shortscribe)


"Here at Dupont Lawncare Inc we take an expansive view of both ecology and theology, and believe that man was created to do better than just make shift with the world in its so-called natural state, for there's not a sward of grass on God's green earth that wouldn't benefit from a heavy Rx of the right chemicals, and I mean applied semi-weekly by our team of experts, at a price you can afford." (by Gravely)


My expansive reading of the new marijuana law provided me with a wonderful, albeit makeshift, plan to protect the sward of land behind my home that I had converted to a field of cannabis; my doctor could legitimately write me an RX under the law for anxiety, and believe me, the local police were making me plenty anxious!

(by fdrisc)
The Quandary for Wednesday, June 12, 2013 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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