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:

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Just as the burly biker was about to bash the abashed professor with the professor’s own dead tree edition of the oxford dictionary, the professor cried out: “Please, while I plead guilty to encroaching on your conversation, I said nothing about your wife’s ass, nor does the term fishwife imply you are a fish; you are both, no doubt, quite an erudite, peaceful, forgiving. . .”, but the book abruptly ended the professor’s entreaty as well as his sentence, which became, he would explain when consciousness returned, a rather unintended example of an asyndeton.

(by fdrisc)

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(Correction) Sitting on the subway and reading a book about rhetoric, I was surprised to have my privacy encroached on by a fishwife with an iPad who said, with what I had just learned was asyndeton, "With that dead tree edition you are nothing but a hipster, a hopeless romantic, a behind-the-times good-for-nothing!"

(by Elijah Shiffer)

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Sitting on the subway and reading a book about rhetoric, I was surprised to have my privacy encroached on by a fishwife with an iPad who said, with what I had just learned was asyndeton, "You are nothing but a hipster, a hopeless romantic, a behind-the-times good-for-nothing!"

(by Elijah Shiffer)
The Quandary for Monday, June 24, 2013 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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