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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After learning that the shares his mother had left him in the Bulgarian National Railway Company were not considered by the Mafia to be fungible with the blue chip stocks that had been specified, Jonathan began the tardigrade -- if not Sisyphean -- task of repaying his loan (at its "variable" interest rate) in weekly instalments from his earnings.  (by Gravely)


We denounce herbicides, but we must remember that they are a blue-chip industry because without them all crops would have to be weeded manually, a tardigrade and Sisyphean task that would be hell on the back and shoulders and would make time, if not stand still, at least become entirely fungible.

(by Elijah Shiffer)
The Quandary for Saturday, July 13, 2013 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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