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:


Don't fribble with me or you have nary a chance of escape- I have an aerosol can full of skunk effluvium at the ready, and since my replacement schedule for the stuff is weekly rather than mensal it always packs a hell of a wallop!

(by Elijah Shiffer)


There was Uncle Joe, nodding at the table, effluvial emissions keeping us snickering, mom and dad, happy and together still, grandma, who, despite the budget, always made our mensal gatherings special affairs, and then there was us, the kids, the fribble antics of all the cousins overlooked, sitting together at our own table—and god how I miss those days.

(by fdrisc)


Our guests are cordially invited to remember that it is a breach of mensal etiquette to fribble or frolic during the dinner hour, or audibly to emit bodily effluvium from any source whatsoever; and nary an infraction of the rules will be tolerated if the whole unruly, stinking lot of you expects to get any dessert again tonight! (by Gravely)
The Quandary for Monday, July 15, 2013 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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