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:


With his stoned girlfriend athwart the handlebars ("croggy")  of his Schwinn beach cruiser, the Goodyear blimp overhead towing a gargantuan sign, "LIBERATE YOUR  INHIBITIONS! INCARCERATE THE COPS!"  a raucous crowd of loyal fans below wiildly cheering him on,  and a surge of adrenalin coursing through his system, Picaro boldly traversed the Grand Canyon on a tightrope in what many considered the stunt of the century and an outlandishly  furfuraceous ("flakey") idea. 

(by mtc)


Frankie was a furfuraceous picaro, not to be trusted with getting out of any of her self-imposed adventures unblemished; after a bicycle accident in which hers was destroyed, she demanded that Neil give her a croggy, effectively incarcerating him at the pedals.

(by Elijah Shiffer)


I met an old picaro woman who gave me a croggy to dodge the hambones who wished to incarcerate me--even though she seemed a bit furfuraceous, she helped me escape my potential captors.

(by mike meter)
The Quandary for Monday, October 07, 2013 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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