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:

5

"He must be joshing!" Melissa thought when she read the Personals ad in Hi-Tech magazine: "Rumpty SF male systems analyst seeks pulchritudinous (not rectitudinous) female partner for noontime tryst; signal 'roger' if interested." (by mtc)

4

My in-laws are rectitudinous to the max, especially when it comes to what they perceive as my rumpty home and sub-par housekeeping, so it’s pretty hard not to josh about the state of things and “roger” their disdainful comments, which makes them even more indignant.

(by wordgirl)

3

"Preliminary data confirms our hypothesis," the professor of onomastics boasted, waiving his hand vaguely at a set of chalky numbers on the blackboard, "that given a choice, couples with a more traditional, serious, and rectitudinous (drawing out the TUDE syllable) character prefer to name their child 'Roger,' while those with a more liberal, humorous, and rumpty character prefer 'Josh.'" (by mtc)

2

"Well Rumpty Dumpty, mate," the sailor joshed the rectitudinous, Bible-thumper sitting next to him at the bar, "and roger on that." (by mtc)

1

Dave, the dag, was joshing, I think, in his usual rumpty-brained way; nonetheless his rectitudinous soul showed through as he replied to my dismay with a quick 'roger,' which was him all over.

(by joeshoo)
The Quandary for Monday, November 11, 2013 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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