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:


We couldn’t sit shiva for Dad without a minyan, so a mulligan stew of gormless individuals off the street were paid twenty dollars each for their services, including one man who split the commissure between the bill and the head cover of his baseball cap and slid it to the back of his skull to create a makeshift yarmulke.

(by wordgirl)


Congress has become a mulligan of gormless buffoons always ten members short of a minyan when it comes to passing important legislation, incapable of stitching disparate political views together along a commissure of compromise and common sense. (by mtc)
The Quandary for Thursday, November 14, 2013 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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