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:


Mad Dog Mudo was a bit of a Silent Sam, but his ship was yare and a sense of teamwork was endemic among the crew, so very few orders were needed to maneuver The Minnow in for a quick strike against a heavily laden merchant vessel, allowing the captain to end each victorious skirmish with his favorite ritual of adding rings from the hands of defeated officers to the gaily decorated punnet perched above the bed in his cabin.

(by wordgirl)


Silent Sam, a case study in word-related nervous disorders, abruptly became logorrheic when the subject of anagrams came up: "Yes, you see I've inherited a rare condition called 'anagramania,' in which I compulsively generate anagrams like the words on that list in your hand... I come 'unpent' when I see 'punnet,' and I like my little 'pet nun'... but, of course fruit bowls have nothing to do with it... then too 'endemic' leaves me cold like 'iced men' (ha ha!) though I am bit unleashed, not really being endemic to any one place, always yare for a new word in the new 'year,' though some think me 'awry' (ha ha!) ....and even my name is an anagram of 'name lists,' but I do go on, don't I?" (by mtc)
The Quandary for Thursday, January 02, 2014 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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