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:


Why must you lapse into melancholia whenever I don’t wholeheartedly support your hobbies – like that campanology, which made everyone else think you had bats in your belfry with your incessant talk about bell-ringing, and now, your development of a palinspastic software program, which I doubt has anything to do with geology, but is actually a way of concealing your fascination with a certain public figure who has roared out of Alaska like a williwaw with short skirts and a big gun?

(by wordgirl)


A sudden draft set the Corinthian bell chimes over his desk ringing, and looking up from his palinspastic map through the research station's double-pane windows into the howling darkness outside, it seemed to the young geologist the sun had set early to escape the willliwaw's savagery, sounding a bourdon of melancholia as it withdrew, and making him long for sleigh bells and the ring, jing, jingaling campanology of Christmas. (by mtc)
The Quandary for Tuesday, January 21, 2014 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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