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:


A gregarious whore of Berlin,

Regarding exclosure as sin,

Took her oofy Protector,

The Hessian Elector,

And showed him that lipstick was in:

So, painted and powdered and puffed,

Bewigged, well-corsetted, ruffed,

They strolled through the Mob,

Tossed the Doorman a Bob,

And she led him, within, to get stuffed,


(by MissTeriWoman)


Riding by his flock, enclosed so safe within,
He raised his head in pride and joy
For he was such an oofy boy;
So wealthy and gregarious, no threat unsettled him,
But little did he know that day
His perfect life would melt away
When lipstick on his shirt, discovered by his wife
Would cast him into penury
And make him doubt his sanity
And all he had was lost;
Would he then count the cost?
(by OldRawgabbit)
The Quandary for Tuesday, October 10, 2017 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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