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:


There was an old man, a zetetic,

Whose razzmatazz was pathetic,

In a chasma he slept,

With a girl, whom he kept,

Ms Cellany, certified, Diabetic!



(by MissTeriWoman)


Oh what marvels we conceive
When first we practice to deceive,
When down the chasma of lies we fall
Defying zetetics and skeptics all;
A salmagundi we invent
Of matters fanciful and bent
A razzmatazz that baffles many:
A veritable miscellany!
(by OldRawgabbit)
The Quandary for Sunday, October 15, 2017 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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