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:

2

The reason was quadragesimal
The season was Lenten, and so,
They wanted to demarcate what we could eat
To make sure we chose the right food.
But over the border in Wales
(An isogloss line of repute)
They dined on the benthos in Llyn Arenig Fach
And told the Priest that it was fruit.
(by OldRawgabbit)

1

There was a microbial benthos,

Who swam in primordial gloom,

His isogloss gossip,

Demarcated the soup,

Set him apart,

From the rest of the group,

And he finished his days

All alone, on the stoop,

Of a quadragesimal tomb!

(by MissTeriWoman)
The Quandary for Wednesday, February 21, 2018 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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