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:


At which Professor Sir Clement Dane #2 began to chant: "we all live on Bread and Margarine, Bread and Margarine, Bread and Margarine; we all live on Bread and Margarine, and you are a stupid old Queen!" and threw the remains of his glass of beer into the face of Professor Sir Clement Dane #1, stood up abruptly and, having borked his clone, threw insults piecemeal as he strode around the bar of The Ship Inn, much to the consternation of the Manager, Rusty Nails and Barmaid, Dusty Douglas who had never seen such a heightened degree of argon between the two, who usually managed to bicker quietly enough without coming to blows; once #1 had managed to mop his face and dab at his clothes with an old red kerchief which he habitually carried tucked up his left sleeve, he too stood and embraced #2 apologising profusely and assuring his clone that despite any minor differences between them, they "brithers be for aw that!" so #2 called for a round of drinks to be served to all, but – fortunately for him and his pocket, and probably because of the Beast from the East which was raging outside and dumping untold tons of snow on Melrose - as there were only three other customers and one was the driver of a snow-plough who was sticking firmly to Irn Bru before going back to continue his shift, it hardly made a dint - although the other two drinkers craftily switched from the anonymous House Blend to Laphraoigh - while having him marked as a Lad o Pairts who modestly accepted the thanks of the company (and the Irn Bru fella) and rejoined his other half at their regular settle by the window where they could see the heavy flakes tumbling down like paratroopers in free fall!

(by MissTeriWoman)


The agon of conflicting views
Whenever I turn on the news;
Its piecemeal deconstruction of
The world of liberty and love;
Has borked my sense of how things seem,
Like butter changed to margarine.
(by OldRawgabbit)
The Quandary for Thursday, March 01, 2018 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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