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:


And as MacFadden poured the water into the teapot, he heard the door open with a crash and a swirl of snow, but never turned to look, merely saying in his artless fashion: "weel if ye fancy ye kin trick me intae mak'n a mug fer ye, ye daft galloot, ye kin jist thole yer disappointment, catch a fallen star an pit it in yer pipe an smoke it or ma name's no Freddie MacFa , , , , ," which was when he had turned and instead of MacPhee, he was staring at four sooty strangers who looked like they had just crawled through a trench: "wha the fuck ur youse?" which question they ignored, although one of them, who despite the glaur had an aristocratic bearing, after giving the interior a cursory glance, stared back at him and asked his own question: "whaur the fuck is this? never-never land?"

(by MissTeriWoman)


There once was an artless celebrity
Who wasn't what he was cracked up to be
He bragged and he stole
Despite what he thole
But never increased his prosperity.
And then, a disgraced fallen star,
He outdid his misdeeds by far:
The concept he planned
For a never-never land
Was outlandish, grotesque and bizarre.
(by OldRawgabbit)
The Quandary for Friday, March 23, 2018 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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