Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?

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Wi a ha'penny chew in his gub, enjoyin the consistently sharp flavour, he wore his biggin askew atap his tousled heid an when the Polisman at the site of the explosion moved him on, awa fi the rubble o the demolished hooses, wi a succinct: "shove it, Sonny," he responded wi a reflexive, "up yours, Tattie Peeler," and before the flatfoot could register what he'd heard, never mind react an act oan it, Snooker Tam wis gone, runnin pell-mell through the pieces of rubble and disappearin roon the coarner o the Co-op until he'd pit twa streets an threi lanes atween them, an he skidded tae a stoap aside his wee brither Boabie, wha sat picking his nose an flicking pieces o snot at a Milkman's hoarse whit stood at the roadside, nosebag aroon it's face, munchin contentedly: "ah seen the hole, Boabie, we'se baith cood crawl through it, it's Auld Murdoch oan sentry duty, bit efter the Sergeant goes by in aboot 15 minits, he'll gaun roon the back o Toni's Fish'n'Chips fer his supper an a puff oan his pipe an the coast'll be clear," his wee brither looked uncertain: "sure it'll no blaw us up?" his voice quavered, and Tam assured him: "naw, naw, it's safe as hooses!"

 

(by MissTeriWoman)

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Sir Rupert bought a biggin
To place upon his child
The label says 2.1⁄2d
She said to him, and smiled.
I haven't got the ha-penny, but
The tuppence you can keep
Although, to be succinct, he said,
The price is much too steep.
I try to be consistent,
And fair, sir, if you please;
For noblemen that is the price,
For everyone else it's free.
(by OldRawgabbit)
The Quandary for Saturday, April 14, 2018 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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