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:


The passengers in the Town Car were tiring, but when Milly, whose turn it was at the wheel, spotted the Helicopter in the garish livery of the Clan MacFarlane banking slowly overhead and pointed it out to Hyman, riding shotgun since the past comfort break, he said: "must be getting near Prince Edward Island and our journey's end – I guess we're all getting a tad claustrophobic squeezed in here; if Gaia meant us to travel like this she'd have equipped us with bigger bladders and some sort of storage for nutrients," and Milly laughed: "like Camels! would you prefer one hump or two?" at which Hyman quipped: "stop at the next Oasis, my need for caffeine and nicotine trumps everyone else!" and Rose in back said: "not that I'd dream of traducing a fellow Hack, but if you must flaunt your addictions like a narco on the Lower East, at least allow me to admit a desperate craving for chocolate!" and as the others sitting beside her agreed, Milly spotted an ogo, on the sea-cliff ahead: "how deep into the rock do you suppose that goes, Mr Kaplan?" at which he pouted and then snarled: "if you're gonna behave like a yenta, Miss Millican, and treat me as formally as you would an elderly Professor conducting a Field Study with a gaggle of schoolgirls and interrogate me for information you can rewrite and pass off as the products of legitimate and professional research on your postcards home, I'll have no option but to declare this car – which is hired in my name and has strict conditions imposed regarding the consumption of food and drink within it's confines – a Cream Doughnut-Free Zone, understand? comprenez? capiche?" and Milly chortled: "sure thing Hymie, it's a done deal already!" and they shared a conspiratorial wink.

(by MissTeriWoman)


When seeing a famous ogo
I thought of the goddess Gaia
Does she live like a hobo?
(I'll have to run that by her)
Or would that be to traduce her?
It's impossible to know
Perhaps she's claustrophobic
And lives in a bungalow?
(by OldRawgabbit)
The Quandary for Sunday, April 22, 2018 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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