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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And before they had even reached the MacFarlane Castle Hotel, Hyman had received an SMS from Jinty: 'hi hymie, just thought i should let you know that although my father is a macfarlane (d'uh - like you wouldn't have figured that out) my babushka, my maternal grannie's name is rhoda morganstern and as you are from ny you might know her family? her father ike morganstern had a deli on delancey and the family's apartment was upstairs? jinty x' and it was like a bolt from the blue, a curved ball that took his breath away, a hand hitting the lost chord on the piano that threw him backwards and in that instant he was a kid peeping like a railbird through the great plate glass window of Morganstern's Original Kosher Delicatessen with the gold runcible lettering - the acme of Deli's to Hyman's 9-year-old mind where the creme de la creme of cheesecake was displayed to be craved and boy, Hyman could crave for The Lower East Side, in fact when it came to craving Morganstern's Cheesecake, Hyman could crave for the USA! he knew the Morgansterns; he knew who the Morgansterns were, but doubted that awareness was reciprocated; how could a family like the Morgansterns know the existence of, never mind anything about, a snotty 9-year-old in knickerbockers and a cap which he only had because Izzy, his elder brother, refused to wear it any more, he might as well be a paniola, returned from rounding up cattle on Hawaii for all they would acknowledge his existence but how could he tell Jinty anything of that? before their first date? OMG! already he was thinking of it as a date, a real Date, and not just an introduction to the Social History of this small part of Nova Scotia's Prince Edward Island, from Social History to Date is a Giant Leap for a snotty kid from The Lower East Side when the intended other party to the Date is a Morganstern from Delancey; which was when he realised he had been holding his breath and was already turning red in the face; he took a deep breath and realised - of course! her Babushka was a Morganstern, her daughter was a Morganstern. and Jinty is a Morganstern forget all the married names and that means she is Jewish and suddenly the Date became accessible even to a snotty-nosed kid standing outside the Deli and looking in, they could collaborate as equals, so he punched out a terse - for him - reply: 'Hi Jinty - best Cheesecake in New York from the best Deli in the USA and now I know where you learned your culinary skills, Hymie' which was when his finger froze - is my use of initial Caps a comment on her defiance of them? do I dare to put an x? should I put xx or an emoji of a slice of cake? but dithering never won fair lady so quickly he signed off with xxx and pressed send!

(by MissTeriWoman)


A paniolo raced his
Stallion at the fair
A railbird criticised him
For injuring his mare
He then collaborated
To have him lose the race
By feeding him some runcible
Before the steeplechase.
(by OldRawgabbit)
The Quandary for Saturday, May 12, 2018 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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