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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The Daily Telegraph

Beddingshire Acquihire Assuages PM

Heath-Robinson Swingometer edges towards Approval of Deal

by our Weitminster Correspondent, Horst Wessel

Indications that the Conservative Members of Parliament for the three Beddingshire Constituencies: North (Sir Pompus MacFarlane), Mid (Mr Digby Doubleday) and South (Ms Natalie Rhombus) will all vote in favour of Prime Minster Theresa Maybe-Maybenot's Proposal for Leaving the European Union have swept through the Palace of Westminster like a tornado, aggrating the PM and her supporters; "this may prove to be the salve that parses the camel's back," said Mr Quentin Quib, Special Assistant to the Cabinet Secretary Sir Wilfred Heath-Robinson, who has been working closely with Brexit Secretary Timothy Michaelmas-Daisy on the final presentation to Parliament set to take place in the House of Commons prior to the Meaningful Debate which will itself be followed by the Meaningful Vote; after the descent into Pantomime hissing, booing and ribaldry immediately before the Christmas Recess, Mrs Maybe-Maybenot's supporters hope that a more serious tone will encourage 'closet leavers' to 'come out' and put their mouths where their hearts are and their votes where their mouths lead; Mr Quib promised that any member of the Opposition wishing 'cross the floor' at this crucial turning-point in the country's future history: "will find a warm welcome from Ms Rhombus awaits them," the Member for Beddingshire South having run a successful health and fitness company - Bouncy Bedds - for many years in the red-light area of Beedds, is well-able to help tired Members regain their full vigour and rise again: "she was very 'hands-on' and ran her business like an extended family," said Mr Quibb, "and has offered the skills of her staff to support Members of all shades of opinion during what promises to be one of the best-attended debates of 2019, so far!

(by MissTeriWoman)
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