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:


"Ah wudnae gie hoose room tae a lawyer, ah wudnae pish on ane wha wis on fire," snarled Rab, with decades-worth of pent-up hostility, an then his voice took on a genial tone as he fished a pickled onion out of his poke: "see's here a chunk o thon Blue Monday Stilton, wee man, it's goat hints o chicory an notes oh the heliosphere packed intae it that goans great guns wi a pickled ingin," and a cry came from several lady passengers sitting near Rab, for they had prior knowledge of the effects of pungent cheese and vinegary pickles on his solar winds in the confined space of the last train to Tweedbank Junction!

(by MissTeriWoman)


Presented to new interns as a godlike Sun King, the chief executive had today arrived at his desk in such an ungenial blue Monday mood that when innocent Fiona cautiously, deferentially, set before him not his customary caffeine shot but a restorative chicory coffee you could have heard his violent expostulations ricocheting around the outer reaches of the heliosphere.
(by Bud Myte)


The name’s Arfenkock, Goliath Arfenkock, and I am the supernova rover, roaming the heliosphere in my ion-engined bathysphere, chewing on my lab grown chicory as I gaze at genial planetary giants gyrating through the ether on elliptical orbits in that ever elusive cosmic dance, knowing that just like Schrodinger’s cat, if you were to open my ship at any particular moment you would find me either lost in a never-ending blue Monday or it’s exact opposite.

(by The Masked Pimpernel)
The Quandary for Wednesday, October 16, 2019 consisted of: Challenge: use all four words together in one illustrative sentence.

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