Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?
Quandary Resolution 1115
Old Man of the Sea, jerkwater, tousle, agrestic
As the mythology professor's date tousled his hair, loosened his collar, and noticed the image inked on his shoulders, he preempted her questions with a bit of personal history: “I was a daydreamer growing up in an agrestic abyss, jerkwater, real middle of nowhere... and on my seventeenth birthday, bored silly, I had a bright idea for a tattoo, and since then the Old Man of the Sea has followed me everywhere, now let's get him drunk.”
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