Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?
Quandary Resolution 3591
gedankenexperiment, hamiform, nugatory, astringent

As Herman brushed his teeth a gedankenexperiment to save endangered species of whales took form in his mind and led him into a reverie about a magical hamiform device which could harmlessly hook each whale and lift it onto a specially designed ship which would transport  it to a designated safe zone, but this great plan suddenly became nugatory as the astringent mouth wash hit his palate and jolted him from his daydream.

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