Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?
Quandary Resolution 3679
mayday, lek, carp, agley


It looked like a lek, a herd of nerds decked out a wildly colorful assortment of shoes, slacks, shirts, and ties, freshly scrubbed, waiting anxiously for the speed dating event to begin, but they all began to carp about the long wait after an hour or so, and then everything went agley when only one woman showed up and the entire group descended upon her table, whereupon she began to dig frantically in her purse for her mobile phone to call a mayday.


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