Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?
Quandary Resolution 3974
sine die, lethargy, plage, precipitancy

After our falling out o'er the baby rhinoceros (I had been of the opinion the ungainly beast belonged, not in an elegant Craftsman home filled with fragile china and other breakables, but rather gamboling untrammeled on some sprawling veldt or savanna, happily jamming its little horn into things), Ruprecht and I had parted ways sine die, and I hadn't expected to see the lethargic haberdasher again for quite some time; imagine my surprise then, when scarcely a fortnight later I saw him on the plage of the Cigogne Dyslexique, rushing with great precipitancy into an oncoming wave, naked but for the gold party-hat strapped hastily o'er his yarbles, a magnum of Piper Heidsieck 1907 in one hand and a waterlogged copy of the Quran in the other, hooting like Daffy Duck on acid (in point of fact--as I later learned--several peyote buttons had been furtively slipped into Ruprecht's crème brûlée by a Lebanese architect, whose suggestion the party-hat had also been).


— Comments —

Bookmark and Share

Quadrivial Quandary (QQ) is owned and operated by Rudi Seitz.
Sentences submitted to QQ are the property of their authors. See our page on Copyright Information for details.
Dictionary definitions are the property of their respective sources, presented here via public RSS feeds or otherwise with permission.
All other material is copyright 2015 by Rudi Seitz, all rights reserved.
Use of this site is governed by our terms of service.
Contact: rudi at quadrivialquandary dot com.