Quadrivial Quandary:  Logophiles, Rejoice!  Each day we give you four unusual words.  Can you fit them all in one illustrative sentence?
Quandary Resolution 6941
slam dunk, skitter, scrupulous, bicameral

Dear Rabbi Burns,

שָׁלוֹם עֲלֵיכֶם

I am afraid I won't be able to interview you today as arranged as I am suffering from a heavy cold and despite my scrupulous cleanliness, a touch of the skitters, so I am afraid it is a slam-dunk and I am confined to the house; as you know, we are a bicameral family, with my Aunts, May and Cristobal (your Bridge partner) being the Legislative Branch, Isa and myself (and occasionally Milly) the Executive Arm; loosely translated, the Aunties give the Orders and we, the Minions, carry them out; and I got soaked putting the Recycling Bins out last night so wonder if I am in any position to claim Compen; any thoughts you may have will be appreciated (if they support my case – if not, please don't tell the Aged A's that I asked) and should I be successful I will stand you a Dram in the Ship on Saturday night; I will ask my people to contact your people (I'll get Milly to phone Zelda this evening) to arrange another time for the interview;

With Love and Best Wishes,

Teri Somerville

 

— 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.