Words at Play

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He cites Tupac, Young Jeezy, Slipknot, KISS, and Marilyn Manson as his key inspirations, a hodgepodge of influences that has led to messy results before.
— Matthew Ramirez, Pitchfork, 28 Sept. 2017

Hodgepodge is an alteration of hotchpotch, which once referred to a thick soup of barley, peas, and other vegetables, and sometimes includes meat. Hotchpotch is itself an alteration of another word, hotchpot, derived from Old French words meaning "to shake" (hochier) and "soup" (potage).




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