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mishmosh

noun;
a mixture whose components are not easily identified or separated Possible reason used: Glides off the tongue more easily; is a phonetic change geared towards comfort and possibly the sound ‘mosh’ being more symbolic of mixing than ‘mash’ is.
 
French is a mishmosh of other languages.
Etymology : ‘mishmash’=> ‘mishmosh’; high vowel ‘a’ to lower vowel ‘o’
Source : Professor Kemmer
Last modified: 10 June 2008


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