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Hotchpotch?

November 9, 2009

U.N. agency hunts for microscopic nuclear clues

SEIBERSDORF, Austria (Reuters) – A hotchpotch set of grey and white buildings huddled in fields outside Vienna may seem an unlikely setting for a laboratory which could help uncover illicit nuclear activity.

Please tell your writer it’s “hodgepodge” not “hotchpotch”

R.W.

Actually, it can be either, although hodgepodge is more common here in the United States: GBU Editor

U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson listens to a question from the audience as he speaks at the Treasury Department in Washington March 31, 2008. Paulson revealed sweeping new plans on Monday for streamlining a hodgepodge of regulation faulted for permitting the U.S. mortgage crisis to balloon into a full-blown economic threat. REUTERS/Jason Reed

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