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QuestionHugger-mugger Hodgepodge PinprotectorAspDotNetDev5-Oct-12 16:32 
  • Hodgepodge*
  • Hugger-mugger*
  • Helter-skelter*
  • Herky-jerky*
 
What do these words have in common? They are all roughly synonymous (confusion / disorder), they all follow the same rhythmic pattern, and they all start with the letter "h". Question is, how did so many words having this structural similarity happen to have the same approximate meaning?
 
This isn't a riddle. I'm just genuinely curious. Any ideas or theories?

AnswerRe: Hugger-mugger Hodgepodge Pinmember_Maxxx_5-Oct-12 16:55 
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GeneralRe: Hugger-mugger Hodgepodge Pinmember Michael Martin 6-Oct-12 1:01 
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JokeRe: Hugger-mugger Hodgepodge PinmemberKenneth Haugland5-Oct-12 19:28 
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AnswerRe: Hugger-mugger Hodgepodge PinmemberChris Quinn7-Oct-12 22:20 
GeneralJust nipped in for a pee PinmemberDalek Dave5-Oct-12 14:20 
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GeneralSee a pin, and pick it up... Pinmember_Maxxx_5-Oct-12 13:13 
GeneralRe: See a pin, and pick it up... PinmemberKenneth Haugland5-Oct-12 19:25 
GeneralPost Prandial Delight... PinmemberDalek Dave5-Oct-12 11:26 
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