One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A miscellaneous or confused collection of persons or things; a hotchpotch, a muddle.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in John Banim (1798–1842), novelist and playwright. From classical Latin mixtum, neuter of mixtus mixed + -gatherum, after omnium gatherum.
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