Now, for the simplest act of finding a phone number from a finite list, we are faced with a hotchpotch of different companies, all charging different amounts, all applying different conditions.
To call the Scottish legislative programme a hotchpotch is an insult to stews.
Opting for the latest trend every year can result in a hotchpotch of investments too heavily exposed to a particular risk in the economy.
a hotchpotch of uncoordinated services
The main shopping thoroughfares of Lord, Church, and Bold Streets, achieve, in spite of a dearth of any really good buildings, and a hotchpotch of eccentric styles, quite a pleasing effect.
This is a truly dreadful movie, a hotchpotch of historical inaccuracies and romantic fiction.
Overshadowed by the Minster, the largest gothic cathedral in northern Europe, York is a hotchpotch of narrow, cobbled lanes and medieval alleyways.
A nationalised corporation, Amtrak, runs all the trains on tracks owned by a hotchpotch of companies (again the effective reverse of the British situation).
The villa itself is a hotchpotch of classical bits and bobs (‘fragments of ancient marble… stuck into the walls like nuts in nougat ’, as Chatwin puts it).
The content is currently a hotchpotch of what is available (for free), and what a variety of educational institutions around the country can rustle up.