One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1The large Dryocopus martius of northern Eurasia (also called great black woodpecker).
2North American North American the pileated woodpecker, D. pileatus; frequently with distinguishing word.
Mid 18th century; earliest use found in Eleazar Albin (d. ?1742), naturalist and watercolour painter.
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.