One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1A person with whom one corresponds on matters of business, or with whom one has regular business relations.
2A person employed (typically by a newspaper, television programme, etc.) to report on business-related news.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in James Fenimore Cooper (1789–1851), novelist.
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