One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
An office of the common-law jurisdiction of the Court of Chancery, dealing with suits for and against the Lord Chancellor's staff, and with minor process and proceedings by recognizances, scire facias, or writs of extent on statutes, or to repeal letters patent, etc. Frequently attributive.
Late Middle English. From petty + bag, after Anglo-Norman petite bagge.
Petty Bag/ˈpɛtɪ baɡ/
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.