One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A person carrying a phallus, especially as part of a festival of Dionysus in ancient Greece.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Thomas Carlyle (1795–1881), author, biographer, and historian. From post-classical Latin phallophorus person carrying a phallus and its etymon Hellenistic Greek ϕαλλοϕόρος bearing a phallus from ancient Greek ϕαλλός penis + -ϕόρος.
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.