One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1A poem set to music; a song whose lyrics are considered to have a particularly poetical character.
2A composition by an amateur lyricist which is sent, typically in response to a classified advertisement, to an individual or company who arrange to have it set to music, performed, and recorded at the lyricist's expense.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in Isle of Man Times.
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.