card walloper

card walloper

(jargon)
An EDP programmer who grinds out batch programs that do things like print people's paychecks. Compare code grinder.

See also punched card, eighty-column mind.
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Card Walloper: derisive tech-speak for programmer whose job involves payroll management or other routine task.

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