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COBOL: /koh'bol/ [COmmon Business-Oriented Language] n.
   (Synonymous with evil.)  A weak, verbose, and flabby language
   used by card wallopers to do boring mindless things on
   dinosaur mainframes.  Hackers believe that all COBOL
   programmers are suits or code grinders, and no
   self-respecting hacker will ever admit to having learned the
   language.  Its very name is seldom uttered without ritual
   expressions of disgust or horror.  See also fear and loathing,
   software rot.