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code grinder

code grinder: n. 1. A suit-wearing minion of the sort hired in
   legion strength by banks and insurance companies to implement
   payroll packages in RPG and other such unspeakable horrors.  In its
   native habitat, the code grinder often removes the suit jacket to
   reveal an underplumage consisting of button-down shirt (starch
   optional) and a tie.  In times of dire stress, the sleeves (if
   long) may be rolled up and the tie loosened about half an inch.  It
   seldom helps.  The code grinder's milieu is about as far from
   hackerdom as one can get and still touch a computer; the term
   connotes pity.  See Real World, suit.  2. Used of or to a
   hacker, a really serious slur on the person's creative ability;
   connotes a design style characterized by primitive technique,
   rule-boundedness, brute force, and utter lack of imagination.
   Compare card walloper; contrast hacker, real