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webmonkey definition

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a largely unskilled Web worker - one with a passable understanding of HTML but little else.
It is often supposed that, in the New Media food chain, there is nothing lower than a webmonkey. Alas, there is: people who barely have the skills to use FrontPage; these people are called "typists".
The B1FF of webmonkeys is personified as Bobo the Webmonkey.
Compare actor/singer/waiter/webmaster.
And compare sysape, one-banana problem, scratch monkey, monkey up, and Infinite-Monkey Theorem for other simian allusions.

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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