A Conversation for COBOL - the Programming Language

Collective noun

Post 1

Peet (the Pedantic Punctuation Policeman, Muse of Lateral Programming Ideas, Eggcups-Spurtle-and-Spoonswinner, BBC Cheese Namer & Zaphodista)

The collective noun for a group of senior COBOL programmers is "A load of old COBOLlers"

I just wanted to be the first to post that... smiley - geeksmiley - laugh

Collective noun

Post 2

Steve K.

Ah, I thought it was "card wallopers", as in the Russian Cobol folks that US (and UK?) companies hired to avoid the Y2K, uhhh, "problem". smiley - ghost

Collective noun

Post 3

SchrEck Inc.


perhaps the term 'a bunch of old fogeys' will do as well... smiley - winkeye

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