= T =
tar and feather
tape monkey n.
A junior system administrator, one who
might plausibly be assigned to do physical swapping of tapes and
subsequent storage. When a backup needs to be restored, one might
holler "Tape monkey!" (Compare one-banana problem) Also used
to dismiss jobs not worthy of a highly trained sysadmin's ineffable
talents: "Cable up her PC? You must be joking - I'm no tape
--Jargon File, autonoded by rescdsk.