Many of the nifty web applications of the modern era (youtube, most games, radio, your portfolio checker, and other graphical experiences) are written in the authoring language Flash and probably 98.5% of web users could care less. They just want to be able to click on a button and then have something happen. Flash monkeys are those individuals who have some knowledge of this technical priestly language - and like all priestly languages there's a secret code inside the authoring language that requires more learning to master. Flash monkeys (and the term monkey came from 'webmonkey' itself adapted from 'greasemonkey' akin to a greasy auto shop) may progress and eventually become grandmasters of Flash at a special ceremony accompanied with a certain amount of pomp. So without further adieu....