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gopher

and gofer (ˈgofɚ)
1. n. someone who goes for things and brings them back. (From go for.) You got a gopher who can go get some coffee?
2. n. a dupe; a pawn; an underling. The guy’s just a gofer. He has no say in anything.

gofer

verb
See gopher
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With the rollout of rural recycling scheduled later this year and an increase in participation thanks to the trolibocs next year, Conwy is expecting an extra 2,000 tonnes per year of recycling material to come into the Gofer Depot.
The Gofer Model 261, introduced in September 1999 offers the affordability and reliability of a Gofer Orderpicker for high-level orderpicking.
The ideal solution for any fast-paced organization with a high demand to support their regional sales & marketing teams, My Gofer frees up precious time that would be spent managing these smaller tradeshows, so the manager can focus on larger tradeshows or other responsibilities.
That makes the real star of the show the service engineer - in this case choreographer Graeme Henderson, who also doubles as gofer to Nicholas's worldly wise theatrical patriarch.
award (Paul Is Shameless Halfwit) is Princess Di's gofer Paul Burrell.
Director Martin Scorsese threw all he had -even his own Mum and Dad -into this violent, foul-mouthed yet perceptive saga of real-life Sicilian-Irish gangster Henry Hill's progression from Mafia gofer to gangland turncoat.
On the basketball court, he acts less like a star than a gofer, performing all the menial chores that don't draw much notice unless they aren't done.
The Gofer Orderpicker allows users to store more SKUs in existing warehouse space.
The poetic clowning of Rageneau, the pastry cook, has been axed, which leaves Terry Alexander, without his almond-tart rhymes, acting as mere gofer.
After two years as a student, I luckily landed a job as a gofer in Time's Paris bureau, whose chief, John Stanton, called me his "thin brown native boy" Despite my menial status, I was elated to be employed by one of America's top publications, and later became a correspondent.
Henry Gow, for McLoughlin, said that he was the gofer, who had simply acted as a driver.
It now includes the Performance Power Sandbug Palm Grip, the Gofer X rechargeable screwdriver and theSelect range of garden tools, which were all ergonomically designed to be easier for women to use.
She now plays for the scratch team at West Lancashire, where she was judged the club's most improved lady gofer.
I just do the buying and selling and I'm a gofer now.