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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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Before the election, Mr Blur flew half way across the world to talk to Mr Murdoch's lap-dogs and gofers.
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and prior to that position, held various operations positions with Grocery Gofers, and Toys R' Us.
Despite the affront, he is still sending his clueless gofers to Oslo, Norway, later in August for further 'negotiations' with the communist leader
Murphy famously, employs his old school pals as bodyguards and gofers.
Mr Campbell is only the latest in a long line of Prime Ministerial gofers doing their master's bidding, propagating their master's propaganda and undermining their master's enemies.
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