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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 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.
Attending a Moroccan mosque in Kensington, Rowe said he began to learn Arabic and work for its welfare centre as a gofer, taking cheques to the bank and other jobs.
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.
She now plays for the scratch team at West Lancashire, where she was judged the club's most improved lady gofer.
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.
Merchant has been working on job sites for about six years, starting out as a gofer and picking up the trade.
McQullan said: "My role at the club consists of chairman, secretary, kit man and gofer and it may be pushing things at my age to try to pull on the boots as well.
OVITZ'S BUTLER: Hollywood deal-maker Michael Ovitz said Wednesday he's taking on some new talent: the fictional Internet gofer Jeeves the butler.
The open days are being held at Conwy's new bulking station at Gofer, Rhuddlan Road, Abergele on Monday and Tuesday, June 19 and 20.
I just do the buying and selling and I'm a gofer now.
The Prime Minister's son is a lowly gofer on the set of the eagerly-awaited blockbuster.
Vice President of Aircraft & Helicopter Upgrades Zeev Gofer of Elbit Systems commented, "We are most pleased with the acquisition of AEL.
She also became close to a young Colin Clark, who was essentially a gofer on the set at Pinewood studio during filming.