Gofer

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Gofer

An employee responsible for making coffee, picking up dry cleaning and other menial tasks. While gofers have low status and usually are poorly paid, they may have access to important persons in the company or industry. This may in turn help gofers advance their careers. This is especially the case in the entertainment sector.
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When he appeared on Chris Evans' Channel 4 show TFI Friday, 22-stone Gardner made a point of stressing that he wasn't paid by Gascoigne, even though he acted as his "butler, go-fer, lover, personal assistant.
subsidiary has signed a joint venture agreement with Harborside that calls for the two companies to share revenue from the 40 GO-FER ANOTHER machines recently installed at Harborside's state-of- the-art golf center.
The security people, the car-parkers, the runners or go-fers, the people on the gates, caterers, everyone who helps with the build up and take down of the gardens and exhibits, and even the Health and Safety officers - you are all wonderful and we do appreciate you even if we are too stressed to remember to tell you.