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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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Ms Darcy said: ``The whole unit will be coming to Wales - everyone from the director, producer, riggers, gofers and publicity people.
And the people behind the blasts are the low paid workers used by the Mafia of ex-pats as 'gofers' in their drinks empire.
TWO "gofers" have been cleared of being part of a bootleg alcohol and tobacco ring based in Coventry.
Before the election, Mr Blur flew half way across the world to talk to Mr Murdoch's lap-dogs and gofers.
The high court is just big on words against 'double compensation' when it comes to lowly government gofers.
Murphy famously, employs his old school pals as bodyguards and gofers. RATING 7
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.
In the plunder cases against so-called 'pork barrel queen' Janet Lim Napoles, several persons - among them congressmen, senators and their gofers - were included for conspiracy.