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  • n  an employee whose duties include running errands

  • The gofer and the candidate became good friends as Powell chauffeured him to virtually every hamlet in the state.
  • The hero of George Orwell's Down and Out in Paris and London makes his living as a plongeur , which is what French people call the dishwashergoferhouse elf in a restaurant.
  • She plays an inadvertent career girl, jilted by the rounder she put through medical school, and working as a "gofer" at a Minneapolis TV station.
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  • Baltimore-based Startup, Gofer Now, Launches Its Errand & Labor Sourcing Services in Cities across the Mid-Atlantic
    Gofer Now provides efficient, effective, and affordable labor sourcing for chores, errands, odd jobs, pet care, deliveries, handyman services and much more. (PRWeb June 24, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10851961.htm
    June 24, 2013 - PRWeb
  • Dr. King: The Dream in the Shadows
    In the summer of 1971 I was 13 and our family was living in Memphis, Tennessee. On weekends Dad made extra money servicing air conditioning units around the city. Sometimes I rode along and served as the loyal ‘gofer.’ One afternoon, while working at a motel, I was told to carry a bucket of tools from a downstairs room to a room upstairs on the other side of the building. On my way I was ...
    June 21, 2013 - Greene County Messenger

  • Paul Cayard in Marin Independent-Journal
    Rikard was a pleasant surprise,said Kentfield's Paul Cayard, skipper of Pirates of the Caribbean. "He was an eighteen-year-old kid just out of high school and we expected him to be a helper-gofer guy. Instead he turned out to be one of our...
  • Leni Stern in Boston Herald
    I was like the gofer in that band,Stern said with a laugh. "Miles needs this, Miles needs that. Go send Leni!"
  • Gregg Popovich in USA Today
    Coach Egan would send me up now and then for something for Larry. I was like a gofer,Popovich said.

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