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 for gofer
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  gofer
      n 1: an employee whose duties include running errands

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  31 Moby Thesaurus words for "gofer":
     Ganymede, Hebe, airline hostess, airline stewardess, attendant,
     batman, bellboy, bellhop, bellman, bootblack, boots, cabin boy,
     caddie, chore boy, copyboy, cupbearer, errand boy, errand girl,
     footboy, hostess, office boy, office girl, orderly, page, squire,
     steward, stewardess, tender, trainbearer, usher, yeoman
  
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  Gofer
  
      A lazy functional language designed by Mark
     Jones  at the Programming Research Group,
     Oxford, UK in 1991.  It is very similar to Haskell 1.2.  It
     has lazy evaluation, higher order functions, pattern
     matching, and type classes, lambda, case, conditional and
     let expressions, and wild card, "as" and irrefutable
     patterns.  It lacks modules, arrays and standard
     classes.
  
     Gofer comes with an interpreter (in C), a compiler which
     compiles to C, documentation and examples.  Unix Version
     2.30 (1994-06-10) Mac_Gofer version 0.16 beta.  Ported to
     Sun, Acorn Archimedes, IBM PC, Macintosh, Atari,
     Amiga.
  
     Version 2.30 added support for contexts in datatype and member
     function definitions, Haskell style arrays, an external
     function calling mechanism for gofc, an experimental
     implementation of Launchbury/Peyton Jones style lazy
     functional state threads, an experimental implementation of
     "do" notation for monad comprehensions.
  
     Latest version: HUGS.
  
     ["Introduction to Gofer 2.20", M.P. Jones.]
  
     [The implementation of the Gofer functional programming
     system, Mark P. Jones, Research Report YALEU/DCS/RR-1030, Yale
     University, Department of Computer Science, May 1994.  FTP:
     nebula.cs.yale.edu/pub/yale-fp/reports].
  
     http://cs.nott.ac.uk/Department/Staff/mpj/)">(http://cs.nott.ac.uk/Department/Staff/mpj/).
  
     ftp://nebula.cs.yale.edu/)">FTP Yale (ftp://nebula.cs.yale.edu/), FTP Glasgow
     ftp://ftp.dcs.glasgow.ac.uk/)">(ftp://ftp.dcs.glasgow.ac.uk/), FTP Chalmers
     ftp://ftp.cs.chalmers.se/pub/haskell/gofer/)">(ftp://ftp.cs.chalmers.se/pub/haskell/gofer/).
  
     (1995-02-14)
  

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