[Ads-l] Heard: dialogue

Mark Mandel thnidu at GMAIL.COM
Tue May 8 18:30:00 EDT 2018

"Gofer" appears frequently at science fiction conventions (the venue I'm
most familiar with) and in many other situations, referring to odd-jobs
helpers: as in "Go fer this", "Go fer that."


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On Sun, May 6, 2018 at 8:07 PM, James A. Landau <JJJRLandau at netscape.com>

> On Sat, 5 May 2018 15:40:01 Zone-0500 Andy Bach <afbach at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
> "gofer" appears only in Genesis 6:14 and its meaning is unknown, but
> highly unlikely to be "gopher" (the animal).

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