messenger boy

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a boy who earns money by running errands

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His early days were spent playing requests in bars, in between working as a parcel messenger boy.
Norman said he went to to St Pat's school and after leaving school at the age of 15 he started work at ICI Billingham as a messenger boy until he was 16, which was when he was then able to start an engineering apprenticeship.
But in the book he reveals he was a messenger boy in the Co-op when he got involved in the incident, which he now regrets.
uk or, if they do not have access to a computer or internet, they could write down their stories or memories - as many as they like, says Roger - of their time or any events during their time as a telegram messenger boy or telegraphist and Roger will gladly put their story on the website for them.
I earned pounds 1 a week as a messenger boy at Walden's motor company.
He will NOT be a guest at Madonna's wedding, so discount inaccurate stories about him "topping the bill" at the reception with his hit Song For Guy - about his company messenger boy who was killed in an accident.
His first job was a messenger boy for a company in Dublin but his talent on the football pitch was his ticket out of a dead-end career.
I went from a being a Fleet Street messenger boy to a pounds 4 a week West End star," he added.
Honoring his wishes, Polly explains to Tony, the messenger boy with whom she's fallen in love, that she is no rich girl.
Twas even better: a faithful remake, directed (ably) by Meg Ryan, of The Human Comedy, William Saroyan's tale of a telegraph messenger boy who delivers tidings of death to the people of his small California burg during the Second World War.
Before joining the army, James Smith was the Drumree, Co Meath Telegraph messenger boy, who had to deliver the distressing news to the family of Lieutenant Maurice James Dease of the death of their 25-yearold son, who died from his wounds on August 23, 1914 at Nimy, near Mons, France.
The Middlesbrough 73-year-old was employed by a chemical firm from 1957-72, first as a messenger boy, before starting an apprenticeship which led to him becoming a maintenance worker.
I, for one, could never see the point of Oliver Letwin, who has been correctly described as "politically witless", except possibly as a run-around messenger boy for David Cameron - in short a waste of taxpayers' money.
Thus at a German hotel the messenger boy went around paging Herr Ma