milkman (or milkwoman)

milkman, milkwoman
n 1. A person who is frequently wandering around the office (‘door by door’/’cubicle by cubicle’) and fills in time by making conversation with anybody who is willing to listen and discuss today’s headlines.
ex – Duncan is proving to be quite a milkman today.

Origin:Dutch: Back in the 70s a ‘mobile store’ was generally operated by the local dairy store (or producers), delivering fresh produce and dairy products right in front of the door. These drivers (‘milkmen’, Dutch: ‘melkboer’) and their stores became popular meeting points for people discussing the latest rumours in the neighbourhood.

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