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Feb 27th 2008 - Scut-work

scutwork   [skuht-wurk]
–noun
Informal. menial, routine work, as that done by an underling: the scutwork of scrubbing pots and pans.

Also, scut work.

scut work. Dictionary.com. Dictionary.com Unabridged (v 1.1). Random House, Inc. http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/scut work (accessed: February 27, 2009).

Example:
The Cat thought, "My human servant feeds me the wet food, he does an adequate job scratching behind my ears - even with his pitiful claws, and he does attend to the scut work required to maintain my litter box in the salubrious state I demand. Yet, I cannot resist tripping him up when he tries to walk down the stairs".
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