A Baker?s Dozen

A Grade 6 Reading Skill Resource

If you buy a dozen eggs, you?re going to get twelve. It?s hard to miscount twelve eggs when all one needs to do is fill the twelve cups in an egg carton. But when it comes to bread, a dozen sometimes means thirteen. That number has long been known as a baker?s dozen.

This is a historical account of the number 13 as a baker's dozen.

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