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eBook A baker's dozen: 13 modern essays of excellence ePub

by Richard H Haswell

  • ISBN: 0840310765
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  • Author: Richard H Haswell
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Kendall/Hunt Pub. Co; 2nd edition (1976)
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But a baker’s dozen is commonly understood to mean 13. Are bakers just bad at counting? Not quite. There are a few theories as to why a baker’s dozen became 13, but the most widely accepted one has to do with avoiding a beating.

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A baker's dozen is a unit of measurement which includes 13 of something. Back then, there were stern penalties for bakers who skimped on how much bread was in any given bag sold to a customer. But why exactly is this the case? Its origins are in medieval times. If you’re going to make your own baker’s dozen, make sure you’re not making these baking mistakes next time you’re in the kitchen. So, the baker’s dozen was born out of overcompensation. The rules required the baked good prices to directly correlate with the amount of flour used.

It just so happens that I found another 13, so I am calling them a baker's dozen (that extra confection the baker throws in for good will). Most of the films are in theaters right now and you can spend time over Thanksgiving, or at some point before the end of the year catching up with them. Ford takes us into some pretty dark places in this tale adapted from a book by Austin Wright. No wonder it became this summer's sleeper hit.

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