Baker's Dozen

Fun fact time:

Did you know that a baker's dozen is 13? Ever wonder why?
Well as the story goes, they started putting a heavier tax on baked goods that did not weigh a predetermined amount, for example if the loaf of bread was to way 4 grams, and they provided something that only weighed 3 grams, they would have to pay a fine.

So, to avoid paying the fine, bakers began to bake by the "baker's dozen" and make an extra muffin, loaf, what have you.

Kinda cool huh?

Source: a really cool book my grandma got me when I was 10. Don't quote me on this, it's just a kid's book.

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