We have lots of words which we use for numbers in English. For example, do you know what a score is? How many people are there in a quartet? What's a baker's dozen? Try my quiz and find out!
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A baker's dozen is an interesting phrase. There are many possible stories about why we say this but this one seems the most likely. In the past, bakers had to meet certain requirements and if they failed, they could be made to pay a fine. To avoid the penalty they included one extra to be sure to meet the minimum weight.
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