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Baker’s Dozen


A bonus. Extra. A dozen is, of course, 12, but if the baker likes you he might toss in an extra at no charge. Receiving more than planned. The phrase is used to suggest a minimum and you will probably get more.

“We need several chairs for the party, so I hope we  have a baker’s dozen.”


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