A Baker’s Dozen (Sayings I Grew Up With #13)

Today’s saying, “A baker’s dozen,” marks the thirteenth of what I might call Nonny’s borrowed ‘words of wisdom.’ Purportedly in times past the proprietor of an Old World British bakery would put in an extra roll or loaf to make sure the baker would not suffer a penalty from the government. Sometimes the baker would even add two extra! So, Nonny’s Blog Reader, today I’m throwing ‘a baker’s dozen’ in your bag so you don’t feel short-changed!

Sayings I Grew Up With
Connie Carlisle Polley, 2023

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