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Author: Mark (ed) COULSON
ISBN13: 978-0954894412
Title: A carper's dozen: memorable catches from 13 of the UK's top carp anglers
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Language: English
Category: Hunting and Fishing
Publisher: David Hall Publishing; 1st edition edition (2005)
Pages: 132

A carper's dozen: memorable catches from 13 of the UK's top carp anglers by Mark (ed) COULSON

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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For example, in ancient Egypt, should a baker be found to cheat someone, they would have their ear nailed to the door of their bakery.

Other phrases about: Numbers. What's the meaning of the phrase 'Baker's dozen'? Thirteen or, more rarely, fourteen. This is an attractive story and, unlike many that inhabit the folk memory, it appears to be substantially true

Even if the loaves were light, the extra would cover the shortfall. It was an easy fix for bakers, and since low-carb diets were still seven centuries away, customers rejoiced.

In your case, a baker's dozen refers to 13 of something. One short means one is missing from the baker's dozen. In other words, the person's brain is not working at full capacity. A baker's dozen is thirteen. It might be used in a sarcastic way to indicate a deficiency when describing another person, along the lines of 'One fry short of a Happy Meal,' or 'His elevator doesn't go all the way to the top floor,' or 'Not the sharpest knife in the drawer,' but if it is being used that way, it's a poor usage. My examples all indicate there's something lacking.

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