Wednesday, December 9, 2015

The Twelve Days of Christmas" will cost you 0.6 percent more than last year

Each year we hear reports about what it would cost to actually purchase the gifts in the song "Twelve Days of Christmas." This year is no different. So what are these reports saying this year?

According to each of the reports the cost would be $34,131.

- Partridge, $25; last year: $20

- Pear tree, $190; last year: $188

- Two turtle doves, $290; last year: $260

- Three French hens, $182; last year: same

- Four calling birds (canaries), $600; last year: same

- Five gold rings, $750; last year: same

- Six geese-a-laying, $360; last year: same

- Seven swans a-swimming, $13,125; last year: same

- Eight maids a-milking, $58; last year: same

- Nine ladies dancing (per performance), $7,553; last year: same

- 10 lords a-leaping (per performance), $5,508; last year: $5,348

- 11 pipers piping (per performance), $2,635; last year: same

- 12 drummers drumming (per performance), $2,855; last year: same

CBS News (provider of full list above)
Fox News
USA Today
Now you know, in case you wanted to get them for your true love.

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