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Monday, December 08, 2008

Cost of the Twelve Days of Christmas 2008


The Twelve Days of Christmas

Prices of items in the Christmas carol "The Twelve Days of Christmas," according to PNC Wealth Management:
http://climate.weather.com/articles/slideshows/12xmas2008.html?page=1&scheme=image-horiz-plain.css


On the first day of Christmas, my true love gave to me,
1 Partridge = $ 20 ($15 last year)
1 Pear Tree = $ 200 ($150 last year)

On the second day of Christmas, my true love gave to me,
2 Turtle Doves = $ 55 ($40 last year)

On the third day of Christmas, my true love gave to me,
3 French Hens = $ 30 ($45 last year)

On the fourth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me,
4 Calling birds = $ 60 ($60 last year)

On the fifth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me,
5 Golden Rings = $ 350 ($395 last year)

On the sixth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me,
6 Geese A-Laying = $ 240 ($360 last year)

On the seventh day of Christmas, my true love gave to me,
7 Swans A-Swimming = $ 5,600 ($4,200 last year)

On the eighth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me,
8 Maids A-Milking = $ 52 ($47 last year)

On the ninth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me,
9 Ladies Dancing = $ 4,759 ($4,759 last year)

On the tenth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me,
10 Lords A-Leaping = $ 4,414 ($4,285 last year)

On the eleventh day of Christmas, my true love gave to me,
11 Pipers Piping = $ 2,285 ($2,398 last year)

On the twelfth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me,
12 Drummers Drumming = $ 2,475 ($2,398 last year)

Total cost of 12 Days of Christmas in 2008 -- $86,609
(Up 10.9% from last year’s cost of -- $78,100)

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