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2010 Real Cost Of The 12 Days Of Christmas

December 1st 2010 22:26
Christmas wrap gifts
Well it's that time of the year again and PNC have raised the bar by creating an interactive storybook account of their annual Real Cost Of The 12 Days Of Christmas, which for 2010 looks like this:

* One Partridge in a Pear Tree: $162 up 1.3%

* Two Turtle Doves: $100.00 for the pair, up a whopping 78.6%.

* Three French Hens: $50.00 each up by an astounding 233%.

* Four Calling Birds: $599.96 - $149.99 each, stable this year again.

* Five Gold Rings: $650 - a 30% increase.

* Six Geese-a-Laying: $150.00 - exactly the same as last year.

* Seven Swans-a-Swimming: $5,600, back up again by 5.67%.

* Eight Maids-a-Milking: $7.25 an hour and unchanged from 2009.

* Nine Ladies Dancing: $6,273 up another 15%.

* Ten Lords-a-Leaping: $4,767 - an increase of 8%.

* Eleven Pipers Piping: $2,354 a 3.1% increase.

* Twelve Drummers Drumming: $2,553 - an increase of 3.1%

As for the grand total of the gifts for the song this year.... after a 9.2% increase and the largest increase since 2003, the resulting total cost for 2010 is $23,439.38.

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Comment by Anonymous

December 6th 2010 12:15
Then I guess all I want for christmas is my 2 front teeth, much cheaper! lol

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