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Monday, December 20, 2010

Monday Musings

Ever wondered how much it would cost to give your true love 12 days of Christmas gifts? Try $96,824.29. For 27 years, PNC Bank has researched the price of every item in this beloved carol. In 2010, they present the results in a charming, colorful, and interactive pop-up book. Click on the photo below to be taken to this years video.

 
Prices for 2010 of items in the Christmas carol “The Twelve Days of Christmas,” according to PNC Wealth Management:
• Partridge, $12 (last year: $10)
• Pear Tree, $150 (last year: same)
• Two Turtle Doves, $100 (last year: $56)
• Three French Hens, $150 (last year: $45)
• Four Calling Birds (canaries), $600 (last year: same)
• Five Gold Rings, $650 (last year: $500)
• Six Geese a-Laying, $150 (last year: same)
• Seven Swans a-Swimming, $5,600 (last year: $5,250)
• Eight Maids a-Milking, $58 (last year: same)
• Nine Ladies Dancing (per performance), $6,294 (last year: $5,473)
• 10 Lords a-Leaping (per performance), $4,767 (last year: $4,414)
• 11 Pipers Piping (per performance), $2,356 (last year: $2,285)
• 12 Drummers Drumming (per performance), $2,553 (last year: $2,475)

1 comment:

Holly said...

This is really interesting! Thanks for the info and happy holidays!