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How Would Inflation Affect The ’12 Days Of Christmas’?

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Inflation has driven up prices on just about everything – even partridges and pear trees.  Yes, the cost of the ’12 Days of Christmas’ has jumped up quite a bit in recent months, according to PNC Bank’s annual ‘Christmas Price Index’  Livestock has seen the biggest spike – turtle doves are up 40%, French hens up 50%, and geese-a-laying are up a whopping 60% this year.  By contrast, the 8.5% spike in the cost of golden rings doesn’t seem so bad – or the 7.4% increase in hiring entertainers like pipers piping or lords a-leaping.

 



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