That's the headline figure in this year's Christmas Price Index. Yes, once again those wacky economists at PNC have worked out how expensive all the presents in the 12 Days of Christmas would be, and prices are up! It's the highest increase since 2003, and we can blame it on ... turtle doves, up from $56 to $100, and french hens, up over 200%. Musicians and the gentry are not at fault.
Check out the site, as it has gone all musical and interactive this year, and is great for children!