qeorqe (853039) writes "PNC has been calculating
the cost of "The Twelve Days of Christmas"
They calculate all occurrences of all items in the song for 2007 at US$78100
(up 4% from 2006).
One day's worth of each item is US$19507.
They also did a calculation for buying everything on the internet at US$128886. That is US$50786 extra. They explain, "In general, Internet prices are higher than their non-Internet counterparts because of shipping costs."
Their valuation of a beer was missing."