PITTSBURGH -- Prices of items in the Christmas carol "The Twelve Days of Christmas," according to PNC Wealth Management:
_ Partridge, $15; last year: same
_ Pear tree, $189.99; last year: 169.99
_ Two turtle doves, $125; last year: same
_ Three French hens, $165; last year: $150
_ Four calling birds (canaries), $519.96; last year: same
_ Five gold rings, $750; last year: $645
_ Six geese a-laying, $210; last year: $162
_ Seven swans a-swimming, $7,000; last year: $6,300
_ Eight maids a-milking, $58; last year: same
_ Nine ladies dancing (per performance), $6,294; last year: same
_ 10 lords a-leaping (per performance), $4,767; last year: same
_ 11 pipers piping (per performance), $2,562; last year: $2,428
_ 12 drummers drumming (per performance), $2,776; last year: $2,630
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Santa Bungee Jumps
A bungee jumper dressed as Santa Claus leaps from a platform above Kuta beach in Denpasar on Indonesia's resort island of Bali on Dec. 2, 2011.
Santa Directs Traffic
Philippine traffic enforcer Ramiro Hinojas, wearing a Santa Claus costume, directs traffic along a major road in Manila on December 6, 2011. Popularly known as the 'dancing traffic cop', the barely five-foot Hinojas, 55, is one of thousands of traffic enforcers who struggle daily to keep Manila's notorious road traffic from moving, despite insults from some impatient motorists and health dangers posed by pollution.
Santa Feeds A Shark
A diver dressed like Santa feeds a 15-foot long whale shark named 'Hachibei' at the Hakkeijima Sea Paradise aquarium in Yokohama, suburban Tokyo on Nov. 13, 2011. Christmas attractions started at the aquarium and will be held throughout until Christmas Day.
Santa Is A Zombie
A man dressed up as a zombie Santa Claus takes part in a "Zombie Walk" at the Revolution Monument in Mexico City on Nov. 26, 2011. Organizers say 9,600 people took part in the event in an attempt to set a new Guinness record.
Santa Runs A 5K
A competitor raises his thumbs up as he takes part in the annual Santa Dash in Liverpool, north-west England on Dec. 4, 2011. The five kilometer race sees thousands of entrants run through the streets of the city center dressed as Santa Claus. Many runners wear a blue suit, usually supporters of the soccer team Everton FC, who refuse to run in the colours of their city rivals Liverpool FC.
One of the 250 Santas participating in a fundraising event takes a run at Sunday River Ski Resort, Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011, in Newry, Maine. To qualify for a free lift ticket each Santa had to wear a full red Santa costume, complete with beard, and donate at least $10 to the Bethel Rotary Club's annual drive to provide gifts for the area's needy children.
A worker dressed as Santa Claus swims during an aquarium show in Bangkok, Thailand on Friday, Dec. 2, 2011.
Santa Walks Sheep
An amusement park employee dressed as Santa Claus walks sheep in the same costumes at the Everland amusement park during an event to celebrate Christmas in Yongin, South Korea, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2011. Christmas is one of the biggest holidays celebrated in the country with over half the population being Christians.
Santa Operates A Gondola
Instead of serenading couples with Italian love songs, Loews Coronado Bay Resort in San Diego has a Santa Gondolier singing Christmas carols as they cruise through the canals and waterways.
Santa Shoots Some Guns
The Scottsdale Gun Club allows people to pose with Santa Claus and several guns. Ron Kennedy, general manager of the Arizona club, says the business got the idea for the photo op last year when a club member happened to come in dressed as Santa and other members wanted their picture taken while they were holding their guns. He says people have used the photos for Christmas cards and Facebook posts.
Santa Gets His Eyes Checked
A man dressed as Santa Claus visits the Southern College of Optometry where he received an eye examination in Memphis, Tenn., Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2011. After his exam he visited with children who were also there to get their eyes examined. The college was hoping to instill the importance of good eye care in their young patients. Dr. Daniel Taylor conducted his exam.