The Price of True Love
The price of giving all the items in the song "The 12 Days of Christmas" went up less than 2 percent in 1994, under the current annual rate of inflation of 2.6 percent.
1Partridge in a pear tree35
2Turtle doves50
3French hens15
4Calling birds280
5Gold rings450
9Pipers piping2,607
10Ladies dancing3,013
12Drummers drumming1,201

Total to give gifts once: 15,944

Total to give as in song*: 73,345

*Singing the song in its entirety results in 364 presents: 12 partridges, 36 calling birds, 40 maids, etc.