Times are Tough, Even for Fairies!

28 Aug

According to a recent poll the average amount The Tooth Fairy leaves American children per tooth is $3.19…and that’s down 24 cents from last year! And that’s 2 years in a row now that the Tooth fairy has had to make cutbacks! Yow! You know that times are tough when even fairies are in a down market!

Which means that instead of collecting 74 bucks for their baby teeth, American kids born today can only expect 64 measly dollars between now and their adult teeth arriving. There goes the college fund!…If your planning on sending your kids to clown college that is.

Interestingly enough this poll is usually conducted by Delta Dental but recently Visa has also been conducting an annual survey to see how much money that fairy leaves under a child’s pillow for a lost baby tooth.

That can only mean one thing! Soon your children will be accepting plastic as a means of payment for those baby teeth! So get ready you cheapskate parents, um… I mean fairies. College is expensive you know. So at 20 primary teeth per baby, I figure about 8 thousand dollars a tooth oughta do it…

4 Responses to “Times are Tough, Even for Fairies!”

  1. ranu802 August 28, 2015 at 5:56 pm #

    If they were genuine tooth fairies the amount would not have decreased because the tooth fairies happen to be humans, the amount will come down to plastic.
    Times are tough I truly agree added to the problem is our lousy leaders.

  2. polaris299 August 30, 2015 at 4:22 pm #

    Brilliant, now just how do we give the tooth fairy a stimulus package?

  3. Michele Anderson August 30, 2015 at 10:51 pm #

    Boy, I’m glad I’m out of that business–with two kids, I would have been broke!

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