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Royal baby begets a royal flood of tweets: Read our favorites so far

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It’s a boy! More importantly – it’s a meme!

Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, welcomed a baby boy this afternoon – and naturally, Twitter hasn’t been able to shut up about it since. Don’t feel like wading through a sea of groaners to find the gems? Don’t worry – we’ve done all the work for you.

From the Department of General Jokes:

https://twitter.com/_Snape_/status/359396200874647552

https://twitter.com/JenSeniorNY/status/359400191406768128

https://twitter.com/ditzkoff/status/359397836628045824

https://twitter.com/PrinceTweets2U/status/359405791943471104

https://twitter.com/DRUNKHULK/status/359288595279921152

https://twitter.com/dannosowitz/status/359404112510586880

https://twitter.com/Bencjacobs/status/359397756126756864

https://twitter.com/stephenfry/status/359398937834176514

https://twitter.com/EllenPage/statuses/359397373992116225

https://twitter.com/AndrewWK/status/359417882695835648

https://twitter.com/LaytesAgain/status/359400835534430212

From the Department of Game of Thrones Jokes (they’re in good company):

https://twitter.com/poniewozik/status/359402330422120448

https://twitter.com/SarahThyre/status/359206499681177600

https://twitter.com/KenTremendous/status/359396442009378816

https://twitter.com/AmandaMarcotte/status/359372434752811008

https://twitter.com/annehelen/status/359400413616799744

And finally, from the Department of Cashing In:

https://twitter.com/PlayDoh/status/359401240179900416

https://twitter.com/Charmin/status/359398178228940801

https://twitter.com/Pampers/status/359395967444844545

https://twitter.com/Oreo/status/359398137267376129

https://twitter.com/lululemon/status/359396483474284544

https://twitter.com/pizzahut/status/359401161930977280

https://twitter.com/BurgerKing/status/359404806076506113

Originally posted July 22 2013 — 4:45 PM EDT

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