Prince William and Kate pregnant: Let the congratulations (and jokes) begin

Seemingly as quick as the news came out that Will and Kate are parents-to-be, Twitter was already buzzing with congratulations, eye-rolling, and jokes. Here's a look at what people are saying online about the #royalbaby on its way.

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  1. Prince William, The Duke, and Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambrid
  2. “Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are very pleased to announce that The Duchess of Cambridge is expecting a baby,” Prince William's office said in a statement. It added that Catherine was in hospital in London suffering from acute morning sickness and the pregnancy was in its early stages.

  3. Now the question turns to gender and names. Will it be a boy or girl (or twins)? What will they name it? 
  4. Tweet us your guesses to @TorontoStar with #royalbabyname.
  5. Prince william and kate middleton
  6. Whatever the name, Stephen Harper and Elizabeth May "finally agreed on something" with these tweets.
  7. First comes love, next comes marriage... 
    Twitter was ripe with lots of happy tweets of congrats for the royal couple, who were married in April last year.
  8. Prince William and Kate Middleton April 29
  9. Mixed heavily in with the happy tweets were ones featuring much eye-rolling and people already sick of the royal coverage. And, of course, the jokes are already starting to pour in.