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Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, depart St. Mary's Hospital with their newborn son on Tuesday, July 23, in London. The boy was born at 4:24 p.m. Monday, weighing 8 pounds, 6 ounces.Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, depart St. Mary’s Hospital with their newborn son on Tuesday, July 23, in London. The boy was born at 4:24 p.m. Monday, weighing 8 pounds, 6 ounces.
Catherine holds the baby outside the hospital for the public's first view.Catherine holds the baby outside the hospital for the public’s first view.
The new parents stand in front of the Lindo Wing of the hospital. The new parents stand in front of the Lindo Wing of the hospital.
A Kensington Palace spokesman said: "Mother, son and father are all doing well this morning." A Kensington Palace spokesman said: “Mother, son and father are all doing well this morning.”
Catherine hands the baby off to William. Catherine hands the baby off to William.
The couple is "still working on a name," William said, "so we'll have that as soon as we can." But he added, "He's got her looks, thankfully."The couple is “still working on a name,” William said, “so we’ll have that as soon as we can.” But he added, “He’s got her looks, thankfully.”
"It's very special," said William. The prince has already changed his first diaper, the couple told reporters.“It’s very special,” said William. The prince has already changed his first diaper, the couple told reporters.
The new parents leave the hospital Tuesday evening with William carrying the boy out in a car seat and installing him in the back of a black SUV for the trip to Kensington Palace.The new parents leave the hospital Tuesday evening with William carrying the boy out in a car seat and installing him in the back of a black SUV for the trip to Kensington Palace.
The newborn sits in his car seat for the ride home. The newborn sits in his car seat for the ride home.
Prince William gets ready to depart St. Mary's Hospital.Prince William gets ready to depart St. Mary’s Hospital.
Catherine waves to the crowd gathered outside the hospital.Catherine waves to the crowd gathered outside the hospital.
Well-wishers see the royal couple off after getting a glimpse of the newest heir to the British throne.Well-wishers see the royal couple off after getting a glimpse of the newest heir to the British throne.

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  • The Internet had some laughs about Monday’s royal birth
  • Jokesters on Twitter offered suggestions for baby names
  • Some companies used the occasion for baby-themed online marketing

(CNN) — It’s a boy! And an Internet punchline!

As you may have heard, Monday in London, Prince William and wife Catherine celebrated the birth of their first child — the world’s most-anticipated baby since … well, Kim and Kanye’s daughter last month.

As of Tuesday afternoon, a name had not been announced for the royal child, who is third in line to the British throne. But Twitter was happy to offer suggestions.

The Internet, which has rarely encountered a news event it can’t poke fun at, greeted the news with the expected mix of celebration, marketing ploys and jokes. Mostly jokes.

Here are some of our favorites (If you can’t see the Storify below, click here):

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