Kate Wants a Boy, William Wants Girl
Somebody's probably going to win that argument
By Polly Davis Doig, Newser Staff
Posted Mar 17, 2013 11:13 AM CDT
Prince William wears a shamrock during a visit with wife Kate to a St Patrick's Day Parade at Mons Barracks in Aldershot, England, Sunday, March 17, 2013.   (AP PhotoToby Melville, Pool)

(Newser) – Prince William and wife Kate donned their green today to ring in St. Patrick's Day with a ceremony honoring the Irish Guards, who apparently seized their moment to grill the duchess on—what else—the royal baby. As People reports, Kate was a little more forthcoming than usual, telling a guardsman that while she doesn't know the baby's gender, "I'd like to have a boy and William would like a girl." Adds the guard: "I asked her if she had any names and she said no." Another guard says he helpfully informed her that her nights of full sleep were about to end: "She said she was prepared for it," he says.

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