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Amazon announced on Friday it was buying the high-end grocery chain Whole Foods, and the internet is having a field day.

Jokes abound over the grocer’s high prices, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ net worth (about $84 billion, making him the third-richest person on the planet), and the fact that Bezos on Thursday solicited Twitter for ideas on how to spend his money.

Amazon is paying $42 a share in an all-cash deal, valuing Whole Foods at $13.7 billion and making it the e-commerce giant’s largest acquisition to date.

Here are some of the best jokes on Twitter about the deal:

AMAZON, 1998: hello we sell books but online

AMAZON, 2023: please return to your Primehouse for your nightly Primemeal, valued Primecitizen

— KRANG T. NELSON (@KrangTNelson) June 16, 2017

whoa pic.twitter.com/ISVjZ7UwdQ

— AJ (@ajchavar) June 16, 2017

Jeff Bezos: “Alexa, buy me something from Whole Foods.”

Alexa: “Sure, Jeff. Buying Whole Foods now.”

Jeff Bezos: “WHA- ahh go ahead.” pic.twitter.com/GuJ2jlAiuU

— JESAL (@JesalTV) June 16, 2017

Amazon buys Whole Foods for 13.7 billion, roughly equivalent to 11 shopping bags of their organic berries.

— Warren Leight (@warrenleightTV) June 16, 2017

*checking out at Whole Foods*
“See cashier put a Fire Phone in my bag.”
“Hey what’s that, I didn’t buy that.”
“It’s free.”

— SwiftOnSecurity (@SwiftOnSecurity) June 16, 2017

I gave Whole Foods $13.7 billion for five lemons and a half-pound of almonds. #hereallweek

— (((Josh))) (@Tyrangiel) June 16, 2017

Whole Foods Brass: Our grocery store is not for sale!!
Amazon: We’ll give you $13.7 billion dollars.
Whole Foods: pic.twitter.com/JmQ8Mkp3bM

— Scott Hackman (@ScottInSacto) June 16, 2017

AMAZON IMPROV

Bezos: I need a suggestion for my money

Crowd: Pay your workers more

Bezos: I heard “Buy Whole Foods”

— Leonard Pierce (@leonardpierce) June 16, 2017

Rare live look at Jeff Bezos in his office. “Alexa, play Jay Z- takeover” pic.twitter.com/eE0QwoeFYt

— T.L.O.Eyvan (@SavantStreeter) June 16, 2017

Me, an idiot, not a billionaire: I bought something from Whole Foods

Jeff Bezos, a genuis, a billionaire: Why didn’t you buy Whole Foods?

— Margarita Noriega (@margarita) June 16, 2017

When @JeffBezos asked for urgent ideas for his philanthropy who said ‘please help with the almond milk shortage in Tribeca’ ? #wholefoods

— emily bell (@emilybell) June 16, 2017

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