Delaware ribs New Jersey for April Fools' Day: We 'will be merging to become one state'
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Delaware and New Jersey are engaging in an April Fools' Day Twitter face-off, with the First State saying it will merge with its northern neighbor to become "New Delaware."

Delaware's official state account got in the April 1 spirit on Thursday, ribbing New Jersey in a tweet announcing the two would "become one state."

"We’re offering @NJGov a fresh start. We’ll forget about all that stuff in the past," the Delaware account tweeted.

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The account quipped that the Delaware Memorial Bridge would become the new state's capital, "jughandles will be banned," and the "full coastline will be 'the beach.'"

New Jersey's Twitter account — which has amassed a sizable following over the years for its comedic and sometimes-snarky posts — seemingly wasn't having it, telling Delaware to take a social media hike: