Published: Wed, May 16, 2018
Technology | By Russell Knight

'Yanny' or 'Laurel'? This Viral Audio Clip Has People Tripping Out

'Yanny' or 'Laurel'? This Viral Audio Clip Has People Tripping Out

An audio file of a robotic voice saying a word has some people hearing "Yanny" and others hearing "Laurel".

On Tuesday, social media influencer and vlogger Cloe Feldman posed the following question on Twitter and Instagram: "What do you hear?".

Teigen tried to win Kaling back with this comment: "They're saying younger, more lovely people hear yanny!". She hears "laurel", and is appaulded by the idea of anyone hearing "yanny". For the record, "I hear Laurel".

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"HOW DOES ANYONE HEAR LAUREL ITS YANNY", Twitter user zaynilla added. Since there's a visual prompt in the video, your brain is already anticipating two specific possible words. We tested this out, and we still only hear "laurel" on both mobile and desktop. The middle consonant is definitely not an n, Sanker said, but you might hear one because the vowel in front of it sounds particularly nasal. Bottom line is, both sides are right in the debate.but, in the mind of this writer, team yanny is just a bit more right.

I asked, but no word on what he actually hears.

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"Oh no. I hear Yanny. packing up my desk - goodbye".

Anyway, listen to the clip and tell what you think, we're divided in the office.

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