People Are Going Crazy Over Whether a New Audio Clip Is Saying “Yanny” or “Laurel”

 

There’s an audio recording going viral right now where a computer-generated voice is either saying “Yanny” . . . or “Laurel.”  And apparently there are a few factors that influence what you hear, including things like how well your speakers play lower frequencies.

Some people hear “Yanny” and some people hear “Laurel.”  Some even hear both . . . I heard “Yanny” when I listened to it through the speaker on my phone, but I heard “Laurel” when I listened with headphones.

And according to a poll on Buzzfeed, 50% of people said they heard Yanny . . . 36% heard Laurel . . . and 13% could hear both.

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