Which one is it? Yanny or Laurel?

Yanny or Laurel? Trump weighs in on raging internet debate

The White House weighed in Thursday on the burning question on most Americans' minds this week: Laurel or Yanny? In May 2018, Yanny vs Laurel fever took the internet by storm, and scientists were called in from their labs by the hundreds to explain what was going on. What you hear also depends on your age.

"How do you hear Laurel out of that?"

The audio meme has now circled the entire internet, and even your most out-of-touch friends have posted what they heard.

"I literally just turned all frequencies below 1khz to negative 70 decibels and I still hear 'laurel, '" someone said on Reddit.

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders makes a lighthearted joke when asked why she only hears Laurel.

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"'Definitely Laurel.' 'Laurel?' Laurel, it's not Yanny at all", says Melissa Atkins.

We assume that the same phenomenon that powered Yanny vs Laurel is at work here: Both words are "present" within the sound clip, but each word is stronger at different frequencies.

Windle believes the debate has gone viral because people can't imagine how others aren't hearing things the same way that they hear them. Check it out here and find out what you hear here.

According to Wired, the original recording was done by an unnamed opera singer for Vocabulary.com in 2007.

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