The biggest social media debate of 2018 is one of an auditory nature. In case you have been living under a rock, a recording appeared over the past week and everyone is split into two camps: Those who hear ‘Yanny’, and those who hear ‘Laurel’. This has got everyone from Ellen Degeneres, Chrissy Teigen, and even the Lifestyle Asia team questioning each other.
Doesn’t this remind you of ‘The Dress’ debacle that happened a few years ago? Was it black and blue, or white and gold? Many have theorised that what you hear from the recording is due to how you are hearing it. Mainly thanks to the headphones or speakers. Different devices channel different frequencies to your ears, which would result in an entirely different result from person to person. If you really want to find out what exactly the recording said, it’s ‘Laurel’. After all, it was taken from vocabulary.com’s page for ‘Laurel’.
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