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Yanny or Laurel: 4-second audio clip divides the internet

(KRON) - Say what? 

A four-second audio clip has triggered a huge divide on the internet. 

In the clip posted to Twitter, a robotic voice is heard saying a single word. 

Some people say they hear "Yanny" while others hear "Laurel." 

Cloe Feldman@CloeCouture

What do you hear?! Yanny or Laurel

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Many celebrities, including Ellen Degeneres and Chrissy Teigen, also chimed in. 

 

Ellen DeGeneres@TheEllenShow

Literally everything at my show just stopped to see if people hear Laurel or Yanny. I hear Laurel. https://twitter.com/CloeCouture/status/996218489831473152 …

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christine teigen@chrissyteigen

it's so clearly laurel. I can't even figure out how one would hear yanny.

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Jared Followill@youngfollowill

Started off as a Yan-man. Now I'm a Laurel-lord and I can't go back.

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JJ Watt@JJWatt

I could only hear Yanny at first.
Then @DerekWatt34 told me about the high/low pitch and now I can only hear Laurel haha https://twitter.com/carolinaszv/status/996495646113722368 …

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jacob livesay@JFLivesay

Yanny/Laurel MYSTERY SOLVED! I messed with the audio file and discovered that basically, the lower frequencies say “Laurel,” and the higher frequencies say “Yanny.” Here’s some audio I messed with that lets you hear both sides.

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What do you hear? Laurel or Yanny or both?


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