Like the great dress debate, what do you hear? Yanny or Laurel?

Brenda Watkins
May 16, 2018

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

Most people trace the origins of the audio clip, which picked up a lot of steam on Twitter this afternoon, following a Reddit post from over the weekend by user RolandCamry.

Moreover, some people have added to the confusion by somehow saying they can hear both.

I, however, continue to hear "Laurel".

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- There's a new debate taking over social media and it's not about what you can see, it's about what you can hear.

Even Houston Texans star JJ Watt joined in the debate tweeting, "Yanny vs. Laurel is starting some real fights". Some people think the word is "Yanny", while others hear "Laurel".

"Watched this for 5 min and heard yanny...watched it 5 min later and I hear laurel".

David Monahan said the audio clip "was Yanny when I listened on my computer and Laurel on my phone..." Some of your friends saw a white and gold dress (umm, what?) while you saw blue and black.

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