Trump has the final word in Laurel/Yanny debate

Trump has the final word in Laurel/Yanny debate

In a recent Twitter poll, 47% of people heard Yanny while 53% heard Laurel.

In perhaps the most vexing element of the debate, the majority of listeners hear beyond doubt one of the two words, with few waffling between the two.

The collective sensory experiment causing a Twitter tizzy mushroomed from a short audio clip originally published by a high school student on Reddit, The New York Times said Wednesday. There's a simple explanation for why people perceive one thing so differently and science can explain it. Secondly, while the words are seemingly very different, they actually share very similar acoustic features.

But, you have some closure to know what the original recording said.

We've already had this discussion in the KOLR10 newsroom where people passionately debate if they hear Yanny or Laurel.

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"A little hearing impaired or have some high-frequency loss than your focuses is more towards those low frequencies and you're more likely to hear Laurel", said Stone.

Ivanka Trump is the first to weigh in, claiming it's "so clearly Laurel", before giggling for the camera.

'Yanny's the victor, Laurel's the loser, ' she confidently declares.

Press Secretary Sarah Sanders is then confronted by the filmmaker who asks for her response to reports she hears Laurel. For example, what you hear might have to do with your speakers, headphones, or the acoustics in the room. Namely, what word is this robotic-sounding voice really saying?

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