Laurel or Yanny? This audio clip is driving the internet insane

Laurel or Yanny? This audio clip is driving the internet crazy

Laurel or Yanny? This audio clip is driving the internet crazy

Please just help us out here.

And, in the words of Houston Texan JJ Watt, "Yanny vs. Laurel is starting some real fights", as social media users continue to debate which name they heard. "I hear laurel", wrote Ryan Switzer. I mean, how could people not tell the difference between "yanny" and "laurel"? "There is no N sound". Well buckle up, folks, because there's a new viral sensation causing divisions in offices and group texts everywhere: an audio clip of a computerized voice saying a word. In an attempt to create some sort of control setting, we placed a set of headphones on Madison Mills, a member of our video team, and played the video without her knowing anything about what to expect.

YouTube channel Nerd It Up dissected the recording as well, concluding that which word you hear depends on the pitch of the recording.

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That explanation was roundly dismissed by many on Twitter, however a select few claimed they managed to hear both Yanny and Laurel.

If you turn the volume very low, there will be practically no bass and you will hear Yanny.

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