Trump White House Kills Off Yanny-Laurel Debate With 'Ridiculous' Clip

The White House on Thursday released a video featuring various members of the staff weighing

Trump hears 'covfefe' as White House aides weigh in on 'Yanny' and 'Laurel'

Here is a brief summery: For starters, what you hear depends on which frequencies your brain emphasizes.

In a video posted to Twitter, the White House staff revealed whether they were hearing "Laurel" or "Yanny".

When asked about reports that she hears "Laurel", White House spokesperson Sarah Sanders responds, "Clearly, you're getting your information from CNN, because that's fake news".

But, if you hear Yanny, that's all the higher notes.

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

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There are actual reasons why an individual might hear either word.

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

"It's laurel, but I could deflect and divert to yanny if you need me too", Conway said. A few of us heard Laurel. Listening with headphones, speakers or on a laptop or smartphone will affect what you hear based on sound quality. David French, a writer at the National Review, wrote that he found Trump's cameo "very amusing".

Ivanka Trump is definitely on Team Laurel, but Kellyanne "alternative facts" Conway isn't too loyal to her side.

"People who are more attuned to the high frequencies are picking up on things that make it sound more like Yanny", linguist Ben Zimmer told CBS News.

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