Where did Yanny or Laurel come from? Origin of the illusion reveals which word is correct

The infamous color-changing dress has been reincarnated in sound. An audio clip that recently surfaced online asks listeners whether they hear the word “Yanny” or “Laurel,” and somehow the world can’t decide between those polar opposites. It’s dreadfully reminiscent of the blue-and-black dress (fight me) that split the internet in 2015. What do you hear?! Yanny or Laurel pic.twitter.com/jvHhCbMc8I — Cloe Feldman (@CloeCouture) May 15, 2018 Though I definitely believed the dress

Where did Yanny or Laurel come from? Origin of the illusion reveals which word is correct

Just like 'brainstorm or green needle', the correct answer can be found by chasing down the obscure original video

Fri 18 May 18 from The Independent

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Digging into the video appears to confirm what it is actually saying

Fri 18 May 18 from The Independent

An Audiologist Explains Why You Hear ‘Yanny’ or ‘Laurel’ — Or Both

Consider the debate settled

Wed 16 May 18 from TIME

Yanny or Laurel? Soundbite sparks internet din

An audio snippet with just two syllables has ignited an internet meltdown, dividing social media users into staunchly opposed camps: do you hear "Yanny" or "Laurel?"

Wed 16 May 18 from Phys.org

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Wed 16 May 18 from Discover Magazine

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People cannot agree on what this robot is saying

Tue 15 May 18 from The Independent

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Polyglots aren't picking up on Laurel.

Fri 18 May 18 from CNET

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