'Yanny' or 'Laurel': the audio clip that's tearing the internet apart

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Internet divided over 'Yanny or Laurel' video clip

Meanwhile, Ellen DeGeneres said the debate was so big that "literally everything at my show just stopped to see if people hear Laurel or Yanny".

The latest thing that's tearing the Internet apart is not a dress or a pair of slippers, it's an audio clip that different people hear differently. That could account for some people hearing "Laurel" and others "Yanny" - some people may be more susceptible to this particular illusion than others.

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Look, we all remember the dress right?

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Celebrities have also become obsessed with the Yanny vs. Laurel debate.

The newest either-or choice sweeping the internet is a question of auditory perception. Determine which word you hear. "I can't even figure out how one would hear yanny", she wrote. First posted on Reddit, the polarizing audio clip spread to Twitter.

For the record, the musician Yanni says he's certain which name it is.

So, are you team Laurel or team Yanny? Are you exhausted of reading the words "Yanny" and "Laurel" yet?!? The tweet has received over 57,000 likes, 25,000 retweets and more than 13,000 comments at the time of publishing this article.

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