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Explained! Why we can't agree on the viral 'Yanny' or 'Laurel' sound

David Pogue
Tech Critic
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    D
    Alright, I'm not the only one .... I hear both
  • B
    Bru
    I heard "Get back to work". But it's probably just my hearing.
  • P
    Phill
    All I heard was red rum.
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    Placeu2
    I hear Yanny. Wife hears Laurel. It will be tonights dinner table debate.
    For you youngsters, this is what couples in their late 50's do for entertainment.
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    JenniferL
    I hear my neighbors doing it
  • D
    Dan
    I Hear "Gary"
  • S
    Scott T
    Meanwhile, I still haven't decided whether THAT dress is blue or gold.
  • H
    Horton
    I hear, "Bueller"?
  • H
    Helm
    WHY DID I COME HERE ???
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    Danielle
    I happen to have teenage twins named Yanny and Laurel. I played this sound, and neither of them looked up from their phones.