Yanny or Laurel. Tell Me What This Audio Is Saying.

There’s only one right answer.

The audio edition of the infamous dress question has arrived, with easily amused internet users now asking: is it Laurel or Yanny? 

I’ll accept only one right answer—Laurel—but apparently, that would be remiss. Here are some useful theories as to why the internet can’t agree on a response. So smart!



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