The internet is split over what they hear on this recording (play the video below)… What do YOU hear?.. YANNY?.. or LAUREL?..
Did you hear YANNY?.. or LAUREL?..
Azoosh presents everything you need to know about Yanny & Laurel
The “yanny or laurel” internet phenomenon that started on the 15th May 2018 was causing so much debate around the world, between family, friends, work colleagues, and here at the Azoosh, we could no longer ignore it, and had to take a closer look. it’s an interesting trail back to where it all originated, and how this audio illusion became so popular on this planet.
We had many questions to be answered, such as, was the debate solved?.. what’s the actual original word that was recorded?.. who’s voice?.. why we hear it differently to others?.. who actually asked the original question?.. and who tweeted the viral audio clip that caused the biggest internet sensation of controversy since The Dress debate of 2015, was it blue or gold?.. has since become is it “yanny or laurel”.
What word was originally recorded?…
” laurel “
Listen to the original recording of “laurel” at the Vocabulary.com website, which is an interactive online thesaurus and dictionary developed by Thinkmap.com .
Listen to the 100% original recording here…
The New York Times made an audio slider tool so you can hear both Yanny & Laurel
When the internet erupted in disagreement over the “yanny or laurel” audio clip, the guys in The Upshot department of The New York Times quickly built a tool to gradually accentuate different frequencies in the original audio clip. Check to see which word you hear, and how far you have to move the slider to hear the other word. The slider’s center point represents the original recording, and makes laurel (left) or yanny (right) more prominent. See more at The Upshot at The New York Times by Josh Katz, Jonathon Corum & Jon Huang ~ 16th May 2018)
Who’s voice originally recorded the word “laurel”?
Jay Aubrey Jones
Jay Aubrey Jones (age 64) is a veteran Broadway and television actor, and opera singer, from New York. He grew up in Atlantic City, and is very surprised by this internet sensation.
What did he really say?
Jay Aubrey Jones reveals what he really said, during a live international interview to David ‘Kochie” and Samantha Armytage live on the Sunrise breakfast television show on Channel 7 Australia (SunriseOn7 YouTube video: 29 May 2018)…
Why do some hear Yanny & others hear Laurel?
SOLVED with SCiENCE
AsapScience solved the Yanny vs. Laurel audio illusion (16th May 2018)...This AsapScience video was Created by Mitchell Moffit and Gregory Brown | Written by Rachel Salt, Greg Brown & Mitch Moffit | illustrated by Max Simmons | Edited by Sel Ghebrehiwot
Buzz Feed Video also solved Yanny vs. Laurel (16th May 2018)...
Who discovered Yanny & Laurel?
Francesca Amiker talks to the teen who discovered Yanny vs Laurel ~ Katie Hetzel (18th May 2018)…
…to be continued
…with more questions still to be answered such as : who tweeted the viral audio clip?, & put it on Instagram?.. plus Reddit? causing it to become the biggest internet debate since the blue or gold dress in 2015.
…we’ll be back soon with more