Remember a few years back when that picture of the blue and black or white and gold dress was making the rounds online and caused a huge debate because different people saw different colors?
Well, there’s a new conversation raging online concerning an audio clip where some folks claim to hear the word “Laurel” being spoken, while others hear the word, “Yanny.”
It’s incredible how much this has become the talk of the town recently, but this is the age of the Internet, perhaps nothing should be that surprising.
However, one of the best takes on the whole topic has to be that provided by President Trump.
A strange electronic voice took over the internet that simply states one word. The debate comes as people who listen to the same message hear it one of two ways: either “yanny” or “laurel.” It wasn’t long before people from all over the country were weighing in, including folks in the Trump administration. The White House released the following video in a moment of lighthearted fun, and Trump’s answer is winning America:
The president poked fun at himself for having the most notorious typo of all time: Covfefe. The innocent mistake by the president sparked numerous conspiracy theories and literally took over the news cycle. The new “word” was even stamped on a U.S. Army Howitzer gun:
A president who can make fun of himself a bit is definitely an asset to the country, and given the stressful nature of the job, it’s critical to take a few moments out of the day and actually enjoy yourself and just be a regular human being.
For those who are interested in seeing what all the fuss is about, here’s the audio clip in question:
So what is it you hear? Yanny or Laurel?