Yanny Vs. Laurel Internet Debate Is Officially Over - Narcity

Yanny Vs. Laurel Internet Debate Is Officially Over

We have the answer.

Over the past few days, the internet has been in a giant debate over whether or not this mysterious audio clip is saying Yanny or Laurel. Well, don't worry, we officially have the answer to what the clip is actually saying.

It seems like literally, everyone on the internet has an opinion. Even celebs like Mindy Kaling, Chrissy Teigen and more have all gotten into it over the controversial audio clip.

It all started on Reddit when someone posted this clip and people began asking, does it sound like the person is saying "Yanny" or "Laurel"? Well, we have the answer.

The debate is over, the clip is actually saying Laurel.

According to TMZ, the guy who originally posted the clip, Redditor RolandCamry said that he recorded the robotic pronunciation of the word "Laurel" from vocabulary.com. He says that he recorded the audio from his speakers, which caused the weird distortion in the clip.

He says that he and a friend were surfing vocabulary.com when they came across the word, "Laurel". He said he heard "Laurel" but his friend heard "Yanny" and that's how the whole viral debate started. 

This case is officially closed.


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Jasmine Girn Born and raised in Vancouver, BC. I spend my time creating content, reading poetry, perusing social media, playing with kittens and drinking an excessive amount of black tea. When I’m not writing, you can find me taking photos for Instagram or dreaming up my next adventure. @jgirn