Are you a Laurel or a Yanny? Explained!

The audio recording in this video purportedly sounds like

The audio recording in this video purportedly sounds like"Brainstorm or"Green Needle" depending on which word you think about

At the end of the video, President Trump has the final word: "I hear covfefe", he says, a reference to a cryptic tweet posted from his account in 2017.

"More: 'Laurel" or "yanny"?

"There's also the question of what platform you heard the recording on first â€" the differences in the audio could have something to do with how Twitter or Instagram compresses video files.

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But the White House killed the meme for good when it released a video of staffers dividing into Team Yanny and Team Laurel.

So if you're hearing Laurel, you're likely picking up on the lower frequency.

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The white house staff having a little bit of fun there. "If you're not picking up on those higher frequencies then it sounds more like Laurel".

But by reading the words beforehand you are primed to hear one or the other. The student, Katie Hetzel, said she searched for the word on, but when she played the pronunciation recording, she thought she was actually hearing "yanny". She fires back, "Clearly you're getting your information from CNN because that's fake news". 'All I hear is Yanny'.

"People who are more attuned to the high frequencies are picking up on things that make it sound more like Yanny", linguist Ben Zimmer told CBS News.

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