White House Chimes in on 'Laurel or Yanny' Debate

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"Laurel" exists in the lower frequencies and "Yanny" exists in the higher frequencies.

The video starts with President Trump's daughter Ivanka laughing at the robot voice before it flashes between staff members who are split down the middle between Laurel or Yanny.

In a video posted Thursday evening, the White House waded into America's most contentious debate: Is it "Laurel" or "Yanny"?

A lot of people took to Twitter to reveal whether they heard Yanny or Laurel in the video.

'Definitely Laurel, ' Deputy Press Secretary Raj Shah agrees.

A short explanation people's brain's perceive pitch and frequency differently and depending on the person you'll hear a different word.

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A straw poll carried out among staff in AFP's Washington bureau counted 17 for Yanny, and 14 for Laurel. Story said, "When I analysed the recording of Laurel, that third resonance is very high for the L. It drops for the R and then it rises again for the L. The interesting thing about the word Yanny is that the second frequency that our vocal track produces follows nearly the same path, it terms of what it looks like spectrographically, as Laurel".

"Who's yanny? I hear coffefe".

"Clearly you're getting your information from CNN "cause that's fake news".

"Odd. All I heard was 'Mueller, '" one person wrote.

'I hear covfefe, ' he declares, referencing the unusual tweet he sent out at 3am previous year that became a viral sensation of its own.

Now, the White House wants to be in on the debate.

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