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What the yanny/laurel meme might teach us about our political and cultural divides

L.A. Times Thursday, 24 May 2018
I heard “yanny.”

This is, I know now, objectively wrong. In 2007, actor Jay Aubrey Jones was recorded pronouncing the word “laurel” for vocabulary.com. Earlier this month, a high school student in Georgia named Katie Hetzel played that audio clip, but like me, she heard “yanny.” So she posted it...

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