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John Calipari chimes in on Yanny vs. Laurel


Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

Everyone you know has already picked a side in the Yanny/Laurel debate, and now John Calipari has entered the conversation as well.

Calipari tweeted he is on Team Laurel, but said he heard “five star” the first time he listed to the internet’s most popular sound byte.

In Cal’s defense, he probably has five star on the brain after landing three of them since the season ended.

Article written by Drew Franklin

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7 responses to “John Calipari chimes in on Yanny vs. Laurel”

  1. KYFAN4LYFE

    I don’t know WTF this is, but I gave it a click anyway. Is it the new Blue dress/ Yellow dress thing??

    “LAUREL” is pretty dominant in the soundbite…or at least when you go in having that word/name in your head. Someone could easily think it’s distorted, and says “world”, “moral”, etc. There’s also a mechanical/electronic background sound that could be interpreted as any number of words/sounds. “Yanny” wouldn’t be the first thing that popped in my mind, even after it’s given to me as 1 of the 2 possible answers.

  2. Jiminy Crickets

    It’s been released that Laurel was the word spoken. There’s an audible blip that causes some people’s brain to reverse them and hear Yanny. Typically those under 30 are more likely to hear yanny because of sensory differences

  3. mikeintn

    This is so funny, because I can not here anything that sounds like Laurel, or L anything. Sounds like Yanny to me, or Yan something, just weird.

  4. david8577

    Essentially, younger better looking people hear yanny, older people hear laurel.

  5. AllBall

    What’s younger? I’m 38 and hear Yanny, yanny, yanny.

  6. Alleykat16

    I’m 59 years old and hear the word yanny, during the same time my niece that’s alot younger to me hears the Laurel. I dont get it. How can we hear something so plain as this and two different words. It Truely amazes me. The did Thais on CNN and S.E.Cupp heard Laurel and I heard Yanny then too. I just dont get it

    1. Cletis75

      I don’t hear either option. Sounded like a mumbling robot or something. Who gives a damn what it says. It holds no importance to anything I can think of.