The people that have written Chat GPT have not allowed other forms of English into the algorithm.

Consequently, it is feared that the forced standardisation will disadvantage those who use other dialects of English forcing them to assimilate to the Chat GPT English model.

Mid Atlantic Bland is likely to be the lingua franca of the future.

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Produced By: Xinchen Li

Featured In Story: Dr Colin Bjork – Senior Lecturer in Science Communication School of Humanities Media and Creative Comm Massey University NZ

First aired on The Wire, Wednesday 15 February 2023