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Is the secret goal of Merv Griffins, Wheel of Fortune, to teach Americans not to use different dialects, or slang?

Asked by RedDeerGuy1 (24657points) April 10th, 2019

Like Idea and not Idear ect… You can surf YouTube for examples.
Humor welcome.
Previous question. Did anyone else hear about that woman who got screwed over on Wheel of Fortune over her accent?

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elbanditoroso's avatar

No. Why would that be a goal? What would be gained from that?

And suppose it were a goal of the Merv Griffin production company. How effective would it be to spread their philosophy through one pissant game show?

kritiper's avatar

No. The goal is to provide programming that people will watch so the producers of the program can sell advertising.

RedDeerGuy1's avatar

@kritiper Yes I agree. I give Merv Griffin too much credit.

elbanditoroso's avatar

@RedDeerGuy1 particularly because he has been dead for 12 years article – he probably isn’t doing much in the way of language training.

Darth_Algar's avatar

I think the goal.of Wheel of Fortune is to make TV viewers feel slightly less stupid after watching Jeopardy!.

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