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Why does ChatGPT use “Delve” so much? Mystery Solved.
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Why does ChatGPT use “Delve” so much? Mystery Solved.

Last Updated on April 25, 2024 by Editorial Team

Author(s): Hesam Sheikh

Originally published on Towards AI.

ChatGPT overuses the word “Delve”. It has to do with the way ChatGPT was built.
Photo by Jonathan Kemper on Unsplash

The mystery of why ChatGPT frequently uses the word “delve” (one of the 10 most common words used by ChatGPT) is finally solved, and the answer is (literally) far from what you could expect.

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While we may not regularly use words like “Delve” or “Tapestry” in our everyday conversations (I’m not even sure what “Tapestry” means), ChatGPT seems to favor them. You may have already noticed that it tends to overuse these words in its outputs.

The use of the word “delve” in medical papers. (credit: Jeremy Nguyen)

All of a sudden, the word “delve” is skyrocketing in medical papers as you can see in the chart above. This chart was published in March 2024, so 2023 is the only full year where ChatGPT was used.

“Delve”, along with many other phrases (”as an AI language model…”) has become a part of ChatGPT’s pop culture, almost the cue that a text is written by ChatGPT and not a human.

But here is the question that has baffled me personally, along with ML experts: If ChatGPT is trained on human data,… Read the full blog for free on Medium.

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