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Calderwood, Lynsey

Basic Stats

Total words by this author in corpus - 4,272
Total unique words used by this author in corpus - 1,143
Ratio of total words to unique words - 3.738
Tagged as WCE (West Central) dialect.
Top ten most common words - ah, an, the, said, she, tae, a, ma, it, in,

List of texts in corpus

Cantsmell
From Glasgow To Saturn (01-01-2020) in Central dialect, categorised as prose (1,177 words)

Lallans 68 - Barlinnie Gradyooits
Lallans Magazine (2006-02-01 ) in Central dialect, categorised as prose (1,249 words)
Mumbo Jumbo
Litro magazine (01-01-2006) in Central dialect, categorised as prose (1,846 words)

Author word usage frequencies

WordCount Normalised
per 100,000
ah1683932.58
an1423323.97
the1082528.09
said1022387.64
she992317.42
tae972270.6
a942200.37
ma892083.33
it831942.88
in761779.03
s621451.31
wis601404.49
that451053.37
thi451053.37
her38889.51
yi38889.51
me36842.7
aw36842.7
fur35819.29
wit28655.43
ae28655.43
wi27632.02
up26608.61
got25585.21
aboot25585.21
no24561.8
cos23538.39
on20468.16
they20468.16
laura19444.76
jist19444.76
he19444.76
this19444.76
lik18421.35
yir18421.35
at18421.35
pure17397.94
when17397.94
be16374.53
school16374.53
oot15351.12
d15351.12
but15351.12
you15351.12
bonny15351.12
madame14327.72
we14327.72
day14327.72
ee14327.72
then14327.72
his14327.72
did13304.31
coz13304.31
if13304.31
went13304.31
wur13304.31
been12280.9
how12280.9
well11257.49
class11257.49
is11257.49
m11257.49
teacher11257.49
wid11257.49
there10234.08
don10234.08
t10234.08
dae10234.08
intae10234.08
think10234.08
back10234.08
so10234.08
cantsmell10234.08
wee10234.08
doon10234.08
get9210.67
heid9210.67
talkin9210.67
aye9210.67
see9210.67
fae8187.27
charlene8187.27
go8187.27
us8187.27
hud8187.27
as8187.27
harpreet8187.27
him8187.27
away8187.27
oor8187.27
way8187.27
nits8187.27
bad8187.27
didnae8187.27
french7163.86
sammy7163.86
huv7163.86
three7163.86
always7163.86
naw7163.86
aff7163.86
right7163.86
gaunny7163.86
time7163.86
next7163.86
pit7163.86
karn7163.86
daein7163.86
tiym6140.45
wully6140.45
gettin6140.45
come6140.45
bit6140.45
or6140.45
da6140.45
puni6140.45
know6140.45
ll6140.45
them6140.45
ask6140.45
sit6140.45
to6140.45
face6140.45
kirsty6140.45
canny6140.45
ur5117.04
mornin5117.04
that's5117.04
thir5117.04
eny5117.04
for5117.04
ees5117.04
sum5117.04
want5117.04
nurse5117.04
says5117.04
um5117.04
too5117.04
can5117.04
history5117.04
still5117.04
yoo5117.04
eevin5117.04
hair5117.04
shut5117.04
words5117.04
gied5117.04
another5117.04
end5117.04
man5117.04
wan5117.04
tolt5117.04
never5117.04
say5117.04
understaun5117.04
dead5117.04
sat5117.04
these493.63
thum493.63
staunin493.63
feel493.63
after493.63
german493.63
half493.63
couldnae493.63
thoa493.63
they'd493.63
wen493.63
ah'd493.63
thought493.63
somethin493.63
sayin493.63
tryin493.63
test493.63
work493.63
hoam493.63
awriyt493.63
big493.63
micoy493.63
tell493.63
jail493.63
ded493.63
thing493.63
soshal493.63
karen493.63
startet493.63
ootae493.63
pal493.63
yoostae493.63
book493.63
post493.63
bin493.63
re493.63
semple493.63
and493.63
has370.22
weer370.22
git370.22
really370.22
until370.22
seen370.22
brij370.22
ah'm370.22
off370.22
yung370.22
same370.22
parents370.22
best370.22
sumthin370.22
desk370.22
colin370.22
cood370.22
sick370.22
riyt370.22
came370.22
either370.22
hoo370.22
tokin370.22
it's370.22
paipur370.22
nyoo370.22
last370.22
boys370.22
tue370.22
widnae370.22
ov370.22
room370.22
might370.22
ears370.22
cantwell370.22
foak370.22
of370.22
turnt370.22
wurkur370.22
she'd370.22
gets370.22
dun370.22
cot370.22
biy370.22
bettur370.22
punies370.22
till370.22
primary370.22
even370.22
masel370.22
comes370.22
help370.22
good370.22
any370.22
wisnae370.22
kept370.22
so's370.22
before370.22
though370.22
noo370.22
than370.22
meant370.22
haun370.22
gaun370.22
simple370.22
week370.22
jotter370.22
sits370.22
dis370.22
could370.22
crappin370.22
again370.22
famly370.22
why370.22
bus370.22
weelie370.22
cawd370.22
used246.82
yin246.82
sistur246.82
thair246.82
minutes246.82
twenty246.82
mark246.82
hoal246.82
dandruff246.82
ten246.82
four246.82
triyin246.82
bar246.82
seeryis246.82
clatty246.82
much246.82
saw246.82
kiyl246.82
anaw246.82
smell246.82
teachur246.82
furst246.82
massive246.82
giy246.82
ever246.82
only246.82
short246.82
story246.82
was246.82
care246.82
some246.82
cream246.82
pen246.82
hearin246.82
tellin246.82
miyt246.82
skool246.82
shite246.82
evrubdy246.82
wully's246.82
red246.82
probly246.82
signature246.82
heard246.82
mishell246.82
stop246.82
nix246.82
forgot246.82
waitin246.82
tried246.82
yes246.82
breath246.82
point246.82
wearin246.82
doar246.82
hur246.82
blond246.82
stood246.82
ootside246.82
ar246.82
side246.82
row246.82
ivur246.82
seef246.82
smiled246.82
shood246.82
two246.82
wurds246.82
fingernails246.82
hygiene246.82
haf246.82
letturs246.82
makes246.82
seein246.82
thinkin246.82
become246.82
ingleesh246.82
looked246.82
look246.82
gradyooit246.82
changin246.82
every246.82
box246.82
ages246.82
fun246.82
thirties246.82
eighteen246.82
barlinnie246.82
maaa246.82
hate246.82
bliddy246.82
ee'd246.82
pronounce246.82
scratchin246.82
except246.82
sumdy246.82
totally246.82
first246.82
soundet246.82
tape246.82
top246.82
roon246.82
mind246.82
mad246.82
iys246.82
isnae246.82
front246.82
gie246.82
kyle246.82
phones246.82
nit246.82
shop246.82
talks246.82
marks246.82
door246.82
finally246.82
job246.82
wair246.82
mean246.82
apparently246.82
market246.82
super246.82
language246.82
hell246.82
toilet246.82
actually246.82
bag246.82
stuff246.82
are246.82
belangt246.82
believe246.82
opent246.82
stayed246.82
through246.82
subject246.82
let246.82
since246.82
folk246.82
regi246.82
case246.82
mair246.82
walkin246.82
triy246.82
days246.82
nearly246.82
need246.82
ripped246.82
sittin246.82
befour246.82
keepin246.82
sing246.82
word246.82
paki246.82
high246.82
intervyoo246.82
ding246.82
endet246.82
boy246.82
bwat246.82
tapes246.82
millions246.82
start246.82
acshully246.82
gromits246.82
oors246.82
iyurn246.82
learnin246.82
yoo'v246.82
listenin246.82
usually246.82
broo246.82
office246.82
mingin246.82
readin246.82
out246.82
left246.82
lookin246.82
doant246.82
nivur246.82
thur246.82
undur246.82
gave246.82