A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Tait, John M


Total words by this author in corpus - 8,297
Total unique words used by this author in corpus - 2,037
Ratio of total words to unique words - 4.073
Top ten most common words - da, a, an, at, o, in, €™, the, ta, is,
Total number of punctuation marks - 1,315

Punctuation statistics

26 semicolons in total or 3.13 per thousand words 21 colons in total or 2.53 per thousand words 71 apostrophes in total or 8.56 per thousand words 208 quotes in total or 25.07 per thousand words 510 commas in total or 61.47 per thousand words 9 exclamation marks in total or 1.08 per thousand words 26 question marks in total or 3.13 per thousand words 412 full stops in total or 49.66 per thousand words Tait, John M; : ' " , ! ? . Sorry, your browser does not support inline SVG.

List of articles

Lallans 60 - The Three Hooses
Lallans Magazine (2002) in Shetland categorised as weans (668 words)

Lallans 60 - Da Odyssey (1-75)
Lallans Magazine (2002) in Shetland categorised as poetry (660 words)

Shaetlan is Daed - Lang live Dialect
Shetland Dialect Conference 2004 (2004) in Shetland categorised as prose (4,853 words)

Lallans 58 - Sheltie Prattle an da Blue Lowe (a Pantomime)
Lallans Magazine (2001-03) in Shetland categorised as prose (2,011 words)

Lallans 73 - Guest
Lallans Magazine (2008-10-01) in Central categorised as poetry (105 words)

Heatmap of punctuation

Tait, John M

Full stops are red; commas are blue;
apostrophes are yellow; quotes are pink;
question marks are green; Exclamation marks are cyan;
semicolons are white; colons are black