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Purdie, David C.


Total words by this author in corpus - 12,879
Total unique words used by this author in corpus - 3,040
Ratio of total words to unique words - 4.237
Top ten most common words - the, an, a, o, in, tae, he, wis, it, i,
Total number of punctuation marks - 2,730

Punctuation statistics

13 semicolons in total or 1.01 per thousand words 23 colons in total or 1.79 per thousand words 665 apostrophes in total or 51.63 per thousand words 258 quotes in total or 20.03 per thousand words 876 commas in total or 68.02 per thousand words 222 exclamation marks in total or 17.24 per thousand words 86 question marks in total or 6.68 per thousand words 558 full stops in total or 43.33 per thousand words Purdie, David C.; : ' " , ! ? . Sorry, your browser does not support inline SVG.

List of articles

Lallans 74 - The Warld Nixt Door
Lallans Magazine (2009-07-01) in Central categorised as poetry (220 words)

Lallans 74 - I Hae A Drame
Lallans (2009-07) in Southern categorised as poetry (555 words)

Lallans 59 - Boswell’s Coort
Lallans Magazine (2004-09) in Central (Edinburgh) categorised as poetry (256 words)

Lallans 59 - Sanct Hub’s
Lallans Magazine (2004-09) in Central (Edinburgh) categorised as poetry (353 words)

Lallans 59 - Terry Fae Brooklyn
Lallans Magazine (2001-09) in Central (Aryshire) categorised as prose (1,508 words)

Lallans 58 - The Dumb Jyner
Lallans Magazine (2001-03) in Central categorised as prose (2,963 words)

Lallans 67 - Leddy Stair’s Closse
Lallans Magazine (2005-08-01) in Central categorised as poetry (269 words)

Lallans 73 - The Gowden Gate Til Samarkan
Lallans Magazine (2008-10-01) in Central (Midlothian) categorised as poetry (724 words)

Lallans 73 - Rubies an Siller
Lallans Magazine (2008-10-01) in Central (Midlothian) categorised as poetry (83 words)

Lallans 73 - Droozie Driftin
Lallans Magazine (2008-10-01) in Central (Midlothian) categorised as poetry (64 words)

Lallans 73 - The Glesgy Screwdriver
Lallans Magazine (2008-10-01) in Central (Midlothian) categorised as prose (1,927 words)

Lallans 73 - reviews
Lallans Magazine (2008-10-01) in Central (Midlothian) categorised as prose (1,292 words)

Lallans 82 - The Cream Cookie
Lallans Magazine (2013-03-01) in Central (Midlothian) categorised as prose (2,665 words)

Heatmap of punctuation

Purdie, David C.

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