A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Dornan, Stephen


Total words by this author in corpus - 8,562
Total unique words used by this author in corpus - 2,108
Ratio of total words to unique words - 4.062
Top ten most common words - tha, an, a, o, in, tae, wi, it, fae, the,
Total number of punctuation marks - 1,368

Punctuation statistics

47 semicolons in total or 5.49 per thousand words 59 colons in total or 6.89 per thousand words 193 apostrophes in total or 22.54 per thousand words 70 quotes in total or 8.18 per thousand words 579 commas in total or 67.62 per thousand words 50 exclamation marks in total or 5.84 per thousand words 25 question marks in total or 2.92 per thousand words 341 full stops in total or 39.83 per thousand words Dornan, Stephen; : ' " , ! ? . Sorry, your browser does not support inline SVG.

List of articles

Ding Doon tha Mairch Dikes
Modern Poetry Translation (26-04-2019) in Ulster (Comber) categorised as poetry (167 words)

The Widenin Sheuch
Bella Caledonia (19-07-2018) in Ulster categorised as blog (1,212 words)

Ode Tae 2021
twitter (2022-01-01) in Ulster (Comber) categorised as poetry (237 words)

Tha Jaa Banes
Ulster-Scots Academy (2020-11-23) in Ulster (Comber) categorised as poetry (6,946 words)

Heatmap of punctuation

Dornan, Stephen

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