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Watt, Valerie


Total words by this author in corpus - 11,080
Total unique words used by this author in corpus - 2,211
Ratio of total words to unique words - 5.011
Top ten most common words - da, a, an, tae, , o, i, wis, in, wi,
Total number of punctuation marks - 1,388

Punctuation statistics

3 semicolons in total or 0.27 per thousand words 6 colons in total or 0.54 per thousand words 0 apostrophes in total or 0.00 per thousand words 0 quotes in total or 0.00 per thousand words 350 commas in total or 31.59 per thousand words 63 exclamation marks in total or 5.69 per thousand words 75 question marks in total or 6.77 per thousand words 891 full stops in total or 80.42 per thousand words Watt, Valerie; : ' " , ! ? . Sorry, your browser does not support inline SVG.

List of articles

Tochts fae Tushie Truncherface: Announcin Truncherfaece twins
Shetland Times (2009-06-05) in Shetland (Lerwick) categorised as newspaper (722 words)

Tochts fae Tushie Truncherface: Da nicht afore da Trowie Show
Shetland Times (2009-09-06) in Shetland (Lerwick) categorised as newspaper (146 words)

Tochts fae Tushie Truncherface: A Hamefarin hero
Shetland Times (2010-06-06) in Shetland (Lerwick) categorised as newspaper (655 words)

Tochts fae Tushie Truncherface: Sky high fuel prices maks trows lie low
Shetland Times (2008-07-04) in Shetland (Lerwick) categorised as newspaper (785 words)

A daander trowe Michaelswood
Shetland Times (2008-08-01) in Shetland (Lerwick) categorised as newspaper (794 words)

Back tae trowie schul
Shetland Times (2008-09-05) in Shetland (Lerwick) categorised as newspaper (663 words)

A skoit trowe da shops
Shetland Times (2008-10-03) in Shetland (Lerwick) categorised as newspaper (715 words)

Birsie’s Brunt Bed
Shetland Times (2008-11-11) in Shetland (Lerwick) categorised as newspaper (765 words)

Da secret wirld o Santie’s elves
Shetland Times (2008-12-05) in Shetland (Lerwick) categorised as newspaper (930 words)

Trowie time flees an aa
Shetland Times (2009-01-09) in Shetland (Lerwick) categorised as newspaper (655 words)

Görwill trows blamed for earthquake
Shetland Times (2009-02-06) in Shetland (Lerwick) categorised as newspaper (728 words)

Meenie’s Viking spoon
Shetland Times (2010-02-07) in Shetland (Lerwick) categorised as newspaper (718 words)

An onkerry for a kerry oot
Shetland Times (2010-03-07) in Shetland (Lerwick) categorised as newspaper (647 words)

Froggy smoorikins
Shetland Times (2010-04-06) in Shetland (Lerwick) categorised as newspaper (714 words)

A faersome feerie
Shetland Times (2010-07-05) in Shetland (Lerwick) categorised as newspaper (742 words)

Cheerio for eenoo . . .
Shetland Times (2011-01-09) in Shetland (Lerwick) categorised as newspaper (701 words)

Heatmap of punctuation

Watt, Valerie

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