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kale Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words10 8.8 10.9 0 28.6 11.7 6.8
Number of occurrences168 4 0 2 1 1
Number of authors11 4 3 2 1 1

Occurrences of kale in Corpus

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Thomson, Mark Bard fae thi buildin site, (Luath 2007 ISBN: 978-1906307141) Lallans - Dundee, poetry
or twa pots o kale, an bonnie lassies on page 4
Chaos At Thi Kale Pot on page 40
roond thi kale pot. on page 41
or yir grannie's kale, on page 120

5 matches

Chisnall, Edward F. H. Yer Ain, The Young Yins and the Auld Yin, (Evertype 2021 ISBN: 978-1782012764) Lallans - Glasgow, poetry
That's in the mornin cauld as kale on page 120

1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 115, (self-published 2003) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
An a boul o kale tae fill yir tum.
1 matches

McClure, Derrick J. Lallans 59 - A Stot an a Cleg, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans, prose
s mak my brose, they mak your kale;
1 matches


Johnson, Mary Lallans 59 - Kieran an Aidan, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Doric - Aberdeenshire, prose
I bring hame? Tallies, neeps, kale. Fit thanks div I get? Far di
1 matches

Hutchison, Pat Sanners Gow's Tales and Folklore of the Buchan - The Clootie Dummmplin!, (Ayton Publishing 2017 ISBN: 978-1910601419) Doric - Banffshire, prose
nywye Jocky teen a barrafae o kale reets ower the wye o the midd
upit the barra an skailed the kale reets aboot the grun. Mair th
2 matches

@cligeey tweeted
eftPeggers Fit a treat crispy Kale(2020) search twitter


De Luca, Christine St Ninian's Isle, (Shetland For Wirds 2002) Shetland, poetry
Selkie Gyo; gied dem bere an kale
1 matches

@helenmoncrieff tweeted
their way through my Shetland kale. I've given them to the birds(2020) search twitter


Rodger, Matt The Borth’ick Waitter, (SCOTS Corpus 2003) Southern - Roxburgh, prose
Mrs. Ballantyne, fermers frae Kale Waitter, tuik the tenancy on.
1 matches


Spence, Laura Tha Thoarn Tree, (Ullans Magazine 2013) Ulster, prose
oan tha lan, growein prootas, kale an banes. They haed eggs an m
1 matches

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