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kerry Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words14.9 16.5 2.7 0 71.4 23.3 6.8
Number of occurrences2415 1 0 5 2 1
Number of authors10 4 1 3 1 1

Occurrences of kerry in Corpus

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Thomson, Mark Bard fae thi buildin site, (Luath 2007 ISBN: 978-1906307141) Lallans - Dundee, poetry
Whut a kerry on on page 41
a herty laugh, hain a rite kerry-on on page 73
Then kerry oots an even mare drugs, on page 76
we boats kerry-in cargoes on page 90
fir thi weh that yi kerry on on page 108

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Gilmour, Rosie Ma Schuil, (Scots Hoose 2014) Lallans, weans
Ye go tae Linda or Kerry
1 matches

Gilmour, Rosie Bak Tae Schuil, (Scots Hoose 2015) Lallans, weans
whit di ye ken, its Linda and Kerry,
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 149, (self-published 2006) Lallans, newspaper
var' wi batter illustratit bi Kerry Watson.
1 matches

Bennett, Peter Liberties (Part One), (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
ey, the other aloft, haudin a kerry oot in a poly bag. Fuckin mad
1 matches

Bennett, Peter Carpe Diem, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
away tae the shoap tae get a kerry oot.
1 matches

Bennett, Peter The Bothy (Part Two), (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
e hud oan, a sleepin bag an a kerry oot. ‘There it’s there.
1 matches

Bennett, Peter The Bothy (Part One), (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
ma avoidance ay him efter the kerry oan in the park evidently hit
1 matches

Bennett, Peter McShane's Reprieve, (ABCTales.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
h fur kids, that rock an roll kerry oan’s no aw it’s cracked
1 matches

Bennett, Peter TA Hauf an a Hauf, (ABCTales.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
ody good hidin fur that kinda kerry oan, ah’ll tell ye.
in fur a drink noo efter that kerry oan. Where’s Tam went tae f
2 matches


@cligeey tweeted
@muddy_40 A kerry oot??(2020) search twitter


Johnson, Laureen Alice's Adventirs in Wonderlaand, (Evertype 2012 ISBN: 978-1782010081) Shetland - Voe, prose
could geng, an makkin a braa kerry-on ida loch as he guid. on page 24
wid be fairly silly o her ta kerry him aboot ony langer. on page 26

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Sandison, Iris Da Tree Peerie Grice, (Shetland For Wirds 2002) Shetland, weans
rie grice joost whit he could kerry.
1 matches

Tait, John M Shaetlan is Daed - Lang live Dialect, (Shetland Dialect Conference 2004 2004) Shetland, prose
truitles at dis gadderie will kerry aboot as muckle wecht as da s
1 matches


McDonald, Hamish The Girnin Gates - Chapter 12, (Itchy Coo 2003) Southern, prose
wthegither an ee pulled oot a kerry-bag wae somehin in it an goes
Ah opened the kerry-bag an Ah couldnae believe it
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@TheFarrierPhil tweeted
the day for driving along too Kerry! We had a birl round Ballamen (2021) twitter link