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kicked Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words16.8 20.9 16.3 0 0 0 13.6
Number of occurrences2719 6 0 0 0 2
Number of authors19 13 5 1

Occurrences of kicked in Corpus

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Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
Coke can that's waitin tae be kicked aboot throughoot yur entire l on page 15
sed ah might jist git ma heid kicked in tae protect the soartae cu on page 44
ma heid. Will ah git ma heid kicked in? Are the teachers gonnae b on page 186

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McHardy, Stuart Speakin o Dundee: Tales Tellt Aroun the Toun, (Luath 2010 ISBN: 978-1-906817-25-1) Lallans - Dundee, prose
be needin that agin.' And he kicked the twistit lump o metal, tha on page 54

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Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2021 ISBN: 978-1916117921) Lallans - Renfrew, prose
ie burst Laura's nose an then kicked her in the mooth when she wis on page 81
she widnae answer he went an kicked the door in; Charlene wis lyi on page 149

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McKinlay, Kieran Walk Way to Fame, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Dunfermline, prose
baw, sprinted up to the baw n kicked it wi everythin ah hud in me
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Donovan, Anne Buddha Da - Chapter 1 Anne Marie, (Canongate 2009 ISBN: 978-1847673459) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
t is that you'll get yer heid kicked in.'
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Muir, Glenn The Truth Will Out, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
d Doris no long efter Sid had kicked the bucket, Elsie(Sid’s wid
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McKillop, Roger Ma Heroes o' Sport, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
se tin can an’ of course he kicked it. Bit furst he made a wee t
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Crawford, Ross At Stake, (Medium 2021) Lallans - Stirling, prose
o unless they want their heid kicked in.’
n his face, but then the pain kicked in and it wis aw greeting, bo
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Ewen, Allan Pairt twa: Janus leuks aheid, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
movement. Celtic Connections kicked aff lest week i Glesca an wul
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@alistairdunn tweeted
e join leeds last year, never kicked a baw and released, then mcco(2014) search twitter

@jax6754 tweeted
Official Fabby interview, and kicked ma butt intae gear! Hope tae (2015) search twitter
Coaching session and ma butt kicked (not literally) by @JeffBrazi(2015) search twitter

@billykayscot tweeted
bully boays yelled when they kicked yer bools an ran awa wi thaim(2020) search twitter

@kennethbryce184 tweeted
nd u adda luved it if she hud kicked him in the baws - the fecker (2020) twitter link
off brora before a baws been kicked - priceless lol (2021) twitter link


Smith, Alex A Fer Chauve, (self-published 2005) Doric, prose
ld hae teen Yon Wan Fittit an kicked him up the backside." Hardie
you jist teen your army beet, kicked
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Gauld, Ilene Ilene Gauld - Piper and Poet, (Doric Future 2020) Doric - Keith, poetry
twice a week afore this virus kicked off. Athing has been cancelle
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Johnston, Shaun The Forkie Gollach, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric - Forres, prose
banned. As a was walkin oot a kicked the bin ower and pit a stane
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Johnson, Mary Lallans 59 - Furst Time, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Doric - Aberdeenshire, prose
ags. The auld brain cells hiv kicked in at last. A’lb hide here
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Philips, Cally Wha's feart o' the library?, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Doric - Turriff, prose
ack tae the library, ah kinda kicked ma heels and didnae want tae
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King, Angeline Weans o Latharna, (angelineking.com 2021) Ulster - Larne, weans
he white, peebly shore. Harry kicked aff his shuin. Gary an Jenny
l was lyinin his driveway. Ah kicked it atween twa jumpers an scor
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