A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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kicks Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words10 13.2 8.2 35.2 0 0 0
Number of occurrences1612 3 1 0 0 0
Number of authors11 8 2 1

Occurrences of kicks in Corpus

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Hubbard, Tom The Flechitorium, (Grace Note 2017 ISBN: 9781907676932) Lallans - East Central, poetry
moss as soft's a bridal bed, Kicks the dead beast, and ambles on page 5

1 matches

Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
ams than opportunities. Maire kicks in the baws fae life than ah on page 85
s hoapin tae fuck that nuttin kicks oaff. Cos ah widnae miss this on page 104

2 matches

Thomson, Mark Bard fae thi buildin site, (Luath 2007 ISBN: 978-1906307141) Lallans - Dundee, poetry
An gits eis kicks oot o Kickers on page 65
When reality kicks in, then it's a on page 111

2 matches

Fitt, Matthew Chairlie and the Chocolate Works, (Itchy Coo 2016 ISBN: 978-1-78530-083-7) Lallans, prose
ichs and yowls, the bites and kicks, on page 159

1 matches

Clark, Thomas Scots an the smit: a language unner lockdoun, (Bella Caledonia 2020) Lallans - Bellshill, blog
oot, but ah get ma vicarious kicks in ither weys. A single loun
1 matches

Clark, Sara Scot Free -The Psychic Cost O Uisin Scots, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
route tae sel-expression that kicks in at ma least sel-conscious
the mair ma Yorkshire dialect kicks in. Mebbes that's hou ah'm sc
2 matches

Bennett, Peter Liberties (Part Two), (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
ur flingin in sly punches an kicks though as ah scuffle aboot wa
1 matches

Bennett, Peter Carpe Diem, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
zz afore Breaking into Heaven kicks in.
1 matches

@kennethbryce184 tweeted
ast amateur game afore tier 3 kicks in - thanx to both teams mus (2020) twitter link


Smith, Alex A Sair Fecht, (self-published 2003) Doric, prose
trainin for a hale week. Free kicks, penalty kicks, runnin roon t
, penalty kicks, runnin roon the park,
2 matches

@beast_afc tweeted
rry8 as inither odd ball side kicks. #redtintedglasses https://t.(2020) search twitter


@peediepuss tweeted
this how Slateroos get their kicks?(2020) search twitter