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kid Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words41.1 42.9 19.1 0 57.1 128.2 34.1
Number of occurrences6639 7 0 4 11 5
Number of authors35 22 4 1 7 2

Occurrences of kid in Corpus

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Fitt, Matthew Roald Dahl Reekin Rhymes, (Itchy Coo 2018 ISBN: 978-1785301834) Lallans, weans
The Huntsman led the hermless kid on page 23

1 matches

Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
nts fuckin hert, The two quid kid!" on page 45
y in the film 'The Cincinnati Kid' on page 74
n fur cover. "'The Cincinatti kid wis a cowboay' he says. "When on page 75

5 matches

Thomson, Mark Bard fae thi buildin site, (Luath 2007 ISBN: 978-1906307141) Lallans - Dundee, poetry
so that we kid converse. on page 35
an yi kid say that em a wee but wurse f on page 104

3 matches

Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2021 ISBN: 978-1916117921) Lallans - Renfrew, prose
inks ah should jist make up a kid on family fur the work sheets on page 57
t scotch pies at half time an kid on wur at Ibrox. This is oor on page

2 matches

Wilson, Rab Accent O the Mind, (Luath 2006 ISBN: 978-1905222322) Lallans - New Cumnock, poetry
An failin, as usual, tae kid wirsels oan; on page 38
kid oan thay're respectable like on page 114
'Ye neednae try an kid me oan. It's nae uise tho; th on page 124

3 matches

Bolland, John A Chocolate Cowboy, (From Glasgow To Saturn 2008) Lallans, prose
boy outfit oan. The milky bar kid.”
1 matches

Bremner, Stewart Haud Yer Wheesht?, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
e thing happent when ah wis a kid an heard The Proclaimer's sin
1 matches

Clark, Sara Scot Free -The Psychic Cost O Uisin Scots, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
very nou and again ye'd get a kid in yer class whase name stair
1 matches

McHardy, Stuart The Wey Forrit, (Luath 2017) Lallans, prose
ystem it disnae. Hou fowk cin kid theirsels on that the Union i
1 matches

McKinlay, Kieran Walk Way to Fame, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Dunfermline, prose
The new kid oan the block Kieran is chose
1 matches

Bennett, Peter The Bothy (Part One), (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
walkin again. ‘Nice one ar kid. Fancy a wee stank ay vino? A
1 matches

Bennett, Peter The Bools, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
ugger fur too long. Ye cannae kid a kidder. He’s usually up f
1 matches

Bennett, Peter Graftin, (ABCTales.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
option. ‘Just noisin ye up, kid.’ he sais ‘Even ah widnae
tae seven the morra, awright kid?’
2 matches

Bennett, Peter McShane's Reprieve, (ABCTales.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
tors even! Don’t you fuckin kid yersel anythin tae the contra
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 115, (self-published 2003) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
and the kid on dixie-deenies -
1 matches

McKillop, Roger Ma Heroes o' Sport, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
5th and 6th week. Ye canni’ kid 26 miles an’ 385 bluidy yar
1 matches

Crawford, Ross At Stake, (Medium 2021) Lallans - Stirling, prose
ars aw aroon us, we sometimes kid oan this isnae actually a pri
1 matches

Bennett, Peter Coyle Loyal, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
e int it? How’s yer Granda, kid?’ He stares oot the windae
1 matches

Clark, Thomas Till Houletgless an the Soond o Money, (The Scores 2018) Lallans, prose
’ve haurd it aw, but dinnae kid a kidder! At a loss, he says!
1 matches

@Seperatist_No1 tweeted
ppers anytime before bed as a kid aboot 8/9 o clock now i have (2020) search twitter

@ClashCityClarky tweeted
ot the Czech Diary of a Wimpy Kid aff ma guid fere Matthew Fitt(2018) search twitter

@rosa_alba_macd tweeted
d Liz Lochhead's Bairn's Sang/Kid's Poem acause it says it a? G(2020) search twitter

@Angela1Sinclair tweeted
the same fur me bit surely we kid aw dae wir bit fur each other(2020) search twitter
@raiphsays We kid ask, bit ahm no huddin oot mu(2020) search twitter
ays Yir dead right Raiph. How kid they vote tae starve weans? ?(2020) search twitter

@Chazzbat tweeted
ee if they wur white. Dinnae kid yersel itherwise. ??(2020) search twitter

@kennethbryce184 tweeted
nnae lissen tae the milky bar kid lol (2020) twitter link
ishHFL wow - we have a whizz kid on here lol (2020) twitter link

@StuartPoet tweeted
e Aye I'm geed pal. No gonnae kid it's all been geed but gettin (2021) twitter link


Hay, Gordon M. The Doric New Testament, (Gordon M Hay 2012 ISBN: 978-0957351516) Doric - Banff, prose
nivver gied me as muckle as a kid for a pairty wi ma freens. Bi on page 107

1 matches

Crawford, Jack The Pluffer, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric - Forres, prose
aboot the hall ways and saw a kid wis pickin on my brither. I l
1 matches

Philips, Cally Jings, crivens, help ma Boab, it’s independence!, (McStorytellers.com 2013) Doric - Turriff, prose
ag… aye that wis the kin of kid Andy wis, it wisnae his fault
hen Andy says ‘why’s that kid ca’ed the Brain?’ cos he
2 matches

@beast_afc tweeted
he games. Stunk o pish bit ye kid drink up tae kick aff.(2020) search twitter
DonsSupporters @Ryanp0rteous_ kid be ready for the step up. He (2020) search twitter
onythin, I hid tae much as a kid.(2020) search twitter


Johnson, Laureen Alice's Adventirs in Wonderlaand, (Evertype 2012 ISBN: 978-1782010081) Shetland - Voe, prose
rett style, wi a pair o white kid glivs in ee haand an a muckle on page 18
a White Rabbit's peerie white kid glivs while shö wis spaekin. on page 20
ee pair o peerie mootie white kid glivs: shö took up da fan an on page 26

4 matches


Bryden, Hugh Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
Ah kid wait mate on page 97

1 matches

Neill, Willie Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern, poetry
he bonie pipers playin in yon kid-on Balmoral on page 141

1 matches

Tindal, Betty Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
She tries tae kid-on like they dae on page 158

1 matches

Wilson, Rab Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
Ah'll say, ye neednae try tae kid Us wi yer website hits, on page 210

1 matches

Halfpenny, Cameron Ahlice's Adveenturs in Wunderlaant, (Evertype 2015 ISBN: 978-1782010876) Southern - Borders, prose
oo," thocht pair Ahlice, "tae kid oan ee're twae fowk! Here, th on page 14
up, wi a pair o white kid-gloves in yin haun an a muckl on page 17
n yin o th rabbit's wee white kid-gloves while she was gabbin. on page 19
or threi pairs o teency white kid-gloves: she took up th fan an on page 33

5 matches

Niven, Liz The New Mannie, (Canongate 2003) Southern, poetry
an at hame tae look efter the kid,
1 matches

@jamie_ginger tweeted
@gillan_ross tir only #15 #kid(2013) search twitter


Morrison-Smyth, Anne Alice's Carrants in Wunnerlan, (Evertype 2013 ISBN: 978-1-78201-011-1) Ulster - Ballymoney, prose
nigged oot, wi a pair o white kid-gloves in yin haun an a big f on page 18
n yin o the rabbits wee white kid-gloves whin shae wus taakin. on page 20
r the fan an the pair o white kid-gloves, an shae quare an kine on page 33

4 matches

Campbell, Robert Lock Doon Poyams, (Independently 2021 ISBN: 979-8742155812) Ulster, poetry
Wull father kid, an stand on guard on page 45

1 matches

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