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kiddin Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words21.8 34.1 5.4 0 0 23.3 0
Number of occurrences3531 2 0 0 2 0
Number of authors16 12 2 2

Occurrences of kiddin in Corpus

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Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
"Jesus, yae wurnae kiddin aboot him, Caroline. What a f on page 80
"We wur kiddin oorsels that this wid last" a on page 157

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Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2021 ISBN: 978-1916117921) Lallans - Renfrew, prose
eve it so ah said, Yir bliddy kiddin. on page 15
pants. It wis aw full ae kids kiddin on they wur adults: turnin up on page 38
ught shopliftin. Ah said, Yir kiddin. He said, Naw ah jist seen th on page 49
up jist sittin there fur ages kiddin on ah wis writin cause ah wis on page 56
WOOTWOOO WOOTWOOO lik she wis kiddin on she wis a bliddy owl or so on page 62
Also on pages 69, 90, 107, 117, 145, 147, 153
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Clark, Thomas Diary o a Wimpy Wean, (Itchy Coo 2018 ISBN: 978-1785302145) Lallans, weans
Nae nae kiddin, I'll be famous yin day. But on page 2
and I dinnae think they were kiddin. on page 16

2 matches

Wilson, Rab Accent O the Mind, (Luath 2006 ISBN: 978-1905222322) Lallans - New Cumnock, poetry
"Awa! Ye're kiddin!' he says, "That's fantastic! on page 125

1 matches

Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2020) Lallans, prose
eve it so ah said, Yir bliddy kiddin.
1 matches

Calderwood, Lynsey Cantsmell, (From Glasgow To Saturn 2020) Lallans, prose
gigglin. Ah jist stood there kiddin on ah didnae no wit she wis t
1 matches

Clark, Thomas Wha's Like Us?, (Bella Caledonia 2017) Lallans - Bellshill, blog
omes; or if they are, they're kiddin theirsels. They've nae idea h
1 matches

Fenton, Janet A Guid New Year tae yin and a!, (Bella Caledonia 2019) Lallans, blog
her. She didnae like anybody kiddin her oan.
eeling that fowk'll think ahm kiddin them oan if I pit a wee Scots
2 matches

Bennett, Peter The Party ay the Year (Part Two), (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
Aw kiddin aside, Ronnie McDade’s a fu
1 matches

Bennett, Peter The Guru an Zander, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
you were coming.’ he sais, kiddin himsel oan.
pair ay them. Who’s fuckin kiddin who, know whit ah mean?
2 matches

Muir, Glenn Lion Rampant, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
aff. I cuid see they werenae kiddin, it wis a shock tae ma system
1 matches

McKillop, Roger Wee Roge Boobs, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
! Pair sowel! A’d only been kiddin’!
1 matches

Bennett, Peter Coyle Loyal, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
Ye gaun doon then? Ah’m no kiddin. Get them up here. That wan w
1 matches

Monahan Brown, Ricky Dùn Èideann, (The Scores 2020) Lallans, prose
an. Ye’ve goat tae be to be kiddin yersel.
1 matches

@ClashCityClarky tweeted
rson878 Honest, miss, nae nae kiddin!(2018) search twitter

@Chazzbat tweeted
hahaha! Wha dis he think he's kiddin?(2020) search twitter


Leslie, Deborah Doric - Hale an Hairty, (Argo Publishing 2011 ISBN: 978-0954615345) Doric - Inverurie, prose
"Ye're nae kiddin! It's like gettin bleed fae a on page 84

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@FaeFoggie tweeted
talieAHood @Iamacant I'm just kiddin on. Fowk can ca' it fit they (2021) search twitter


Niven, Liz Stravaigin, (Luath 2001) Southern, poetry
o kiddin ye wi
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@MartyMacMurtrie tweeted
@MattHancock Howay, ye kiddin’, ahm reet?(2020) search twitter

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