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Use in varieties of Scots

kids Corpus occurrences Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words27.2 29.2 40.9 10.6 6.9 34.8 0
Number of occurrences6641 19 1 1 4 0
Number of authors34 22 9 1 1 1

Occurrences of kids in Corpus

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Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Central - East Coast, prose
name of a good cause. Saving kids from drugs is so important." on page 71
re there will be two or three kids Waitin at haime wonderin wher on page 123

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Thomson, Mark Bard fae thi buildin site, (Luath 2007 ISBN: 978-1906307141) Central - Dundee, poetry
Thi consequences are ir kids on page 61
merried we twa kids on page 77

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Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2021 ISBN: 978-1916117921) Central - Renfrew, prose
wis pants. It wis aw full ae kids kiddin on they wur adults: tu on page 38
ow much fibre dae ah eat; she kids on it's fur oor nutrition pro on page 91

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Grae, Emma Be guid tae yer Mammy, (Unbound Digital 2021 ISBN: 978-1789651171) Central, prose
n front o Lewis and the other kids when ah wasnae.' on page 46

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Hershaw, William Lallans 57 - Twa Auld Men, (Lallans Magazine 2000) Central, prose
eran glisk o the match and he kids on he is busy wi it when his on page 136

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Donovan, Anne Not Scotland, (Edinburgh International Book Festival 2010) Central - Glasgow, prose
in, laughin Italian families, kids playin a ball game on the edg
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Logan, Kirsty Lego, (Scots Hoose 2017) Central, weans
e that big. The man gied me a kids menu when we went in, an ther
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Mc Rae, Thomas The Neep Lantern, (Lowdown-L 2009) Central - Central, prose
in the kirkyard still scares kids gawn by. Uz fur mahsel’? A
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Fitt, Matthew Fae Mooth tae Page, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Central, blog
mon slang’. Ootside schule, kids telt by adults tae speak ‘p
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Bennett, Peter McShane's Reprieve, (ABCTales.com 2020) Central - Glasgow, prose
Be careful whit ye wish fur kids, that rock an roll kerry oan
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Philips, Cally Wha's feart o' the library?, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Central - Turriff, prose
t whit cud ah say? Like maist kids, when sumhing gangs wrang ye
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McKillop, Roger Challengin' Times, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Central - Edinburgh, poetry
nk fir quite a few o’ these kids we did mak’ a difference. F
ough A had an insight tae the kids behaviour. We were bikin’ n
’ resources given tae these kids, an’ that wis guid. A Jist
ools fir Jist “bein’ nice kids!” You never ken it could ha
4 matches

McKillop, Roger The Builders, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Central - Edinburgh, prose
ilin’ Instructors tellin’ kids when they were namin’ the p
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McKillop, Roger Wee Roge Boobs, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Central - Edinburgh, prose
A mind havin’ a class o’ kids frae a Castlemilk School. A w
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McKillop, Roger Ma Heroes o' Music, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Central - Edinburgh, prose
ntrast wi’ the pair English kids wha ran, jumped, foucht an’
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Philips, Cally Gonnae No Dae That, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Central - Turriff, prose
ae it richt. An ken whit? The kids’r laughin’ fit tae bust a
1 matches

Philips, Cally Jings, crivens, help ma Boab, it’s independence!, (McStorytellers.com 2013) Central - Turriff, prose
’ Andy is uncle tae Rab’s kids. Gittin’ mair like the Broo
1 matches

Lehane, Matt Aye an Ay, (bandcamp 2006) Central - Ayrshire, poetry
killin kids 2nd haun- fancy dancin-cunnin
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Kurtoglu, Wulf Braken Fences, (Caroline Macafee 2011 ISBN: B006JE3UQW) Central, prose
imagine. There were these two kids - ” He scanced towart the b
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Kirk Jn, Albert Wur Empire's Guid, (albertkirkjr.com 2022) Central - Aryshire, blog
haud yer wheesht an gie's yer kids.
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@Seperatist_No1 tweeted
great at what you do, all the kids love you and they should ? ti(2020) search twitter

@DavidJWood2 tweeted
ne parent said to me. You’re kids must be street wise. Hers whe(2020) search twitter

@jax6754 tweeted
wee reminder no tae shout at kids the day! xxx http://t.co/h9wk(2015) search twitter
enjoy the rest o yir eve when kids r n bed X http://t.co/V4zjmp4(2015) search twitter
! Richt busy Sunday aheid but kids class ready fir church 2mor i(2015) search twitter

@IshbelMcF tweeted
yaise it in Kinross, but the kids at Beath High learned me it l(2019) search twitter

@Chazzbat tweeted
at aa. Ye cud coont the black kids on wan haund, an the broon ki(2020) search twitter

@ThonJacobite tweeted
marking exam papers where the kids didn't know the answer so jus(2020) search twitter

@kennethbryce184 tweeted
mak ma day n al leave the new kids oan the block tae dae the biz (2021) twitter link
ts not allowed to watch there kids play football - what about t (2020) twitter link
e it m8 - its great to c the kids n youths playin and the enjoy (2021) twitter link
reat to see the enjoyment the kids get from football and long ma (2020) twitter link
than entitled to watch there kids play football - theres a 4 m (2020) twitter link


Leslie, Deborah Doric - Alive an Kickin, (Argo Publishing 2004 ISBN: 978-0954615314) Doric - Inverurie, prose
"Weel, kids!" Joyce turnt te the eleeven- on page 39

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Leslie, Deborah Doric - Hale an Hairty, (Argo Publishing 2011 ISBN: 978-0954615345) Doric - Inverurie, prose
yet she's the een takkin the kids te the skweel an pickin them on page 35
r hid a man bit she hidna ony kids - I hid fower. Jennifer help on page 78

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Harper, Norman Stronach: A Weekly Look at Life in the Fictional North-East Village, (The Press and Journal 2000) Doric, newspaper
ife deed a while back and his kids dinna look the road o him. I'
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Gauld, Ilene Ilene Gauld - Piper and Poet, (Doric Future 2020) Doric - Keith, weans
day, there wis fower o’ us kids in Ees flat.
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McDonald, Charlie , (Facebook 2022) Doric - Aberdeen, poetry
An' us kids feelin' totally broken-hearte
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@cligeey tweeted
@Ali_Leith Na wer kids(2020) search twitter
ms fae an affa phone bill the kids voting on Big Brither(2020) search twitter

@_DawnLeslie tweeted
best thing we can do is teach kids of the history and linguistic(2020) search twitter
nd colleagues! And tae aa the kids at @BanffAcademyBXA. There's (2020) search twitter

@Franwella tweeted
m chucking them oot. Jist the kids for th last hr n a haf ......(2011) search twitter
Kids demanding I cook pizza at thi(2011) search twitter
nippin oot. Oo if I bring the kids it's nae even nippin oot.....(2011) search twitter
s calm. One day I mite tak th kids!(2011) search twitter
Blinkn kids kept me up tae 3am. A wee sno(2011) search twitter

@fittiecrooners tweeted
ween, will avoid a yon Fittie Kids chapping on ma door trick n t(2017) search twitter
Blooming trick or treat kids at ma door last nicht! Jist s(2019) search twitter

@JamieFairbairn1 tweeted
. But today I'm taking my own kids up Bin of Cullen. I'll be usi (2020) twitter link


Baikie, R. M. Mair Fairming Tales, (Baikie 2000 ISBN: 978-0953156412) Orkney - Hackland, prose
Whin wae wir kids doon on the ferm, on page 38

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@RedValkyrie84 tweeted
day. How long is ok tae leave kids ootside to play in the snaa a (2018) twitter link


@StuartPoet tweeted
rolling out Scots to so many kids in so(2020) search twitter
ead it to them as much as the kids or older folk? Noo oot, my il(2020) search twitter
s done with Scots fir so many kids in the n-e. Truly inspiration (2020) twitter link

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