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killer Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words10 12.1 5.4 0 42.9 0 0
Number of occurrences1611 2 0 3 0 0
Number of authors12 8 2 2

Occurrences of killer in Corpus

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Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
ld gee an orgasm tae a fuckin killer whale so it could." on page 65
. The bordome's been a fuckin killer, likes. Only saviour is that on page 142

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Chisnall, Edward F. H. Yer Ain, The Young Yins and the Auld Yin, (Evertype 2021 ISBN: 978-1782012764) Lallans - Glasgow, poetry
r a michty Dreadnaucht hunter killer on page 71

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Heather, Alistair The Body Snatchers, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Angus, blog
eathered flesh o this hideous killer in the toun museum on the Roy
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Thoumire, Elizabeth Kintrae livin, (Mak Forrit 2019) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
the richt medicine, TB wis a killer, an aabody wis feart o it. Sp
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Muir, Glenn Pet-gilante, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
interest, a psychotic serial killer wis jist whit they needit. Th
nte Exclusive”, “Deranged Killer At Large”, that wis some o
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@Seperatist_No1 tweeted
the windows, that stuff is a killer nae pun intended ??(2020) search twitter

@SusiBriggs1 tweeted
ked again. ?? it was a career killer moment.(2020) search twitter

@Chazzbat tweeted
referrin tae the transgender killer as "he". It's really pissin m(2020) search twitter
e, but Ah dinnae think he's a killer. He jist gets aff on aa the a(2020) search twitter


Hutchison, Pat Catty, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
the coals for nae catchin the killer. Poor man hid jist teen it on
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@fittiecrooners tweeted
ds seem tae laugh at ony weed killer sprayed on em. In fact they a(2017) search twitter


Tait, John M Lallans 60 - Da Odyssey (1-75), (Lallans Magazine 2002) Shetland, poetry
wi Hermes, da glig-eed giant-killer,
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@helenmoncrieff tweeted
da merest chance o spottin a killer whale let alone seein one ???(2016) search twitter
I hear there's killer whales headin nort fae #Sumbu(2016) search twitter

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