A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

knob Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words4.4 2.2 8.2 0 28.6 0 0
Number of occurrences72 3 0 2 0 0
Number of authors6 2 3 1

Occurrences of knob in Corpus

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Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2021 ISBN: 978-1916117921) Lallans - Renfrew, prose
arpreet. Aye, ah said. Whit a knob, said Charlene. Want me tae o on page 58

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Bennett, Peter The Party ay the Year (Part Two), (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
t thinkin. Nice one ya fuckin knob. Could ye huv thought ay a wa
1 matches


Johnson, Mary Lallans 59 - Furst Time, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Doric - Aberdeenshire, prose
oapin aside it. He turned the knob, the door opened. He wiz rich
1 matches

Blackhall, Sheena Jessie the Jumbo And other Bairn Tales in Scots, (Smashwords 2014) Doric - Aberdeen, weans
door knob an a room windae like the por
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@daleser23 tweeted
Think il hae tae get a bigger knob(2013) search twitter


@RedValkyrie84 tweeted
@itsJuliaHardy Wow whit a knob (2019) twitter link
@itsJuliaHardy Whit a knob!! (2019) twitter link