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knockin Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words15.6 9.9 19.1 0 14.3 46.6 27.3
Number of occurrences259 7 0 1 4 4
Number of authors15 6 4 1 2 2

Occurrences of knockin in Corpus

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Thomson, Mark Bard fae thi buildin site, (Luath 2007 ISBN: 978-1906307141) Lallans - Dundee, poetry
beh knockin ower four guys jars on page 9

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Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2021 ISBN: 978-1916117921) Lallans - Renfrew, prose
ool dinners; an when she's no knockin her pan oot wi aw that, she's on page 33
ugh tae her, You better no be knockin anythin, an that soon made he on page 53
en she endet up gettin caught knockin stuff an the rest ae them ran on page 83
l. Ah tolt her aboot Charlene knockin oot the tucky, an how she's s on page 124

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Bennett, Peter Carpe Diem, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
n-thou fur, ah didnae see you knockin the lines back when they were
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McKillop, Roger The Builders, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
a serious Afro an’ you’re knockin’ seven colours o’ shit oo
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McClurg, Fernando Votin isna Democracy. But..., (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
antle o thochts that’s been knockin aboot i ma heid for a whilie,
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@kennethbryce184 tweeted
d @bsuk mind the pavements - knockin awe the pensioners down - u (2021) twitter link


Leslie, Deborah Doric - Hale an Hairty, (Argo Publishing 2011 ISBN: 978-0954615345) Doric - Inverurie, prose
deludey Dolly Parton wannabe, knockin back the last o the champagne on page 62

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Hutchison, Pat The Three Cannels, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
As the knockin got mair desperate Lizzie wiz
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Hutchison, Pat Catty, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
e terror he ran fae the hoose knockin the young constable doon on t
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Hutchison, Pat Angels Ten, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Doric - Banffshire, prose
hed ma fair in the richt side knockin iver inch o breath fae ma. Th
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Hutchison, Pat The Seven Coins o Kineddart, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Doric - Banffshire, prose
r mind and she felt her knees knockin wi fear. Seein how close she
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@Doric_Bananaman tweeted
m e' charts mannie. Ashcroft, knockin' oot Grunies oan Union Street(2016) search twitter

@Franwella tweeted
punchin yersel in the face n knockin yer glesses off.....bit it wi(2011) search twitter


Cumming, John Da Whillie, (Shetland For Wirds 2010) Shetland, prose
y, bit be da wye da winch wis knockin I kent der wis sometin amiss.
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Halfpenny, Cameron Ahlice's Adveenturs in Wunderlaant, (Evertype 2015 ISBN: 978-1782010876) Southern - Borders, prose
oan eet. She went in withoot knockin, an hurried upstairs, feirt i on page 33
"There's nae yis knockin," said th Fitman, "an that's on page 55
re micht b' some sense in eer knockin," th Fitman went oan, withoot on page 56

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@MartyMacMurtrie tweeted
e with sum sae-called JW kept knockin’ ma door persuade me tae joi (2021) twitter link


Morrison-Smyth, Anne Alice's Carrants in Wunnerlan, (Evertype 2013 ISBN: 978-1-78201-011-1) Ulster - Ballymoney, prose
it on it. Shae went in wi'oot knockin, an went upstairs at a rate, on page 34
"Thur's nae use knockin," said the Fitman, "an thur's on page 56
r micht bae some sense in yae knockin," the Fitman cairriet on, wi' on page 57

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Ulster-Scots Language Society Tha Fower Gospels, (Ullans Press 2016 ISBN: 978-1-905281-25-1) Ulster, prose
ut he's lukin, ïf ye keep on knockin lang eneuch, he'll rise an gi on page 89

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