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Use in varieties of Scots

x Corpus occurrences Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words155.8 165.4 213.4 0 166.4 121.7 44
Number of occurrences378232 99 0 24 14 9
Number of authors50 26 10 6 4 4

Occurrences of x in Corpus

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Rennie, Susan The Wee Prince, (Edition Lintenfass 2017 ISBN: 978-3946190592) Central, prose
Chaipter X on page 36

1 matches

Thomson, Mark Bard fae thi buildin site, (Luath 2007 ISBN: 978-1906307141) Central - Dundee, poetry
x on page 55
X on page 89
x on page 119

3 matches

McHardy, Stuart Speakin o Dundee: Tales Tellt Aroun the Toun, (Luath 2010 ISBN: 978-1-906817-25-1) Central - Dundee, prose
t the windae an realised that x wis jist as coorse a nicht as on page 68

1 matches

Fitt, Matthew Chairlie and the Chocolate Works, (Itchy Coo 2016 ISBN: 978-1-78530-083-7) Central, prose
vitamin V, vitamin W, vitamin X, vitamin Y, and, believe it o on page 155

1 matches

Wilson, Rab Accent O the Mind, (Luath 2006 ISBN: 978-1905222322) Central - New Cumnock, poetry
X on page 19

1 matches

Robertson, James The Hoose at Pooh's Neuk, (Itchy Coo 2010 ISBN: 978-1845022945) Central, weans
Chapter X on page 152

1 matches

Grae, Emma Be guid tae yer Mammy, (Unbound Digital 2021 ISBN: 978-1789651171) Central, prose
i a cough, and ah went fur an X-ray o ma lungs. It wis horren on page 5

1 matches

Harrison, Jean Lallans 59 - BARRY SCHUIL 1928 - 1934, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Central - East Lothian, prose
splashed through the dubs in. X was for a big kiss or Christm on page 120

1 matches

Gillon, Karen Report on Inquiry intil the role o, (Education, Culture an Sport Comatee 2003) Central, government
provide X-medium education on demand fo
1 matches

McFarlane, Ishbel Time tae mairch oot o oor climate comfort zones, (The National 2019) Central, newspaper
s disnae move. Fir generation X, thon’s like Freens Reuniti
1 matches

Grae, Emma Dancin wi the Rhona, (unbound.com 2020) Central - Glasgow, prose
Ye daein awricht? x
get through it. Everwan will. x
Whit wis yer first symptom? x
w they need tae dae noo is an X-ray o ma lungs.
wellery and stand against the X-ray machine?” the first nur
8 matches

McClurg, Fernando Votin isna Democracy. But..., (The Sair Fecht 2015) Central, blog
alane canna dae it. Pittin an X merk on a piece o paper canna
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 100, (self-published 2002) Central, newspaper
he buik's ISBN is 0 946487 91 X an can be fund unner the foll
1 matches

@DavidJWood2 tweeted
??. Happy birthday auld yin ??x(2020) search twitter
this, I hope it makes sense ??x(2020) search twitter
a fab time ?? ‘twas glorious x https://t.co/qp4Fwmre9i(2020) search twitter

@_Erinboyle_ tweeted
al My Das bigger than your Da x (2021) twitter link

@jax6754 tweeted
e available on android yet!!! X ?(2015) search twitter
ny chance o a Scottish event? X(2015) search twitter
no control defo =Inner Peace! X(2015) search twitter
if a dare tae try! Hee hee!?? X(2015) search twitter
eam tae Scotland 4 an episide x(2014) search twitter
and 141 other occurrences.

@ClashCityClarky tweeted
hanks awfy, AWFY muckle, you! x(2020) search twitter
hanks awfy, awfy muckle, you. X(2020) search twitter

@IshbelMcF tweeted
hallery Well done, weil duin! x(2019) search twitter

@mcfarlane_irene tweeted
meVault Aye, so dae yer fans! x(2018) search twitter
mersRM They're fair braw, JJ. x(2020) search twitter

@SusiBriggs1 tweeted
ou all miss yer lovely faces. X(2020) search twitter
rommie @RuthieRedArt Thank ye x(2019) search twitter
@TippermuirBooks Ah bless ye x we had a braw launch day at M(2019) search twitter
seNursery Mair than welcome...x(2019) search twitter
@KCrommie Ye did braw x(2019) search twitter
and 9 other occurrences.

@billykayscot tweeted
arion. Hae a guid week yersel x(2020) search twitter

@Chazzbat tweeted
some guidance. Ta in advance x(2020) search twitter
ime Ah wis in ma kip. Nanicht x(2020) search twitter
ame ye're no appreciatit mair x(2020) search twitter
hear that. That's awfy fer ye x(2020) search twitter
wfy. ?? So sorry fer yer loss x(2020) search twitter
and 2 other occurrences.

@raiphsays tweeted
Wis it a urine test? Wee soul x(2020) search twitter
tae hear aboot the wee dug. ??x(2020) search twitter

@annieones tweeted
Very brave hen tae speak oot x So soory it gaisge tae ye.x (2021) twitter link
pression isnae funny. Hugs ?? x (2021) twitter link

@MizLiot tweeted
nro_nell Guid for you, me tae x (2021) twitter link
@Lenniesaurus Ye’re so richt x (2021) twitter link

@ThonJacobite tweeted
ae the hospital. They've tain X Rays. Cuts tae ma heid, black (2021) twitter link

@kennethbryce184 tweeted
FC am a multi purpose guy lol x (2020) twitter link
e u - still a looker tae lol x (2020) twitter link
us made ma nicht - luv it m8 x (2020) twitter link
y picture in the fitbaw strip x (2021) twitter link
but caw canny n sleep on it x lol (2020) twitter link
and 15 other occurrences.


Bowie, Tyler Stookie, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric - Forres, prose
the hospital a got rushed tae x-ray abd they discovered a hid
1 matches

@sovereigndaisy tweeted
ll Long as you’re safe Quine x(2019) search twitter

@Doric_Bananaman tweeted
'o thon @theantondubeke next. X(2015) search twitter
anana? I'm fair stervin' ken. X(2015) search twitter
g you loup puddles. #FitBonny x(2015) search twitter
@realDonaldTrump a reid cerd? X(2015) search twitter
y up there wi Wizzard ken! DB x(2018) search twitter

@DoricPhrases tweeted
words or phrases beginning wi X in our A-Z – onybody ken ony(2014) search twitter

@FaeFoggie tweeted
k at yons eens. Fit a beauty. X(2019) search twitter
AHood Look efter yersel quine x(2019) search twitter
s32 Aye. I ken. So are you ?? x(2020) search twitter

@cligeey tweeted
asty. Fits abidy else having? X https://t.co/4msXv5AxaE(2020) search twitter

@Franwella tweeted
ppin’ skills’r shockin’ ?? x(2018) search twitter
ovely Reverend Bob. Thank you x(2020) search twitter
ally, ye jist think ye do ;-) x(2015) search twitter
ggerin aboot we yer profile!? x(2012) search twitter
Having a grand night. Hungry! x(2012) search twitter
and 73 other occurrences.

@fittiecrooners tweeted
g it on ya bams, love Terzer! X ?????? https://t.co/NSXsINq6l(2018) search twitter

@JamesAmcvean tweeted
Hope yer keeping fine Fidelma x(2020) search twitter
you over voting. Your choice x (2021) twitter link
@eddireader Wheet wheeoo x (2021) twitter link

@McGoo1888 tweeted
nd yours pal...mean it...hugs x (2022) twitter link
.hope aw yer lums are reeking x (2022) twitter link
on but it was funny as feck...x (2022) twitter link
...hence the reaction amigo...x (2022) twitter link
...naebody likes a blawhard...x (2022) twitter link


Johnson, Laureen Alice's Adventirs in Wonderlaand, (Evertype 2012 ISBN: 978-1782010081) Shetland - Voe, prose
CHAPTER X on page 99

1 matches

Facebook link (I Hear Dee 2021) Shetland - Shetland
Athin Shaetlan da expression "X an dem" means "X an da fokk a
an dem" means "X an da fokk at's associated wi
an da fokk at's associated wi X". Jüst wha "an dem" is refer

@Julie_Dennison tweeted
happens tae da best o wis! ?? x (2017) twitter link
ie it a fleg at da weekend ?? x (2021) twitter link

@helenmoncrieff tweeted
and best of luck Jan and Pete x https://t.co/53y9mo5K68 https(2020) search twitter
l done Jan, Pete and helpers! X(2020) search twitter
e to serving such super meals x(2020) search twitter
s just now. He's a peerie gem x(2017) search twitter
y wild neighbours. Aa da best x(2018) search twitter
and 1 other occurrences.

@shaetlan_rose tweeted
st smoorikens up north ta dee x(2018) search twitter

@RedValkyrie84 tweeted
f done! Hows du been keepin?? X (2020) twitter link
omethin like dis oot fur folk x (2018) twitter link
ast and breathe in da sea air x (2018) twitter link
morn so it aa came doon daday x (2018) twitter link
oot fur help when du needs it x (2018) twitter link
and 6 other occurrences.


Halfpenny, Cameron Ahlice's Adveenturs in Wunderlaant, (Evertype 2015 ISBN: 978-1782010876) Southern - Borders, prose
CHAPTER X on page 97

1 matches

@officialAliRed tweeted
and glad you managed a break x(2020) search twitter

@StuartPoet tweeted
ns eh. We'll get there but ?? x(2020) search twitter
cht. Ta pal and tae Ian an aw x (2020) twitter link
tae say it in. Hope yer weel x (2020) twitter link
r aw yer kind wirds an heezin x (2020) twitter link
en hoo busy youse are the noo x(2020) search twitter
and 6 other occurrences.

@MartyMacMurtrie tweeted
voting paper afore puttin’ a X ??(2020) search twitter


Morrison-Smyth, Anne Alice's Carrants in Wunnerlan, (Evertype 2013 ISBN: 978-1-78201-011-1) Ulster - Ballymoney, prose
CHAPTER X on page 98

1 matches

Ulster-Scots Language Society Tha Fower Gospels, (Ullans Press 2016 ISBN: 978-1-905281-25-1) Ulster, prose
Whan Lïzbeth wus sïx month gane, God sent tha ange on page 70
shut up for thrie yeir an sïx month, an thair wus a bïg hu on page 76
ayed tae tha fowk, "Ye hae sïx days tae dae aa yer wark. Cum on page 93
for tha vïllage o Emmaus, sïx or seiven mile frae Jerusalem on page 111

4 matches

Ni Chuilin, Caral Roadin furtae Bring Forrits an Graith tha ULSTER-SCOTCH Leid, Heirskip an Cultur, (Mannystrie o Fowkgates, Airts an Aisedom 2015) Ulster, government
x heid airts fur hannlin haes b on page 4
cht leids. The' faa unnèr sïx foremaist heids: on page 14
o airts fur hannlin unnèr sïx heid owercums: on page 23

3 matches

Ulster Scots Agency Ulster Scots Census, (census.gov.uk 2021) Ulster, government
yin, gin thar’s mair nor sïx fowk in yer hoosehaud they’
1 matches

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