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The word 'quickest'

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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
quickestOccurrences normalised per million wordsOccurrencesAuthors
Total Corpus3.187
ORK - Orkney
SHD - Shetland 11.6 2 2
TON - Tonge
NNB - North Northern B (Caithness)
NNA - North Northern A (Black Isle)
MNA - Mid Northern A
MNB - Mid Northern B
SNO - South Northern
ABN - Aberdeen
DOR - General Northern
NEC - North East Central
SEC - (South) East Central 9.7 3 2
WCE - West Central
DUN - Dundee
EDN - Edinburgh
GLA - Glasgow 9.5 1 1
AYR - Ayrshire
LAL - General Central 3.4 2 2
SEA - South East (Borders)
SWE - South West (Galloway)
DUL - Donegal (East Donegal)
WUL - West Ulster (Letterkenny / L'Derry)
CUL - Coleraine Ulster (North Antrim)
BUL - Ballymena Ulster (Mid Antrim)
SUL - South Antrim (Between Sixmilewater and Belfast)
BEL - Eastern Ulster (Belfast)
PUL - Peninsular Ulster (Ards)
EUL - East Antrim (Larne)
GUL - General Ulster
SYN - Synthetic (no region)

Occurrences of quickest in Corpus

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Watt, Valerie Görwill trows blamed for earthquake, (Shetland Times 2009) Shetland - Lerwick, newspaper
kent. Afore fokk used cars da quickest route atween Clousta an Eid w
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@Julie_Dennison tweeted
but seriously dis has been da quickest January ever. Ever (2020) twitter link

(South) East Central

Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Central - East Coast, prose
nd ah kent fine well that the quickest wey tae git him tae fuck wis on page 66
id. "When ah'm lookin fur the quickest wey tae commit social suicide on page 190

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Crawford, Ross At Stake, (Medium 2021) Central - Stirling, prose
e aw the drama: Smyth wis the quickest aff the mark tae go running f
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Bennett, Peter Graftin, (ABCTales.com 2020) Central - Glasgow, prose
We’d stoapped wance - the quickest hour ay ma life - then worke
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General Central

Clark, Thomas Diary o a Wimpy Wean, (Itchy Coo 2018 ISBN: 978-1785302145) Central, weans
oogled the heidphones aff the quickest wis the winner. on page 34

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Jarvie, Gordon Lallans 74 - Ballad o an Irish student, (Lallans Magazine 2009) Central, poetry
the prettiest, quickest, mostest road
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