A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Calderwood, Lynsey

Punctuation analysis - Comparative word frequency analysis

Stats

Total words by this author in corpus - 3,050
Total unique words used by this author in corpus - 776
Ratio of total words to unique words - 3.93
Tagged as WCE (West Central) dialect.
Top ten most common words - ah, the, an, she, tae, said, €™s, it, ma, a,

List of texts in corpus

Mumbo Jumbo
Litro magazine (01-01-2006 ) in Lallans dialect, categorised as prose (1,873 words)

Cantsmell
From Glasgow To Saturn (01-01-2020 ) in Lallans dialect, categorised as prose (1,177 words)

Author word usage frequencies

WordCount Normalised
per 100,000
ah1434688.52
the1083540.98
an1073508.2
she902950.82
tae792590.16
said762491.8
€™s601967.21
it581901.64
ma571868.85
a531737.7
in511672.13
wis451475.41
her381245.9
yi29950.82
aw28918.03
me28918.03
€ 27885.25
cos23754.1
ae21688.52
that21688.52
wi20655.74
wit20655.74
he19622.95
no19622.95
got19622.95
fur19622.95
aboot18590.16
on17557.38
up17557.38
pure17557.38
when17557.38
laura17557.38
yir16524.59
at16524.59
school16524.59
bonny15491.8
but15491.8
you15491.8
jist15491.8
lik14459.02
madame14459.02
€™d13426.23
this12393.44
then12393.44
went12393.44
teacher11360.66
his11360.66
they11360.66
wur11360.66
€™m11360.66
class10327.87
did10327.87
don10327.87
there10327.87
wid10327.87
€™t10327.87
cantsmell10327.87
be9295.08
we9295.08
aye9295.08
doon9295.08
talkin9295.08
wee9295.08
charlene8262.3
heid8262.3
nits8262.3
harpreet8262.3
hud8262.3
how8262.3
well8262.3
oot8262.3
back8262.3
intae8262.3
see8262.3
day8262.3
so7229.51
fae7229.51
next7229.51
gaunny7229.51
right7229.51
huv7229.51
time7229.51
naw7229.51
get7229.51
french7229.51
always7229.51
oor7229.51
know6196.72
them6196.72
sit6196.72
three6196.72
if6196.72
puni6196.72
go6196.72
is6196.72
been6196.72
come6196.72
us6196.72
aff6196.72
pit6196.72
kirsty6196.72
face6196.72
didnae6196.72
daein6196.72
€™ll6196.72
wan5163.93
as5163.93
history5163.93
hair5163.93
dead5163.93
understaun5163.93
mornin5163.93
gettin5163.93
never5163.93
tolt5163.93
words5163.93
think5163.93
another5163.93
or5163.93
canny5163.93
nurse5163.93
sammy5163.93
these4131.15
dae4131.15
semple4131.15
test4131.15
tryin4131.15
shut4131.15
way4131.15
somethin4131.15
sat4131.15
startet4131.15
him4131.15
after4131.15
german4131.15
man4131.15
couldnae4131.15
want4131.15
karen4131.15
gied4131.15
thought4131.15
€™re4131.15
half4131.15
work4131.15
widnae398.36
room398.36
staunin398.36
thir398.36
can398.36
either398.36
comes398.36
colin398.36
big398.36
might398.36
cantwell398.36
jotter398.36
could398.36
seen398.36
bus398.36
why398.36
say398.36
pal398.36
sayin398.36
feel398.36
came398.36
week398.36
haun398.36
says398.36
sick398.36
till398.36
help398.36
any398.36
meant398.36
sits398.36
desk398.36
parents398.36
before398.36
best398.36
even398.36
primary398.36
too398.36
book398.36
off398.36
crappin398.36
to398.36
masel398.36
ears398.36
same398.36
thing398.36
simple398.36
punies398.36
away398.36
though398.36
of398.36
for398.36
clatty265.57
kyle265.57
forgot265.57
fingernails265.57
opent265.57
ootside265.57
stood265.57
toilet265.57
door265.57
subject265.57
side265.57
marks265.57
believe265.57
stayed265.57
blond265.57
smiled265.57
row265.57
are265.57
stuff265.57
until265.57
bag265.57
turnt265.57
left265.57
hygiene265.57
was265.57
heard265.57
maaa265.57
still265.57
thirties265.57
changin265.57
sing265.57
paki265.57
eighteen265.57
tellin265.57
only265.57
tell265.57
€™yi265.57
d265.57
used265.57
has265.57
saw265.57
bar265.57
ever265.57
evrubdy265.57
ding265.57
bwat265.57
bad265.57
breath265.57
oors265.57
office265.57
pronounce265.57
actually265.57
super265.57
tried265.57
job265.57
gave265.57
out265.57
mind265.57
hate265.57
ages265.57
walkin265.57
boys265.57
nearly265.57
except265.57
nit265.57
millions265.57
market265.57
seein265.57
folk265.57
mad265.57
usually265.57
phones265.57
tapes265.57
listenin265.57
ten265.57
learnin265.57
makes265.57
roon265.57
top265.57
two265.57
totally265.57
front265.57
scratchin265.57
noo265.57
smell265.57
kept265.57
tape265.57
minutes265.57
look265.57
endet265.57
first265.57
word265.57
days265.57
dis265.57
apparently265.57
talks265.57
gromits265.57
hearin265.57
signature265.57
lookin265.57
wearin265.57
gaun265.57
ripped265.57
some265.57
since265.57
high265.57
regi265.57
let265.57
looked265.57
massive265.57
cawd265.57
ootae265.57
twenty265.57
dandruff265.57
and265.57
shite265.57
finally265.57
four265.57
need265.57
become265.57
mingin265.57
care265.57
ask265.57
every265.57
pen265.57
red265.57
through265.57
case265.57
mair265.57
language265.57