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Waddell, John

Basic Stats

Total words by this author in corpus - 3,398
Total unique words used by this author in corpus - 767
Ratio of total words to unique words - 4.43
Tagged as LAL (General Central) dialect.
Top ten most common words - a, an, the, wis, it, he, tae, ye, o, bit,

List of texts in corpus

Lallans 58 - fower poems bi John Waddell
Lallans Magazine (2001-03-01 ) in Central dialect, categorised as poetry (625 words)
Lallans 58 - Three Waddins and Fowr Funerals - a monologue
Lallans Magazine (2001-03 ) in Central dialect, categorised as prose (1,195 words)
Lallans 59 - Eve and the Aipple
Lallans Magazine (2001-09 ) in Central dialect, categorised as prose (789 words)
Lallans 59 - Eve and the Aipple
Lallans Magazine (2001 ) in Central dialect, categorised as newspaper (789 words)

Author word usage frequencies

WordCount Normalised
per 100,000
a1925650.38
an1223590.35
the1223590.35
wis1083178.34
it912678.05
he912678.05
tae651912.89
ye571677.46
o531559.74
bit441294.88
that431265.45
no381118.3
me32941.73
him30882.87
wi28824.01
fur28824.01
whit27794.59
on26765.16
had25735.73
ken24706.3
aw23676.87
aye23676.87
weel22647.44
as22647.44
in22647.44
at21618.01
adam20588.58
nae20588.58
this20588.58
there19559.15
aipple18529.72
ma17500.29
sae17500.29
we17500.29
be17500.29
wad16470.87
hae16470.87
his15441.44
oot15441.44
like15441.44
ower13382.58
guid13382.58
jist13382.58
said12353.15
noo12353.15
dae12353.15
but12353.15
laird12353.15
or11323.72
tell11323.72
when11323.72
up10294.29
think10294.29
onywey10294.29
them10294.29
tree10294.29
wisnae10294.29
aboot10294.29
got10294.29
a'll10294.29
some10294.29
niver9264.86
it's9264.86
for9264.86
here9264.86
auld9264.86
again9264.86
didnae9264.86
mair9264.86
saw9264.86
they9264.86
us8235.43
were8235.43
took8235.43
then8235.43
if8235.43
see8235.43
couldnae8235.43
doon8235.43
ach7206
money7206
is7206
a'm7206
cam7206
tellt7206
aipples7206
thing7206
man7206
himsel7206
wee7206
first7206
yin6176.57
try6176.57
back6176.57
gin6176.57
bite6176.57
far6176.57
help6176.57
hoo6176.57
could6176.57
men6176.57
a'd6176.57
eve6176.57
gae6176.57
aff6176.57
been6176.57
she6176.57
rale6176.57
dinnae6176.57
och6176.57
eden6176.57
thegither5147.15
maun5147.15
leave5147.15
and5147.15
intae5147.15
ye'll5147.15
yer5147.15
hiv5147.15
did5147.15
awa5147.15
gaun5147.15
erchie5147.15
wir5147.15
he'd5147.15
lookit5147.15
wey5147.15
near4117.72
oor4117.72
best4117.72
awfu4117.72
we'd4117.72
oorsels4117.72
leaves4117.72
fig4117.72
puir4117.72
anither4117.72
afore4117.72
tho4117.72
her4117.72
wirnae4117.72
bother4117.72
whiles4117.72
cannae4117.72
king's4117.72
sort4117.72
last4117.72
should4117.72
picked4117.72
grand4117.72
sense4117.72
ye're4117.72
day4117.72
fruit4117.72
whit's4117.72
listen4117.72
eat4117.72
there's4117.72
sune4117.72
end4117.72
coorse4117.72
twa4117.72
een4117.72
mebbe4117.72
richt4117.72
micht4117.72
creepy4117.72
lang4117.72
likit4117.72
are4117.72
grieve4117.72
went388.29
ladder388.29
bar388.29
shock388.29
can388.29
bonnie388.29
age388.29
that's388.29
heid388.29
say388.29
made388.29
gettin388.29
ae388.29
sorry388.29
drink388.29
pit388.29
get388.29
better388.29
bairns388.29
weedin388.29
set388.29
either388.29
doot388.29
thae388.29
gaed388.29
hide388.29
mither388.29
case388.29
fair388.29
james388.29
mak388.29
thocht388.29
kin388.29
voice388.29
trouble388.29
wantit388.29
hale388.29
still388.29
looked388.29
slugs388.29
ee388.29
god388.29
tak388.29
pick388.29
kent388.29
love388.29
dear388.29
nag388.29
lettuce388.29
naething388.29
go388.29
ate388.29
patch388.29
warst388.29
wha's388.29
even388.29
place388.29
unco388.29
ain388.29
fae388.29
they're388.29
wind388.29
left388.29
sicht388.29
horses388.29
eden's388.29
ask388.29
you258.86
brocht258.86
gairden258.86
fence258.86
yestreen258.86
a've258.86
beans258.86
look258.86
mune258.86
quite258.86
handfu258.86
daft258.86
restrictions258.86
life's258.86
wark258.86
wantin258.86
fashed258.86
plan258.86
chance258.86
interestin258.86
ootside258.86
mornin258.86
toun258.86
glen258.86
three258.86
nod258.86
thochts258.86
birlin258.86
hear258.86
wha258.86
ither258.86
sleepin258.86
folk258.86
tellin258.86
doctor258.86
nane258.86
wimmen258.86
efter258.86
he's258.86
wife258.86
merriet258.86
adam's258.86
siller258.86
pickle258.86
neednae258.86
whaur258.86
really258.86
show258.86
past258.86
diet258.86
bad258.86
grant258.86
winnae258.86
gane258.86
spent258.86
aulder258.86
forbye258.86
seein258.86
muckle258.86
path258.86
by258.86
win258.86
than258.86
keep258.86
nicht258.86
happy258.86
waur258.86
faither258.86
through258.86
enough258.86
fast258.86
am258.86
gey258.86
truth258.86
dug258.86
fecht258.86
credit258.86
nor258.86
nibble258.86
virr258.86
custard258.86
cooardy258.86
gang258.86
beasts258.86
lion258.86
mumbled258.86
cubs258.86
lambs258.86
veggies258.86
askit258.86
feart258.86
fine258.86
chunk258.86
excitement258.86
zing258.86
something258.86
sappy258.86
rare258.86
ferlie258.86
need258.86
claes258.86
so258.86
sweet258.86
fashion258.86
lamb258.86
sheep258.86
hangit258.86
coining258.86
phrase258.86
hangin258.86
aince258.86
weel-kent258.86
says258.86
waste258.86
growin258.86
miss258.86
he'll258.86
uise258.86
alane258.86
bully258.86
masel258.86
pig-heiditness258.86
rot258.86
fa258.86
cox258.86
stupidity258.86
braw-lookin258.86
opened258.86
discovered258.86
egged258.86
serpent258.86
yet258.86
lassie258.86
biggest258.86
ewes258.86
time258.86
lionesses258.86
cried258.86
gate258.86
peety258.86
play258.86
kittens258.86
stan258.86
stuck258.86
die258.86
playgroup258.86
bonniest258.86
cast258.86
rubicon258.86
lookin258.86
mithers258.86
crossed258.86
naebody258.86
here's258.86
yours258.86
open258.86
voyeur258.86
fitted258.86
revelation258.86
yammered258.86
husky258.86
growth258.86
fouth258.86
let258.86
shouted258.86
birdsang258.86
affrontit258.86
sentries258.86
wearin258.86
cover258.86
differences258.86
flamin258.86
happen258.86
turfed258.86
only258.86
widnae258.86
agree258.86
nearby258.86
bigger258.86
bein258.86
quiet258.86
disobedient258.86
eatin258.86
tried258.86
blastit258.86
rage258.86
seem258.86
very258.86
showed258.86
asked258.86
eneuch258.86
nerves258.86
mystery258.86
real258.86
solicitous258.86
not258.86
wore258.86
onythin258.86
appeared258.86
nick258.86
different258.86