A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Bolland, John

Punctuation analysis - Basic author info
Total words by this author in corpus - 2,315
Total unique words used by this author in corpus - 940
Ratio of total words to unique words - 2.463
Top ten most common words - the, an, a, o, ah, €, wiz, ma, in, tae,

Word frequency analysis

This table displays the word frequencies for the author's works in the corpus, and the frequencies normalised to per 100,000. The normalised word frequencies for the entire corpus and each dialect are displayed. The colour represents how far the author's usage frequency deviates from that dialect.
This should highlight things like differences in the regional dialect, or character names, or the spelling preferences of the author. The dialect column with the fewest coloured cells is likely to be the author's natural dialect.
WordCount Author occurrences Normalised
per 100,000
Corpus occurrences
normalised per 100,000
Central /
Lallans
Doric /
Northern
ShetlandOrkney Southern /
Borders
Ulster
the1596868.254995.83 5687.08 5346.11 268.42 5697.89 4600.3 2402.99
an964146.872661.61 2192.69 3146.83 3474.43 1984.3 3035.69 3914.11
a502159.832674.39 2605.92 2851.9 2456.53 3000.36 2375.64 2904.02
o431857.451974.79 1932.56 1999.8 1903.1 2235.33 1922.69 2197.11
ah421814.25657.05 864.86 465.02 10.56 55.78 821.72 181.75
€411771.06168.31 193.79 192.55 45.24 171.34 98.87 55.49
wiz321382.2958.52 25.13 191.23 - - 1.34 23.32
ma311339.09442.92 511.97 444.22 4.52 19.92 546.48 261.37
in291252.71394.63 1534.01 1360.06 980.2 1605.77 1094.29 959.43
tae261123.112054.88 2181.98 1778.84 600.18 2566.04 2034.93 2610.48
€™251079.91349.98 398.81 332.91 328.74 514.01 118.92 201.05
€™s22950.32334.3 373.17 312.77 197.55 641.51 327.35 156.82
on22950.32585.9 552.54 647.66 490.1 776.99 495.7 712.53
it22950.321088.43 1235.85 1097.16 625.82 521.97 593.24 796.98
he21907.13820.72 770.45 1029.46 1055.6 1187.39 148.31 834.77
fae17734.34266.55 297.51 289.65 313.66 362.59 36.08 109.37
doon17734.34231.85 165.47 333.9 316.68 215.17 243.18 353.05
-16691.14231.41 205.91 255.63 440.34 115.55 276.58 217.94
oot16691.14446.41 398.94 525.13 493.12 553.85 346.06 567.78
there14604.75218.41 262.56 230.86 15.08 179.3 159 61.92
wi14604.75695.32 614.29 882.82 921.39 418.38 701.47 681.17
like14604.75273.89 293.94 411.52 27.14 191.26 58.79 90.07
that13561.56941.03 1186.1 603.74 42.22 872.61 605.27 912.78
€“12518.3662.01 53.58 93.47 34.68 462.21 10.69 3.22
up12518.36415.48 398.3 483.52 446.37 211.18 415.54 382.81
seyd12518.360.94 1.66 - - - - -
bi12518.36128.59 117.24 194.2 76.91 27.89 116.24 95.7
me11475.16343.38 408.12 214.35 484.07 561.82 125.6 261.37
thon11475.1664.04 66.34 39.96 - 3.98 29.39 175.32
derek11475.161.67 2.04 1.98 - - 1.34 -
fur10431.97237.36 228.24 210.05 123.66 155.4 394.16 344.2
intae10431.97157.86 185.63 122.86 76.91 191.26 133.61 119.02
as10431.97576.82 606.25 565.76 867.1 565.8 515.75 302.38
her10431.97451.2 415.52 748.4 640.9 274.93 137.62 75.6
night10431.9718.23 25.13 3.96 21.11 71.72 9.35 2.41
jist10431.97240.2 250.44 356.69 - 11.95 149.65 120.63
bit10431.97199.9 108.7 475.26 247.31 342.67 160.34 73.99
bars9388.774.07 6 2.64 - - - 0.8
then9388.77146.82 173.12 82.57 6.03 43.83 183.05 211.51
nae9388.77273.52 203.49 494.42 254.85 7.97 253.86 252.52
we9388.77301.26 361.18 214.02 408.67 243.06 167.02 171.3
mars9388.772.03 2.17 1.32 - 7.97 - 4.02
where8345.5719.82 29.47 5.61 1.51 3.98 22.71 4.83
€™d8345.5779.51 67.49 154.57 24.13 79.69 41.42 24.93
aa8345.57203.31 76.16 386.42 568.52 147.43 129.6 419.8
or8345.57296.11 301.34 234.49 282 378.53 228.48 444.73
she7302.38490.05 509.29 633.46 33.18 99.61 800.34 155.21
road7302.3837.03 31.89 52.51 - 47.81 74.82 26.54
lexwell7302.380.51 0.89 - - - - -
thit6259.1813.51 14.8 - - 23.91 80.17 3.22
twa6259.18116.61 93 199.48 116.12 91.64 25.39 123.85
ye6259.18593.45 560.71 768.21 - 362.59 295.28 916.8
mebbe6259.1822.58 16.97 51.85 4.52 23.91 1.34 8.85
wisnae6259.1838.41 53.71 26.09 - 3.98 32.07 3.22
back6259.18186.25 193.66 227.23 196.04 215.17 189.73 26.54
when6259.18125.25 184.48 21.47 28.65 155.4 172.36 21.71
mi6259.183.78 3.32 4.95 6.03 - 5.34 2.41
aff5215.98139.05 133.96 147.63 226.2 19.92 52.11 180.14
ay5215.9893.89 125.67 56.15 4.52 3.98 120.25 35.39
i5215.98454.4 372.15 541.65 1339.1 840.74 644.01 96.51
even5215.9889.38 106.15 75.3 78.42 79.69 54.78 46.64
their5215.98183.12 203.49 232.84 9.05 67.74 146.97 71.58
light5215.987.62 10.46 1.32 13.57 27.89 4.01 -
faither5215.9850.61 44.14 48.55 - 27.89 85.51 106.96
grass5215.983.05 3.32 1.65 - - 6.68 4.83
and5215.98690.89 950.46 460.4 211.12 1195.36 208.44 60.32
close5215.9817.86 18.37 17.83 3.02 23.91 33.4 12.06
hid5215.98121.48 15.18 426.71 16.59 952.31 6.68 5.63
this5215.98360.29 457.75 217.65 16.59 525.96 311.32 272.63
fuckin4172.7940.44 68 7.93 - - - -
masel4172.7932.53 36.62 34.02 - - 53.45 14.48
mary4172.7913.43 5.87 25.1 7.54 3.98 13.36 37.8
dad4172.796.75 6 9.25 21.11 15.94 - -
space4172.799.29 11.61 7.6 4.52 3.98 5.34 4.83
enough4172.7924.47 30.75 15.19 7.54 23.91 48.1 2.41
them4172.79185.52 184.61 308.47 10.56 239.07 37.41 63.53
you4172.79164.97 154.75 205.1 464.46 179.3 25.39 53.08
again4172.7968.98 74 92.48 42.22 67.74 34.74 15.28
ken4172.79134.11 136.51 156.22 134.21 195.24 169.69 31.36
get4172.79137.38 156.41 144.66 70.88 51.8 105.55 71.58
be4172.79463.55 496.54 439.92 536.85 601.67 102.88 463.23
so4172.79107.9 98.75 122.86 275.96 243.06 29.39 59.51
past4172.7927.81 33.04 27.41 15.08 27.89 18.71 8.04
bar4172.7913.14 16.71 13.87 7.54 3.98 2.67 -
yer4172.79226.25 185.88 299.89 6.03 15.94 184.39 486.55
come4172.7997.08 83.31 119.89 173.42 79.69 80.17 101.33
chain4172.792.18 2.81 1.65 1.51 - 1.34 0.8
burn4172.7913.07 10.97 9.91 13.57 11.95 53.45 9.65
behind4172.798.71 14.54 1.65 - 3.98 - -
auld4172.79109.42 132.55 95.78 15.08 23.91 204.43 7.24
ower4172.79202.29 173.12 282.71 285.01 131.49 157.66 187.38
for4172.79429.78 445.89 402.6 574.55 529.94 156.33 461.62
love4172.7917.5 20.03 8.59 19.6 11.95 4.01 31.36
damp4172.794.21 2.17 11.89 3.02 3.98 2.67 -
nuts4172.791.74 2.42 1.32 1.51 - - -
dark4172.7910.96 7.14 10.24 37.7 15.94 16.03 18.5
kept4172.7916.56 19.52 11.23 9.05 11.95 21.38 12.87
swing3129.592.18 2.81 1.98 - - - 1.61
been3129.59159.16 198.38 131.12 132.7 247.04 92.19 16.89
noo3129.59160.32 125.67 202.13 196.04 215.17 126.93 267
his3129.59538.84 495.39 793.97 592.64 753.08 384.81 212.31
us3129.59104.2 145.44 59.45 3.02 63.75 70.81 35.39
could3129.5988.22 93.39 69.03 190.01 151.41 133.61 8.04
cried3129.5940.15 49.63 33.69 51.27 7.97 29.39 3.22
€œ3129.592.69 3.57 2.31 - - 2.67 -
oan3129.59158.15 181.8 96.44 - 23.91 420.88 112.59
draw3129.594.43 4.72 2.64 - - 12.03 5.63
didnae3129.5948.72 63.53 22.46 - - 53.45 52.27
now3129.5914.01 19.65 8.59 4.52 3.98 9.35 1.61
at3129.59611.02 572.45 574.67 1382.84 653.46 708.15 464.03
if3129.59177.97 171.34 171.41 325.73 179.3 157.66 168.88
else3129.5922.8 26.92 18.83 6.03 39.85 17.37 15.28
wee3129.59211.95 236.15 189.25 - 11.95 239.17 251.72
€œwhit3129.592.83 3.57 1.98 - - 1.34 3.22
thir3129.5941.17 50.9 2.31 - 282.9 34.74 51.47
know3129.5938.05 43.63 3.3 3.02 3.98 12.03 128.67
wan3129.5971.3 99 15.19 155.32 191.26 10.69 0.8
€œderek3129.590.22 0.38 - - - - -
themselves3129.591.23 1.66 0.99 - - 1.34 -
glug3129.590.44 0.38 0.33 - - - 1.61
sensed3129.590.8 1.02 - 1.51 - 2.67 -
cauld3129.5929.19 24.5 60.77 1.51 7.97 29.39 0.8
towards3129.595.66 6.51 7.27 1.51 - 2.67 1.61
were3129.59144.13 171.98 131.45 45.24 119.54 165.68 44.23
milky3129.590.94 1.4 0.66 - - - -
left3129.5949.74 48.22 57.14 48.26 35.86 48.1 45.84
kent3129.5960.48 49.37 88.51 98.02 63.75 116.24 8.04
comin3129.5935.72 33.3 45.58 63.34 39.85 20.04 20.91
is3129.59557.58 652.31 413.83 603.2 780.97 593.24 219.55
which3129.5932.82 42.61 17.83 6.03 19.92 68.14 3.22
far3129.5953.01 21.31 138.05 76.91 19.92 24.05 57.1
time3129.59182.83 182.82 196.18 215.64 191.26 142.97 155.21
had3129.59139.78 203.87 22.13 30.16 31.88 16.03 176.93
same3129.5957.07 61.75 50.86 6.03 23.91 61.46 73.99
cowboy3129.590.73 0.51 1.98 - - - -
oor3129.59139.41 179.63 89.5 6.03 23.91 118.92 114.2
thing3129.5963.1 65.19 54.49 88.97 75.71 26.72 76.4
black3129.5919.39 19.26 25.76 25.64 27.89 14.7 2.41
wifey3129.590.58 0.77 0.66 - - - -
linwood3129.590.29 0.51 - - - - -
some3129.59130.41 138.42 133.1 141.75 131.49 121.59 72.38
fast3129.5911.04 11.61 5.61 27.14 3.98 9.35 14.48
drive3129.594.94 5.23 4.95 - 15.94 2.67 4.83
low3129.597.19 4.34 7.6 19.6 3.98 17.37 12.06
see3129.59172.81 164.83 205.1 214.14 139.46 64.13 194.62
right3129.5935.58 48.86 7.93 27.14 159.38 18.71 8.85
couldnae3129.5922.15 32.92 6.61 - - 30.73 3.22