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Horsbroch, Dauvit


Total words by this author in corpus - 32,947
Total unique words used by this author in corpus - 4,743
Ratio of total words to unique words - 6.946
Top ten most common words - the, an, o, a, in, tae, is, that, scots, for,
Total number of punctuation marks - 4,012

Punctuation statistics

38 semicolons in total or 1.15 per thousand words 113 colons in total or 3.43 per thousand words 816 apostrophes in total or 24.77 per thousand words 51 quotes in total or 1.55 per thousand words 1361 commas in total or 41.31 per thousand words 9 exclamation marks in total or 0.27 per thousand words 56 question marks in total or 1.70 per thousand words 1532 full stops in total or 46.50 per thousand words Horsbroch, Dauvit; : ' " , ! ? . Sorry, your browser does not support inline SVG.

List of articles

A gang-roond oor Sun Grid
Scots Language Centre (26-08-2020) in Central categorised as blog (8,793 words)

The Embra Greement
Scots Language Centre (15-10-2012) in Central categorised as government (2,820 words)

Scots Warks - Uphaud an guidance for screivars
Scots Language Centre (2015-09-08) in Central categorised as government (14,535 words)

Lallans 67 - Reviews
Lallans Magazine (2005-09-01) in Central categorised as prose (2,928 words)

Lallans 73 - reviews
Lallans Magazine (2008-10-01) in Central categorised as prose (1,431 words)

Lallans 56 - Cauld Kail Fae Embro
Lallans Magazine (2000-03-01) in Central categorised as prose (2,440 words)

Heatmap of punctuation

Horsbroch, Dauvit

Full stops are red; commas are blue;
apostrophes are yellow; quotes are pink;
question marks are green; Exclamation marks are cyan;
semicolons are white; colons are black