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Fitt, Matthew


Total words by this author in corpus - 53,213
Total unique words used by this author in corpus - 5,396
Ratio of total words to unique words - 9.862
Top ten most common words - the, and, ', a, tae, o, it, in, he, wis,
Total number of punctuation marks - 14,069

Punctuation statistics

18 semicolons in total or 0.34 per thousand words 28 colons in total or 0.53 per thousand words 4726 apostrophes in total or 88.81 per thousand words 462 quotes in total or 8.68 per thousand words 3193 commas in total or 60.00 per thousand words 1493 exclamation marks in total or 28.06 per thousand words 467 question marks in total or 8.78 per thousand words 3330 full stops in total or 62.58 per thousand words Fitt, Matthew; : ' " , ! ? . Sorry, your browser does not support inline SVG.

List of articles

Jordan's New Jaiket
Education Scotland (2014) in Lallans categorised as weans (506 words)

Whuppity Stoorie
Scots Hoose (01-01-2017) in Lallans categorised as weans (1,232 words)

Fae Mooth tae Page
Bella Caledonia (2016-Jan-07) in Lallans categorised as blog (857 words)

Matthew Fitt: a word aboot 'bad' language
Scottish Book Trust (2021-09-13) in Lallans categorised as blog (689 words)

Roald Dahl Reekin Rhymes
Itchy Coo (28-07-2018) in Lallans categorised as weans (4,404 words)

Chairlie and the Chocolate Works
Itchy Coo (2016-09-28) in Lallans categorised as prose (32,838 words)

Geordie's Mingin Medicine
Itchy Coo (2007-08-30) in Lallans categorised as weans (12,687 words)

Heatmap of punctuation

Fitt, Matthew