A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Wilson, Rab


Total words by this author in corpus - 26,157
Total unique words used by this author in corpus - 6,822
Ratio of total words to unique words - 3.834
Top ten most common words - the, an, o, tae, a, in, his, that, ah, ye,
Total number of punctuation marks - 5,816

Punctuation statistics

164 semicolons in total or 6.27 per thousand words 47 colons in total or 1.80 per thousand words 1611 apostrophes in total or 61.59 per thousand words 43 quotes in total or 1.64 per thousand words 2628 commas in total or 100.47 per thousand words 349 exclamation marks in total or 13.34 per thousand words 190 question marks in total or 7.26 per thousand words 766 full stops in total or 29.28 per thousand words Wilson, Rab; : ' " , ! ? . Sorry, your browser does not support inline SVG.

List of articles

A Newsin Wi Jack Aitken
Dictionaries of the Scots Language (2021-11-30) in Central categorised as poetry (540 words)

A centre of undeemous excellence fir Scots leid
The National (2017-04-27) in Central categorised as newspaper (1,014 words)

Chuckies fir the Cairn
Luath (13-01-2009) in Central (Dumfries) categorised as poetry (775 words)

Chuckies fir the Cairn
Luath (13-01-2009) in Southern (Dumfries) categorised as poetry (1,901 words)

Accent O the Mind
Luath (2006-04-01) in Central (New Cumnock) categorised as poetry (20,320 words)

Lallans 73 - No Faur Frae Babel
Lallans Magazine (2008-10-01) in Central categorised as poetry (135 words)

Lallans 73 - reviews
Lallans Magazine (2008-10-01) in Central categorised as prose (1,472 words)

Heatmap of punctuation

Wilson, Rab

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