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a Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words29085.4 287 28268.5 31019.9 30495.5 28101.6 24860 31993.4
Number of occurrences4432124849 10553 845 1256 2127 4691
Number of authors133 56 17 30 21 34

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Robertson, James Black Cuddy, (Scottish Book Trust 2019) Lallans, prose
lassie cryin him, syne he wis a, canterin ower the laich park on page 1
in the loch. He wis still as a stookie. The loch wis a skimm on page 2
, dinna bite, dinna bite? I'm a cleg, that's ma joab. Whit'll on page 3
Lang Sandy fleed by wi a fush in his mooth. Canna stop on page 4
'He tellt me a lee and he gied me a bite.' on page 5

23 matches

Robertson, James The Mannie, (Scottish Book Trust 2018) Lallans, prose
air on his heid, like doon on a broon spreckelt egg. A guid-l on page 6
aye, she kent yon mannie wis a ghaist. The wey he stood, no on page 7
the sky till she couldna see a on page 8
his heid. He looked at her wi a kind o yearnin. She felt a ne on page 9
'She's a teacher. Oh, and an artist. O on page 10
Also on pages 11, 12
40 matches

Robertson, James Precious and the Puggies, (Itchy Coo 2011 ISBN: 978-1845023324) Lallans, weans
eid: Wid it no be braw tae be a detective? Weel, I hae, and a on page 1
Here a pictur o Precious when she wi on page 2
outhy land that she steyed in a land that had a wheen o dumfo on page 3
isappears doon the jaw-hole o a bath. on page 4
maist o them. Her faither, a kind man wha. wis cried Obed, on page 5
Also on pages 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 23, 24, 25, 26, 28, 29, 31, 32, 35, 36, 38, 40, 41, 42, 44, 45, 47, 48, 49, 50, 52, 53, 53, 55, 56, 57, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 77, 78, 79
219 matches

Fenton, James On Slaimish, (Ullans Press 2009 ISBN: 9781905281299) Ulster, poetry
Here A stan, on page 1
It's ill tae mine, wae a' on page 4
itin gate, quait-hingin, whur A on page 5
A gaen farder, thon day, nor iv on page 6
A lukked roon, lukkin on page 7
Also on pages 8, 9, 10, 11, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 42, 43, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54
170 matches

Fitt, Matthew Roald Dahl Reekin Rhymes, (Itchy Coo 2018 ISBN: 978-1785301834) Lallans, weans
A Magic Fairy heard her greetin on page 6
And loast a baffie on the stair. on page 8
Wid dae a sleckit thing like that? on page 9
And chapped her heid aff wi a swoard. on page 11
'Och, Cinderellae, he's a belter!' on page 12
Also on pages 13, 15, 16, 17, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 33, 34, 36, 38, 40, 41, 43, 44, 46, 47
109 matches

Hall, Simon W. The Orkney Gruffalo, (Itchy Coo 2015 ISBN: 978-1785300066) Orkney, weans
"A moose teuk a dander on page I
A moose teuk a dander through the grimly tre on page 1
Hot fox stew! Like ye boil in a pot?" on page 3
A cattie-face saa the moose, an on page 5
obbly knees, an each toe haes a hook, on page 6
Also on pages 7, 9, 11, 12, 13, 15, 17, 23
37 matches

Hubbard, Tom The Flechitorium, (Grace Note 2017 ISBN: 9781907676932) Lallans - East Central, poetry
es from Dunfermline town Upon a lusty steed: on page 3
The king had birth, subjects, a bride: Poor Tam had a history on page 4
Where a fellow-huntsman, in pursuit, on page 5
n Alexander our king was dead A terror struck the nation, on page 6
he kent o lift and yird Oot o a single buik. on page 7
Also on pages 8, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 23, 24, 25, 25, 29, 30, 31, 33, 34, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 60, 62, 63, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 76, 77, 78
201 matches

Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
A WORKING CLASS STATE OF MIND on page 13
PM, Boris Johnson, hus cawed a press conference fur later in on page 14
racter, ah like that. There's a loat tae be said aboot charac on page 15
airs because ah cannae afford a decent couch. Ah sit there wa on page 16
ita worth a mullion quid. Ah seen the exa on page 17
Also on pages 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63
1240 matches

Donovan, Anne Matilda In Scots, (Itchy Coo 2019 ISBN: 978-1785302350) Lallans, weans
theirsels that their wean is a genius. on page 1
end o term reports. If ah wis a dominie ah'd invent some rich on page 2
cal cicada spends six year as a grub unnergrund, and nae mair on page 3
widd were like this. They had a son cried Michael and a docht on page 4
t the sister wis, as ah said, a pure cracker. By the age o wa on page 5
Also on pages 6, 7, 9, 10, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 35, 36, 37, 39, 41, 42, 43, 44, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 66, 67, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 76, 77, 79, 80, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 88, 90, 91, 92, 93, 95, 96, 98, 99, 100, 101, 102, 103, 104, 106, 107, 108, 111, 112, 113, 114, 115, 117, 118, 119, 120, 121, 122, 123, 124, 125, 127, 128, 129, 130, 131, 133, 134, 135, 137, 138, 139, 140, 141, 142, 144, 145, 146, 147, 148, 149, 150, 151, 152, 153, 155, 156, 157, 158, 159, 160, 161, 162, 164, 165, 166, 167, 168, 169, 170, 171, 173, 174, 175, 176, 177, 178, 179, 180, 181, 182, 183, 184, 185, 186, 187, 188, 189, 190, 191, 192, 193, 194, 195, 196, 197, 198, 199, 200, 201, 202, 204, 206, 207, 208, 209, 210, 211, 212, 213, 215, 216, 217, 219, 220, 221, 222, 223, 224, 225, 226, 227, 228, 229, 230, 231, 232
959 matches

Leslie, Deborah Doric - Alive an Kickin, (Argo Publishing 2004 ISBN: 978-0954615314) Doric - Inverurie, prose
Blawin in a fresh win on page 6
re can't be that much to it." A wifie it a Writers' Circle fi on page 7
nny! Dinna flee ower hich fir a stairt, ye'll be nearg the gr on page 8
wintit te say te the wifie in a puckle weel-chosen wirds. on page 9
aff wi gaed te the Dairy fir a 'scone an yon'. on page 10
Also on pages 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79, 80, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89
881 matches

Blackhall, Sheena The Doric Gruffalo's Bairn, (Itchy Coo 2016 ISBN: 978-1785300691) Doric - Aberdeen, weans
'A lang time syne afore ye wir b on page 1
Syne he thocht a whylie an scrattit his hide. on page 3
A tail powked ooto a widpile hoose. on page 7
Oot sliddered a craitur. His een wis sma on page 9
Twa een keeked doon frae a tree-tap hoose. on page 11
Also on pages 13, 15, 17, 18, 19, 21, 23, 24
22 matches

Thomson, Mark Bard fae thi buildin site, (Luath 2007 ISBN: 978-1906307141) Lallans - Dundee, poetry
ver o been possible afore. So a special thanks ti Blair Denwe on page i
Let me, tak yir money on a daily basis, on page 1
ut it's gonna cost yi, eh dae a fair deal on page 2
Ti spare a thought an create sum verse on page 3
trehin ti be a smoothie an actin ah choosie on page 4
Also on pages 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 30, 32, 33, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 52, 53, 54, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79, 80, 81, 82, 84, 88, 89, 90, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95, 96, 98, 99, 100, 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 107, 108, 109, 111, 112, 113, 114, 115, 118, 120, 121
406 matches

Morrison-Smyth, Anne Alice's Carrants in Wunnerlan, (Evertype 2013 ISBN: 978-1-78201-011-1) Ulster - Ballymoney, prose
Lewis Carroll is a pen-name: Charles Lutwidge Do on page v
n wrote doon mair, it haesnae a fully standardized orthograph on page vi
Tae bed a tale o breath too waik on page 5
An hame wae steer, a merry crew, on page 6
," thocht Alice, "what guid's a book withoot picturs or fowk on page 7
Also on pages 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79, 80, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99, 100, 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106, 108, 109, 110, 111, 112, 113, 114, 115, 116, 117, 118, 119, 120, 121, 122, 123, 124, 125
1240 matches

Anderson, Elizabeth Lallans 59 - OBITUARY : ALISTAIR TAYLOR 1928 - 2001, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Lallans, newspaper
Henry A. Taylor (Alistair) wis brocht on page 4

16 matches

Hubbard, Tom Lallans 59 - Leids and Lieder: Walcome ti Helvetiscots, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Lallans, newspaper
ytzertütsch or Swiss-German, a leid that's a lang wey aff st on page 5

34 matches

Eagle, Andy Lallans 59 - Stravaigin the Wab, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Lallans, newspaper
s for tae play online gemmes. A wab rake wi a search Ingine f on page 54

22 matches

Douglas, Sheila Lallans 59 - Rants and Foys, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Lallans, newspaper
chynge: at Glenfarg there is a village Folk Feast, roon aboo on page 56

49 matches

Dareau, Mareau Lallans 59 - The Dictionar o the Aulder Scottis Leid (DOST), (Lallans Magazine 2001) Lallans, newspaper
auchtie year been brocht till a feenish in this lest year. DO on page 59

40 matches

Niven, Liz Lallans 59 - Painting the Forth Bridge: A Search for Scottish Identity, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Lallans, newspaper
Painting the Forth Bridge: A Search for Scottish Identity, on page 84

34 matches

Robertson, Sine Lallans 59 - Newsins fae SLRC, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Lallans, newspaper
ote fae the SLRC there's been a lot gaun on an a gey lot mair on page 87

25 matches

Waddell, John Lallans 59 - Eve and the Aipple, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Lallans, newspaper
Aye, Eden wisnae aw bad, A'll grant ye. Whiles A quite l on page 89

49 matches

Goodall, Phyllis J. Lallans 59 - Last May a Braw Wooer, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Doric, newspaper
Last May a Braw Wooer on page 94

42 matches

Warwick, Matthew Fergie an Freens oan tha fairm, (Ulster-Scots Community Network 2011) Ulster - Rural Mid-Antrim, weans
arriet oan Sadie, an they hae a pair o weans: yin weefla caa' on page 3
"Thon's a quare day," siz Wullie. "Rich on page 6
Tha carnaptious ram gies Jock a dunch, an cowps him intil tha on page 7
oota getherin saison. "Thon's a brave guid crap the year, Da, on page 8
nd Liz is warkin at biggin up a stane dyke. Kock an Fergie is on page 9
Also on pages 11
14 matches

McHardy, Stuart Speakin o Dundee: Tales Tellt Aroun the Toun, (Luath 2010 ISBN: 978-1-906817-25-1) Lallans - Dundee, prose
IES IN THIS wee book come fae a variety o sources. Some are f on page 9
Some o the tales here are fae a lang time ago when the differ on page 10
paganda - Tacitus wis writin a panegyric, or work o praise t on page 13
es o the Picts an Scots intae a single nation in the ninth « on page 14
e an then, an it wis stuck on a great pole an paraded fer aw on page 15
Also on pages 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 70
597 matches

Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2021 ISBN: 978-1916117921) Lallans - Renfrew, prose
t lik sumdy's drew them on wi a felt tip pen. He cannae bend on page 11
wears a mad swimmin cap cause it's ag on page 12
e baths the day. Ah swam half a breadth an then ah stopped at on page 13
's it. She said if ah managed a breadth wi oot the airm bands on page 14
t cause aw ah'd done wis swim a breadth, an there wis ma best on page 15
Also on pages 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 45, 46, 47, 48, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, , , 66, 67, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79, 80, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99, 100, 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 110, 111, 112, 113, 114, 115, 116, 117, 118, 119, 120, 121, 122, 123, 124, 125, 126, 127, 128, 129, 130, 131, 132, 133, 134, 135, 136, 137, 138, 139, 140, 141, 142, 143, 144, 145, 146, 147, 148, 149, 150, 151, 152, 153, 154, 155, 156, 157, 158, 159, 160, 161, 162, 163, 164, 165
1046 matches

Rennie, Susan The Teeger that Cam for his Tea, (Floris Kelpies 2018 ISBN: 978-1782504665) Lallans, weans
There wis aince a wee lassie cried Sophie, an a on page 1
opened the door, an there wis a muckle, furry, strippit teege on page 4
hie's mum said, "Dae ye fancy a wee piece?" on page 6
hie's mum said, "Dae ye fancy a wee drink?" on page 9
An syne he had a guid look roond the kitchen on page 10
Also on pages 23, 24, 26, 27
13 matches

Farrow, Kenneth D. Lallans 81 - Editorial, (Lallans Magazine 2012) Lallans, newspaper
fortiet year celebrations at a collogue in Embro, an amang t on page 5

40 matches

Pacitti, Stephen Lallans 81 - Pyntin the Been, (Lallans Magazine 2012) Doric - Aberdeen, newspaper
her haans grippit ticht, lik a picter o Jesus in Gethsemane. on page 8

113 matches

McPartlin, John Lallans 81 - Fower Australian Poems, (Lallans Magazine 2012) Lallans - Dollar, poetry
a bee skitit aff the surface. G on page 16
san scoors me lik a weer-brush, on page 16
Then fund a scalder, deid, wi'oot stang, on page 18

26 matches

Docherty, John F. Lallans 81 - Lang Summer Days, (Lallans Magazine 2012) Lallans, prose
ed tae stey thegither. It wis a black day in Sidney's life, h on page 76

46 matches

Dornan, Stephen Tha Jaa Banes, (Ulster-Scots Academy 2020 ISBN: 978-1-9163758-1-9) Ulster - Comber, poetry
Whan folk got owre tae sleep a gellick was aye near-haun tae on page 5
A bide in neuks tha lee-lang da on page 6
Dormant A'll bide until yer pain on page 7
Tha oul Kirkyaird is a gye eldrich kin o place. Gin on page 8
Ye'll fin a carved skull o worn sandstane on page 9
Also on pages 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 47, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60
322 matches

Ulster-Scots Language Society Tha Fower Gospels, (Ullans Press 2016 ISBN: 978-1-905281-25-1) Ulster, prose
ither, she fun oot she wus wi a wean. An ït wus bi tha Halie on page 1
Judah; fer oot o you wull cum a ruler that wull herd ma fowk on page 2
a proaphits: "He wull be caad a Nazarene." on page 3
hae saa a bricht licht; on page 4
Yous ir tha licht o tha warl. A toon bigged ona hïll cannae on page 5
Also on pages 6, 7, 8, 9, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79, 80, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99, 100, 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 110, 111, 112
1047 matches

Fitt, Matthew Chairlie and the Chocolate Works, (Itchy Coo 2016 ISBN: 978-1-78530-083-7) Lallans, prose
Baffie. Mr and Mrs Baffie hae a wee laddie whase name is Chai on page 2
e Baffie - bide thegither in a wee widden hoose on the edge on page 4
wey they could afford tae buy a better hoose - or even wan m on page 5
still wisnae near enough for a growin laddie. He wis deein t on page 6
rive back a dottie bit o the paper wrappi on page 7
Also on pages 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 18, 19, 20, 21, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79, 80, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 89, 90, 91, 92, 93, 95, 97, 98, 99, 100, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 110, 111, 112, 113, 114, 115, 116, 117, 118, 119, 120, 121, 122, 123, 125, 126, 127, 128, 129, 130, 131, 132, 133, 134, 135, 136, 137, 138, 139, 140, 141, 142, 143, 144, 145, 146, 147, 148, 149, 150, 151, 152, 154, 155, 157, 158, 159, 162, 163, 164, 166, 167, 168, 169, 170, 171, 172, 175
655 matches

Logan, Liam Thon Ulster Scots Book, (Galdanagh 2014 ISBN: 978-0992881405) Ulster - Dunloy, prose
gyley missed, There hays been a lock o words writ an spoke ab on page 32
ople, complaining non-stop in a peevish manner to the extent on page 33
rs aboot years ago; there wus a lock less tak aboot TV and a on page 44
ities or lifestyle choices an A'll tell yes aal noo, A dinnae on page 45
isy tay cnvey the effect that a single half 'oor television p on page 46

61 matches

Burgess, Wilson Dae Ye See: Ulster-Scots Poems, (Scots Language Centre 2007 ISBN: 978-0955791604) Ulster - L'Derry, poetry
Oor Davy - A Tribute on page 2
Ah larnt a wee lesson - dae ye see? on page 3
It's a dreech an' caul November day on page 5
A days pullin on page 7
Ah think he thocht they wir a wee bit wee, on page 8
Also on pages 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 21, 22, 23, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 39, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 48
199 matches

Leslie, Deborah Doric - Hale an Hairty, (Argo Publishing 2011 ISBN: 978-0954615345) Doric - Inverurie, prose
"Is't a dialect or a language, on page 5
e fir?" Morrice McGregor gied a lang, draan-oot sigh as he do on page 6
fae the table. "Na, it's nae a place aat's appealin te me it on page 7
Morrice turnt te see a young loon leenin up against on page 8
"Ah think he wis wytin fir a tip," said Joyce, puttin Morr on page 9
Also on pages 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79, 80, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95, 96
851 matches

Clark, Thomas Diary o a Wimpy Wean, (Itchy Coo 2018 ISBN: 978-1785302145) Lallans, weans
afore ye say onythin: This is a JOURNAL, aye? No a diary. I k on page 1
GREGORY! WHIT WERE YE LIKE AS A WEAN? on page 2
din tae shave twa-three times a day. on page 3
chairt. Sae I decidit tae pit a few thochts doon in here jist on page 4
ixt period? I'm scoofin masel a seat wi aw the bonnie lassies on page 5
Also on pages 6, 7, 9, 10, 12, 13, 14, 16, 18, 19, 20, 21, 23, 25, 26, 28, 30, 32, 33, 34, 36, 37, 38, 39
52 matches

Campbell, Robert Lock Doon Poyams, (Independently 2021 ISBN: 979-8742155812) Ulster, poetry
a million daiys wull ale be min on page 13
Sould a slave wi-oot na gratin. on page 15
Dreich thon day that A set oot, on page 17
They faered til act ain such a wye, on page 18
An taught theim such a lie, on page 19
Also on pages 20, 21, 24, 25, 27, 29, 32, 33, 34, 40, 43, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50
68 matches

Wilson, Rab Accent O the Mind, (Luath 2006 ISBN: 978-1905222322) Lallans - New Cumnock, poetry
h noddit, an sat doun tae hae a drink, on page 11
A jaunt tae the shops, social l on page 12
Up tae its lugs, a billion pound in debt, on page 13
Tethert tae a stane, luikin at the sky. on page 14
Whit magnet draws us tae a foreign shore? on page 15
Also on pages 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 51, 52, 37, 56, 57, 59, 61, 62, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 77, 78, 79, 80, 81, 82, 83, 84, 86, 87, 88, 92, 93, 94, 98, 99, 100, 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 110, 111, 112, 113, 114, 115, 116, 117, 118, 119, 120, 121, 122, 123, 124, 125, 126, 127, 128, 129, 139, 140, 141, 143, 145, 146, 147, 152
439 matches

Rennie, Susan Kat an Doug on Planet Perjink, (Itchy Coo 2002 ISBN: 978-1902927565) Lallans, weans
wi matchin heidgear an pads, a microscooter wi fantoosh whee on page 2
Fraser had jist got a new tennis set an wis shawin on page 3
its dinger. Kat kent this wis a sign that Doug had foond a ne on page 4
Doug wis still reddin a path throu the guddle o plast on page 5
holo-exit wis in the middle o a busy toun. On aw sides were r on page 8
Also on pages 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 18, 19, 20, 21, 25, 27
81 matches

Hay, Gordon M. The Doric New Testament, (Gordon M Hay 2012 ISBN: 978-0957351516) Doric - Banff, prose
ngel o e Lord cam till him in a dream, an says till him, "Jos on page 7
aa Jerusalem wi him. He cried a meetin o e heed deesters o e on page 8
ang back there. Sae, warnt in a dream, he held awa tae Galile on page 9
score days an nichts he hidna a pick tae ett, an bi e hinnere on page 10
Blist are e fowk wi a pure hert, they'll see God; on page 11
Also on pages 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 79, 80, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99, 100, 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 110, 111, 112, 113, 114, 115, 116, 117, 118, 119, 120, 121
732 matches

Fitt, Matthew Geordie's Mingin Medicine, (Itchy Coo 2007 ISBN: 978-1845021603) Lallans, weans
yin Setterday mornin. 'Sae be a guid laddie and dinna get up on page 1
e as yon gloomy auld golach o a Grannie. Lookin efter her aw on page 2
a tassie o tea wi a teabag. He pit yin spoon o su on page 3
'And whit aboot a teaspoon, if ye dinna mind?' on page 4
'I'm still jist a wee laddie, Grannie. on page 5
Also on pages 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 69, 71, 73, 74, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79, 80, 81, 82, 84, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 94, 97, 98, 99, 100, 101, 102, 103, 104
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Mundair, Raman Archipelagos : Poems from Writing the North, (University of Edinburgh 2014 ISBN: 978-0-7486-9755-7) Shetland, poetry
a bruise upwellin idda soothwas on page 11

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Jamieson, Robert Alan Archipelagos : Poems from Writing the North, (University of Edinburgh 2014 ISBN: 978-0-7486-9755-7) Shetland, poetry
Da tell's lang-telt a'foo da aald fokk on page 13
syne, I lookit in apo da faes a'daeth, on page 14

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MacInnes, Morag Archipelagos : Poems from Writing the North, (University of Edinburgh 2014 ISBN: 978-0-7486-9755-7) Shetland, poetry
Aedie, pu a wisp oot on page 17
t was pleasant to the eye and a tree to be desired to make on on page 18
fae the ootrun in a gale, anither the size on page 19
shuttan oot?' (nivver a word o on page 20
a vagabond in the earth on page 21
Also on pages 21, 23, 24
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Mainland, Jim Archipelagos : Poems from Writing the North, (University of Edinburgh 2014 ISBN: 978-0-7486-9755-7) Shetland, poetry
wi a different air, hoo da blackbi on page 28

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Miller, Alison Archipelagos : Poems from Writing the North, (University of Edinburgh 2014 ISBN: 978-0-7486-9755-7) Orkney, poetry
A writer so I'm tellt, a barrister - on page 39
A half a dizzen aiggs, a toy for Liz on page 40
And no a single ward cam fae his mooth on page 41
Sewan a shirt tae kill wan o their so on page 42
I pat me hand oot, tukk a haad o his, on page 43

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Sutherland, Hazel Biggin Da Dess, (Shetland For Wirds 2004) Shetland, prose
in. So, when da day dawned wi a warm south easterly wind an b
d an blue sky wi da promise o a good few hours o sunshine, we
nshine, we knew we wir in for a day in da lower toon. We coul
night afore. Afore da haands a da clock wan roond ta ten, Da
ly curin. Each peerie park is a bite-sized junk; just managea
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Cumming, John Da Whillie, (Shetland For Wirds 2010) Shetland, prose
hit began raelly, bit der wis a kinda tradeeshin wi da Mizpah
id steam ta Fair Isle. We hed a mark dere at wis helluva göd
e, dat day, dat year, hit wis a brisk wind fae da noardert, m
nae sign o life. Weel hit wis a damned nuisance; still we cou
bit alter wir coorse ta hae a luik. Hit belanged ta someen,
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Cumming, John Kirsten, (Shetland For Wirds 2006) Shetland, prose
Shö wad a been aboot nine year aald da
dder brocht her tae da track, a peerie bit o ting in a track
peerie bit o ting in a track suit twa sizes ower big
wer big. 'Shö's wantin ta be a runner,' her midder says. 'Is
ied ta save her, be shortenin a session, shö guid back an fe
33 matches

De Luca, Christine Dodie's Phenomenal Pheesic, (Shetland For Wirds 2008) Shetland, weans
Dodie maks up his mind ta mix a very speecial medicine ta lai
cial medicine ta lairn Granny a lesson.
Da first een wis a bottle labelled GOLDEN GUB
He took a foo tube o TEETHPAEST an birs
Dey wir a aerosol can o SUPERFOAM SHAVI
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Sinclair, James Makkin Hame, (Shetland For Wirds 2018) Shetland, poetry
lik a flat stane skitterin ower da
Her sail filt tae da brim wi a nor-wasterd,
r wey up da warm riggy-bane o a lass in a box bed.
lass in a box bed.
taes feelin fur da hertbaet o a wirkin sixareen.
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Tait, John M Lallans 60 - The Three Hooses, (Lallans Magazine 2002) Shetland, weans
Aince the war a muckle estate wi three hooses
belanged the laird, an it wis a graet muckle haa-hoose biggit
e Hiech Hoose haed aince been a wallie steidin, but it haed r
p wi thair upbiggin wark; sae a curn academics, artists an do
tae. The laird bade thaim til a foregaitherin o the Hame Toun
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De Luca, Christine Soondscapes, (Shetland For Wirds 2015) Shetland, poetry
I da dizzied hoose, a strum of flechs baet
endless drums fornenst a frenzied window.
Apö da broo, ahint a wheeshtit chapel,
Cloistert granite hadds a orchestration
o birds, a oorie whirr, a vimmerin
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De Luca, Christine St Ninian's Isle, (Shetland For Wirds 2002) Shetland, poetry
Hit hed ta be a saint at strayed dis far nort
Foo da bairns a Rörick man a gawped
Someen man a shaan dem whaar da piltocks t
Eence here, dey nivver could a left: trist slaked
St Francis could a felt at hame here if he’d c
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Jamieson, Robert Alan Sang Oda Post War Exiles, (Shetland For Wirds 2003) Shetland, poetry
Du’ll git a better job.
Tae a cooncilhoose in Scallwa.
Nothin fir news bit a singing kettle,
3 matches

Jamieson, Robert Alan Pieriewys, (Shetland For Wirds 2005) Shetland, poetry
Hit’s a pieriemootie kroft
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Jamieson, Robert Alan Metadist Metafir, (Shetland For Wirds 2007) Shetland, poetry
a ‘Chiesis an’ is mieriekil
Jun en a’ Him ati’da bow a’da boat
He tinks – Quhitna kind a’krættir
fyshirs a’men, fyshirs a’men,
fyshirs a’men.’
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Sinclair, Lise Juist laek Maunna, (Shetland For Wirds 2010) Shetland, poetry
Whin I wis a buyy, da age at platched
– dat wis sweet-maet on a empty stamick
But nauthin laek da traet a store
D’duys da sixareens cam a sitht
An herdly laek ta pit a fit on da bully-steens
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De Luca, Christine Gaet-markers, (Shetland For Wirds 2010) Shetland, poetry
At da stert, dey wir a makkin o wirds.
laek a dorro an da haand apön da ti
apön a steekit kame – laek inuksui
in-pointin wis; buoys ta shaa a channel
a readin o undertow ta bring wi
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Sandison, Iris Da Tree Peerie Grice, (Shetland For Wirds 2002) Shetland, weans
Eence apun a time, a lang time ago noo, dey wir tr
ngatou. Dey bed wi dir mam - a graet muckle sturdy soo - bi
ak your ain gaet i dis wirld. A'm med up tree bags o fairdy m
d up da clooty pockies an hed a skoit inside. Dey wir a bottl
skoit inside. Dey wir a bottle o fine sweet mylk, a m
35 matches

Johnson, Laureen Saands o Maywick, (Shetland For Wirds 2004) Shetland, prose
I never forgot dat day. Such a lang weary day as he wis, yea
no ta worry. You're no ta mak a wark. Dönna cöllie aboot de
cöllie aboot dem. Da sea is a hard rodd, but dey're been we
Hit wis been a lang weet hairst, an a braa s
lang weet hairst, an a braa strug ta get baith coarn
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Horsbroch, Dauvit A gang-roond oor Sun Grid, (Scots Language Centre 2020) Lallans, blog
Aboot 4.571 billion year syne a muckle clood o cosmic gas gai
ither rock wis gaithert intil a sma body aboot a quarter oor
sma body aboot a quarter oor size an syne clau
life. Oor blue-green warld is a ane-aff ferlie. No ower near
gae aboot the Sun. But it is a warld asklent - pit sidelins
183 matches

Cartmill, Claire Three score years an ten, (Ballymoney and Moyle Times 2014) Ulster, newspaper
Boys A had what some yins wid caa a
had what some yins wid caa a big birthday tha ither dey. A
birthday tha ither dey. Aye, A hae made it through tae tha t
Ye see A kno richtly am gettin slower
ettin slower in mae step than a ustae be bit mae feyther is s
23 matches

Fitt, Matthew Jordan's New Jaiket, (Education Scotland 2014) Lallans, weans
eepin. He wis in the middle o a braw dream.
Can you pretend tae skelp a baw? Go on, kick it really ha
Jordan had a new jaiket. It wis yella and
It had a hood he could pit up and his
‘Wow-eee, I’m gonnae mak a snawman,’ said Jordan.
7 matches

Robertson, James Naebody'd Seen Him, (Scottish Book Trust 2018) Lallans, prose
indow. Sunshine beats in from a hazy
joined, but they are. There's a staircase,
urn, jumping the flights like a teenager. Once,
someone caught him at it, a cleaner. She gave him a look,
cleaner. She gave him a look,
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Robertson, James The Deil, (Scottish Book Trust 2018) Lallans, prose
land wi a licht nickerin soond, like th
'You're nothing but a beast, d'you hear, and I'll
leave you to die like a dog when it's your turn, d'yo
The peasant, a lang skinnymalink, slow in hi
mither, and in a dowie vyce said:
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Robertson, James Melt (Yin), (Kettillonia 2001) Lallans, poetry
A bummer wails; in the fire a dour bit stick
Meanwhile, in a creeshie, clartie pack -
-moothin their exes juist for a wee bit crack.
3 matches

Niven, Liz Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009) Southern, poetry
A kent mair aboot thon muckle l
A kent elephants jist see black
thir is a derk side tae hippos,
A kent aboot the potter, daunci
A kent aboot the scuil wi nae w
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Curran, Doug Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009) Southern - Galloway, poetry
built the bendie, a skeletal framework
o the fire, an a patch o flattened grass
like bees, aroon a fresh an fragrant flooer.
a smile, a look ower dimpled cheek.
She traiks a drap with her finger, as it d
35 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 103, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
Keep a guid Scots Tung in yer heid a
ots Government. It daesna tak a lot o harns tae ken that nae
ifeecial language inventit bi a poet frae last century, e'en
poet frae last century, e'en a kenspeckle ane the likes o Hu
tish Government haes furthset a Scots Language Fact Sheet wha
71 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 168, (self-published 2007) Lallans, newspaper
Keep a guid Scots Tung in yer heid,
e or embarrassment an hou sic a ferlie cuid be brocht aboot.
en Scots or lairnin tae speak a form o modren literary Scots?
aist bein for the maist pairt a kinna airtificial Scots that
m intae modren Scots tae form a language that hisnae ever bee
64 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 167, (self-published 2007) Lallans, newspaper
Keep a guid Scots Tung in yer heid,
"A wis still enjoyin the moment
BEIN brocht up in a fishin faimly an in a fishin
fishin faimly an in a fishin community, ye suin got
isher-fowk an treds-fowk. Gin a body wisnae fisher, they wurn
98 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 178, (self-published 2008) Lallans, newspaper
Keep a guid Scots Tung in yer heid,
munication. It disnae maitter a docken hou weel it gets writt
n, it will dee oot. Ilka time a Scot haes somethin tae say an
ly sayin is, "Dinnae dae whit A dae. Dae whit A'm tellin ye t
dae. Dae whit A'm tellin ye tae dae!" Ay, an
66 matches

Williamson, Christie Continuous at sea defence, (damagnifyingless.wordpress.com 2015) Shetland, poetry
da brains o a billion bairns
as a Mark II nuclear submarine sai
Wid du no pit a end, eence
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Williamson, Christie Shaetlan an compoonds a da richt, (damagnifyingless.wordpress.com 2014) Shetland, blog
Dis a response o mine tae a excellent piece on Bella –
‘Confronted with a minority language the folk in
say I’d nivvir med doon sic a gaet myself I’d be tellin n
nd whaar some eens is happier a pliss-nem belang ta some theo
A’m prood o Gaelic, fuivvir t
7 matches

Williamson, Christie Slainte Bard, (damagnifyingless.wordpress.com 2014) Shetland, poetry
intae a brand new day
as a blue plaque, tae a Chancellor
wi a checquered past. Gie
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Williamson, Christie Gairden, (damagnifyingless.wordpress.com 2012) Shetland, poetry
o dy mind, sharper as a thorn
on a flooerin rose.
2 matches

Williamson, Christie Bellows, (damagnifyingless.wordpress.com 2012) Shetland, poetry
flottin a not
1 matches

Williamson, Christie Pre nuptial, (damagnifyingless.wordpress.com 2012) Shetland, poetry
“Scotland”. A banner
So whan A’m axed
2 matches

Williamson, Christie Böd, (damagnifyingless.wordpress.com 2012) Shetland, poetry
gless, a tide risin
laek a lambin sun
du can keep, dan a slaet
3 matches

Williamson, Christie Submissions, an keepin on, (damagnifyingless.wordpress.com 2012) Shetland, blog
Da day, I sent half a dizzin poyims tae a Scottish
dizzin poyims tae a Scottish Literary Magazine. N
ttish Literary Magazine. Now, A’m been meanin ta send tae d
en meanin ta send tae dim fur a start. A braa start. Bit hit
start. A braa start. Bit hit’s aisie
12 matches

Sutherland, Stella Midder, (Shetland For Wirds 2014) Shetland, poetry
shö’s hame, A'll draa me till.
1 matches

Sutherland, Stella Half a Twalmont, (Shetland For Wirds 2014) Shetland, poetry
draas oot a life
An here’s a pair nae mair
A lass wi bairn
3 matches

Jamieson, Robert Alan Frisk Waatir Troot, (Shetland For Wirds 2007) Shetland, poetry
Afoar he laerns t'sykil a byk
an he'd gjit a lugfoo
2 matches

Peterson, George P.S. Nannie Georgedaughter, (Shetland For Wirds 2002) Shetland, prose
ta you! I better go noo! Der a lok ta dö! See you agyen!’
richt dere at da very coarner a da hoose he dang in ta da twa
wis bön at da Dutch Loch wi a burden each a beddin at da Mi
burden each a beddin at da Mistress wis wan
glanced at him laek splinters a shappit gless.
70 matches

Ultach The Gra They Hae in Americae, (Reddit 2020) Ulster, poetry
The stroans are frae a tiddle.
Sae aw a hamelt boady may say is this:
2 matches

Ultach Whan Aw Wir Hauns are Turnt tae Banes, (Reddit 2020) Ulster, poetry
An be a harl aboot yer wark,
1 matches

Ultach Midgates, (Reddit 2020) Ulster, poetry
A weechil’s quait mooth riv a
But kemp wi the puzhin a lock o yins dae
To care nocht for whaur a boady is frae
3 matches

Tait, Christian Da Hegri, (Shetland For Wirds 2001) Shetland, poetry
Hegri, du staands laek a ston ida shoormal.
Du’s nae mair as a siller-grey fence post,
’ll gie strent for a start ta da hunter
3 matches

Ritch, Paolo A Remembrance Day, (Shetland For Wirds 2008) Shetland, poetry
Or a Dutch bom
Dey wir non wi a greater gift.
At took a haddock line –
A gunner,
As I sat dere laek a blockeet on amp
10 matches

Sinclair, Lise Fauld up da Feddoms, (Shetland For Wirds 2006) Shetland, poetry
Turn da tide nu til a flaow
Hentin da horizon on a white ship’s keel
2 matches

Johnstone, Ian Tuney Loon's low doon, (The Fraserburgh Herald 2000) Doric, newspaper
healthier for bairns tae get a bit o muck aboot theirsels, s
naces that life inflicts upon a wheen folk.
k agayn, efter ten orbits, wi a report lik yon!
o weanhood bring tae my mind a wheen daftish rhymes as went
the roons an substanced mony a mischievous thocht amang us w
18 matches

Shepherd, Robbie Harknin tae the braw souns, (John Benjamin 2000) Doric, newspaper
wis tae gie buddin musicians a platform tae appear in front
an the association formed as a mither haudin her flock thegi
haudin her flock thegither wi a monthly magazine, a musical w
monthly magazine, a musical wikkeyn centre't on t
o the Musselburgh festival wi a platform ready-made?
16 matches

Harper, Norman Stronach: A Weekly Look at Life in the Fictional North-East Village, (The Press and Journal 2000) Doric, newspaper
. Instead, he was closeted at a table in the back corner of t
of the public bar, newsing up a stranger.
"He's nae a weel lookin man, faivver he i
oot the gullet. Erchie'll hae a funeral afore lang."
ore the assembly of chums had a chance to agree or disagree,
16 matches

Hardie, Buff Dod 'n' Bunty, (Evening Express 2000) Doric, newspaper
- so it's a very strict regime at Peterhe
ff that you dish up for me on a Sunday mornin'.
wis you that telt me tae get a new photie ta'en tae stick on
coughs up fower photies o' ye a few minutes later.
r separate goes at three quid a shottie, an' I still hinna go
13 matches

Wheeler, Leslie Brockit, the Ferm Toon Cat, (Grampian Regional Council 2000) Doric, weans
nt that the cat wad be seekin a safe place for the kitlins ta
wis in the barn fan he heard a gie lot a wee skirls an miaow
gie lot a wee skirls an miaowins. Sure
rockit' kitlin is gyan tae be a richt handfae."
r efter that the wee roguie o a kitlin wis kent as Brockit.
15 matches

Elphinstone Institute Aiberdeenshire Cooncil – Scots Leid Guidelines, (Aberdeenshire Council 2017) Doric, government
berdeenshire Cooncil will gie a heeze tae an support Doric, e
ae Shetland Islands Cooncil). A farrer brakdoon by CAS Wards
ff Ministerial statement gies a commitment tae gie a heeze ta
commitment tae gie a heeze tae the profile o the S
ture and heirskip o Scotland, a weel kent aspect o sang, poet
31 matches

Uri, Antonia North East filmmakker feart for the futur o Doric, (Doric Future 2019) Doric, blog
Aiberdeenshire, is warkin on a series o Doric films aboot th
st ‘ear, an has interviewed a fair puckle fowk fae Cruden B
tually fermin. So, we hiv got a lot o ‘fermin spik’ as ye
ry o the North East. She runs a wabsite caad ‘Doric Future
wards that Ah jist canna get a ward for unless it’s in Dor
6 matches

Gillon, Karen Report on Inquiry intil the role o, (Education, Culture an Sport Comatee 2003) Lallans, government
ANNEX A - EXTRACTS FRAE MEENITS
Jackie Baillie become a memmer o the Comatee on 29 No
She wis reappointit as a memmer o the Comatee on 9 Mey
2. A general caw for screivit evid
n writin is attached as Annex A. A wheen fact-findin collogue
189 matches

Fleemin, Sandy Report on Inquiry intil the role Submission, (Education, Culture an Sport Comatee 2003) Lallans, government
sed throu three areas: makkin a guid orthography, finndin gui
A History o Modern Scots Orthog
Gaun for a Guid Orthography
Dialecks an a Staunart
A History o Modern Scots Orthog
254 matches

Fairnie, Robert Report on Inquiry intil the role Submission, (Education, Culture an Sport Comatee 2003) Lallans, government
ANNEX A - EXTRACTS FROM MINUTES
Scots language and culture", A canna see hou sic a policy is
canna see hou sic a policy is compatible wi the E
3 matches

McAlpine, Joan Meeting of the Parliament, (The Scottish Parliament 2019) Lallans, government
an growin Gaelic. It is richt a braw that Gaelic benefits fae
e royal Scottish court an has a written tradition in educatio
England. It has syne suffered a wheen o attempts at makkin it
, dialect, poor English an no a leid at aw.
In the 2011 census, there wis a question on Scots leid fur th
61 matches

BardOfMilebush To A Merican Food, (Reddit 2017) Ulster, poetry
To A Merican Food (or on being an
'biscuits', Why- they're just a boring scone! I cannae stand
what I'd gie just to partake A piece o' tattie bread, Some w
3 matches

BardOfMilebush Untitled poem, (Reddit 2017) Ulster, poetry
live acrass the water Gie me a look or gulder at me 's if I
We've bards an a' frae Erin's land that even t
And so I'll leave yous wi a line or twa that shows my dis
3 matches

Fleemin, Sandy Big Schuil, (sandyfleming.org 2003) Lallans, prose
doun an saw wee Jeemie. "Ay," A says, "what div ye 'hink oo'r
ie juist stuid leukin up, sae A says, "What cless ye in this
"Ay, Miss Sheilds," A says ti Jeemie, "ye'll like h
is face gaed bricht pink, sae A says, "Bonny dous, haesn't sh
ny dous, haesn't she?" Rid as a beet he went.
37 matches

Fleemin, Sandy A Day Weel Spent, (sandyfleming.org 2003) Lallans, prose
rtains puld back nae mair nor a fit on aither side. I gaed in
n made my road up the peth wi a canny fit, nae sign o ony lif
alouzed aa this canniness wis a mistak. Tae chap or no tae ch
lood, an walk up the peth wi a Ay, hou's it gaun? til a neeb
Ay, hou's it gaun? til a neebor or twa. I chappit quai
62 matches

Fleemin, Sandy Economic Theory, (sandyfleming.org 2003) Lallans, prose
A'm no big man, naebody's ever
an breek-legs aye turned up, A'm gled o cannin hide ablo ma
ang touzie hair an baerd whan A kythe in the streets. The war
p at this time o mornin, till a white collar in tie an jerkin
an jerkin queued up ahint me. A stuid abiech whan the wumman
166 matches

Fleemin, Sandy Shudder at the Niffer, (sandyfleming.org 2003) Lallans, prose
Scots isna, as a awfu lot o folk seems tae thi
s an saws aa cock-ee'd. The'r a grammar tae lairn, an the ric
rd maun be richt liftit afore a sowel can say he writes guid
ocht up spaekin guid Scots is a guid start, but no aa native
Sae aftwhiles a writer niffers a richt Scots
55 matches

Fleemin, Sandy Deid Come Nevermas, (sandyfleming.org 2003) Lallans, prose
A decent-lookin’ woman came i
-lookin’ woman came in with a laddie about five year old. T
starin’ steadily at it for a whilie, he turned to his maw,
nd says he, "Mither, that’s a dug!"
and says he, "But it’s like a dug." And that’s just about
40 matches

Fleemin, Sandy No on BBC, (sandyfleming.org 2003) Lallans, prose
the kind sees the adverts as a chance ti set the tea maskin,
chance ti set the tea maskin, A can tell ye ye'r missin somet
something. Ay, maist o them's a waste o airspace that naebody
rer kind, the kind that tells a perfit wee story. The ceenema
's no the mair uizual kind wi a caur stourin aboot kintra roa
35 matches

Fleemin, Sandy Post-Its, (sandyfleming.org 2005) Lallans, poetry
a machine wad better dae
1 matches

Fleemin, Sandy Koan, (sandyfleming.org 2005) Lallans, poetry
A wee five-inch bamboo Hemmi sl
A muckle fit-lang British Thorn
Japanese intil a langage I ken better
Bi uise o a mathematical instrument.
Likes tae see a bit lateral thinkin in thair
9 matches

Clark, Thomas Intae the Snaw, (Gatehouse Press 2015) Lallans, poetry
A moch that scaffs up wirds! Ah
How like a fishin-boat, caucht in quate
A cuirious thrang haes gaithert
Noo ah retour, lik a cran frae oot the east,
Enterin Shangshan early, a hunder miles o clood,
41 matches

Rennie, Susan The Wee Prince, (Edition Lintenfass 2017) Lallans, prose
e for dedicatin this buik tae a growen-up. I hae a guid raiso
growen-up. I hae a guid raison: he is my best fr
even buiks for bairns. I hae a third raison forby: this grow
whan he wis a wee laddie
Whan I wis a bairn o sax year auld, I saw
435 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 108, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
Keep a guid Scots Tung in yer heid a
[NOTE: a photograph here of Mike Watso
day 10 September an this haed a wee report in the STW for Sep
ort in the STW for September. A mair parteeclar report anent
rgaitherin o his surprise, in a pleisured wey, tae see hou si
57 matches

Calderwood, Lynsey Mumbo Jumbo, (Litro magazine 2006) Lallans, prose
hate French. Oor teacher’s a pure bitch. Her name’s Mada
e. Madame Bonny’s built lik a claes pole an she’s always
s her look lik she’s wearin a three man tent. An another th
er thing, ah canny understaun a word she says cos she’s got
word she says cos she’s got a pure funny accent an she talk
34 matches

Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2020) Lallans, prose
lik sumdy’s drew them on wi a felt tip pen; he cannae bend
la end wi this pure midden ae a boy cawd Colin fae wan E that
at looks lik he’s never had a bath in his life, an this las
ssie cawd Harpreet that wears a mad swimmin cap cause it’s
da, How dae yi no go tae see a shiropidist. A shiropidist, h
35 matches

Percy, Ely The Family Situation, (The Interpreters House.org 2020) Lallans, prose
Clicky’s got a new girlfriend. He’s gaun o
partly tae dae wi ma ma bein a catholic an ma da bein a prot
catholic an ma da bein a protestant an his family bein
jist think yir girlfriend’s a weirdo enda story.
who ah palled aboot wi, an if a squad a wans fae school come
26 matches

Calderwood, Lynsey Cantsmell, (From Glasgow To Saturn 2020) Lallans, prose
ine. He’s got pure millions a dandruff anaw: he wears the s
pen till it aw faws doon lik a mini avalanche; because he’
he comes in she’s tae share a desk wi Colin Cantwell. Laura
yi not think yir over reactin a wee bit. She screwed up her f
n History the day. We startet a new unit on Changin Public He
20 matches

Bolland, John A Chocolate Cowboy, (From Glasgow To Saturn 2008) Lallans, prose
ns. We wur on the tap flair o a block’a flats when he left
block’a flats when he left mi - jist
(nae weans onyhow) an’ jist a Galbraith’s plastic bag o
o’ monkey nuts an aipples, a tangerine an twa Mars bars fu
flake-packet-plate tae dub me a Sir Galahad. (Ma mer’s heid
51 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS nummer 109, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
Keep a guid Scots Tung in yer heid a
Hinneren o a Freendlie Flyte
ish Airts Cooncil haes set up a Leid Forum tae explore the no
rt thae bodies tae send roond a statement o their function an
ob Fairnie taen exception tae a screed screivit bi John Corbe
88 matches

Graham, Laurence Flans Frae Da Haaf, (Shetland For Wirds 2000) Shetland, poetry
Whaar dayset in a glöd
1 matches

Johnson, Laureen Moarnin Ida Kames, (Shetland For Wirds 2007) Shetland, poetry
inta da sunrise a dizzen times ower
1 matches

De Luca, Christine Thule Revisited, (Shetland For Wirds 2007) Shetland, poetry
plooin da voe wi a frush a froad
dat fished da Foula shaalds, a voe
A line o bairns, we'd luk, an d
wi a skurtfoo o soonds.
is dey stunkit back wi a hail o sweeties
8 matches

Mainland, Jim Performance (After Les Murray), (Shetland For Wirds 2001) Shetland, poetry
a rocket oagin up ta spret da m
wi a sprickle-shooer o brichtness
an a whaup-pleepse on a bulderit bit;
I wis a reeky taand ida heevins’ he
I wis a slester o lowin pent, lowsin
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Mainland, Jim Love (After Miroslav Holub), (Shetland For Wirds 2001) Shetland, poetry
A hunder mile
An age an a haaf o waitin
A mird o wirds
A hunder books we didna write.
A hunder brochs we didna big.
7 matches

Sinclair, James Yarnin, (Shetland For Wirds 2001) Shetland, poetry
a lobster can survive dis wadde
Wi da gale blawin an a wasterly swell runnin
joost a bulderation in-anunder da ban
I mind wis takkin a peerie skiff doon aff da beac
on a February day in nineteen fift
8 matches

De Luca, Christine Love in a Caald Climate, (Shetland For Wirds 2010) Shetland, poetry
an a rösin ithin her luik
1 matches

Williamson, Christie Guide, (Shetland For Wirds 2010) Shetland, poetry
heady craa itae a wirld
a guide ta shaa de
Du’d droon athoot a pair
athoot a heart
4 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 111, (self-published 2003) Lallans, newspaper
Keep a guid Scots Tung in yer heid a
[NOTE: a photograph here entitled 'Edu
y Jamieson MSP, cam alang tae a forgaitherin o the Cross Pair
Scots education. It wis juist a peety that, cause the date o
haed tae be brocht forrit bi a hail week tae faw in wi the m
40 matches

Neill, Josie Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009) Southern - Galloway, poetry
Publications, Imago, Word on a Wing, With Both Feet Off The
Stills, Mr Burns For Supper, A Braw Brew, The Sound of our V
ngs, Sunflowers, Lallans, and A Hantle o Verse (publisht bi M
est short story in Scots, and a first prize in the Scottish S
tion. She hus alsae braidcast a series o dialogues in Scots f
41 matches

Forde, Iain W D Taid o that Ilk (excerpt), (Fons Scotiae 2009) Lallans, prose
thers an staups an cheirs, wi a birss an a pail o whyt-waash;
birss an a pail o whyt-waash; ontil he h
ash aw owre hiz blak furr, an a stound in hiz riggin furby we
t wes smaw wunner, than, at o a suddentie he flang doun hiz b
ell rowin i the waarm gerss o a gryte meidae.
77 matches

Smith, Alex A Sair Fecht, (self-published 2003) Doric, prose
Grand tae see a fine day for the New Year,
Sin comes oot for a fine day
Nae any cloods jist a blue sky.
Dry bit a Sooth win foo o win chill,
In the efterneen er's a gey big change,
737 matches

Smith, Alex A Fer Chauve, (self-published 2005) Doric, prose
Just a wee word of thanks to the peo
who bought my last book, IT'S A
have to admit that it was not a fecht when I was writing,
IT'S A FER CHAUVE.
en answer her, I jist let oot a muckle grumph.
725 matches

Blackhall, Sheena Minnie, (Scots Language Centre 2004) Doric, prose
Gin young September's caul a weet
It wis the stert o September, a sunsheeny day, the tail eyn o
stoor an the blaeberries tae a sappy sweetness. Atap a heath
sappy sweetness. Atap a heathery knowe, Minnie Bruce,
her dennertime piece. She wis a fernietickled weel-made quine
795 matches

Blackhall, Sheena The Quarry, (Lochlands 2007) Doric, prose
o the quarry wis vrocht like a quaich wi a wee thin split do
quaich wi a wee thin split doon ae side.
plit doon ae side. It hid bin a quarry since the echteenth ce
tae docks at Sebastopol, tae a Japanee temple –sax million
aathin frae the snell skelp o a doonpish in the year's back-e
670 matches

Forde, Iain W D Hale Ir Sindries - Buik Twa, (Fons Scotiae 2000) Lallans, prose
The’r a lang tradeitioun o aventur ya
bi Scottish owthars. Whan bot a laddie, the buiks o R.M.Balla
ither’s, fur Ballantyne wes a nevoy o Wattie Scott’s pren
ytit “Treasure Island” as a conter ti the unco guid inhab
r” at wes baith meschant an a traditor, whyles bein the mai
855 matches

McFarlane, Ishbel Maun we mak new wirds fir a chyngin warld?, (The National 2020) Doric, newspaper
LEST year, A scrievit a column oan the braw new Briti
SQA. As pairt o thon airticle A wantit tae speak o the native
the native yaisers o BSL, but A cam up agin a problem whan re
cam up agin a problem whan referin tae them
leids ken thon. Fir instance A kent that in deaf culture ‘
15 matches

McFarlane, Ishbel Oor hail culture is fatphobic ... an thon’s the real shame, (The National 2020) Doric, newspaper
collection o the follaein: “A’m awfie bad fir haein this
bad fir haein this”, or “A’ll need tae stert that diet
tae stert that diet”, or “A’ll can earn this sweetie gi
ll can earn this sweetie gin A dae sic-an-sic punishin activ
culture is fatphobic. It’s a cornerstane o capitalism fir
6 matches

McFarlane, Ishbel Does Scotland compare weil wi ither places fir wee bairnies?, (The National 2019) Doric, newspaper
BACK in May A did a column oan the Baby Box an ho
olumn oan the Baby Box an hoo a hid a tear in ma ee tae see a
hid a tear in ma ee tae see aw the
ox representit tae me the wey a state cuid shaw care, near en
e at this exac moment in time A wis in a birthin pool in Larb
11 matches

McFarlane, Ishbel Time tae mairch oot o oor climate comfort zones, (The National 2019) Doric, newspaper
A AM a millennial – come at me, in
me at me, internet! – an so A pit aff a guid deal o time oa
pit aff a guid deal o time oan Instagra
r baby boomers, thon’s like a buik but wi an infinite numme
u colour plates. On Instagram A follae pals, businesses, airt
11 matches

Hanna, Wendy Gaitherin’ Purdas!, (Facebook - Schomberg Society 2020) Ulster, poetry
Mind the drills wi a ready eye,
Ye’ll no be long workin up a drooth,
A drap o tae will soon be on th
Fading sun, a yarn to tell,
Gettin redd up, not a bad days crack,
7 matches

Hall, Simon W. Tae thee, or no tae thee?, (Brisk Northerly 2020) Orkney, blog
West Mainland, present me wae a dilemma.
mily used these words. We hiv a family story aboot me great g
e great grandparents visiting a ferm on the Lyde Road in Harr
mither ‘Wid thoo be blide o a swine’s puddeen?’. And me
t thee and mee, and thoo’re a bit queer’.
16 matches

Hall, Simon W. Haggis tasting notes, and whisky pairings, (Brisk Northerly 2019) Orkney, blog
It’s a common misconception that aal
te cultural diversity – wae a peedie bit o positive norther
ceptionally light haggis, wae a very high oatmeal content –
the haggis can be fluffed wae a fork. The colour is light, an
l mean the cooked product has a bonny speckled appearance, li
20 matches

Hall, Simon W. Lands o Twatt, (Brisk Northerly 2018) Orkney, blog
o the district o Twatt is as a novice tenant fermer. I rent
novice tenant fermer. I rent a bit o grund there fae me fith
I keep sheep, and it’s been a steep learning curve. The gru
t’s weet and cowld, and, as a neebor remarked tae me, ‘hi
ry life in the West Mainland. A merlin crosses a field in a J
13 matches

Hall, Simon W. Tame Hogmanay, (Brisk Northerly 2017) Orkney, blog
rhood eftir the bells, sure o a warm welcome, a dram and some
warm welcome, a dram and some supper.
and anither – the length o a parish or a small isle. A nee
parish or a small isle. A neebor tells me that when he
d in the late eighties he hid a hunder visitors the first New
14 matches

Hall, Simon W. New Lambs, Owld Stone, (Brisk Northerly 2017) Orkney, blog
else. It’s aboot pittan up a new lambeen shed. Read on, th
d. Read on, though! Pittan up a new shed is a big event.
new shed is a big event.
ar on it. That slowed us doon a bit. We enjoyed Ally’s comp
rked. And the shed wis up – a bonny new structure gleaman i
9 matches

Hall, Simon W. Bonny Isle o Sanday, (Brisk Northerly 2016) Orkney, blog
A billion grains o sand. A hunder thoosand migrant birds
under thoosand migrant birds. A scant scattering o folk. The
o Sanday in October presents a glorious unfolding flatness o
This isle is a vast table o riches spread be
hern sky. It’s possible for a vistor tae get lost in Sanday
24 matches

Hall, Simon W. Lamborghini: Cult o the Bull, (Brisk Northerly 2015) Orkney, blog
wheat fur pasta, it’s whar a hunder families distil the ri
ini, grew up in this area. As a young fillo, he haed a natura
young fillo, he haed a natural gift an a passion fur
natural gift an a passion fur engineering, and
he established his factory in a field he bowt fae a ferm in h
33 matches

Hall, Simon W. The Boy That Lived - Chapter Wan, (Brisk Northerly 2015) Orkney, prose
Mr Dursley wis the director o a firm caad Gruneens, that meed
ens, that meed drills. He wis a muckle baest o a man, wi hair
muckle baest o a man, wi hairdly any neck, bit
hairdly any neck, bit he haed a cracker o a moustache. Mrs Du
cracker o a moustache. Mrs Dursley wis th
92 matches

Warwick, Matthew Tha Feardie Geng hae tae bide at hame, (Sensory Attachment Centre 2020) Ulster - Ballymena, weans
Fur why? Ye see, there’s a totey wee bug ca’d COVID 19
Onyplace it staps it maks a wheen o puir craiturs wile he
iturs wile het, an gies thaim a bad hirsle an a gye sair heid
bad hirsle an a gye sair heid.
s lake, sae they dinnae want a dose o this yin.
16 matches

Dornan, Stephen Ding Doon tha Mairch Dikes, (Modern Poetry Translation 2019) Ulster - Comber, poetry
na, they gie tha braes a dander
bits on a chakkers board,
2 matches

Laurenson, Hannah Lisa Da Maa's Eggs, (Hands Up For Trad 2019) Shetland, prose
dir beds and Lowrie chaad up a chair atween dem.
r, whaa wis named Robbie, wis a very kind herted sowl and wid
t up at da Nort Hams o Roe in a peerie twa bedroom but and be
mie’s faces turned white is a cloot at da tought o no hivin
da bairns. I wid be sittin in a keppy creel tied on tae Dad
13 matches

Donovan, Anne Not Scotland, (Edinburgh International Book Festival 2010) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
utumn at hame: bright, but wi a nip in the air. Hudnae expect
aboot, jabberin away. Hudnae a scooby whit they were sayin.
‘Let’s hope he husnae had a facelift then.’
Sergio was sittin in a big black Merc, parked oan a
big black Merc, parked oan a double yella line. He was lis
64 matches

Cara, Dillon, Ami and Travis Bogle Adventure, (Scots Hoose 2017) Doric, weans
he days o lang syne there was a muckle laddie cried Matthew a
ddie cried Matthew and he had a wee bawdrin cried Freya. Ane
ded he had tae fight at nicht a bogle that bided at But n Ben
y tae meet the bogle they met a wee talking dug cried Snawfla
In the first hoose there wis a wee laddie cried James wha ab
9 matches

Kerr, Oliwia, Sarah and Amber Fiona and the Ring, (Scots Hoose 2017) Doric, weans
days o lang syne there lived a wee lassie cried Fiona. Ane w
llege her mither had prepared a perty for her, seein as it wi
birthday. Her mither gave her a present – a diamond ring, a
present – a diamond ring, a bricht and sparkly. Fiona too
so as tae see it sparkle and, a o a sudden, oot o naewhere, a
12 matches

Rebecca, Casey and Stephen The Baby Dragon, the Wolves and the Lassies, (Scots Hoose 2017) Doric, weans
days o lang syne there lived a bonnie lassie cried Rebecca.
ith her mither and faither in a sma cottage beside a braw wee
sma cottage beside a braw wee glen. Ane day as Reb
rden she saw whit looked like a wee baby dragon.
lopsy’. As soon as it spoke a wicked carline cried Tricky T
13 matches

Logan, Kirsty Lego, (Scots Hoose 2017) Lallans, weans
I got hame, there were boxes a wy. Pieces of it had moved. A
wy. Pieces of it had moved. A photae off a the windaesill,
photae off a the windaesill, a pair a wellies shifted fae th
pair a wellies shifted fae their pla
ster wis sittin on the fleer, a few tears runnin doon her fac
28 matches

St Luke's Primary Schuil, Midlothian The Mayfield Moose, (Scots Hoose 2017) Lallans, weans
A muckle, peeliewally moose cam
se boonces roond the gairden. A baudran starts bletherin to h
herin to him. The moose meets a greetin’ bairn and takes hi
3 matches

Gilmour, Rosie Fareweel tae Wallyford, (Scots Hoose 2017) Lallans, weans
A'm aff in June tae spreid ma w
A'm birlin doon the toun tae le
Ma teachers taught me weel - A learnt hunners!
Ma nursery got me aff tae a guid stert
That's whaur A learnt the maist important sk
9 matches

Gilmour, Rosie Uniform, (Scots Hoose 2012) Lallans, weans
Av goat tae wear a uniform
It's black wi a wee bit grey
A wish it wis multicullered
Like a rainbow in the sky
A wish it wis reid an yellae
5 matches

Gilmour, Rosie The Thistle, (Scots Hoose 2013) Lallans, weans
A pilled ane oot the groond
The thistle is a stinkie
2 matches

Gilmour, Rosie Ma Schuil, (Scots Hoose 2014) Lallans, weans
A go tae Wallyford Primary
It suits mae tae a tee
The laddies play wi a muckle blae baw
hey cannae fix ye they gie ya a hug
A cannae wait, a jist miss them tons
5 matches

Gilmour, Rosie Bak Tae Schuil, (Scots Hoose 2015) Lallans, weans
Wonderin, will a earn a dojo in ma cless the day
Up tae the landin an a tak oaf ma coat
Dinnae be a clipe and dinnae act glaiket
nnae be crabbit and dinnae be a daunder
Dinnae be a blether or say 'a dinnae ken'
12 matches

Gilmour, Rosie Haimster Pairty, (Scots Hoose 2016) Lallans, weans
Jings! a dinnae ken whit tae say!
A got a bonnie wee haimster ye see
She's jist a bairn, hir names Lily
Aww! she wis a wee bit feart the first few d
Dreepin o'er a pillae an oan tae ma faither'
7 matches

Gilmour, Rosie Shoapaholic, (Scots Hoose 2017) Lallans, weans
Av goat a passion for fashion
A cud shoap tae a droap
A gie up tae the Fort tae New L
Fir a jaiket an a froak
Then a gie intae H and M
17 matches

Heron, Caitlin Groonded, (Scots Hoose 2017) Lallans, weans
A'm stuck in ma room and
In ma room like a right dafty
Aw that happens to me is A get
3 matches

Fitt, Matthew Whuppity Stoorie, (Scots Hoose 2017) Lallans, weans
Lang lang ago, there wis a puir young wife that bade in
puir young wife that bade in a hoose in a wee place in the m
hoose in a wee place in the middle o nae
he airmy and wis lyin deid on a battlefield somewhere. Or if
e warld wis her wee bairn and a pig.
23 matches

Ratter, Peter Da Perishin Nort, (Young Shetland Writer 2010) Shetland, prose
on, as if an artist haed taen a tin o blue paint an barbarica
hated dir half-mad Skipper wi a passion. But John didna care,
ing at his raa conscience lik a chunk o fresh meat.
e sea. Starin back at him wis a tall, broad man garbed in bul
o da Second Wirld War. He had a birsey beard, straekid wi blo
40 matches

Walterson, Barbara Da Trow o’ Fogla Skerry, (Young Shetland Writer 2010) Shetland, prose
k and it wisna da birker o’ a day. I tried tae git up ontae
A trow, lookin doon at me. I cl
rin at me wi een as yalloo as a saadiloo’s pair o’ feet.
joost happened; I tried askin a few peerie questions. I even
Den I joost sat dere no sayin a word and tought aboot whit my
21 matches

Priest, Ena Bonxie Geo, (Young Shetland Writer 2010) Shetland, prose
ken, but mibee he stopped fir a sheeks we some fine craetir.
gaet Mansie med ivry wance in a while.
fs an tysties, an mibee draan a piltock or twa on da wye hame
Efir a start, he wan tae da shop, he
tart, he wan tae da shop, hed a lichtsome yarn, got da mell a
13 matches

Isbister, Sonny Caves aroond Shetland, (Young Shetland Writer 2010) Shetland, prose
Wan fine sunny day dir wis a peerie boy caaed Joahny wha b
side o Shetland. Since it wis a boanny day Joahnny and his da
climmin in da rocks, dey fun a cave. It wis a bright, light
cave. It wis a bright, light and sunny cave
ed back intae da cave tae hiv a look fur some crabs and starf
17 matches

Douglas, David Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009) Southern - Galloway, poetry
A quare eccentric view o the wa
Could priggle a merchant down in price thrupp
aigin to mairket stegging lik a goose
already libbed the baws frae a couple of calves
tae tak a nub tae the heid
51 matches

Burns, John Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009) Southern - Galloway, poetry
r o Celebration of the Light, a study o the influence o Zen B
Played on a harp o fire.
It’s a stey brae
A shootin star
Under a blue Dabaittie muin
17 matches

Burnett, Colin Takeover, (colinburnett.co.uk 2020) Lallans - East Coast, prose
ae tell yae the truth. It’s a fish tank full ae sharks and
wis ah wis nuttin maire than a loast and frightened goldfish
ghtened goldfish. It’s been a long time since ah gave much
auld photo ae me and Craigy. A snap taken before we embarked
rst day there. We looked like a pair ae scared fuckin rabbits
106 matches

Burnett, Colin Ordinary Criminals, (colinburnett.co.uk 2019) Lallans - East Coast, prose
din along the road theday wae a skip in his step, and a smile
skip in his step, and a smile that mighta lit up the
. It doesnae matter if it’s a hoat summers day, or if the f
raumatised at the hand’s ae a ninety - five pence chicken
ady meal. Grub fit enough fur a mass murderer oan death row.
79 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 177, (self-published 2008) Lallans, newspaper
Keep a guid Scots Tung in yer heid,
A review bi Irene Broon (owerse
IT wad be a sair darg tae mak a better o whit haes been screi
o Stalin on Lenin), essays an a nummer o poetry pamphlets. Th
volie, Licht Atoore the Face, A Daurk Lyne o Fir Trees an the
52 matches

Bryden, Hugh Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
and Gallowa fir 30 years. As a Printmaker he hus exhibited f
So whin he blew up a balloon,
He loved balloons a rub through his hair
ds, expanded wi laughter, wis a powerful thing.
A pear-shaped echoing drum. Bur
59 matches

Manson, John Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
Wi wuiden binks whaur a fyow auld fowk
it aa efternune without sayan a wurd.
gside the gravestanes. It’s a puir bit.
No a leaf nor a burd. Naethin bit stane. Yirt
Lek a hure speiran fur tred under t
33 matches

Neill, Willie Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009) Southern, poetry
in Prestwick, Ayrshire. Eftir a wheen years in the RAF he stu
and; Englis, Scots an Gaelic. A ‘learned’ Gaelic speiker,
etiring he wis fir mony years a teacher at Castle Douglas Hig
makkin a bing o stanes ayont the heid-
why sud a man o education try
53 matches

Tindal, Betty Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
As a bairn Ah leeved in a faur-oot glen in Perthshire.
Ye daurna waste, pit a tae use,
when she kent she’d got a ‘set’,
wi a them weans aboot.
cuidnae get a grip again.
22 matches

MacMillan, Angus Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
t maist o his warkin life, as a psychologist, in Dumfries and
collaborations wi Derek Ross, a local writer and photographer
a hale leid hus gaen
fir the first cry o a new bairnie
when a wa unraivels
29 matches

Ross, Derek Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
in Stranraer, sae originally a ‘Cleyholer’, but haes lee
s, sae noo thinks o himsel as a nationalised ‘Doonhbamer’
ien Angus Macmillan. Wirks as a Biomedical Scientist.
A sair climb it wis, clamberin
in a cauld April mist that crept a
28 matches

Wilson, Rab Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
in strike o 1984-5 tae become a psychiatric nurse. His wark a
h noddit, an sat doon tae hae a drink,
Tools tentlessly scattert, a paradox
Or wid a wee sma wurd fit juist the sa
e mornin, richt enow. Pour us a gless
29 matches

Robinson, Philip Oul Licht, (Ullans Press 2017) Ulster - Larne, poetry
A soo's pink een, in lamp-licht
A hae mind, whun we wur weans
A guid nicht's spoart wus clodd
Or coup a boulder on its bak.
Or whiles a crubbin's claas wud pairt.
241 matches

Clark, Thomas Mindin on Willie McIlvanney, (Bella Caledonia 2015) Lallans, blog
Willie McIlvanney wis niver a man for tholin praise, which
aise, which wis liable tae be a difficulty for a scriever sae
difficulty for a scriever sae universally an u
cky eneuch tae meet Willie on a few occasions, but nae maiter
on that he wis bein set up on a pedester wis ayeweys, for him
24 matches

Clark, Thomas Radge Against the Machine: Deid Wirds, Deid Warlds, an Why Scots Maitters, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
n, but in review, 2018 wisnae a bad wee year for Scots. Kick
been speakin aw this time wis a language, an sowt tae be proo
be prood o - weel, that's no a bad day's wark for a Friday,
bad day's wark for a Friday, an atween times there
tae shame the rest. It's been a year o renewed confidence in
18 matches

Clark, Thomas Tae Kathleen Jamie, an ither Scots Scrievers, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
s day an age than tae live as a poet, it's tae live as a poet
poet, it's tae live as a poet wha wirks in Scots - an
otskirts o the leid this mony a lang year. Tae maist fowk wi
an indifferent government an a semi-hostile media. That whit
ns wha hiv decidit that - as a freend said tae me the ither
16 matches

Clark, Thomas Wha's Like Us?, (Bella Caledonia 2017) Lallans, blog
nviable for human occupation, a sinkhole in ilka weys; no fit
ilka weys; no fit tae support a pair o size six buits, niver
o size six buits, niver mind a body bigger as a beastie.
body bigger as a beastie.
laim tae bi ane Vit Jedlicka, a colourful racin identity an y
58 matches

Clark, Thomas Yes Nae Mair, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Lallans, blog
e widnae hae kent that it wis a world gaun tapsalteerie, an t
field, onybody wha'd managed a wink o sleep that nicht turnt
denly tae mean somethin. Ah'd a deek through my ain timeline,
Nou, ah'm like a lot of fowk when it comes tae
or hame, like mony ithers, is a saicret shine o indy-fandom.
14 matches

Clark, Thomas A Scots Pairlament?, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Lallans, blog
acroass tae somewhaur is mair a quaisten o taste than actual
weys tae be facin back, intae a time when there wis still a B
time when there wis still a Britain, Great or no. But Hol
y, leaflets in aw the leids o a the warld walcome ye, in Arab
verythin else. Ah ayeweys git a richt warm glow oot o that; i
32 matches

Clark, Thomas Scots an the smit: a language unner lockdoun, (Bella Caledonia 2020) Lallans, blog
icarious kicks in ither weys. A single loun ploddin throu the
oun ploddin throu the rain wi a Kwik Save cairier bag is a my
Kwik Save cairier bag is a mystery ye could scry intae f
atin past the phone shop like a Zucker Brithers parody o Rese
wrang. Ah'm no auditionin for a pairt in Rear Window, here. E
33 matches

Capener, Jack No Guid Eneuch, (Bella Caledonia 2019) Lallans, blog
ence in the contexts thit gie a leid the wecht o offeicialnes
n taen, sic as the creation o a 'Scots Language Qualification
r nor pocket siller, an anely a wee puckle scuils gie Scots m
Whan A massel first stertit reconnec
ts vyce an gettin involved in a wee bit advocacy, A wis nearh
25 matches

Fenton, Janet A Guid New Year tae yin and a!, (Bella Caledonia 2019) Lallans, blog
er's posters an cairds brocht a smile tae mony and the 'Spiri
O Scotland' is kenspeckle to a they fowk that cam oot for th
t, Ia mind hoo ma faither had a braw grasp o the Scots leid,
at yins he wis trained tae be a doctor, he didnae hae a choic
doctor, he didnae hae a choice o the wey he spak mais
28 matches

Bremner, Stewart Haud Yer Wheesht?, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
airt. Whilst it's hoo ah earn a livin, ah didnae choose tae m
lture, language an history as a money makker. A chose tae dae
money makker. A chose tae dae it acause ah ke
Noo uisually a jist talk aboot those things
r. But in the past few weeks, a few things happint that got m
33 matches

Clark, Sara Scot Free -The Psychic Cost O Uisin Scots, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
Growin up in a Yorkshire minin village durin
places like Scotland. It wis a place that existit in adverts
Every nou and again ye'd get a kid in yer class whase name s
stairtit wi "Mc", or ye'd buy a wee bit Highland toffee, or m
egional identity, for me, wis a novelty, a daud o colour, a n
28 matches

Malgrati, Paul Ayont the Fake and the Leal: Let's Free the Leid, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
o the likes) are repones tae a recent BBC Social clip, featu
e in views (raxin up tae hauf a million clicks), the nummer o
Alistair's braid Scots wisna a proper language, it wis a fak
proper language, it wis a fake, makkit up stew o cringe
ringewirthy wirds. Coorse, as a Scots enthusiast masel, sic s
48 matches

Dornan, Stephen The Widenin Sheuch, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
ert The Bruce himsel, wha had a wheen o faimly connections in
ot Ulster? Or whan Ulster was a scoot-hole for thran Covenant
ole for thran Covenanters, or a place that Scotch folk gaed t
ha bided in North Down. Efter a daft bull-beat wi Queen Eliza
wi Queen Elizabeth's sodgers, a wheen o years earlier, he'd b
28 matches

Clark, Sara Your Leid, Oor Leid, Awbody's Leid, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
ime ah realised there wis sic a thing as Scots, ah wis oan a
thing as Scots, ah wis oan a date o sorts, at a Hawick Roy
date o sorts, at a Hawick Royal Albert match. St
ken, the best wey o descrivin a guid Scots wird is tae compar
t ah wis dealin wi. It seemed a quirk tae me at the time, bon
45 matches

Clark, Sara Indyref 2: Aulder, Wiser, Kinder, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
e'll feel it, aw at yince, in a hale new wey. See, a majority
hale new wey. See, a majority o Yes Voters are dif
jalouse maist o us wad dae it a wee bit differently. No that
plottin. Hou we're feelin. In a climate whaur radge speculati
speculation aboot the mind o a Yes voter is a staple diet o
46 matches

Clark, Thomas Aw Aboard! The fecht for the Scots language stairts the day!, (Bella Caledonia 2019) Lallans - Borders, blog
lar acclamation!' Noo there's a thocht tae quicken the hert.
thocht tae quicken the hert. A roarin croud isnae jist for H
Hampden when we're takkin oot a guddle o P.E. teachers an pai
ibrary an New Douglas Park on a Setturday) is shuirly an SNP
n SNP conference meetin whaur a motion cawin for a Scots Lang
38 matches

Murray, Campbell Dinna Quat, (Doric Future 2020) Doric - Aberdeen, poetry
an the road yer traiken seems a’ uphill;
se up, an’ ye’re ill teen a bit
2 matches

Leslie, Deborah Bittie aboot oor Doric dialect, (Doric Future 2020) Doric - Inverurie, blog
m thankfu fir ma upbringin in a North-east fairmin community.
ast fairmin community. It wis a simple bit happy life, aabody
n, maist importantly, spoken. A language aat’s in use disna
ll, frozen in time – it’s a blend o past an present. So,
an pride in the Doric, bit in a wye aat’s relevant te the l
7 matches

Gauld, Ilene Ilene Gauld - Piper and Poet, (Doric Future 2020) Doric - Keith, poetry
writing Doric poems. I wrote a wee booklet a lang time ago c
wee booklet a lang time ago caad "Smile a F
lang time ago caad "Smile a Fyle" which I sold and split
ol I worked in at the time as a PSA and a childhood cancer.
PSA and a childhood cancer.
40 matches

Lamb, Gregor Lamb’s Tales, (The Orkney Dictionary 2005) Orkney, prose
. That day we hid been makkan a terrible nuisance o wirsaels
mpy road tae wir hoose we hid a fight in the back and I pushe
rgot aboot the door and I got a naafil fright whin hid swang
id ahint and he wis lyan like a peedie bundle in the middle o
e wisna hurt that I didna git a threshing bit I got a right f
9 matches

McHardy, Stuart The Wey Forrit, (Luath 2017) Lallans, prose
in Dundee an eer syne he wis a student in Embra in the 1960s
lications. He is the author o a puckle books in Scots an has
strangly in his wark as baith a traditional musician an a sto
traditional musician an a storyteller ower monie years
ply involved wi the Vigil for a Scottish Parliament (1993-98)
838 matches

Grubb, Adrian Bungee, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Kirkcaldy, prose
A mind the time whin ma Maw wis
the time whin ma Maw wis dain a bungee jump for charity. A we
bungee jump for charity. A went tae watch 'er, but as so
tae watch 'er, but as soon is a got oot the car, ma Maw's pal
Ma hert sunk but a said, 'Aye' cos a didny want
28 matches

Lamb, Darcie T in the Park, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Kirkcaldy, prose
A mind the day A went tae T in the Park fir th
irst time. The year wiz 2016. A had a baw. It wiz pure amazin
had a baw. It wiz pure amazin.
A woke up in the mornin, buzzin
ted rare, tae. The excitement A felt wis jist brill. Next we
17 matches

McClelland, Ben Chicagof Island, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Ayr, prose
g tae go intae the unkent for a couple a days tae see whit it
couple a days tae see whit it’s like
there, they were running oot a daylight n immediately they s
helter until they came across a wee miner’s cabin. Sumdy ha
e nicht. Aboot hauf midnight, a horrific roar came fae outsid
15 matches

McKinlay, Kieran Walk Way to Fame, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Dunfermline, prose
whole life. Ever since ah wis a wain when ah used tae use two
It was a hard life fur me, ma mammy ha
d that playing fitbaw is just a waste eh time but a still def
waste eh time but a still defied her, ma heart wi
n bein like ma dah. Sometimes a got detentions fur bein bad.
16 matches

Cunningham, Liam Tam, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Bellshill, prose
Right lads, here's a story fir yeez.
A wiz it the pub. Lang night...
ang night...seemed short tho. A wiz hain a guid time till the
wiz hain a guid time till the daft barma
pub, git oan ma horse n away a went.
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Ireland, Mark Wi A Facey Like Yours, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric - Banff, prose
Callum’s mam was aye wis in a flap tryin to shove him oot i
Hurry up or yi’ll be gettin a skelpt luggie!"
will get tae i school withoot a danner."
in her shoppin. Callum stands a mintee and thinks to him sel,
argret looks like shes needin a han. Well, if am faste am sur
41 matches

Forrest, Liam Hittin the Toon, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Dunfermline, prose
t the pit eh chaos they cried a nightclub. The waws which wur
xt victim who was gon hame in a body bag. Awbdy hud tae stawn
blawn up… no that it made a difference onywey since the l
n their dresses n skirts like a belt.
e glanced up the queue he saw a group eh minors who wurr nae
37 matches

Sutherland, Hope Twa sisters, een room, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Buckie, prose
s iways full o life n it’s a surprise if yi iver hear her
e, or at least at’s the way a see masel as. I’d dee anyth
e centre stage or in front of a crowd. I hate being in front
diences, even jist speakin in a sma group o people thit I din
ys his tae be made, tucked in a neatly, that is a must. Ma de
21 matches

Wilson, Katie Becus a hae a sister a hae a friend, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Buckie, prose
Yur a wee rascal but a love yih.
Ih day a met yi a wis so chuffed ah hid ah wee
hid ah wee sister and ad hid a wee pal tae play wee ma dolli
is fun is it use tae be, wish a cid go back tae the times we
and we hid tae head hame for a shower afore bed time cus we
32 matches

Crawford, Jack The Pluffer, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric - Forres, prose
l name is Lewis. I got ca’d a pluffer cos am a deed shot wi
pluffer cos am a deed shot wi ma pluffer. A ca
deed shot wi ma pluffer. A can hit onything richt on tar
l and I took ma empty pen and a bag o’ peas. Faan I got the
g aboot the hall ways and saw a kid wis pickin on my brither.
35 matches

Fowler, Ross Sunday Fitba wi ma Faither, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric - Forres, prose
first hauf and we wir getting a bit scunnered. Hauf time came
scunnered. Hauf time came and a got up tae get masel anither
er can o juice and ma faither a can o beer. We wir baith hopi
hopin the second hauf wid be a bit mair exciting.
s ane o ma freens wonderin if a wis wintin tae come oot wi hi
25 matches

Ritchie, John Fishin in the Findhorn, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric - Forres, prose
the hoose and it was howling a gale. It was like I wis walki
as like I wis walking towards a plane propeller and it didna
dides then tae the river. Fan a arrived at the river it hid s
stone and the wind hid drapd. A pit on ma waders and setup ma
ders and setup ma rod and put a cascade cone tube cos the riv
33 matches

Harvey, Lewis Crash, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric - Forres, prose
t was quite cauld but luckily a wis wrapped up with ma bunnet
It wis Monday and it hid been a struggle to get ot o ma bed.
struggle to get ot o ma bed. a hated skweel. The lessons, th
t me. There’s jist naeithin a could say that wid mak that w
A plugged in my ear phones, pul
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Robson, Euan Peelie wally, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric - Forres, prose
x days. It hid started aff wi a high temperature that went on
g, neck and chest wis reid as a beetroot. On tap o a that I h
beetroot. On tap o a that I hid a sare thrapple. T
that I hid a sare thrapple. Then came the
lips, sare lugs and dry skin a ower ma fizog. Ma mither had
44 matches

Martin, Keiron Ma Worst Nicht Oot, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric - Forres, prose
and fair excited tae see them a.
Fan a got tae the Mosset there wis
got tae the Mosset there wis a fair crowd in. There wis fowk
ir crowd in. There wis fowk o a shapes and sizes fae bairns t
wlin and bawlin and there wis a group o wifies in the corner
34 matches

Riddell, Conor San Diego, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric - Forres, prose
A wis gan on a holiday tae go tae San Diego
ardens and Robeson design. So a wint online tae find a hotel
wint online tae find a hotel fir November time cos i
otel fir November time cos if a wintit tae go ower ther tae g
Merkets. The worst part o it a wis gaun tae be the journey o
51 matches

Dunnett, Nathan The Auld Asylum, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric - Forres, prose
thunder clouds in the sky an a kent it widna be lang afore t
We decided we wid tak a walk up tae the auld asylum i
ither tae bide the nicht. So a telt ma mither and faither th
lt ma mither and faither that a wis bidin the nicht wi ma fre
ma freen and went tae pack up a bag. She wis quite happy aboo
39 matches

Bowie, Tyler Stookie, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric - Forres, prose
I got oot ower ma bed nd hid a peek through the curtains tae
ebiddies business. Athing wis a ready covered ower wis it. I
ed ower wis it. I thoucht for a minute aboot gaen back tea ma
gry. Ma belly wis rumblin and a needed something tea eat.
e kitchen. Naebidy wis aroon. A hid the place a tae masel. A
34 matches

Johnston, Shaun The Forkie Gollach, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric - Forres, prose
Looked in the mirror and seen a hansom young loon starin back
I went doon the stairs to hiv a chat wee ma mither aboot far
wee ma mither aboot far aboot a wid be gaun tae the nicht. I
nicht. I wisna gonna tell her a’thing mind. Just fit she ne
Fan a left the hoose ma mates were
41 matches

Macdonald, Amy Evelynn and Peter, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Ayr, prose
on for her job. She worked in a secondary school teaching his
job and wid aye come hame wi a smile on her face, then go on
Sometimes a wid find her wandering aroond
already walked past it aboot a hunner times. Ah thought this
st inside the car when Ah had a rush o uncertainty aboot whet
18 matches

McArthur, Kaydi Rich n Peer, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Banff, prose
Eens upon a time in a land affa far awa, ere wis an
eeved money and scran ti help a the peer folk. A o the minted
the peer folk. A o the minted gadgies hated um
So Lord Duff o Braco hid a wee clan o his chums go after
ae day in Keith, James reeved a loaf o breid, three aipples a
11 matches

Stirling, Alison Watergaw, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Kirkcaldy, prose
As a think o her
1 matches

Wilson, Heidi and Isla Then and noo, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric - Keith, prose
Wis it a that great and wonderful,
Or wis it just a bleeter?
Fan she wis a quine she watched,
But I’ve got channel a day lang,
At schuil she hid a chalk board,
12 matches

Thain, Gianna Far Shaddas Lurk, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric - Buckie, prose
O’ a braw woman. Sweeming richt ac
some ca’ hame. Approaching a rock, far she’d comb her ha
2 matches

Mitchell, Kiera Fit why nae?, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric - Banff, prose
A the lights
I mean, aye, she's got a pint bit is she richt?
Bit...fit if I need a new life?
A different life? A change?
In a way I'll niver ken if I dina
6 matches

Freeman, Rebekah Honesty, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric - Banff, prose
a sunlit peth,
Betrayal is a toom space,
2 matches

Burnett, Colin Boris Johnstone, (colinburnett.co.uk 2021) Lallans - East Central, prose
They want blood. Ma heid oan a platter. And nuttin ah say, o
ritish public jist dinnae gee a fuck. You’da thoat ah’d a
sole purpose ae tweetin what a vile evil cunt ah um. And whe
ovingly eat up her words like a fat bairn in a sweety shoap.
fat bairn in a sweety shoap. Whereas when ah
10 matches

Halfpenny, Cameron Ahlice's Adveenturs in Wunderlaant, (Evertype 2015) Southern - Borders, prose
Tae beg a tale o breeth tae weak
“Th’ull b’ a cairry oan in eet!”
Nae mair than yince a meenit.
Th dwam-bairn wanderin aboot a place
An hame oo steer, a happy bunch,
627 matches

Mc Rae, Thomas The Neep Lantern, (Lowdown-L 2009) Lallans - Central, prose
, and mooth so it luiked like a deid skull. Twa holes cut in
Twa holes cut in the toap fur a string tae cairry the thing,
string tae cairry the thing, a caun’le inside, an’ it wi
an dauncin’ in the wind wiz a bit creepy. Jist aside the wa
sayin’ “Wha’s thair oan a cauld nicht like the nicht?
18 matches

Fleemin, Sandy Nine Fragments - III, (Lowdown-L 2009) Lallans - Central, prose
is lassie comin oot o Purdie, a open parasol on her shouther,
re white ablo her sunglesses. A bleezin sun tho the war, Ísa
ar, Ísabel jalouzed this wis a vampire. Sic a differ the ar
vampire. Sic a differ the ar atween wishin v
t in on the buildin site, an, a gey an orra thing tae see wi
7 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 142, (self-published 2005) Lallans, newspaper
A guid Scots Tung in yer heid's
Sic a Parcel o Rogues!
er, Irene Broon, haes sent in a braw
French ceity o Nice. It's aye a guid thing tae
can hae a life ootside the kailyaird, p
50 matches

McQueer, Chris Hings - Short Stories 'n That, (404 Ink 2017) Lallans - Glesga, prose
h’ve goat in mah poakit — a pound — an ah rush oot the
‘Wit cin ah get fur a pound?’
intae his bag, ‘ye cin get a candy apple urr a bag ae whel
candy apple urr a bag ae whelks. Mussels are tw
Candy apple or a bag ae whelks. Ah dae like ca
93 matches

Giles, Harry Josephine An Excerpt From Deep Wheel Orcadia: A Future Fantasy, (The Bottle Imp 2019) Orkney, poetry
Darling an Astrid tak a waak thro the wynds o Meginwi
fer her tae be a needle or
a hammer. “Whar’d ye bide,
A’m only seen hid fae ap on A
Hid’s a peedie bit peedier fae thare.
9 matches

Williamson, Christie Da windirs o technology, (The Bottle Imp 2019) Shetland - Yell, poetry
lay a deep, owld anchor
1 matches

Baikie, R. M. Mair Fairming Tales, (Baikie 2000) Orkney - Hackland, prose
A RIGHT DAY O ID
“Hid wis a day o id, that day whin the o
veesion the night afore whaar a veet hid been haean a right s
veet hid been haean a right strachle wi a coo that
right strachle wi a coo that something hid gaen a
145 matches

NewtonLass Tay, (newtonlass.blogspot.com 2011) Ulster - Newtownards, poetry
A cudnae dae wioot ma tay,
A wee drap in yer haun”, the
Ma mammie larned me fae a wean
The’ hinnae larned tak a pride
(A waesome sicht.)
9 matches

Thompson, Mark The Lost Ness Monster, (clydesburn.blogspot.com 2009) Ulster - Ards Peninsula, poetry
Twas a coul oul nicht
No a boady in sicht
Fae a baste wi a hunner rid teeth
Gien a bluid-curdlin’ scream
Gien a fearsome wild roar
22 matches

Smith, Jamie The dingin doun o devolution, (Mak Forrit 2020) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
s no for me. But pairt o bein a guid cítizen is keepin ae ee
t that I’d like tae scrieve a bit anent the UK government
t this bill should concern us a hale lot.
it maks mention, braid oot, o a nummer o hame-rule maiters: w
t wantit, gae aboot settin up a ‘mercat’ for private watt
14 matches

Smith, Jamie William Playfair: faither o data visualisation, (Mak Forrit 2019) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
bar chairt an pie chairt wis a Scot an aw. The graphs sae ke
their origins in the ootpit o a William Playfair. This I didn
didna ken, an bein somewhat o a data nerd I thocht I’d dae
data nerd I thocht I’d dae a bit speirin intae his life an
fair, that gaed on tae become a famous mathematician an geolo
25 matches

Smith, Jamie Effeirin tae the formal: Laitinate lendwirds in Scots, (Mak Forrit 2019) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
This is a bit follae-up tae my post fra
innovation o Scots as it wis a borraein frae either Latin or
ae Graham Tulloch, as weel as a bit stooshie on Reddit efter
shie on Reddit efter I postit a link tae the piece there, hae
gang its ain gate and become a language in its ain richt?
17 matches

Smith, Jamie Soonds o the kirk an court: early airt muisic in Scotland, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
my speirer’s bunnet an haed a bit leuk . . .
Atween c1430 an c1750 — a time that comprehends twa mui
concernt wi Scotland wis yet a free-staundin kintra, an for
, an for aboot hauf o it haed a royal court steidit in Edinbu
nburgh. It gart me wunner (as a body that lang syne did a bit
74 matches

Heather, Alistair Bravehert: The truth anent William Wallace (pairt 2), (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Angus, blog
shanks wis mairchin north, an a fecht wis inevitable. It wis
Edward that Wallace wis anely a few dizzen mile north, near F
tween them an the English wis a dubbie loch an a burn, tae sl
dubbie loch an a burn, tae slaw their inevitab
It wisnae a perfect field o battle, but c
12 matches

Heather, Alistair Bravehert: The truth anent William Wallace (pairt 1), (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Angus, blog
national sensation, there wis a deifenin amoont o girnin aboo
y is clartit wi threaps anent a film raither nor discussions
nd the man himsel. This seems a shame, as nae single figur ha
, is there onything mair than a ghaist left ye? Weel, actuall
t ye? Weel, actually, ay. For a craitur wha lived an dee’d
27 matches

Heather, Alistair Whaur we cam fae: the Pechts, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Angus, blog
‘Whaur we cam fae’ is a tryptych explorin the history
her name for Pecht. There’s a guid amoont o haivers spak ab
truith. Lat’s here ging on a wee journey throu the story o
The Pechts war, in a sense, inventit bi the Romans
anent sense, but they did big a dizzen or mair wee mairchin c
33 matches

Heather, Alistair The Body Snatchers, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Angus, blog
Nae ower lang syne there wis a scientific revolution in Euro
re in bonnie Scotland we haed a wheen inventors in mony field
uckle steps forrit, biggin up a comprehensive kennin o baith
sýstem wis that the body wis a haly ’hing, biggit by God,
d, an tae tamper wi it wad be a desecration o His wark. While
29 matches

Heather, Alistair Rin throu the jungle, (Mak Forrit 2017) Lallans - Angus, blog
aped the Japanese at first wi a gang o Sikhs. It wis deep in
ritish sodgers, o which I wis a memmer, haed been telt that i
for hissel.” An here I am, a lad fae the Gorbals wi nae ri
an blocked oor gate. They war a deil tae cross for maist o us
the lads retreatin wi us wis a Scot wha didnae ken hou tae s
41 matches

Heather, Alistair The porage revolution: Hou porage cam tae mak Scotland habitable, (Mak Forrit 2017) Lallans - Angus, blog
e the human warld birlt aboot a different axis. Doun in Egypt
ntin tactics o wir ancestors. A wheen o hunters wad yowl and
These fowk haed a roch time o it. The populatio
otland wis tiny. Nae mair nor a puckle o lairge faimily group
wisnae exactly conducive tae a lang an couthie life. The die
21 matches

Heather, Alistair The ghaist lichts, (Mak Forrit 2017) Lallans - Angus, blog
is fae the North-East o Skye. A clachan cried Stenschol at St
ht in the 1930s, whan she wis a lass o mebbe 25. Her auld mit
t ower the Trotternish ridge, a muckle formation o black crai
body wad be in the nicht, wis a stream o lichts. Wee dottit g
e side o the law. It wis like a fairy airmy wis on the mairch
24 matches

Heather, Alistair Lat the auld witch burn, (Mak Forrit 2017) Lallans - Strathnaver, blog
A tale telt by Marsaili MacLeod
ale telt by Marsaili MacLeod, a native o Strathnaver, tae Ali
d naebody will bide intae it. A hunner year an mair syne he w
t Elgin, an still there isnae a body wha’ll gang near the p
Mair nor a dizzen brochs rise oot the ea
24 matches

Heather, Alistair Trains approachin?, (Mak Forrit 2017) Lallans - Angus, blog
Puir infrastructur is a belt aboot Scotland’s thrap
e o ilka journey. Scotrail is a mixter-maxter o the sorry an
me. On the ae haund there’s a braw new electric service bre
A solution is chuggin reekily o
railway line. There ance wis a line linkin aa the North-East
26 matches

Thoumire, Elizabeth Halloween, (Mak Forrit 2019) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
ctober shuid be nae mair than a semple wee acknowledgement o
ds on it, hiv makkit it intae a hale season! Tae ma mind, it
Gaein throu the aisles o a supermercat the ither day, ah
mercat the ither day, ah gied a muckle souch for thae sempler
s, sae real leukin as tae gie a fricht tae onybody, no juist
37 matches

Thoumire, Elizabeth In defence o SNHS, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
A’ve been listenin a’ week tae the aggrievit cra
78% wir seen, assessit, an as a result, eether admittit, trau
nsense that ‘last week owre a hunner thoosan patients waiti
een.”! Thats the nummer fir a year! Sic a stairtlin statist
year! Sic a stairtlin statistic didnae se
20 matches

Thoumire, Elizabeth Kintrae livin, (Mak Forrit 2019) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
A while back ah cam by a notice o an ‘open dayʼ for
notice o an ‘open dayʼ for a gairden in East Lothian. It w
lar interest acause it wis in a place ah haed kent weel whan
ah haed kent weel whan ah wis a bairn. Bein mindit o it fairl
indit o it fairly brocht back a wheen o memories. For mair no
58 matches

Thoumire, Elizabeth Daein it yersel, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
ed, manky cairds grippit like a vice atween the machine rower
rst place, I hae tae gae back a week or twa. Ye see, it haed
come tae me that I micht hae a shottie at makkin ma ain Yuil
In ma mind’s ee I could see a puckle o ma wee birdie pentin
like ‘Bonnie Yule’ or ‘A Guid New Year’ prentit on t
15 matches

Thoumire, Elizabeth Three days in October, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
A puckle times o late I hae see
ward the back end o the year, a freend speirt haed we iver be
for aboot ten year an it’s a guid thing they dae; the sill
p that wey, sae gaein oot, on a dreich nicht tae spend oors w
y gettin droukit, didnae haud a muckle appeal for us. Further
27 matches

Thoumire, Elizabeth Makkin a muckle o a mickle, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
Makkin a muckle o a mickle
Invitit oot tae a Mexican-style eatin howff twa
ge. I dout I haed e’en seen a chilli whan I wis their age,
oor ain mair hamely fare taks a back seat. Wirds like fajita,
a, curries an the like ar nou a muckle pairt o the ivery day
41 matches

Thoumire, Elizabeth The killin fields!, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
I wis watchin a bonnie cock pheasant makkin h
beauty in aw its glory is aye a sicht for sair een. But I wis
road an throu the fence intae a field. Livin in the Lawlands,
vin in the Lawlands, near tae a sportin estate, it’s likely
ced tae tak wing anely tae be a target for sae-cawed sportsme
17 matches

Thoumire, Elizabeth Bairns ootside, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
turday mornin, an I wis haein a daunder alang the road wi ma
wis tae be outside efter sic a miserable week o pourin rain,
pourin rain, there wis still a muckle dub streetchin hauf we
body else aboot for aw it wis a fine day. Leukin at the dub,
an thinkin back tae masel as a bairn, I ken I wad hae been t
34 matches

Thoumire, Elizabeth Than an nou — poverty, makkin dae, an leukin oot for ilk ither, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
eirsels. I think o ma mither, a wumman wha in her young day h
ha in her young day haed seen a deal o poverty an wha thocht
n the National Health Service a marvel o the age. She wis del
allouance wis brocht in! Sic a grand thing in partícular wh
, the last but ane born intae a faimily o thirteen bairns. He
39 matches

Uri, Antonia The birds an the bees, (Mak Forrit 2018) Doric - Aberdeen, blog
For a fyle nou there’s been a hert-warmin video circulatin
fit is focused on the story o a humble wifie fae Inverness. T
o Fiona Presly fa cam across a wee bee ’ithoot wings in he
tae rescue her an tae gie her a new lease o life. Sae mony fo
advise ye tae, as it sers as a reminder o an aafu important
38 matches

Uri, Antonia Fit tae dae aboot obesity?, (Mak Forrit 2018) Doric - Aberdeen, blog
sin, fit wis intendit tae mak a verra clear pynt. The image c
e clearly read: “Obesity is a cause of cancer.” Ae quine
hould tak it doun. Than, aa o a sudden, a haundfu o trolls po
sudden, a haundfu o trolls pop up (at l
fat fowk juist need tae get a grip an gang on a diet.” No
32 matches

Uri, Antonia Naewey tae bide, (Mak Forrit 2018) Doric - Aberdeen, blog
But, juist shut yer een; tak a míntie tae imaigine foo it m
foo it maun feel tae nae hae a comfy sofa tae come hame an p
an park yer bahookie on efter a lang, haurd day; nae telly ta
n tae yer warm maet keukit in a convenient kitchen ben the ho
t it maun be like tae nae hae a cosy bed far ye can pit yer h
37 matches

Uri, Antonia Widney’s Fuil, (Mak Forrit 2017) Doric - Aberdeen, blog
rst glance, Langside is juist a kintra village aside Peterhei
heid, wi nae much gaun on. Wi a population o less than a thoo
population o less than a thoosand, fowk can even somet
ah wis lat in on the story o a great Langsider — the story
the fact that he wisna really a fuil at aa. Aye, he wis a chi
23 matches

Thoumire, Elizabeth Deid huddies an the Moray Eel, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
Onybody fir a pint o cauld sick? Or hou abo
welcome tae the fishermen as a pint o cauld sick.
he Scottish Tories haed makit a vow tae the fisherfolk o the
Mairch 2019. They said it was a reid line for them. But noo i
hing on until 2021. So its no a reid line ony mair its a reid
10 matches

Thoumire, Elizabeth For the fat romantics, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
e adults population stauns at a min-bogglin 65%. This has inc
arlin dearie, hiv I no set up a rare treat fir ye! Im takin y
e! Im takin ye tae Greggs fir a romantic caundle-lit denner!
their Greggs favorits, but wi a wee Valentine twist! Fir exai
d tattie slices, garnished wi a wheen o fresh apollo an spina
14 matches

Holton, Brian An Owresetter’s Tale, (Bella Caledonia 2015) Lallans - Galashiels, blog
A wis born at 11.45 a.m. on Monday the 11th July in
en bairns, the youngest son o a faimly at flittit frae Waterf
lingual. Eftir an accident wi a parachute in Egypt (he wis a
parachute in Egypt (he wis a commando, an focht i the West
i the Westren Desert) he wis a wheen few months in Tanganyik
90 matches

Fitt, Matthew Fae Mooth tae Page, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Lallans, blog
A Guid New Year tae ye! And a new year challenge tae ye and
s bonnie birkie eemis stane o a planet.
sed yer mind. But if Scots is a pairt o ye, yin wey tae care
. There’s yer education for a stert.
the schuil. Mibbe ye learned a poem by Rabbie, mibbe there w
22 matches

Campbell, Karen Gie it laldy, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Lallans - Glasgow, blog
e mannie says. But how can I? A? Naw, A soons daft, like A’
? Naw, A soons daft, like A’m yawning. Oh. But A’m’
’m yawning. Oh. But A’m’s awricht? Man. A dunno
’m’s awricht? Man. A dunno. It’s no as if it’s
t’s ma mither tongue, no in a hoose where yi got skelpit ro
75 matches

Murdoch, Steve Schrödinger’s Leid?, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Doric - St Andrews, blog
eve it, or girn far there’s a ‘f’ an you’d hae pitten
‘f’ an you’d hae pitten a ‘wh’ or a ‘quh’, then
‘wh’ or a ‘quh’, then STOP NOU! The
abular that maks the language a ‘leid’. But flytins ower
an fit tae cry it, gings back a lang wey.
35 matches

Hershaw, William The Retour O The Grey Airmy, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Lallans, blog
is) attour the face o Scotia, a flegsome, byordinair and hith
ely tae hae mair whummle than a flee landing on a giant elk
flee landing on a giant elk’s erse (though wi
ing fae your mooth is tae caa a cheil a Tory. In thir PC days
cheil a Tory. In thir PC days aiblins
25 matches

Hall, Simon W. No the Six o Clock News, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Orkney, blog
s use thur local language wae a full, crisp, confident voice
ithoot the least peedie bit o a cringe, nivver mind any sense
int comes tae mind: ‘Ken is a man’s name, and kent is a c
man’s name, and kent is a county in England’. But ken
could we no push Scots cheust a peedie bittie further?
25 matches

Handy, Robbie Forked Tongues, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Lallans, blog
ett an Liz Lochead walk intae a pub in Dunfermline…
an Stephen Daisley loupin on a few typos on the Scottish Gov
gument aboot whether Scots is a ‘real language’ cos as fa
Ah’m a Fifer, but Ah lived in Jamaic
in Jamaica for aboot three an a half years, an ma wife’s Ja
55 matches

Hodgart, John Scots Language Act: Oor weans hae richt tae see mither tung respectit, (The National 2021) Lallans - North Ayrshire, newspaper
potify tae recognise Scots as a language, an saicondly, tae h
hear her arguing the case for a Scots Language Act.
It’s a proposal some o us hae buin a
guid” Scots, an that it is a language by ony criteria ye c
an Cultures recognises it as a language an that’s guid ene
28 matches

Reynolds, Charlie Krisamas time is draa’in near, (Ullans Speakers Association 2011) Ulster - Coleraine, prose
oo, far bae it for me tae pit a damper on tha weans an aa tha
an aa thaur needs - because A yince wus a wean maesel, an t
yince wus a wean maesel, an thocht oul Sa
wus jest able tae work magic. A shane fun oot that wusnae tha
ot that wusnae tha case efter a shoart time becaase aff coors
25 matches

Reynolds, Charlie An Appeal frae tha hairt, (North Antrim Speak 2010) Ulster - Coleraine, blog
l. Doon tha last wheen o year A hae tried mae level best tae
life tha wye it ustae tae bae a loc o things mann change. Tha
alane unnerstaun it. Bae that A mane its nae use settin boord
a converted(native speakers). A hae a wee bit o news for them
hae a wee bit o news for them that
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Reynolds, Charlie Tha demise o oor ain tongue, (North Antrim Speak 2010) Ulster - Coleraine, blog
Ower tha years A hae bane up tae mae neck in t
Noo tha mair thaur haes bane a weethin o progress in tha wye
neck. It wull shane jest bae a wye o taakin jest h'ard behin
gret schame o things. Tha wye A see it is this, thaur is a ha
see it is this, thaur is a hale rake o yins taakin aboot
9 matches

Reynolds, Charlie Tak pride in yer ain tongue, (North Antrim Speak 2009) Ulster - Coleraine, blog
e thats naw tha wye it is noo-a deys. Tha Ullans tongue haes
. Yins wud try an sae its naw a language ava, maistly becaase
if ye daur tae try an scrieve a wheen o wurds o yer ain tongu
that yer ony makin it up. Noo A wud bae tha first tae gie in
oarts wae hae yit tae pit oot a standardised dictionary. Why
10 matches

Harper, Emma Promoting the Scots Leid, (The Scottish Parliament 2021) Lallans - Stranraer, government
uiss o Scots in the media is a muckle driver o a sense o inc
muckle driver o a sense o inclusion for Scots s
o Scots an aw its byleids as a legitimate leivin leid an tak
3 matches

Irvine, Chloe Untitled Poem, (The Scotsman 2021) Shetland - Whalsay, poetry
I rowl me Rs, dirs a laughter ootbrak,
nnoo tyare if yur digs ir fur a fun,
How kin you caa somewye a 'hol' yur niffer even bun?
But iffery year I see a neesik un a whale,
neesik un a whale,
6 matches

Hall, Simon W. Crackan the troughs, (Brisk Northerly 2021) Orkney, blog
A neebor said tae me a couple o year ago, ‘I mind
oundly reassuran and welcome; a return tae the fermers’ mem
accompanied me in flight for a hunder metres or so, keepan u
3 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 147, (self-published 2006) Lallans, newspaper
A guid Scots Tung in yer heid's
areas. This will be yaised as a gydal for the final form that
o the Scots Tung wabsteid for a full copy o the Household for
l be cairried oot.For aw that a question kythes in the 2006 C
slang sae there haes aye been a nummer o Scots speakers that
58 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 149, (self-published 2006) Lallans, newspaper
A guid Scots Tung in yer heid's
Scots Tung howps Wullie haed a guid burthday an bids him mon
y o thaim. It wis juist unner a year syne Wullie cam oot tap
ar syne Wullie cam oot tap on a leet o Scotland's tap ten ico
appearance, Wullie reponed, "A doot it's the Sunday Post tha
62 matches

King, Angeline Untitled, (twitter 2021) Ulster - Larne, poetry
e been barely oot o Larne for a guid year, an God's honest tr
onest truth, ah'm as happy as a wee lark. There isnae a day g
wee lark. There isnae a day gaes by when ah dinnae ge
muscle ah was niver stuck for a yarn frae folk at the front d
ir forbye - ah hae developed a bit o a Larne eccent for a ha
8 matches

Letford, William Bevel, (Carcanet 2012 ISBN: 978 1 84777 192 6) Lallans, poetry
Build yurself a palace
We jist caerry it fur a while then lit it go
A sparky fay Partick sade it's
If a man's goat the misyur eh eezs
A looked it the gaffer. Work ha
22 matches

Bennett, Peter Liberties (Part Two), (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
ae me, ‘she’s shakin like a fuckin leaf in here. Ah’m n
mean tae. Ah wis burstin fur a pish.’ ah feebly reply.
ah kin. Tell big fuckin rent-a-riot in there tae take that h
Ah assume it’s a rhetorical question cause oan
Gettin oot the van ah notice a look fae Joe, like he’s dis
41 matches

Bennett, Peter Liberties (Part One), (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
rcey, the other aloft, haudin a kerry oot in a poly bag. Fuck
kerry oot in a poly bag. Fuckin mad wae it,
nglin ay boatles latticed wae a murmur ay drunken sniggers me
the landin. McDade’s wearin a bran new green an white Lacos
an white Lacoste trackie, wae a pair ay matchin green an whit
62 matches

Bennett, Peter The Sacrificial Doo, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
Ah wake suddenly wae a start, piecin the gither whit
Fuck! Ah mind that cunt takin a swing fur me. The fuck wis th
pin assault tae the ear, like a fuckin fly buzzin aboot in ye
stanked ma tea, ah stick oot a wee straightener oan the kitc
Somethin came up? That’s a good wan in’t it? A fuckin
51 matches

Meikle, William Overheard in a Cemetery, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Ayrshire, prose
It's a braw day again, clear an' bri
Folk walk by, a' huddled up in their winter c
punch that day. Ah ken ah wis a wee bit
stocious, but can a man no' have a wee drink when
man no' have a wee drink when his boy gets
44 matches

Bennett, Peter Clyde Built, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
ime: The doorbell first, then a succession ay forceful knocks
p, ye know whit day it is?’ a voice comes through the lette
oon the hallway tae the door. A shadowy blur moves aboot behi
aboot it.’ ah sais. He puts a finger up tae his mooth. ‘S
h the years tae be hidin like a couple ay big lassies. ‘Ah
19 matches

Bennett, Peter Sharks, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
proverbial deifie then mibbe a bit ay emotional blackmail wi
s still nae answer so ah take a walk roon the back tae see if
e signal; like sittin watchin a blizzard, only less entertain
’m bloody arse oer elbow in a heap oan the grun, the barra
oan the grun, the barra lyin a few fit awaiy fae me, efter h
58 matches

Bennett, Peter The Party ay the Year (Part Two), (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
A wave ay noise fae the hall co
on an its hard tae say if its a deliberate act ay intimidatio
sais ‘wee Pearcey’s goat a gram, mone check it fur quali
at it, accusingly like he’s a polis or somethin.
‘Just goat it aff a guy ah know.’ Pearcey sais.
52 matches

Bennett, Peter The Party ay the Year (Part One), (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
ths by Bambi’s big brother. A deer - the maist placid, doc
ht through me, tellin me whit a stupit prick ah’d been. Ah
ence, as Trisha McDade phoned a few days efter we goat back,
ch; tae keep quiet aboot such a thing, as ah’d asked him ta
ainge.’ ah sais, haunin oer a ten poun note.
54 matches

Bennett, Peter Carpe Diem, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
umour has it that he’s goat a bent copper oan his payroll,
t every time, he’s clean as a whistle.
h suppose. Certainly explains a few things. It’s an open se
The close is a fuckin shitehole, even the co
hole, even the cooncil gie it a wide berth. Every other flat
65 matches

Bennett, Peter Just Another Minute, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
t end ay the Royal Infirmary; a crumblin Victorian relic ay a
crumblin Victorian relic ay a hoaspital. The stuff ay night
A statue ay Queen Victoria, sit
Inside is a tall atrium that passes throu
eams spannin the room, leavin a vertical, oval cylinder ay sp
18 matches

Bennett, Peter The Guru an Zander, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
rchie cunt again at his gaff, a flat just aff Kilmarnock Road
ock Road in Shawlands. He’s a mad yoga guru - gies it aw t
sexual energy an helps create a deeper bond wae yer partner a
, an the other is aboot huvin a deeper bond wae yersel. Shagg
That, an the fact he takes a hauf ounce every week regular
61 matches

Bennett, Peter The Bothy (Part Two), (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
wis either blind optimism or a blatant lie. The only waiy we
s AA road map an he hud only a vague idea ay where the digs
Ah’d gied Pearcey a pair ay trackie bottoms ah hu
er than the claes he hud oan, a sleepin bag an a kerry oot.
sleepin bag an a kerry oot. ‘There it’s th
40 matches

Bennett, Peter The Bothy (Part One), (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
s McDade wanted us tae go oan a wee trip the gither tae clear
be honest, so far it’d been a good laugh, huvin the craic w
d tae get away fae things fur a bit. Joe’s face hud drapped
sais, pogoin up an doon like a fuckin punk rocker. ‘This w
llyhoo old boy!’ he sais in a mock upper class, English acc
50 matches

Bennett, Peter The Bools, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
It’s a pleasant March evenin as ah w
ay Amulree Street, ah notice a bunch ay neds staunin drinkin
neds staunin drinking, makin a bloody nuisance ay themselves
ance ay themselves. There wis a bylaw introduced last year ta
hey wid gie the troublemakers a good kick up the erse afore d
37 matches

Bennett, Peter Graftin, (ABCTales.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
There’s a collection ay spittle, spread
ns studiously, ma creation - a galaxy ay salivary constellat
ls ay dribble anywhere within a fifteen feet diameter.
A young bird, professional look
er. She looks again at me wae a burnin contempt an continues
51 matches

Bennett, Peter McShane's Reprieve, (ABCTales.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
It comes tae a stoap, the light hittin the m
e polis. Ah’ll need tae huv a word. This isnae on man.
he door ay the motor opens an a couple ay auld cunts get oot
The car park ay a snooker club, ay aw places is
njoys the thrill ay it; takin a spin intae the East End in hi
53 matches

Bennett, Peter Rude Awakenings (Part two of two), (ABCTales.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
er his airm an walkin oer tae a clipboard that’s sittin oan
t go straight tae their heid. A licence tae fuck wae aw an su
here.’ he sais, pointin at a gap oan a list ay scored oot
gap oan a list ay scored oot names oan
hat don’t you?’ she sais, a fully fledged telephone voice
33 matches

Bennett, Peter Rude Awakenings (Part one of two), (ABCTales.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
ittin there naked, except fur a pair ay black, haud up stocki
ay black, haud up stockins an a pair ay stilleto heels; the w
n the corner, the remnants ay a fire smoulderin within.
er, suspended in the air like a ghost floatin through the roo
e French doors leadin oot tae a balcony; views ay an unfamili
44 matches

Bennett, Peter TA Hauf an a Hauf, (ABCTales.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
ntae the front gairden. No in a bad way, ye unnerstaun. It’
un. It’s good tae feel such a vibrant sensation in the morn
ht. Still, it’s good to huv a sense ay humour.
wan ay the only wans left, as a matter ay fact.
The gairden is covered in a thick frost, which gies it th
40 matches

Bennett, Peter Park trife, (ABCTales.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
s howlin doon the street an a flurry ay snow swarms the pla
place, pepperin the grun wae a light coverin. A wee sparra c
light coverin. A wee sparra catches ma attenti
n the street lights, next tae a pair ay moss covered gutties
pped roon himsel, shakin like a shitein dug. ‘It’s fuckin
59 matches

Grae, Emma Jimmy and his wee darlin Alexa, (unbound.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
ths o ma life. Ma Bettie took a turn fur the worst back in Ma
tae gie ma wife o sixty year a proper send aff. It should o
Me and Bettie rarely hud a nice word tae say tae each ot
s thocht it would ever become a reality.
t’s 1PM. Every day’s like a day in the jail in lockdoon.
63 matches

Grae, Emma Dancin wi the Rhona, (unbound.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
It wis ainlie a maiter o time. We aw saw it c
akin any chances. Ah’ll dae a Simon Peg. Ainlie insteid o t
tae blow ower. Ah cannae take a deep breath wi’oot coughin
terin. Fur aw ah know, ah’m a goner already. Ah call the of
nfield Sanitary Solutions,” a voice says.
231 matches

Ulster Scots Agency Ulster Scots Census, (census.gov.uk 2021) Ulster, government
nst iverie 10 yeir an gies us a pictèr o aa tha fowk an hoos
Heid-coont bis uised tae mak a caa oan hoo ye pye fur an ple
cht-oot or pairt sets, or bes a bodie that pyes fur tha maist
Tae mak a stairt oan yer oanline heid-c
Fur yin, a heid-coont letter 'at shows '
118 matches

Giles, Harry Josephine WHIT TAE WRITE NOU?, (https://harryjosephine.com/ 2015) Orkney, blog
A’m leavan Orkney. A’m writan this nou on the tr
ain sooth fae Aberdeen, eftir a calm crosseen doun fae Kirkwa
-wise, hid’s no been much o a summer – rain an cauld aa t
bit the eveneen wis bonnie: a douce blue-grey sky wi saft l
ky wi saft layers o clood, an a brief wash o pink whan the su
49 matches

Tait, John M Lallans 60 - Da Odyssey (1-75), (Lallans Magazine 2002) Shetland, poetry
uarried caves, wissin him for a maik.
For dere he wis lippenin a kyoab o lambs an buls.
"Less a less, whit fock duisna wyte w
weel-meant wirds, sae he got a snippen sairin!"
In a brynd-washed isle, at da nave
6 matches

Tait, John M Shaetlan is Daed - Lang live Dialect, (Shetland Dialect Conference 2004 2004) Shetland, prose
In a article aboot Scots socioling
ial rules of grammar, possess a small vocabulary, are unwritt
ary, are unwritten, and enjoy a limited range of uses. Langua
trast, have grammar rules and a wide vocabulary, are written,
ndard. In idder wirds, ta caa a language a dialect is juist w
134 matches

Giles, Harry Josephine The future of Scots, (https://www.opendemocracy.net/ 2015) Orkney, prose
vrenment screeds are wrote in a antrin idiom o English. Wir u
riant grammatical firms intae a nyow aald leid, wirds pangit
aboot growan up doon sooth wi a mither wha mostlins spok Engl
h bit shifted straet awey tae a rich urban Scots whan phonan
hon. This langed-fir leid – a firmal, standardised Scots su
40 matches

Stewart, Anna An Alien Feeling, (Scots Hoose 2019) Lallans, prose
m because it wis true. It wis a few weeks ago now, and if it
him: rain and auld earth and a sharpness that comes fae meat
e summer, and I thought I saw a light. I decided tae walk oot
e walk oot there, right intae a sneezing fit so's I could wra
wrap my brain roond tight wi a wall o heidache, just so's I
52 matches

Strachan, Shane Hoast, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric, prose
ye canna shove yer granny aff a bus. Unless it’s yer daddy
e been stuck wi ma Grunny for a wik noo and she’s aaready g
o and she’s aaready gien ma a curn o reasons tae shove her
n o reasons tae shove her aff a double decker at high speed.
he wis swannin aboot Asia on a cruise wi his blonde, but add
107 matches

Lawrenson, Dorothy Ranch Road 12, San Marcos, (Scots Language Centre 2021) Lallans - Fife, poetry
till aw is tint i the mirk o a lampless pit. Suddent
a leam o lichtnin cracks
glisks o starns: ae, twa, a thoosan –
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Briggs, Susi Diva, (Scots Language Centre 2021) Lallans - Dumfries and Galloway, poetry
the patriarchy yin wee bit at a time.
Creatin a magnificent croon
2 matches

Grae, Emma Billy's Ghost Dug, (liarsleague.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
tae me. Ma dug, Neville, took a turn fur the worst efter tann
rn fur the worst efter tannin a fit-lang tube o Jaffa cakes,
is the apple o ma eye. He wis a mongrel, who’d black fur do
ook like he wis always wearin a suit. He wis a sleekit bastar
suit. He wis a sleekit bastart, and treated
56 matches

Wilson, Lucy Lock Doon, (Greenock Telegraph 2021) Lallans - Greenock, poetry
Want tae see ma pals but a just cany.
A will stay in the hoose tae he
a cany wait tae gee ma granny a brae big squeezy cuddle.
It’ll be a celebration, we will aw be ge
highlight of ma week wint be a trip tae Aldi.
5 matches

Pennie, Ellen The Wheesht, (Scots Hoose 2021) Lallans - Greenock, poetry
heesht the now, an dinnae mak a fuss
through ma ain choice a smoored ma voice an let the w
Ye hae a vyce ootwi yer gub if ye can
There’s a poyum in yer heid the now tha
4 matches

Diansangu, Mae Puddock Spittins, (Scots Hoose 2021) Doric, poetry
a bed
a green
a flooers
ih two a uz
an a wee bitty
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Diansangu, Mae Doric, (Scots Hoose 2021) Doric, poetry
it's nae a leid, fit politely invites ye
it's the seed a scurra drapped intae the een
curra drapped intae the een o a bairn
greetin fur a bosie —
it, is tae dip yer tongue in a fresh
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Diansangu, Mae naebdy likes a clype, (Scots Hoose 2021) Doric, poetry
naebdy likes a clype.
fan she wis a quiney,
cloakroom, pinchin a bit o
she hid a richt feejee. incensed
she get? a punny ecc,
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Gibson, Darren Cannae Thole Ye!, (lowcountrylad.blogspot.com/ 2014) Ulster - Ards, blog
s. Hoo ir ye daein? This week A'd laik tae taak tae ye aboot
Gin thur’s a creeter ye cannae stan, weel
im, tha mair it micht earn ye a clash roon tha heid. Whuch le
o’ thole, haein tae suffer a bit o’ a hurt. Ay, gin ye h
bit o’ a hurt. Ay, gin ye hae an injur
10 matches

Gibson, Darren Oor ain strange lan, (Ullans Magazine 2012) Ulster - Ards, poetry
Yet still anaa a wheen are fun,
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Hume, David The Aldfreck Coalmining Disaster, (Ullans Magazine 2012) Ulster - Ballycarry, poetry
He maun hae thocht tae mak a dale
waitin aa ree like a dug fur a bone.
But they niver fun a blissit seam
and he didnae come tae be a millionaire,
4 matches

Gibson, Darren Solace, (Ullans Magazine 2012) Ulster - Ards, poetry
Tae lay agin a waarm stane waa
That croons a drumlins heid,
2 matches

Thompson, Mark Address to a Nintendo DS, (Ullans Magazine 2012) Ulster - Ards, poetry
Charlie’ll no gie ye a lend-o
Ye dinnae hae a chance ava
Spongebob Squarebreeks taks a faa
It gien a splash, an then it droon’t
(but a wheen o’ months later, efte
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Smyth, Anne I Corinthians 13, (Ullans Magazine 2012) Ulster, prose
The mair A discoorse in the gate o man-b
e o man-bodies an angels, gin A haenae luive in ma hert A’m
haenae luive in ma hert A’m the like o boast bress or
he like o boast bress or less a tinglin cymbal.
The mair A hae the hansel o proaphecy an
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Hume, David Aince the corncrake caa’ed, (Ullans Magazine 2012) Ulster - Ballycarry, poetry
A hae hear’d the corncrake ca
A bonnie caa fornenst the hills
A hae hear’d the peewee cry
An aince A spied a mither’s chicks
In a quare wee raa, walkin up thon
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Rennie, Susan The Hoose o Haivers, (Itchy Coo 2002) Lallans, weans
ashed. In this country steyed a lass whase skill in weavin wi
wove were as fine as ony fae a maister penter’s brush.
ecided tae pey her auld pupil a veesit. Disguisin hersel as a
n hersel as an auld wumman in a coorse woollen cloak, she gli
towards Arachne’s hoose on a clood. Arachne invitit the au
123 matches

Rennie, Susan Kat an Doug on Planet Fankle, (Itchy Coo 2002) Lallans, weans
r birthday, Kat woke tae find a cyberdug in her bedroom.
waggin an Kat thocht she saw a wee door closin on the tap o
a imagine wha wid gie her sic a fantoosh toy. It wisna wrappe
Doug mummelt wi his neb in a rosebush. Then, his cybertail
‘No a worm hole whaur worms bide. A
62 matches

Strachan, Shane Standing Stone, (northwordsnow.co.uk 2016) Doric, prose
o thole. Maist days there’s a thick grey haar that veils on
nto my land – usually twice a year, either side o winter. T
The phone rings, a walkie-talkie kinda thing tha
A packed toolbox will be of muc
use to us Mr Buchan. Our E.T.A. is three-forty-three p.m. Go
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 114, (self-published 2003) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
Keep a guid Scots Tung in yer heid a
anguage on its ain. It needit a weel planned maucht cairriet
ither language, Scots. It wis a guid demonstration o whit cui
aud tae the GDB an tae set up a study o the wants o the Scots
ont Scots pairlament but here a leet o whit they aw promised
60 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 115, (self-published 2003) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
Keep a guid Scots Tung in yer heid a
Tung Quaich for her schuil wi a clever wee poem cried "Rabbie
ae an Englishman". Rachel wis a gey close rinner up last year
nither year, she will be gien a miniature quaich tae keep for
tae keep for hersel alang wi a buik an a certificate written
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 116, (self-published 2003) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
Keep a guid Scots Tung in yer heid a
particlar on thae grunds that a nummer o Breton organisations
organisations haes pit forrit a complaint agin the French Sta
the French state haes abuised a nummer o human richts throu i
l languages an, in particlar, a raicent decision bi the Frenc
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 117, (self-published 2003) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
Keep a guid Scots Tung in yer heid a
IT wis a busy day at the Honest Toun's
haud for ae towmond alang wi a wee quaich for her tae keep a
ee quaich for her tae keep an a certificate in Scots. Mr Blac
Scots. Mr Blackie praisentit a certificate tae the three bes
48 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 119, (self-published 2003) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
Keep a guid Scots Tung in yer heid a
no tae be taen as threats or a danger an naither is the spea
hin the European Union. Efter a week's collogue wi aw the EP'
man an Ladin is spoken, makin a true European microcosm. Ebne
ission direck like tae big up a European Agency for Linguisti
69 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 176, (self-published 2008) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
Keep a guid Scots Tung in yer heid,
A Doric Waddin For Colin and Fi
na Henderson, aw the best for a lang an blithe mairriet life
"A div" wis the repone they bait
thair pledges, "Aw that I am, A'll gie tae ye; an
62 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 175, (self-published 2008) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
Keep a guid Scots Tung in yer heid,
the day that can leuk back on a time whan there wisnae ony Oo
bairns, tae giein oor Granny a veesit an gettin haud o the F
ut things is stertin tae leuk a sicht mair hertnin thae days
Waverley Books brocht oot a Scots language graphic novel
50 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 174, (self-published 2008) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
Keep a guid Scots Tung in yer heid,
A Review bi Irene Broon (Owerse
[NOTE: a photograph here of the actors
seen bi donnert fowk is gien a clivver like innin bi a faiml
clivver like innin bi a faimly o twa brithers an a si
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Donovan, Anne Buddha Da - Chapter 1 Anne Marie, (Canongate 2009 ISBN: 978-1847673459) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
MA DA'S A nutter. Radio rental. He'd da
rental. He'd dae anythin for a laugh so he wid; went doon th
e wid; went doon the shops wi a perra knickers on his heid, t
nd done noo. He's turnt intae a Buddhist.
doon the Buddhist Centre for a couple hours, Liz, ah'1l no b
97 matches

Farrow, Kenneth D. Lallans 59 - Editorial, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans, newspaper
A public service annooncement:
tak place in 2004 – whit wi a gey thrang year for the Edito
onal apologies likely due til a puckle fowk that likes ti wri
me, the ordnar mails is aa in a steer, or a bing bi nou, wait
steer, or a bing bi nou, waitin on the mo
14 matches

Vettese, Raymond Lallans 59 - Raymond Vettese : nineteen poems, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans - Montrose, poetry
in a hoose we passed.
gently said: there’s a death.
I’d seen a deid bird
and aince I’d buried a deid moose
sae fowk micht hae a keek
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Chalmers, Aimee Lallans 59 - Joukene Poukerie, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans - Fife, prose
It was a Sunday morning, smirnie rain.
at the door o the closie for a meenit. Yer wecht was on the
nter was i the terrace, ridin a wee bike. Ye kept yer haunds
uidnae get weet. Ye pickit up a stick an pleutered awa at the
et sand. Ye cuid mak it intae a dam. Billy Bunter wuid see ye
34 matches

Connor, Charles P. Lallans 59 - The Queen’s Shull’n, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans - Fife, prose
“A shull’n!! A shull’n!!! Ah ken whit ah
ike tae gie them an it’s no a buddy shull’n.” Davie Hal
r twa ir three saiconts. Gied a gausp.
Mither is she raed oot, “As a gesture of loyalty and affect
illing toward the purchase of a gift, to be presented to Her
46 matches

Johnson, Mary Lallans 59 - Kieran an Aidan, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Doric - Aberdeenshire, prose
e twa Ions are nae back yet. A frichtsome warnin wechts me d
h e flezicks fleein up e lum, a fyou settlin on e brookie bac
on e brookie back, sendin ot a waamin I canna jalouse. I’m
Ee bring hame a lambikie ti roast for e Sabba
He glowers a lot eenoo. Lang, lang syne, f
15 matches

Johnson, Mary Lallans 59 - Furst Time, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Doric - Aberdeenshire, prose
Fuckin hell! It wiz a joke! It wiz nivvir meant tae
t tae tae get tae this stage. A wee bit choryin frae Menzies,
otepads, though whit the fuck A waanted wi pencils and notepa
encils and notepads. When wid A ivver yase them? It wis jist
ved ye hid boattle. Ye wirnae a feardy. Key wiz intae it mair
109 matches

Purdie, David C. Lallans 59 - Boswell’s Coort, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans - Edinburgh, poetry
ids o the Fifties, whan I wis a prentice,
we nivver gied a bugger for ony screivers,
2 matches

Purdie, David C. Lallans 59 - Sanct Hub’s, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans - Edinburgh, poetry
That’s whan me, a thochtless, godless, prentice
d awa ti sproosh the place up a wee,
ow the poupit an the nave, in a chaumer
i Johnston Terrace, thair wis a wuiden chyre
as whan ye’re settin on a jyner’s tress!
12 matches

Purves, David Lallans 59 - Five Poems frae the Chinese o Po Chu-I, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans - Selkirk, poetry
rn in Shansi province. He wes a mandarin an becam the Governo
am the Governor o Chung-chou, a ferrawa steid on the upper re
reaches o the Yangtze. He wes a gret favorite o Arthur Waley,
His wark wes namelie an haed a strang moral element: he atta
plendid poetrie in China ower a period o mair nor twa millenn
26 matches

Fleemin, Sandy Lallans 59 - Bellin the Cat, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans - Ormiston, prose
No a meenit haed she set fit inby
ome glowerin, some scomfishin a lauch. But her mither aye tel
mither aye telt her she haed a guid Scots tongue in her heid
tuiden ablo his gethert brous a bonny meenit, he taks her oxt
he explains, an she catches a glint o the waddin ring on hi
48 matches

McClure, Derrick J. Lallans 59 - A Stot an a Cleg, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans, prose
A Stot an a Cleg
cento, Cecco Angiolieri. Here a speil anent him an hou he cui
288, Cecco Angiolieri gaed wi a mingie o callants frae Siena
ms. Out o their freinship cam a sonnet whilk Cecco screivit f
ecco screivit for Dante anent a marischal in their core.
36 matches

Hutchison, Pat Sanners Gow's Tales and Folklore of the Buchan - The Clootie Dummmplin!, (Ayton Publishing 2017 ISBN: 978-1910601419) Doric - Banffshire, prose
They’d a fine yard at the back o the h
this time Jocky wiz gettin on a bittie an wisna sae swaak abo
s as he eence wiz. Noo it wiz a greet an a girn tae get yokit
greet an a girn tae get yokit an michty
it an michty but the yard wiz a fair caa tee. Onyhoo wi this
26 matches

Hutchison, Pat Mrs Clushet o Faaldydykes, (McStorytellers.com 2018) Doric - Banffshire, prose
ween forefinger and thoom for a minty. It hid been a gye busy
minty. It hid been a gye busy mornin wi as muckle
he winter fever and aa seekin a cure for’t. He shook his he
cket watch he saw that he’d a wee bitty time for a cuppy o
wee bitty time for a cuppy o tay an something tae
23 matches

Hutchison, Pat The Three Cannels, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
e caal ween blasted roon him. A win that cam straacht aff the
st the Devil’s Peatstack in a mash o foam near hittin the t
g and Tarlair sweemin pool wi a boomin crash that vibrated up
egs even though he wiz nearly a hunnder feet abeen. In realit
There wiz a squall comin in aff the Moray
81 matches

Hutchison, Pat Catty, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
e vegetable beds. It hid been a gye while since she got the c
en awful as the dementia teen a hud o her. Her mither hidna b
been in the best o health for a lot o years but Mabel hid man
found wanderin aboot the toon a couple o times and Mabel hid
her. In so deein she’d lost a lot o her pension package but
112 matches

The Mannie Fae Unco The Diary o a Feel at the Skweel, (unco.scot 2021) Doric, prose
ing. For playin though it wiz a cracker o a place. It hid big
cracker o a place. It hid big dykes like
place. It hid big dykes like a fort an ye could see the Hill
Jerry ships as they attempted a landin in the bey. There wiz
in in the bey. There wiz even a wee covered entrance intae th
39 matches

King, Angeline Weans o Latharna, (angelineking.com 2021) Ulster - Larne, weans
was sick, sore an tired o the A-Team. Ah was sick, sore an ti
were question marks. She haed a semicolon smile. She knowed a
reel wi the girls. There’s a jellyfish on ma left wi airms
e wrang directions. There’s a swan on ma right wi strang ai
w?’ she saed. ‘What aboot a game that you like ?’
71 matches

Hutchison, Pat Bulletbroo, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
It wiz a grey dreich mornin fin the ba
born at Crichie. It hid been a fair chauve for the lassie, n
he bairn cam intae the world. A skelp on the doup and it star
he doctor gave the wee laddie a quick gyan ower then turned a
ed and imbecile – pit it in a pail!”
81 matches

McKillop, Roger The Appin Murderer, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
ye abin the clachan and hang a quite innocent person! I want
uld be tae nae avail. Ye were a died man, whitivir A did, Mac
died man, whitivir A did, Mac Cailean Mor, the Duk
etribution on oor people, yet A could feel their hate of the
ae let us tak’ yer body fir a descent Christian burial. By
78 matches

Shoor Caan, Angus Tasteless, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Lallans - Saltcoats, prose
' in the run up tae xmas day. A cannae pinpint ri exact day w
in' ye tend tae rub noses wi' a fair nummer a' acquaintances
fair nummer a' acquaintances an' relatit ow
Fur wan reason ur anurr, A get owerfaced wi' turkey dinn
the run up, sa ri last 'hing A waant tae sit doon tae oan xm
133 matches

Philips, Cally Wha's feart o' the library?, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Doric - Turriff, prose
entrepreneurial spirit – or a hatred o’ organised ‘club
istopher Plummer, or at least a professional fitba’er. E’
onnae happen. No since ah wis a lassie. Nae women’s fitba i
Ye micht hae feminists an’ a’ that bit ony kindae equali
t bit ony kindae equality wis a fair way aff.
67 matches

Muir, Glenn David of Seafield, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
my endless pleading and bocht a dug. Since I cuid crawl my li
life’s ambition wis tae hae a dug for my very ain. Thir had
s previously: oor Rab had got a hamster which he had, wi grea
at originality, ca’d Hammy. A mair appropriate name wid hae
There wid be a chap at the door, Faither or
53 matches

Muir, Glenn The Bruce Triumphant, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Linlithgow, poetry
They'd huntit him for monie a mile
A lang, lang dirk wis in yin ha
A choppin', slashin' whirlwind
An' sic a sicht they saw
A dozen corpses at his feet
7 matches

Muir, Glenn Pet-gilante, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
olk didnae gi’e the notices a second glance, in fact few ev
in fact few even gi’ed them a first glance. All that change
been rendered unconscious by a hefty blow to the back o his
Polis were perplexed, he was a petty criminal but an unlikel
ush with the law was actually a cruelty case brought by S.S.P
36 matches

Muir, Glenn The Truth Will Out, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
ow monie different versions o a story they’ll tell ye and t
ned this was going tae tak up a lot o valuable drinking time,
ime, so I suggested we sat at a table instead o standing at t
omething inaudible as we took a seat at yin o the wee rustic
t lot are capable o stringing a sentence thegither withoot in
26 matches

Muir, Glenn Lion Rampant, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
had gien the total malkie tae a hyena the previous nicht when
A cooling breeze frae the North
rose tae his feet, gied hisel a shake and padded aff in that
ection. Vultures circling wis a sure sign thit something wis
age tree. His presence caused a bit o a stir amongst the loca
36 matches

Muir, Glenn Al Fresco, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
armer but maybe that wis jist a bit o rose tintit retrospect
Mither aye made a massive batch o sannies, usua
ies were carefully wrapped in a clean tea cloth and placed in
clean tea cloth and placed in a big canvas shopping bag alang
for tea and yin for coffee). A tin fu o biscuits wis added t
43 matches

Muir, Glenn Ozsome, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
Dorothy (a doppelganger o Nicola Sturgeo
urgeon) and her wee dug Toto (a cairn terrier wi Kezia Dugdal
’s heid) had jist landit in a queer colourfu’ land. It tu
olourfu’ land. It tuik them a wee while tae adjust, ye see,
when it had been sooked up by a muckle tornado. Poll Tax Hoos
42 matches

Muir, Glenn Sport!, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
isnae like that, oors wis aye a sporting hoose.
emmed frae ma faither, he wis a guid fitba player (according
owess wi the roond ba. He had a trial for the Royal Artillery
nt during WW2). It wis during a bounce game in Burma that he
e first time. Challenging for a high cross wi a burly Gurkha,
26 matches

Geraghty, Martin A Bad Sport, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
A Bad Sport
ors in the car park – thirs a Bentley, a Porsche and an Ast
Bentley, a Porsche and an Aston Martin.
am pure buzzin’ … me ... a member ae the best golf cours
strokes fir the first time so a cannae wait ti get up the roa
49 matches

Geraghty, Martin The Pusher, (TheCommonBreath.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
mportant matters wen wae met. A wiz watchin yae. Digestin yir
s yae hurried aff sumwher. An a remained still, mindin ma aen
Urr wiz it a cycle? An al fresco lunch? Or
ions. Nae matter. Stories huv a habit ae careyin in the wind
they call it. Disrespectful, a call it. Neglect. Aye, thiv t
28 matches

Geraghty, Martin 378, (TheCommonBreath.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
A teenage boy finally answers.
n’ alarm call. Forget aboot a snooze button. Can a interest
snooze button. Can a interest thim in a wee saucer
interest thim in a wee saucer of Vortex? Naw…t
aw. Jeeso. No this again, Da. A wish you’d gies peace about
19 matches

McKillop, Roger The Flemings o’ Dalnoid, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Edinburgh, poetry
the shower at Dalnoid, durin' a ski-weekend wi' the college.
the college. Ma Fleming's was a weel ken't stop efter ski-in'
ken't stop efter ski-in', for a richt guid meal, at very reas
ery reasonable prices. Ma was a wee person, wi' a huge he'rt
wee person, wi' a huge he'rt an' loved tae see
21 matches

McKillop, Roger Uprisin' an' Doonfa', (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Edinburgh, poetry
nits, ten bluidy meenits ago! A wis ‘hale, wi’ ma blood p
i’ ma blood pumpin’ an’ A had a future! Noo’, A canna
had a future! Noo’, A cannae feel ma legs, let alan
, let alane move the buggers! A hae a future bit yin that's n
hae a future bit yin that's nae lan
50 matches

McKillop, Roger Challengin' Times, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, poetry
Scott an’ I shared a trip tae Glenshee wi’ a cha
trip tae Glenshee wi’ a challengin’ group o’ scho
We had split the group an’ A wis at the top o’ the hill,
t the top o’ the hill, when a girl frae Scott’s group cam
mair!” Nae problem tae me, A said, “Ok we’re Jist aboo
69 matches

McKillop, Roger The Staff, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
Outdoory. He wis involved in a few story- crackers! Yin time
wi’ the students. It wis a nice day an’ he wis stridin
n’ oot, when the phone o’ a student walkin’ beside him,
eside him, wrang oot. Scotty, a died in the wool techno-phobe
wis oot Orienteerin’ wi’ a class at Cathkin Braes. He wi
162 matches

McKillop, Roger The Builders, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
A ended ma career as a Lecturer in Sports Studies, s
s Studies, sounds posher, bit A started back in the days o’
e College in 2, 5-Week blocks a year, so you got used tae cer
ower the fence an’ broke a neighbour’s windae, there w
Can we have the len’ o’ a ba’, Sur?” A’d give the
61 matches

McKillop, Roger Educational (Mis)Communication, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
A ay’ mind bein’ telt that
n’ knowledge. Like the time A wis tryin’ tae show how T.V
ciation o’ minority sports. A mentioned how urbanites, what
’ the telly an’ criticise a poor outrun or fetch on One M
is the loud reply! “Ah, but A bet ye can aw’ name a famou
73 matches

McKillop, Roger Wee Roge Boobs, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
It wis 1st February 1974 when A furst walked intae the P.E. D
walked intae the P.E. Dept in a weel ken’t sooth o’ Glasg
th o’ Glasgow F.E. College, A didni leave till 27th July 20
ni leave till 27th July 2012! A loved ma job, teachin’ all
f course Outdoor pursuits. As a former student yince pit it,
73 matches

McKillop, Roger Ma Heroes o' Sport, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
As a youngster growin’ up in Mus
in Hall an’ Jimmy McGregor, A won’ir hoo mony folk mind t
criticism than “He’ll be a wee bit disappointed in that.
A sent a copy o’ this poem tae Jim T
of Rugby, sayin’ that he as a former Player, Educator an’
71 matches

McKillop, Roger Ma Heroes o' Music, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
A wis a wee laddie, A wis stan’in’ in the playg
Staffroom windi opened an’ a rid Heid an’ beard wis stuc
onged tae Ronnie Browne, then a 1/3rd o’ The Corrie Folk Tr
nt yin o’ oor Art teachers! A mind askin’ the Music teach
esigned, when the Trio became a duo, we thought teachin’ wi
32 matches

Philips, Cally Gonnae No Dae That, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Turriff, prose
e swear. The hoose hing wi’ a silence as we heard Alec, oor
dom, state that this hud been a yince in a lifetime’s oppor
yince in a lifetime’s opportunity tae
pit tae tak’ that chance in a lifetime. We voted naw. Well,
It was a sair fecht and certainly a sa
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Philips, Cally Jings, crivens, help ma Boab, it’s independence!, (McStorytellers.com 2013) Doric - Turriff, prose
Andy, well, hum bein’ o’ a higher class o’ fowk, (whic
Wullie wis oor favourite. We a’ wanted tae be hum. So we g
shin’ the car (we niver had a car worth washin’) an’ in
until the year he brocht roon a bean bag… aye that wis the
Salmond. Oor First Minister. A conversation that had stairte
83 matches

Shoor Caan, Angus Afore we hud ri telly, (McStorytellers.com 2013) Lallans - Saltcoats, prose
uns through yur heid whin yuv a coupla meenits tae spare. It
a been afore we hud ri telly, a wis mibbes seevin yur auld an
is mibbes seevin yur auld an' a wis in ri kitchen wi' ma uncl
Ma uncle Toamy, bein' a jiner tae trade, wis fittin'
ur wis labourin' oan tae 'um. A wis rer tae run messages an'
60 matches

Hutchison, Pat Bob the Dog fae the Bog, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
d, Bob the dog fae the Bog is a fictional character an nae do
she wiz deein an pynted doon a lang sanny track tae the left
ie he wiz seekin aboot haaf o a mile doon it. Jeemicky thanki
e man he wiz gyan tae see wiz a Pipe Major Macinnon faa sorte
umont-Hamel in the Great War. A crack hid appeared at the sha
48 matches

Hutchison, Pat Tarrarra boomby ae, This is my dying day, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
He tried tae move a wee bittie so he could see th
dnae spilled oot! It wiz jist a wee hole made by a bullet and
wee hole made by a bullet and nae a shrapnel wou
bullet and nae a shrapnel wound, that wid’ve
that wid’ve opened him like a bliddy kipper. He gasped agai
35 matches

Hutchison, Pat The Tabby Sooker, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
my pals, ‘Look at me, I’m a mannie!’ Noo this started a
e!’ Noo this started aff as a bit o a joke in front o my pa
bit o a joke in front o my pals but a
but as I grew an masel became a ‘mannie’ it changed intae
smell o folk smokin fags. But a tabby, noo that’s a differe
52 matches

Hutchison, Pat Angels Ten, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Doric - Banffshire, prose
n throwe Banff ae day and saw a sign sayin there wiz a carboo
sign sayin there wiz a carboot at the Tesco car park
eins fowk wanted rid o. I’d a raik aboot lookin at the book
s mair tae my likin, so I’d a gweed raik among them. I got
gweed raik among them. I got a twar three that interested ma
51 matches

Hutchison, Pat If I Catch Ye I'll Eat Ye, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Doric - Banffshire, prose
r the next day's line fishin. A puckle o them were bent on th
reached the wee Wall Hoosie o a sudden they heard a ghostly v
sudden they heard a ghostly voice comin fae insid
wiz employed by the parish as a kind o constable faa keepit t
oose far he spent the shillin a day he got peyed for bein the
22 matches

Hutchison, Pat The Stones That Turned, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Doric - Banffshire, prose
o the fire an gave the coals a rummle up wi the poker wi the
the caal an pulled her shawl a bittie closer. The Laird’s
fyowe days she’d niver hin a haanfae o meal tae pit in it.
Jock her aal man wiz beeriett a week syne. He’d broke his b
he laidder he wiz on cairryin a bolt o canvas hid given fae a
47 matches

Hutchison, Pat The Seven Coins o Kineddart, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Doric - Banffshire, prose
rk wi her being the eldest of a family of seven, fower brithe
her years. She felt mair than a little nervous, though, as sh
k that grand tae Jessie, jist a big ugly building made of dar
as there wiz seemed to weigh a ton as she trudged tae an unc
'd be working in for at least a year. She had never before se
126 matches

Purves, David C. Jade Lute, (SCOTS Corpus 2003) Southern - Selkirk, poetry
6. A Lassie’s Problem: Kennawha
16. A Fluit at Loyang: Li Po (701-7
22. Pairtin frae a Freind: do.
35. A Wumman in Murnin: do.
37. A Dauner at Nicht: Lu Yu (1125-
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Rodger, Matt The Borth’ick Waitter, (SCOTS Corpus 2003) Southern - Roxburgh, prose
urnhaugh i Februar, 1929, til A gaed til New Zealand, i Augus
nd, i August, 1950. Sin syne, A’ve anerlie bade i the waitt
o ae towmond i 1960/61, efter A retoured frae Sud Afrika: afo
toured frae Sud Afrika: afore A gaed aff til Glesca, i Septem
A mak nae apology fur furthsett
392 matches

Hodgart, John A Catalogue o Sair Neglect, (Bella Calledonia 2016) Lallans - North Ayrshire, blog
stem has been responsible for a helpin tae create a guid meas
helpin tae create a guid measure o that cultural
month o Januar: in some airts a dance o northern lichts, but
lichts, but in maist places, a sleety wattergaw or mibbie na
ttergaw or mibbie nane at aw, a case o blink an ye’d missed
46 matches

Penny, Len Toast Tae The Daft Days, (Lidl 2020) Lallans, poetry
syne no see it's hardly been a year
I have tae take a moment tae divert ma wee addr
To those who have tae work a shift, tae those at home alon
d of mair than whits in ablaw a tree
rie doon despite the cold for a bosie and a kiss
8 matches

Robertson, Gary A Wee Dundee Xmas Poem, (Lidl 2020) Doric, poetry
The Twelve Days o Xmas, an a partridge in a pear tree?
partridge in a pear tree?
Mon wull hae a wee look, litz see wut wih ki
it oot sledgin and slidin, an a wee sna ba fight
up yir list, an yih hope fir a surprehz
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Paterson, Stuart Daft Days, (Lidl 2020) Lallans, poetry
There's still a long while afore winter is di
So gie a wee thought when yer buyin ye
Fir giein a gift taw the yins ye haud dea
3 matches

Scots Language Center Crackin aboot politics, (Scots Language Centre 2020) Lallans, blog
70’s, fowk haes been haudin a wrutten crack throu the Scots
nch) an Greek haes baith haen a haun in swackenin oor politic
. Deed, we likely wadna think a political debate wis warth it
ek words, an wantin tae soond a bittie mair formal we’d whi
d whiles drap them in aboot. A wheen’s that common noo tha
120 matches

Donati, Colin Universal Declaration o Human Richts, (Scots Language Centre 2004) Lallans, government
e o mankind, and the advent o a warld whaur aw human sowels
tak recourse tae rebellion as a hinmaist
Forsameikle as a common understaunding o thir
Declaration o Human Richts as a common standart o achievement
de theirsels ane til ither in a speirit o britherheid.
21 matches

Horsbroch, Dauvit The Embra Greement, (Scots Language Centre 2012) Lallans, government
Scots Government anent a referendum for a
referendum for a
Scots Government anent a referendum for a freestaunin
referendum for a freestaunin Scotland
wirk thegither an see that a referendum for a freestaunin
37 matches

McClurg, Fernando Indytwa?, (The Sair Fecht 2016) Lallans, blog
We’re aw strauchlin tae get a haundle on whit’s happent i
pparent concession turned tae a grue o dreid an disgust as th
(is “fundilymundily” aye a thing?) we on i the Aye camp
n i the Aye camp simply didna a) dae eneuch tae convince unde
ndecidit fowk an b) didna hae a guid eneuch prospectus for in
25 matches

Sneddon, Alison Whit dae ye want “British vailues” tae mean?, (The Sair Fecht 2016) Lallans, blog
er Britain gains or tynes) as a result o its memmership. It
din aboot whit oor role is as a naition i the modren warld. T
i the modren warld. The EU is a tredd alliance, an as sic is
s thaim, bit Britain daes hae a lang history o genuine leader
rnational upbiggin. It’s no a subjeck that lowps tae mind w
14 matches

Seth-Smith, Niki Chynge o sum kind is comin either wey, but a vote tae leave wad empooer Europe’s faur richt, (The Sair Fecht 2016) Lallans, blog
Niki Seth-Smith is a freelance journalist, editor
n Athens, an is also screivin a novel.
at I’m siccar that, even wi a Remain vote, there wull suin
ord, we ken that their idea o a ‘successful UK’ haes noch
t frae principle, as weill as a lot o the analysis. Ultimatel
21 matches

Davidson, Alistair The Mitterand Plan, (The Sair Fecht 2016) Lallans, blog
Alistair Davidson is a political activist, screiver,
twa solutions. Either ye are a Leninst. Or ye winna chynge o
A turnin pynt i the the final f
Whit haed been nair mair nor a threit o financial disaster b
ne Nixon muived the warld tae a seistem o freely tradable cur
37 matches

McClurg, Fernando Scots, the Electoral Commission an the language community, (The Sair Fecht 2016) Lallans, blog
ectoral Comission haed postit a Scots version o their EU Refe
EU Referendum votin guide. As a maitter o fack, they postit t
it twa, for Ulster Scots haed a version tae itsel, an I’ll
sion tae itsel, an I’ll say a bittie mair aboot it ablow.
wha could hae foreseen sic a thing even five year syne? We
25 matches

Young, Clive Creative Scotland an the sowl o Scots, (The Sair Fecht 2016) Lallans, blog
Are we enterin a new Gowden Age fur the Scots
rnment noo richtlie caw Scots a language. We ken frae the 201
s faur frae deid, wi mair nor a million an a hauf folk declar
million an a hauf folk declarin they baith
re e’en hearin Scots spoken a bittie mair in the scuils. Aw
49 matches

Puchowski, James Frae Norrowa ower the faem, (The Sair Fecht 2016) Lallans, blog
The day we hae a guest post aboot the election
ll independence muivement. As a supporter o the Scots Green P
ty. It belangs individuals an a muckle range o different camp
ns. Ye can imagine, tae, whit a scunner it is whan fowk like
t hoo the SNP nae langer haes a majority, an therefore haes n
22 matches

Durie, Nick The Best o the Baith o Thaim, (The Sair Fecht 2016) Lallans, blog
A guest post the day, frae Nick
Wi a scrape o the pen, the guisers
ate – you were depauperate, a bruken dyvour that we get mai
t mairried on for tae gie you a wee help, ye puir stupit crat
ir state fae sufferin sic ill a fate as becomin a real democr
34 matches

McClurg, Fernando Weill, weill, weill, (The Sair Fecht 2016) Lallans, blog
or aff his typewriter an taks a deek back on an orra nicht.
is gaein tae be, we’ve haed a fair few surprises ower the l
oppostion means this wull be a gey different session the SNP
ifications, but here’s jist a sum initial thochts on the st
the Nationalists haes noo won a record third election in a ra
63 matches

Widmann, Thomas The State o Denmark, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
There wis a general election (or a Fowk
general election (or a Fowk’s Thing walin gin we m
Lat’s first hae a wee leuk at the historie o th
n the year 1900, Denmark haed a political seistem that wis ge
Syne a wheen chynges happent: FPTP w
22 matches

Mackintosh, Henrietta A Tale o Twa Leids: Gaelic, Scots an smoorin wi luve, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
eek the Scots Pairlament held a memmers’ debate tae merk 10
o the respective language. In A Sense of Place on Bella Caled
a, Vonny Moyes scrieves aboot a coorse she teuk cried Gaelic
e’s tagline itsel, ‘takes a stroll through some of Scotla
ean tae say that Gaelic is ‘a feat of glottal acrobatics…
13 matches

McClurg, Fernando “Blood Upon the Grass” – merk twa?, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
tba team wull tak on Qatar in a friendly gemme at Easter Road
important, an tae ma mind (as a fitba fan) mair interestin no
rns for human richts wull hae a presence ootside the stadium
e the want o basic sauftey in a dangerous occupation tae wark
puir warkin conditions. An in a kintra whaur makar Mohammed a
10 matches

McClurg, Fernando Tae see oorsels as we see ithers, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
, an it’s difficult tae get a haud o the collapse o the Lab
A week efter Brityn’s electio
yin months o pollin predictin a pairliament wi nae oweraw maj
nt wi nae oweraw majority, an a slicht lead for the braidly c
reised commentators by takkin a warkable govrenin majority i
17 matches

McClurg, Fernando Votin isna Democracy. But..., (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
Whit I’m screivin here isna a fully airgued theory o direck
eanin o autonomy. It’s jist a hantle o thochts that’s bee
n knockin aboot i ma heid for a whilie, draggin thaimsels doo
t electit,” “Democracy is a sham”, “Votin disna chyng
n disna mean that we leive in a democracy. Democracy means th
20 matches

Ewen, Allan Review: Saltire: Invasioun, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
Saltire focuses oan a mixture o history, fowk tales
s for the comic. It is set in a fantasy version Scotland, spl
protect the fowk. Hooanever, a unitin force is socht. It arr
Saltire’ is braw, an shows a muckle effort frae Tone Julsk
ver yaise o colour brings oot a dreich laund an contrasts it
26 matches

Neil, Gabriel The Green Pairty: Holyrood’s nixt opposition?, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
gemme in toon. Gabriel Neil, a Green Pairty activist based i
activist based i Dundee, taks a leuk at the prospecks for, an
prospecks for, an effecks o, a strang Green performance at H
There’s a political attitude developin
omin so common it’s awmaist a cliché awready. Gin ye’re
26 matches

McClurg, Fernando The Potemkin Pairty, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
McClurg, Fernando taks a deek at the sterk difference
ipolimatic hingers-on enjoyed a cruise doon the watter (the D
ory an his men were pittin up a portable fake village ful o h
ein o the area. But it wis aw a sham, a show, a farce that wa
sham, a show, a farce that wad be obvious tae
15 matches

McClurg, Fernando Review: O is for Hoolet, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
ay, taks the audience through a range o attitudes tae the lan
tae McFarlane, as she taks on a braid range o roles – herse
d range o roles – hersel as a bairn, singer Jean Redpath, R
ns, Alasdair Allan, hersel as a teenager, a haundful o lingui
teenager, a haundful o linguists an mair.
16 matches

McClurg, Fernando The Great Divide, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
ots politics is muivin on tae a new fundamental divide.
We’ve aw haed a few days tae tak in the resul
nd the reid baunner haes been a strikin, though mibbies nae l
e noo, this leaves the SNP in a richt strang position. While
that disna gie thaim pooer), a lot o this is on their ain he
16 matches

Ewen, Allan The Blin Man an the Man Wha Couldna See, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
ly by the haun, wis happit wi a bricht woo scairf – he liki
mairchin awa aheid, shoodert a practical cagoule wi mair poc
en path o etins. He unfauldit a wee pair o binoculars frae hi
ens, towerin like etins aboon a faur green kintra – nocht b
n the hulltap, solitary, like a cairn. Comin tae the lip o th
10 matches

McClurg, Fernando Syriza, an the road aheid, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
McClurg, Fernando taks a leuk at the Greek election, a
hat Syriza fawin jist short o a majority micht complicate thi
tre-richt Independent Greeks, a populist, euroskeptic pairty
dox faith i schuills, an haes a strangly populist-nationalist
-nationalist stance that pits a bodie i mind o UKIP, or o Per
25 matches

Ewen, Allan Pairt twa: Janus leuks aheid, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
Efter a wee brak ower the holidays, T
tae 2015 an Januar is as guid a stairt as onie fir continuin
est week i Glesca an wull see a variety o cultures frae roon
t across the city. Wi it bein a festival o traditions, primar
e that Scottish culture plays a major role in the programme a
35 matches

Ewen, Allan Pairt Ane: Janus leuks back, (The Sair Fecht 2014) Lallans, blog
ticks oot maist i ma mind wis a conversation I haed wi an aul
name I dinna ken. It wis jist a week afore the vote, an I wis
eidin up toon tae help oot at a stall, wi ma Yes tap on, an a
stall, wi ma Yes tap on, an a muckle heap o campaign materi
ma oxter. She wis staunnin at a bus stap, an I wis aboot tae
54 matches

Macdonald, Ileene Fit’s it aa aboot?, (The Sair Fecht 2014) Lallans, blog
Last week I attendit a Commonweal meeting in Aiberde
in Makar SheenaBlackhall gied a reading entitled ‘Fits it a
ually teen aff an expandit in a way that naebody could hae pr
d o it aa. Insteid we noo hae a drive fir change an social ju
st linked tae nationalism but a real philanthropic swell that
18 matches

McClurg, Fernando Thon Survation poll..., (The Sair Fecht 2014) Lallans, blog
The SNP haes been gied a braw Yule present, as Survati
otlandVotes.com, that assumes a universal national swing, gie
This wad gie us a new politcal map o Scotland,
frae the vote itsel, wull hae a muckle effeck on 2016.
Noo, assumin a universal national swing is g
10 matches

McClurg, Fernando The USA: Whit happened tae the Guid Guys?, (The Sair Fecht 2014) Lallans, blog
Even as a bodie that’s lang haed ma d
arkness, an the sicht gies ye a stairt, even whan its no aw a
stairt, even whan its no aw a surprise.
thing is, ye need tae juidge a kintra’s actions by its ain
en sae, we can yaise thaim as a yairdstick.
35 matches

Ewen, Allan Murphy’s Law, (The Sair Fecht 2014) Lallans, blog
2007 brocht in a minority SNP Government tae t
h Independence Referendum wis a fecht fir the political left
l left grunn. Labour released a campaign video listin the his
vement an shared socialism as a muckle reason fir preservin t
also promotit independence as a means o protectin welfare, pu
25 matches

Ewen, Allan The “Auld Lang Syne” Paradox, (The Sair Fecht 2014) Lallans, blog
also gies us Burns’ Nicht, a celebration o oor national ma
Comin frae a backgrunn split atween Edinbu
in engagement wi Scots varies a bit. I am yaised tae hearin t
Scots o the Central Belt. As a result, ma ain Scots develope
lt, ma ain Scots developed as a mixter-maxter variant. Haein
27 matches

Hubbard, Tom Scottish Faust: Poems and Ballads of Eldritch Lore, (Kettillonia 2004) Lallans, poetry
A boulievard thrists doun towar
A vennel shauchles up as frae t
They form a dyke that's tapped wi airn ra
Hit's a single ee, thon lamp, that ha
Whaur a runkled wife telt the weird o
6 matches

Bennett, Hazel Tha Near Cut, (Ullans Magazine 2001) Ulster, prose
ha direck road. Hoo cud it be a near cut gin we hae cum alang
near cut gin we hae cum alang a straucht gate?”
Conor redd his thrapple. “A hae bin this wye afore. Tak i
e tha brake o her oul motòr, a Morris Minor, an taen a wee k
Morris Minor, an taen a wee keek intae tha lukin-gles
34 matches

Fenton, James The Lade, (Ullans Magazine 2001) Ulster, prose
e fait hie coles, swem aff in a babbin ra, the day, jumpin an
e come aff Bab’s hokin doag a snite wae the blakthoarn. (We
atter; the furst streetchin o a’ we hard o richt an wrang,
Pooin an pechin thegither wae a’ wer micht, we wun the sloo
ch roon stanes; cogged it bak a wee; lut it fa agane; an luck
11 matches

Gillen, Charlie Oot Here Mae Lane, (Words without Borders Magazine 2004) Ulster, prose
ames maybe ouler than me, an' a bit o' a
bit o' a
le an' straps that sa' monies a crap, an' an oul
snaffle that shines lak' a shillin',
quateness a jinglin'chain,
11 matches

Gibson, Darren Oul money, (Ullans Magazine 2013) Ulster, prose
y wus near aa awa by tha time A wus a wean, bit ma granfaithe
wus a wean, bit ma granfaither kep
wean, bit ma granfaither kep a wee tartan purse fu o oul coi
fu o oul coins in haes room. A hae mine o hoakin thru them o
Noo A’ll alloo, as much as A fin aa thaim oul coins fascin
25 matches

Spence, Laura Tha Thoarn Tree, (Ullans Magazine 2013) Ulster, prose
n agane an wee Dan cud dae wi a bit o a gairden fur rinnin ab
bit o a gairden fur rinnin aboot —
s laidit aa the’ haed ontae a cuddy-cairt an flittit west t
an oothoose fur tha cuddy an a wheen hens. It sut ablow tha
milk, an whiles John wud tak a coney or a burd in a snare.
83 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 100, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
Keep a guid Scots Tung in yer heid a
s haes gane haund in haund wi a growthie swall o intrest in t
n his historic address, bodit a "hansel" tae the Queen at the
cots Pairlament in Edinburgh. A "hansel" bein a wee mindin ta
"hansel" bein a wee mindin tae fetch guid luc
55 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 101, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
Keep a guid Scots Tung in yer heid a
e language ilka year, an that a sma Gaelic depairtment shuid
t ilka-day uiss o the leid on a normal foond. The Scots Labou
cots Labour Pairty e'en makit a Gaelic Language Act or Secure
ts manifesto commitment efter a peteetion wi 10,000 signaturs
71 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 102, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
Keep a guid Scots Tung in yer heid a
[NOTE: image of a Christmas card here in origin
at Yule", says it aw an shaws a picter o Edinburgh's noo weel
r nor ither years, they're no a meinit ower suin for speirins
n ae Scots MEP haes been gien a quote for five hunner cairds.
72 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 105, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
Keep a guid Scots Tung in yer heid a
Whit a Muckle Waste o Trees
been an honest report, intae a muckle daud o glaikit meaninl
ou his airticle. Sae ye'v got a body, that daesna ken "old Sc
kle anent "old Scots" no bein a language at aw but aiblins ju
61 matches

Monahan Brown, Ricky Dùn Èideann, (The Scores 2020) Lallans, prose
d wis the prehistoric cawin o a cacophonie o gulls.
‘Whit am A daein here?’ he thocht. ‘
He richted hissel. Here wis a lawn lined wi common aik tree
weel tended, bit cuid dae wi a trim. Describin whit the Here
s. He sterted tryin tae build a mindin fae wee buildin blocks
116 matches

Eunson, Catherine This Winter, (The Scores 2020) Lallans, poetry
And leuk at me! Stappit for a stretch
in the sma weet, wi a muckle black brolly,
wallie gress whiskers rustlin a roon,
in his brogues. A the khaki regiments,
jist a fustlin files fae them.
5 matches

Eunson, Catherine Freude, (The Scores 2020) Lallans, poetry
a aroon. Proud Maisrie’s muck
It wis a happy day. But wi abody at th
there wis a lot tae mop up. But noo I’m
There’s a box I’m starin at, stuck un
4 matches

Clark, Thomas Till Houletgless an the Soond o Money, (The Scores 2018) Lallans, prose
Efter a few weeks, it wis mair fae ne
but the hostler wis tae gleg a man even for Till, an ayeweys
n for this haufpenny here’s a rale bargain.”
“Aye sir. Yon’s a surcharge on a room wi a wind
surcharge on a room wi a windae.”
35 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 106, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
Keep a guid Scots Tung in yer heid a
in Edinburgh University, got a richt guid coverage bi the pr
The wis a hantle sicht o kenspeckle fow
it doon. Aiblins, apairt frae a Swiss delegate that didna see
win aw the classic symptoms o a monolingual, creenge ridden m
45 matches

Uri, Antonia Will virus crisis mean a fresh stairt for Scots produce?, (The National 2020) Doric, newspaper
suin gaun tae be able tae get a fair skelp o products intae o
cht, then we are gaun tae hae a gey lot mair tae worry aboot
s summer is nae leukin tae be a normal ane. Usually, jist abo
, we are likely gaun tae gain a hail new appreciation for Sco
nited Kingdom) accompanied bi a flag that symbolises the Unio
21 matches

Uri, Antonia Here's the problem wi the trad wife muivement, (The National 2020) Doric, newspaper
A NEW muivement has been gaithe
that ye absolutely cannae be a bide-at-hame mam if ye want t
snae 1950. Back then, tae buy a new hame in Scotland ye wad p
Nooadays, the average price o a hoose in Scotland is ower £1
otypes sic as the belief that a quine belangs in the kitchen,
20 matches

Uri, Antonia Flooery achievement for the Scots Government, (The National 2019) Doric, newspaper
cots Government has daen mony a thing richt, an mony o the th
bairn born in the kintra wis a "big thing". Sae was the Scot
se fit micht be considered as a thochtie mair wee in comparis
eripheral Route (AWPR) tae be a little achievement, an ye wad
the day-tae-day lives o mony a gey lot easier. It has turned
23 matches

Heather, Alistair Tak tent o the Cabrach, (The Herald 2018) Lallans, newspaper
Jake’s whit ye’d cry a hermit. Tae get tae his, I hu
tae his, I hud tae drive doon a snaw-coatit, pithailed dirt r
itit an slithered ma wey doon a brae, rummelt across a shoogl
brae, rummelt across a shoogly brig owre a burn, the
shoogly brig owre a burn, then birlt the wheels o
40 matches

Heather, Alistair Tartan Tourism nae mair, (The Herald 2018) Lallans, newspaper
Braemar coories itsel intae a wee patch o wids, yaisin thei
The toun welcomes ye wi a Union Jack fleein, a cafe cri
Union Jack fleein, a cafe cried the Hungry Highlan
ried the Hungry Highlander an a hotel pub wi tartan carpet. Y
ghlander. It is the epitome o a cliché Scottish tourism toun
36 matches

Sinclair, James Murmansk, (Scottish Poetry Library 2019) Shetland, poetry
Lowrie geed a shiver an Geordie baet his ai
an let wis get a shott in afore da darkenin co
2 matches

Blackhall, Sheena Drumneachie Ferm, (Scottish Poetry Library 2019) Doric, poetry
The ferm wis a peat shed, a stack o hackit kinnlin
he ferm wis reeshlin corn and a tattiebogle
The ferm wis a bee skepp bizzin in the gaird
The ferm wis a brooch, preened in the hairt
berdeenshire: ‘The ferm wis a brooch, preened in the hert o
12 matches

Robertson, James Dr Wha, (Scottish Poetry Library 2018) Lallans, poetry
Wha’s jist a thoctie in anither’s heid?
1 matches

Paterson, Stuart A. Here’s the Weather, (Scottish Poetry Library 2017) Lallans, poetry
a sudden dramatic surge and spi
fair molocates fears ye’re a diddy or stupid,
gan on how we hadnae a summer, it’s affy
wi the hail turravee, it’s a gey sair fecht
through cundies and sheughs, a galoot
5 matches

Paterson, Stuart A. Breenge, (Scottish Poetry Library 2016) Lallans, poetry
a coupit yowe in a kelpit lea,
eelin-eened cuddies lean over a hazelrawed
dyke to lour at me, a fug of speugs
a whigmaleerie of peerie wings,
imagined I heard a lintie sing beyond
7 matches

Letford, William This Is It, (Scottish Poetry Library 2016) Lallans, poetry
is a different colour cause am ham
outside Gregs eatin a macaroni pie an a
macaroni pie an a
an jog on. If a hud a spare pound
a wid throw it bit a don’t so a jist listen.
8 matches

Hershaw, William Seivin Verses for GMB, (Scottish Poetry Library 2015) Orkney, poetry
a thrummlin column o virr:
Sunlicht asklent a green wave
yet a muckler ane by faur,
we’re a mystery o pairticles
4 matches

Drennan, William Yin Tae A Hunner, (Ullans Press 2004) Ulster, poetry
A’ll coont ocht at ye a
Aa the nummers A hae mine
Cud coont fae a cud cral
But shair A dinnae care
It’s getting a weethin wechtie
7 matches

Gillen, Charles Whun A’ The Kye Had Names, (Ullans Press 2005) Ulster, poetry
d abane the men, as gentle as a lamb,
Och! The worls in sich a hurry noo, its chane’t sinc
smokin’ but tae mae min’ a vision creeps,
amie sittin’ on the dake in a cloud o’ blue pipe reek.
A gentle dacent quate wee man,
12 matches

Fenton, James A' it taks, (Ullans Press 2000) Ulster, poetry
A whap's far, half-hard ca'in
A stane-daked fiel o hutted coa
The rugh face o a hannled peat
The wat-lint hoag frae a seeplin bing
Thon's a' it taks.
5 matches

Gillen, Charles Fifty Nine, (Ullans Press 2005) Ulster, poetry
I milk’t kye wae a sister o’ mine,
1 matches

The Westender Pipin for the Young Yins, (The Hawick Paper 2008) Southern, newspaper
tae practice in The Con Club? A was fair vexed when a read ab
was fair vexed when a read aboot eet. It's a right
read aboot eet. It's a right guid thing for young yi
A'm hopin' they'll be able tae
yin o' the halls in the toon. A suppose it's no juist a quest
25 matches

The Westender Loupin Salmon, (The Hawick Paper 2007) Southern, newspaper
A went a dander up the park the other
other day and on ma way back a walkeet doon The Avenue. Juis
eet doon The Avenue. Juist es a was gaun along past The Cauld
was gaun along past The Cauld A noticed folk standin' at the
the new hospital. Of, course a suin minded what it was they
33 matches

The Westender Ins and oots, (The Hawick Paper 2007) Southern, newspaper
A was thinkin' the other day ab
her day aboot how there's sic a lot o' movement o' folk the n
A heard somebody oan aboot eet
aboot eet the other day when a was daein the messages. A was
was daein the messages. A was oan aboot somebody that h
31 matches

The Westender Mairchers did oor toon prood, (The Hawick Paper 2007) Southern, newspaper
A few years ago it seemed tae m
lk sayin' that when they were a' gone, naebody wad be left ta
r yins hed. If trith be teld, a'm guilty masel o' no venturin
asel o' no venturin' oot mony a year.
A watched the parade on Sunday
24 matches

Niven, Liz The New Mannie, (Canongate 2003) Southern, poetry
If ye want a nappy chynged jist gie us a b
nappy chynged jist gie us a bell,
fir A'm a new mannie, can ye no tell?
A'd've hid ma ain wean if only
'd've hid ma ain wean if only A couldv'e,
34 matches

McDonald, Hamish The Girnin Gates - Chapter 12, (Itchy Coo 2003) Southern, prose
five in the mornin an we hud a big scran-up - bacon, eggs,
t wae GPO stamped oan it, wae a special zipped poackit tae ke
awthegither an ee pulled oot a kerry-bag wae somehin in it a
ag an Ah couldnae believe it. A camera! A Canon an aw, a pure
camera! A Canon an aw, a pure minter! Ah goes:
95 matches

McDonald, Hamish The Girnin Gates - Chapter 3, (Itchy Coo 2003) Southern, prose
illt up wae evacuees. Da gote a haud a some blankets an hud l
haud a some blankets an hud laid thu
startit burrowin ootwards lik a wee mole, an Da shoutit:
s huv broke! She's gonnae huv a wean! Help!"
tors nur nuhin, ther wis jist a nun. The nun decided tae inte
27 matches

Niven, Liz Burnin Whins, (Luath 2004) Southern, poetry
wunnert whit wid printin a buik dae fir ye.
1 matches

Niven, Liz Stravaigin, (Luath 2001) Southern, poetry
o a Borders man.
The warld wears a kilt,
A warp an weft o trevellers.
A sleekit kinna wey
A million an a hauf stanes pave
9 matches

Mainland, Marlene Home Truths, (Orkney Heritage Society 2010) Orkney, poetry
If thoo're a good lass
Thoo'll mibbe get a bonie frock.
2 matches

Harris, Jane Me Laand, (Orkney Heritage Society 2010) Orkney, poetry
Ur a last dugged whess
Cheust a grin o stoor
2 matches

Cowan, Fiona A Boreas domus mare amicus?, (Orkney Heritage Society 2010) Orkney, poetry
...a freend indeed.
1 matches

Hall, Anja Poosack, (Orkney Heritage Society 2010) Orkney, poetry
Tonight I hiv a clever ploy -
But then I feel a tickle
Noo I'm in a pickle.
3 matches

Peace, Courtney The 'Guid' Life, (Orkney Heritage Society 2010) Orkney, poetry
in a guid puckle o hoors ye'll be
Aalready a herd mornans wark am deen!
Wid've likly got mare o a lie in!
3 matches

Hollinrake, Fran Flett Assipattle and the Mester Stoorworm, (Orkney Heritage Society 2010) Orkney, poetry
Here's a tale tae tell wur bairns –
Pityer a land o plenty, noo: wi oats a
And here's a lad that's good fur notheen
a aroond him, waark gies oan; a useless fleep, his mither say
t enough it wisnae lang afore a cry gaed through the air:
16 matches

Ljosland, Ragnhild New, (Orkney Heritage Society 2010) Orkney, poetry
I even hiv a new nem
Me gear cam in a container across the sea
2 matches

Towrie, David Wirkin' the Tang - a dialect tale, (Orkneyjar 2010) Orkney, prose
On the EbbHid wis a time whin some folk couldno d
sayings that hid wis "better a moose in the pot than nee mae
the peedie hoose o' Linn, wir a pair o' island wirthies if ev
thies if ever thir wis, livin a kindo near-be-gaan wey o' lif
o miny comfirts tae enjoy bit a guid gaan fire o' wid and tan
40 matches

Giles, Harry Josephine Slipan, Sweechan, (harryjosephine.com 2017) Orkney, prose
s still in deevelopmint, bit A think hid’s filly consistin
d, as notid in the gyd beelo. A’ll ryt aboot differ weis o
meuv aroon, the mor tungs we a spaek wi.
A grod up immersd in twa sindre
y langwach o mee komyoonitee. A nivir fillee adoptid wan or t
77 matches

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@daleser23 tweeted in Doric
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@_DawnLeslie tweeted in Doric
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@JamesAmcvean tweeted in Doric
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@fittiecrooners tweeted in Doric
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@glenlivetloon tweeted in Doric
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@DavidJWood2 tweeted in Lallans
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@ionafyfe tweeted in Lallans
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@jack_capener tweeted in Lallans
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@jax6754 tweeted in Lallans
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@MartyMacMurtrie tweeted in Lallans
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@MizLiot tweeted in Lallans
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@ricky_ballboy tweeted in Lallans
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onDawn3 It’s coming yet, for a that ??(2020)
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@ClashCityClarky tweeted in Lallans
maHarperMSP @ScotNational Hae a guid yin, Emma!(2019)
@IMcMillan We've got a winner! Ah kent ye'd ken!(2019)
kyHT Aw best, David. Ye'll be a muckle loss.(2019)
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uchtertoni Gies the rest o us a chance, but. ??(2018)
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@fourmenterian tweeted in Lallans
terminally so. You really are a shifty wee nyaff.(2020)
ional Aye wad that Scots were a wee bit mair like thon Captin(2016)
Scotland, but see that cat in a tree, thon Catriona Renton'll(2015)
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@iainnicol tweeted in Lallans
hrisDarroch2 Progressive isna a wird that describes Joanna Ch(2020)
ir line wi God; mak COVID tak a wee brek.(2020)
@DavidMundellDCT Ye're a Tory MP. You dinna gie a rat'(2020)
bit rearranged thaim tae draw a funny pictur?(2020)
erin_perrin Four men? Thon’s a mickle fridge!(2020)
and 35 other matches.

@IshbelMcF tweeted in Lallans
lashCityClarky But Deaf means a community of fowk, mair broad(2019)
e video they yaise placement, A dae ken hoo fast it lairns th(2018)
an his braw chat, his gien me a muckle load mair confidence i(2018)
A wee mention o @corrymeela in (2019)
hen you can means it can make a wee home in his mind, even if(2019)
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@MartinBroon tweeted in Lallans
y tap class boys ??. Although A overstayed a day,A couldny ge(2019)
2418 Oan that evidence alone, A’d say luck, the bad kind, wu(2019)
ed Us over that gem’.... and A think they thought they could(2020)
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than that, 2 points oot, wae a game in hand! ?????? Then hum(2020)
and 79 other matches.

@mcfarlane_irene tweeted in Lallans
t's braw that the play's such a success. And thanks for yo (2019)
hs I saw the wild geese flee/ A lang, lang skein o beatin win(2018)
ayscot Aye, it's weil kent as a sang o pairtin. Entertainers (2018)
tandupfarmer There's fair bin a stooshie on Twitter in the la(2018)
@IshbelMcF Ye are richt. It's a sair fecht gin ye're ettlin t(2018)
and 48 other matches.

@rosa_alba_macd tweeted in Lallans
n o meetin @joao_kay at the V&A aince a month for a wee conve(2020)
tuent mean ae drain, gully or a sewer. I mean ae cundie, syve(2020)
aurd surface doon Twa meters (a coo forbye a coffin lenth) st(2020)
auns Can ye min an dicht doon a haurd surfaces wi flash 2/day(2020)
St naist the hairbour there's a gey muckle dune o sand wirthy(2020)
and 159 other matches.

@StuartPoet tweeted in Lallans
in my own wee way to've spent a Sunday morning hour writing t(2020)
hire, Gallowa and doon by. An a wheen o wirds we lost are noo(2020)
t tae tak pairt an pit furrit a few ithers fir a snap and wir(2020)
scot @NicolaSturgeon Aye, sic a (grand) post aye pus in the y(2020)
un yersel Breege, you'll make a great local and national rep (2020)
and 271 other matches.

@SusiBriggs1 tweeted in Lallans
iful!! Cannae wait tae gie it a wee cuddle. ??(2020)
achan @bwpublishing Aww she's a wee toot! What a bonny wee la(2020)
r nipping oot tae Curries for a new laptop ??????(2020)
completely concur! Get yersel a copy! https://t.co/aAxvIHswU2(2020)
pselteerie and inside oot fer a while noo. Become my new norm(2020)
and 32 other matches.

@WhenDidADidny tweeted in Lallans
Summerville wit a Boy ?? (2018) twitter link
d. And also Barry Ferguson is a swamp creature. https://t.co/ (2018) twitter link
e ragin if that was something a was watching and a found oot (2018) twitter link
playing the soccer again wae a solid 40 mins in comeback no3 (2018) twitter link
hooligan called Andriy. Wit. A. Tune. (2018) twitter link
and 5 other matches.

@HarryJosieGiles tweeted in Orkney
Ach, thee wirds is that kind, A'm reidan. Blyde tae ken thee,(2020)
e think that oppression isnae a system o socioeconomic contro(2020)
at betrayal if u want tae be a betrayar, that's no a betraya(2020)
e fer the wark thoo're deuan. A'm hairtsair ower the bulder t(2020)
seiven year ago a wis gettin invitations tae da(2021)
and 3 other matches.

@johnkmitchinson tweeted in Orkney
s ‘slang’ and so can’t be a different language. Scots, li(2021)

@peediepuss tweeted in Orkney
into screws then biggid into a s(2020)
rkwall fae me. Gerry has been a Vet here for many years. Me i(2020)
d very kindly 'kidnap' me for a blink if he w(2020)
n when it settles doon. If in a Day-the-earth-stood-still typ(2020)
doot our bees don't fancy it. A few looking at the Borage and(2020)
and 69 other matches.

@Angela1Sinclair tweeted in Lallans
cheers pal. It’s me that’s a greedy bugger when it comes t(2020)
7331 Glad tae hear yir feelin a wee bitty brighter the day ma(2020)
anither gless o wine and hae a toast tae independence. It’s(2020)
nda8h Agreed, although she is a mair coherent public speaker (2020)
dae get the impression yir no a fan then Linda? ????????(2020)
and 24 other matches.

@billykayscot tweeted in Lallans
as ither photies o faimily an a wee frien. https://t.co/A4S1h(2020)
n the moon #NeilArmstrong was a descendent of Liddiesdale rei(2020)
ressin tae the shed I haed as a boay! Ony o ye still yaise th(2020)
cowpin bruised aipples. Bein a guid Ayrshire Covenanter, I c(2020)
Whit a pleisure tae get haud o ma co(2020)
and 117 other matches.

@Chazzbat tweeted in Lallans
get ma gairden done, so when a laddie chapped ma door this e(2020)
folk nooadays. Why Kevin hed a hole in his back tae begin wi(2020)
in brocht intae the kintra by a charity. Ah wunner if the UK (2020)
oon? Or, rether, Mikey North? A'body else luiks like thu've b(2020)
disappyntit thit they did sic a hauf-ersed job. They did mair(2020)
and 225 other matches.

@DABArbuckle tweeted in Lallans
man2 @tartanroots Speaking as a principal teacher who was eff(2020)
eir bairns dressed up and hae a wee Hallowe'en pairty in the (2020)
@PatsyMcGarryIT @Jeggit A freen o mine wis walking doon(2020)
@AndrewBowie_MP Hoping a great mony fowk challenge ye (2020)
ast of England. Nae clue. Not a scoobie. Wonder if Dougie Ros(2020)
and 132 other matches.

@fairpechtoot tweeted in Lallans
nixt tae me oan the train is a total clype... she's no menti(2019)
hange! Every time somebody wi a regional accents speaks oan t(2020)
g 'Coulter's Candy' and 'Clap-a Clap-a handies'. Must depend (2018)
@LeaskyHT Quite a few folk commentin oan this, (2017)
dependin oan where ye're fae. A 'hoolet' is a loose wummin in(2018)
and 48 other matches.

@JamieFairbairn1 tweeted in Lallans
e dialect of Banffshire, with a glossary of words not in Jami(2020)
more specifically with trade..A hanfu’ o’ trade is worth a (2020)
lect @regcrawford3 Aye it wis a sair tyauv gettin it deen in (2020)
glasscot @natlibscot Aye it's a topper. Tae compliment, this (2020)
e71 @bxageography Thanks! Fit a boonie view - an a fine mean(2020)
and 102 other matches.

@johnstone_shane tweeted in Lallans
folk scene mindin me o makin a programme follaein Ossian’s (2020)
degradable) bin bags ae scran a day an Christmas is comin. Al(2020)
n his becam gey unpopular eh? A phenomenon A caa the Kerouac (2018)
ading this the noo. Belter of a read. Riddied A didnae know m(2020)
rd this sayin in Scots afore, a ken it in thi Gaelic! Wunner (2020)
and 14 other matches.

@kennethbryce184 tweeted in Lallans
M good for u brother - sadly a got banned fae bdfm - al no (2021) twitter link
renTucker1 top drawer - need a say more (2020) twitter link
tlandfc you ken me wee man - a aways stick to the rules lol (2021) twitter link
the fitbaw starts wee man - a micht no recognize you lol (2021) twitter link
@acatherwoodnews @maitlis ffs a thought his ear wis leaking - (2020) twitter link
and 1448 other matches.

@LairnScots tweeted in Lallans
h aye recommend that folk hae a luik at @ScotNational an @bel(2018)
storic_Ally @DrMDempster Here a list o publishers: https://t.(2019)
@raffles343 @billykayscot Hae a look at https://t.co/ig11YnU7(2019)
wi @Historic_Ally stertin in a couple o meenits! We'll be tw(2020)
in them, some hae loads. Here a list o them: https://t.co/37w(2019)
and 202 other matches.

@raiphsays tweeted in Lallans
#taptip ye kno em bags wae a wee Mobile fone poacket ootsi(2020)
#teampeepee!! 4 votes in a final! Vote peepee aw 4 times(2020)
:D hunners a hings in ma wee shoap! https:(2020)
@1888MYRE A wish hings wis normal!(2020)
@1940_david11 @heresDaibhi A hud 4 oot tae get ma brace fi(2020)
and 249 other matches.

@Julie_Dennison tweeted in Shetland
in this time! It's kinda like a peerie summer holiday at the (2015) twitter link
t to da eens at Bayes who got a mount cut for me in just 45 m (2016) twitter link
@TykitFleine i feel dis to a certain degree a lot (2016) twitter link
Am been waitin on a pair a shoes fae Monday an just trie (2021) twitter link
u could do what i do and make a list with all ur friends in i (2017) twitter link
and 53 other matches.

@RedValkyrie84 tweeted in Shetland
tae fold some laundry and saw a spider hingin fae da celin fa (2018) twitter link
I hiv spent a wk searchin for @Marisha_Ray (2020) twitter link
hoos. I joost want to sit in a dark and quiet room and not t (2019) twitter link
@crinolinerobot I ken its a poor excuse but he’s been br (2021) twitter link
Fillings done. Had a peerie breakdoon when I wande (2019) twitter link
and 44 other matches.

@tattooedselkie tweeted in Shetland
ied in Glasgow I haed tae get a train or bus tae Aberdeen fol(2021)
aa. Please feel free tae hae a swatch at me Linktree, in whi(2021)
day, in me new fun status as a key worker I'm likely earned (2021)
tle odds whan he'll be oot in a week but ?????(2021)
s @ionafyfe Christine? Shö's a splendid sowel ^_^(2021)
and 66 other matches.

@HazelTindall tweeted in Shetland
ncrieff I aye solist dere for a moment ta mind da strugg o da(2020)
@nielanell Every day is a gansey day.(2020)

@helenmoncrieff tweeted in Shetland
etland Folk Festival today - a wonderful event in so many wa(2020)
arolAnder62 @HazelR74 I'm had a couple o blackbird moments in(2020)
nR : In Shetland if you heard a cock crow in da night you had(2020)
common and bh gulls) followin a tractor. https://t.co/JqhUP6H(2020)
and whaups warm-up displays. A distant wren. A parachutin me(2020)
and 163 other matches.

@shaetlan_rose tweeted in Shetland
Secret Santie! Watch out for a forthcoming Shetland Times po(2017)
t's him! De haaf language wis a lexicon o 'tabu' wirds, it ca(2020)
du's likly richt?? wishin dee a fine trip nort, book will be (2019)
t blate meanin shy tho, yun's a göd een(2019)
aries I hae, onywye. But dirs a fair few aald bodies I'm spak(2020)
and 31 other matches.

@cammyrudkin tweeted in Southern
ny ma killie players al no be a happy man ??????? bludy disgr(2020)
middle o naewher at the top o a hill duzni cless as savin the(2020)
_gibb @radioborders cani beat a bit banter wi mcculluch(2012)
@AidanReilly6 a telt e they porn lines wul co(2012)
linto @stumcculloch @suzzy287 a ref yin game and e say is aw (2012)
and 48 other matches.

@jamie_ginger tweeted in Southern
“Yir parcel aw stuck behind a pommel horse”. A said ee sho(2018)
hin the world gane by and hev a look roond aboot is. 27 folk (2019)
ing, poles maybe. Might sound a bit overkill but could start (2020)
Sittin at a bar at the beach in Tenerife.(2019)
Y do folk answer questions wi a complete different answer tha(2019)
and 71 other matches.

@officialAliRed tweeted in Southern
as robbed us of the chance of a proper goodbye. Bit oo'l rais(2020)
. Scorching hot day! ???? Had a muckle ice cream, a fun time (2019)
uld be parking his brogues up a few erses if he saw the state(2020)
'm currently putting together a book about the semi-juniors f(2020)
u'd want to keep in life. Sic a beautiful sowel, ayewis fair (2020)
and 32 other matches.

@projecthawick tweeted in Southern
n, Derek. And Tom Pyemount’s a guid man; he saved Hassendean(2020)
aver43 @DaveRaver43, ee'v got a customer!(2019)

@HurchinHome tweeted in Ulster
at! You're weel on yer way to a collection!(2020)
@fairfaaye A brave day fur a wee dander. Get oot and an en(2020)
Thought I'd add a new profile pic of a Colerain(2020)
nither birl! an I'll email ye a copy... https://t.co/Mx420VQw(2020)
Its a quare wattery one! Dinnae fas(2020)
and 14 other matches.

@MarkThompStuff tweeted in Ulster
used nowadays. I also wrankle a wee bit at the an(2020)
out Ulster-Scots is that it's a deep, flexible idea and so it(2020)
seen it yet - its more than a programme, it’s a statement (2020)
ia “Better tae hae nane than a bad yin” applies to everythi(2020)
arket this year. But did find a Scottish crafts seller with B(2019)
and 35 other matches.

@Rosehill_girl tweeted in Ulster
Ma hairt’s wechtie thenicht. A mighty voice, stilled. https:(2021)

@TheFarrierPhil tweeted in Ulster
up lass, all you need now is a duncher to keep your heed war(2020)
uartPoet @DannyDonnelly1 Well a couple of the old timers woul (2021) twitter link
e tha wurld ta build an pilot a wee aeroplane. Tested up thon (2021) twitter link
, Wee Dug was runnin aboot we a leg hangin oot her mooth????? (2021) twitter link
and they ask what to do with a hibernating hedgehog...well f (2021) twitter link
and 60 other matches.

@the_gellick tweeted in Ulster
A gansh doon the pub toul me th (2018) twitter link
aw, sae clearly an' sae keen? A spirit's voice it seem'd or w (2019) twitter link
dae tha Belfast hallions gie a cratur for cloddin tha baa ow (2019) twitter link
bar @ianjamesparsley They hae a wheen trilingual yins inaboot (2017) twitter link
Lairn aboot a rake o Ulster Scots folk, wha (2016) twitter link

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