A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

absolute Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words26.2 25 34.1 20.6 72.2 22.4 0 0
Number of occurrences4030 7 2 1 0 0
Number of authors17 6 1 1 0 0

Occurrences of absolute in Corpus

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Hubbard, Tom The Flechitorium, (Grace Note 2017 ISBN: 9781907676932) Lallans - East Central, poetry
"My rule there wad be absolute, Whilk means less wark fir yo on page 8

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Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
uckin odd. Considerin he's an absolute tight erse. Still, ah decide on page 63

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Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2021 ISBN: 978-1916117921) Lallans - Renfrew, prose
Harpreet went an took an absolute beamer when she said it an th on page 95

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Fitt, Matthew Chairlie and the Chocolate Works, (Itchy Coo 2016 ISBN: 978-1-78530-083-7) Lallans, prose
r aboot ten seconds there wis absolute wheesht. Naebody daured speak on page 56

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Leslie, Deborah Doric - Hale an Hairty, (Argo Publishing 2011 ISBN: 978-0954615345) Doric - Inverurie, prose
"That's a disgrace! An absolute disgrace!" A primped an polis on page 43

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Rennie, Susan The Wee Prince, (Edition Lintenfass 2017) Lallans, prose
aud wi inobedience. He wis an absolute monarch. But, as he wis weel-
For his rule wisna jist absolute: it wis universal forby.
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Hall, Simon W. Lands o Twatt, (Brisk Northerly 2018) Orkney, blog
unterbalanced by the pure and absolute joy o country life in the Wes
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Hall, Simon W. Bonny Isle o Sanday, (Brisk Northerly 2016) Orkney, blog
ad in the blue is an emblem o absolute purity. Godwits and redshank
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Gilmour, Rosie Bak Tae Schuil, (Scots Hoose 2015) Lallans, weans
First day bak is an absolute scunner
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McHardy, Stuart The Wey Forrit, (Luath 2017) Lallans, prose
mpire still means somethin is absolute, an the mantra ‘SNP bad?’
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Heather, Alistair Trains approachin?, (Mak Forrit 2017) Lallans - Angus, blog
r shouder tae the wark an mak absolute certain that this project com
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Grae, Emma Dancin wi the Rhona, (unbound.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
shite, Edith, ah tell masel. Absolute shite. Whitever ye dae, dinna
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Hutchison, Pat The Three Cannels, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
ess she’d been shown or the absolute comfort o the room that did i
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Hutchison, Pat Bob the Dog fae the Bog, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
eam and saw a man wi a look o absolute terror on his face wi his een
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Heather, Alistair Tak tent o the Cabrach, (The Herald 2018) Lallans, newspaper
h-East. Ma interviewee luiked absolute Baltic, up tae near the tap o
1 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@cligeey tweeted in Doric

@daleser23 tweeted in Doric

@Franwella tweeted in Doric

@glenlivetloon tweeted in Doric

@alistairdunn tweeted in Lallans
it's been an absolute pleasure going tae ibrox ever(2016)

@jack_capener tweeted in Lallans

@iainnicol tweeted in Lallans
pittin ma siller on deranged. Absolute like deranged.(2020)

@StuartPoet tweeted in Lallans

@WhenDidADidny tweeted in Lallans
rass and belittle her. Wit an absolute elitist, self-righteous wank (2018) twitter link

@Chazzbat tweeted in Lallans
ly an socially responsible(!) Absolute shower o shites! ??(2020)
n @DaftLimmy Get tae fuck, ya absolute toley!(2020)
This threid is an absolute hoot. https://t.co/sbKQP6rMOv(2020)

@JamieFairbairn1 tweeted in Lallans

@kennethbryce184 tweeted in Lallans
@Punkasfuck1965 an absolute classic - top drawer (2020) twitter link
d in tier 3 - says it all - absolute shambles fm (2021) twitter link
@TFRM absolute beginners extended version (2021) twitter link
e hertz game - the ref is an absolute roaster - ffs lol (2021) twitter link

@tattooedselkie tweeted in Shetland

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