A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

acceptable Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words9.8 12 13.7 5.9 36.1 0 0 0
Number of occurrences1512 2 1 0 0 0
Number of authors9 2 1 0 0 0

Occurrences of acceptable in Corpus

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Thomson, Mark Bard fae thi buildin site, (Luath 2007 ISBN: 978-1906307141) Lallans - Dundee, poetry
it's no socially acceptable on page 16

1 matches

Gillon, Karen Report on Inquiry intil the role o, (Education, Culture an Sport Comatee 2003) Lallans, government
this wis “slang” an no an acceptable wey tae
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Clark, Sara Scot Free -The Psychic Cost O Uisin Scots, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
de the boonds o whit's deemed acceptable bi whaever happens tae be dae
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McHardy, Stuart The Wey Forrit, (Luath 2017) Lallans, prose
ed tae be complete, it became acceptable amang at least some o thaim t
tae ask theirsel gin this is acceptable in a modren democratic state.
uid a Scottish passport no be acceptable aroun the warld? The argiemen
3 matches

Hall, Simon W. No the Six o Clock News, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Orkney, blog
wae his BBC bosses aboot the acceptable density o Scots/Shaetlan in h
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Fleemin, Sandy Lallans 59 - Bellin the Cat, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans - Ormiston, prose
thinks he til hissel, it’s acceptable, an rins awa doun the peth an
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Muir, Glenn Lion Rampant, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
“That wid be maist acceptable” came the reply.
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McClurg, Fernando Votin isna Democracy. But..., (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
canna control “mainstream, acceptable” discoorse, we can brak int
that controls “mainstream, acceptable” discoorse the noo is sae f
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Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@FaeFoggie tweeted in Doric

@Manuforti1968 tweeted in Doric

@MartyMacMurtrie tweeted in Lallans

@WhenDidADidny tweeted in Lallans

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