A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

account Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words21.8 18 23 20.6 0 22.4 58.5 0
Number of occurrences3320 7 0 1 5 0
Number of authors9 5 1 3

Occurrences of account in Corpus

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Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
we hud nicknamed Bananas oan account ae him being a lunatic. He hu on page 20
tinuin oan wae his eyewitness account. on page 33
''ll lit that yin go, eh? oan account ae what's happened. But you r on page 183

3 matches

Niven, Liz Lallans 59 - Painting the Forth Bridge: A Search for Scottish Identity, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Lallans, newspaper
r nor an academic historian's account. It's the wee details that ma on page 84

1 matches

Wilson, Rab Accent O the Mind, (Luath 2006 ISBN: 978-1905222322) Lallans - New Cumnock, poetry
, ben the lobby, the stirring account on page 88
knock-doon tae Maecenas. The account is aiblins based oan a raelli on page 123

2 matches

Neill, Josie Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009) Southern - Galloway, poetry
’ll hae muckle tae thole on account o it,
1 matches

Clark, Thomas Wha's Like Us?, (Bella Caledonia 2017) Lallans, blog
till got a Junior Savers bank account! Whit chance hiv ah o kennin
1 matches

Halfpenny, Cameron Ahlice's Adveenturs in Wunderlaant, (Evertype 2015) Southern - Borders, prose
n hur flamingo, an sterted an account o th game, feelin gie chuffed
1 matches

Bennett, Peter Carpe Diem, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
oot an application fur a bank account never mind huv wan, where dae
1 matches

Strachan, Shane Standing Stone, (northwordsnow.co.uk 2016) Doric, prose
Just whatever’s left in my account.’
‘I’m afraid your account has insufficient funds. Do yo
2 matches

Philips, Cally Wha's feart o' the library?, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Doric - Turriff, prose
e ah wis grounded bigtime. On account o’ an entrepreneurial spiri
1 matches

Hutchison, Pat The Seven Coins o Kineddart, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Doric - Banffshire, prose
o. Scullery maids were on nae account to gyang intae the hoose prop
1 matches

Rodger, Matt The Borth’ick Waitter, (SCOTS Corpus 2003) Southern - Roxburgh, prose
ilk is mair o ae sociological account o life i the Pairish whan A w
ma thochts refleckin upo at account o the valley o ’dry banes
mair skeilie i English. This account o Jame’s
3 matches

Neil, Gabriel The Green Pairty: Holyrood’s nixt opposition?, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
omfortable haudin the SNP tae account on issues like frackin an TTI
1 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@DoricPhrases tweeted in Doric

@fittiecrooners tweeted in Doric

@jax6754 tweeted in Lallans

@LairnScots tweeted in Lallans

@helenmoncrieff tweeted in Shetland

@kennethbryce184 tweeted in Lallans
usselburghAth well open up an account lol (2020) twitter link
illout i have unearthed a 7th account m8 - is this a record on twi (2020) twitter link
altire cant seem to find this account? (2020) twitter link
tire that you liking your own account - o dear lol (2020) twitter link
that - can you explain? the account is now closed i believe lol - (2020) twitter link

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