A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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action Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words50.8 28 79.3 17.6 0 0 23.4 0
Number of occurrences7769 6 0 0 2 0
Number of authors21 5 2

Occurrences of action in Corpus

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Hubbard, Tom The Flechitorium, (Grace Note 2017 ISBN: 9781907676932) Lallans - East Central, poetry
Katharine Hepburn - The real action's no on screen. on page 18
guys, and I'll tak yez ti the action! on page 34

2 matches

Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
ems as if he's goat a plan ae action here. Aye, that's it, son, yo on page 25
it ae hysterical laughter. An action that quickly spreads througho on page 57
ae there's nae future withoot action. A land so beautiful that it on page 92

3 matches

Donovan, Anne Matilda In Scots, (Itchy Coo 2019 ISBN: 978-1785302350) Lallans, weans
faither gowled, lowpin intae action. 'Get me an appointment wi ye on page 58
tae pit her grand ploy intae action. on page 208

2 matches

Thomson, Mark Bard fae thi buildin site, (Luath 2007 ISBN: 978-1906307141) Lallans - Dundee, poetry
rite inta action. on page 109
an eh've nae time fir nae action. on page 114

2 matches

Niven, Liz Lallans 59 - Painting the Forth Bridge: A Search for Scottish Identity, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Lallans, newspaper
ng the reader into seeing the action through the eyes of the chara on page 84

1 matches

McHardy, Stuart Speakin o Dundee: Tales Tellt Aroun the Toun, (Luath 2010 ISBN: 978-1-906817-25-1) Lallans - Dundee, prose
imsel in the very thick o the action an layin aboot wi great succe on page 20

1 matches

Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2021 ISBN: 978-1916117921) Lallans - Renfrew, prose
a face lik a horse's arse in action. on page 112
aid Charlene,.Ah've seen mair action doon the Robbie Park pond. on page 164

2 matches

Leslie, Deborah Doric - Hale an Hairty, (Argo Publishing 2011 ISBN: 978-0954615345) Doric - Inverurie, prose
fae bad te warse, like - nae action atween the sheets an wi war d on page 76

1 matches

Gillon, Karen Report on Inquiry intil the role o, (Education, Culture an Sport Comatee 2003) Lallans, government
2.1.5 Estaiblish an action group tae consider whit wey t
2.1.5. The implementation action taen fae the annual review st
action tae uphaud this has no been a
22. An Action Group for Leids wis estaiblis
As statit in the Meenisterial Action Group in Leids publication
6 matches

McAlpine, Joan Meeting of the Parliament, (The Scottish Parliament 2019) Lallans, government
t in words but in much-needit action.
ent wid consider takin forrit action tae explore establishin a boa
2 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 108, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
n the abuin requirement intae action, the Executive left thon ques
1 matches

Smith, Alex A Sair Fecht, (self-published 2003) Doric, prose
wis jolted intae action eence. Doocot? says Jonsar. "
1 matches

Smith, Alex A Fer Chauve, (self-published 2005) Doric, prose
id jolted his mind back intae action. (Some Job)
1 matches

Clark, Thomas Wha's Like Us?, (Bella Caledonia 2017) Lallans, blog
nslatin itsel intae meaningfu action, nane o it's wirth the tea-to
it dreams o. It's anely throu action ye learn aboot yersel. Wha's
2 matches

Capener, Jack No Guid Eneuch, (Bella Caledonia 2019) Lallans, blog
le: lack o serious government action.
Thon's exackly why government action is sae sairly needit.
o strang, serious government action is naehin short o a failure t
chynge, fir strang an serious action fae the Scots Government tae
aff the groon wioot political action. We maun encourage wir Scots-
5 matches

McHardy, Stuart The Wey Forrit, (Luath 2017) Lallans, prose
cin see British democracy in action at ilka Budget whaur the Remb
Scottish bourgeois cringe in action.
2 matches

Hodgart, John Scots Language Act: Oor weans hae richt tae see mither tung respectit, (The National 2021) Lallans - North Ayrshire, newspaper
The Scottish Government’s Action Plan for the Scots Language w
1 matches

Bennett, Peter The Party ay the Year (Part One), (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
™s lauded as some sort ay ned action man. ‘Who wis chasin ye son
1 matches

Bennett, Peter Carpe Diem, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
er this is the best course ay action, promptly decidin that it is.
1 matches

Bennett, Peter The Bothy (Part Two), (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
ned tae in concurrence ay the action in such ominous surroundins.
draggin it back, repeatin the action. There’s a familiarity tae
2 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 114, (self-published 2003) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
a national language plan an a Action plan tae guide the ongauns o
THE action plan for diversity in Europe
The Commissioner telt hou the action plan will gaun hail heidit fo
ons tae the development o the action plan an mony ideas wis accept
ses o EBLUL proponed that the action plan shuid hae a needs-foondi
6 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 119, (self-published 2003) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
in European Convention an the Action Plan on Linguistic Diversity
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 175, (self-published 2008) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
telt wi surreal wit an comic action. There the rinnin joke aboot
1 matches

Rodger, Matt The Borth’ick Waitter, (SCOTS Corpus 2003) Southern - Roxburgh, prose
schuils; ae plan o action at wuid enshuir the hainin an
1 matches

Young, Clive Creative Scotland an the sowl o Scots, (The Sair Fecht 2016) Lallans, blog
irt o the policy is an ongaun action plan frae Education Scotland
1 matches

McClurg, Fernando Votin isna Democracy. But..., (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
ivist time an siller on legal action for the richt tae exist an op
saufgairds an pairliamentary action can facilitate action whaur i
can facilitate action whaur it really maitters, can
for real, radical, democratic action on the grunn. Votin alane can
l engagement opens up tae tak action, tae talk, tae leive in a dem
5 matches

Ewen, Allan Review: Saltire: Invasioun, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
s ain supermannie lowps intae action in the new comic frae Diamond
1 matches

Ewen, Allan Pairt twa: Janus leuks aheid, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
Takkin action fir oorsels is the first step
as a sports team or community action group can tak thae ideas even
2 matches

Macdonald, Ileene Fit’s it aa aboot?, (The Sair Fecht 2014) Lallans, blog
not dominate and independent action and self-reliance have helped
1 matches

Ewen, Allan Murphy’s Law, (The Sair Fecht 2014) Lallans, blog
. Shid this plan be pit intae action it wad hae monie repercussion
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 100, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
utive haesna taen onie stieve action at aw tae forder Gaelic.
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 105, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
tant and merit discussion and action, but are not specific compone
1 matches

Uri, Antonia Flooery achievement for the Scots Government, (The National 2019) Doric, newspaper
ears tae cam, athoot ony mair action needin tae be taen. Forby tha
1 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@officialAliRed tweeted in Southern

@cligeey tweeted in Doric

@_DawnLeslie tweeted in Doric

@jax6754 tweeted in Lallans

@MartinBroon tweeted in Lallans

@kennethbryce184 tweeted in Lallans
b barry tae c yous 2 sides in action again so soon (2021) twitter link
oots fans can take in all the action - ironic thing is that big c (2021) twitter link
ae beat getting out tae c the action - thats the main thing! (2020) twitter link
nt again - as theres no much action oan twitter the noo - theres (2020) twitter link
ers big yin - good to c u in action n hopefully the nxt time a c (2020) twitter link

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