A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
activity Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words12.9 10.9 15.8 55.7 30.9 0 0
Number of occurrences2311 6 3 3 0 0
Number of authors17 9 4 2 2

Occurrences of activity in Corpus

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Gillon, Karen Report on Inquiry intil the role o, (Education, Culture an Sport Comatee 2003) Lallans, government
aelic. In a recent flochter o activity, the Meenisterial Advisor Gro
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McFarlane, Ishbel Oor hail culture is fatphobic ... an thon’s the real shame, (The National 2020) Lallans, newspaper
gin A dae sic-an-sic punishin activity”. Thon is fatphobia, an, fr
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Heather, Alistair The porage revolution: Hou porage cam tae mak Scotland habitable, (Mak Forrit 2017) Lallans - Angus, blog
o the day, an aa ither human activity bein ripples oot fae thon sou
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Thoumire, Elizabeth In defence o SNHS, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
date o Emergency Depairtmints Activity an Waitin Times, 25 865 fowk
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Lehane, Matt La Le La Le La Iron Mountain, (bandcamp 2006) Lallans - Ayrshire, poetry
maist human activity is intellectual,
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McClurg, Fernando Votin isna Democracy. But..., (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
rder tae organise tredd union activity: a progressive bloc i the pai
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Ewen, Allan Pairt Ane: Janus leuks back, (The Sair Fecht 2014) Lallans, blog
The city centre wis buzzin wi activity frae Yes activists spreidin a
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Heather, Alistair Tak tent o the Cabrach, (The Herald 2018) Lallans, newspaper
rst concentration of criminal activity ever discovered in Scotland."
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@jax6754 tweeted
n Goin guid here as passed my Activity 1 which goes toward ma accred(2015) search twitter

@LairnScots tweeted
Guid activity for lairners: Dae they yaise (2018) twitter link
'. Includes a wee glossary an activity sheet: https://t.co/R1cxspGfG (2018) twitter link


Uri, Antonia Bidin awa: City Breaks, (Scots Language Centre 2015) Doric - Aberdeen, newspaper
Yet anither free, cultural activity is tae hae a wunner up the ca on page 16

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Benzie, Lesley Fessen Reared, (Seahorse 2020 ISBN: 978-1916214538) Doric, poetry
yer interests were aa activity on page 50

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Smith, Alex A Sair Fecht, (self-published 2003) Doric, prose
immerin again. Ere wis lots o activity on the water,
ht, expectin tae see a hive o activity
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@JamieFairbairn1 tweeted
The bairns fair enjoyed yon activity - film fae Scots Radio, an a (2020) twitter link
The bairns fair enjoyed yon activity - film fae Scots Radio, an a (2020) twitter link


Facebook link (Orkney Reevlers 2017) Orkney
the elements, wildlife, human activity – jist whitivir springs tae

Facebook link (Orkney Reevlers 2017) Orkney
iny kind o non-work related activity. Wur forebears worked herd an

@peediepuss tweeted
hoo many you find, hid's the activity that's the prize(2020) search twitter


@tattooedselkie tweeted
Think I ay saa dem as a group activity growin up tae be honest.(2021) search twitter

@helenmoncrieff tweeted
perfect summer holiday family activity at @MareelShetland next week.(2019) search twitter
ottybuckies. A simple ootdoor activity I've loved since I was peerie(2017) search twitter