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Use in varieties of Scots

advice Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words39.6 36 32.2 49.9 108.3 22.4 35.1 54.6
Number of occurrences6028 17 3 1 3 8
Number of authors20 6 2 1 2 5

Occurrences of advice in Corpus

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Fenton, James On Slaimish, (Ullans Press 2009 ISBN: 9781905281299) Ulster, poetry
n him, tae a boady lukkin his advice on finnin a wumman. on page 49

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Douglas, David Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Galloway, poetry
my advice, body-swerve wauchle on forwa on page 37

1 matches

Hubbard, Tom The Flechitorium, (Grace Note 2017 ISBN: 9781907676932) Lallans - East Central, poetry
Gie thaim advice on sex? Why, they'll no hae i on page 34

1 matches

Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
e. And here's me takin career advice fae a mace-wieldin psycho whi on page 20
e make a point here. The only advice ah need tae hear fae the worl on page 43
ns and even gave him some gid advice. Anyboady watchin this wid hu on page 120
Only makes sense tae git her advice." on page 136

4 matches

Thomson, Mark Bard fae thi buildin site, (Luath 2007 ISBN: 978-1906307141) Lallans - Dundee, poetry
But em no a man fir takin any advice on page 3

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Morrison-Smyth, Anne Alice's Carrants in Wunnerlan, (Evertype 2013 ISBN: 978-1-78201-011-1) Ulster - Ballymoney, prose
naw shae aye gien hirsel guid advice (though gye an aften niver fo on page 14
shop o Canterbury fun it guid advice-'" on page 26
Advice frae a Caterpillar on page 43

4 matches

Farrow, Kenneth D. Lallans 81 - Editorial, (Lallans Magazine 2012) Lallans, newspaper
h keing whan it cums ti giein advice on hou ti skreive vairse! Wi on page 5

1 matches

Fitt, Matthew Chairlie and the Chocolate Works, (Itchy Coo 2016 ISBN: 978-1-78530-083-7) Lallans, prose
And sae please hear this guid advice - on page 113

1 matches

Burgess, Wilson Dae Ye See: Ulster-Scots Poems, (Scots Language Centre 2007 ISBN: 978-0955791604) Ulster - L'Derry, poetry
Pre marital advice on page 18

1 matches

Leslie, Deborah Doric - Hale an Hairty, (Argo Publishing 2011 ISBN: 978-0954615345) Doric - Inverurie, prose
redictions an advice." on page 37
yn made up. "Hiv ye ony ither advice ye cud gie ma?" on page 56
te myn aboot some 9 Stevie's advice: '...firget aboot dishin oot on page 58
velt an his pal's weel-meanin advice wis bangin aboot in his heid; on page 62
y o your wisecracks - or yer advice." on page 74
Also on pages 75, 77, 82
11 matches

Clark, Thomas Diary o a Wimpy Wean, (Itchy Coo 2018 ISBN: 978-1785302145) Lallans, weans
I mind, here's some awfy guid advice for ye. First day o schuil, a on page 4

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Wilson, Rab Accent O the Mind, (Luath 2006 ISBN: 978-1905222322) Lallans - New Cumnock, poetry
egsome imitation caa'd 'Sober Advice from Horace'! on page 110
ig deal! Juist follow Natur's advice an ye'll no gae wrang. on page 113

2 matches

Rennie, Susan Kat an Doug on Planet Perjink, (Itchy Coo 2002 ISBN: 978-1902927565) Lallans, weans
e last ane. Kat minded Dina's advice an pit her haill body ahint t on page 24

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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 167, (self-published 2007) Lallans, newspaper
ion the ither day tae tak the advice o Lady Macbeth an Bob Fairnie
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Johnstone, Ian Tuney Loon's low doon, (The Fraserburgh Herald 2000) Doric, newspaper
ither survey, report, piece o advice sae as tae improve aathing we
1 matches

Gillon, Karen Report on Inquiry intil the role o, (Education, Culture an Sport Comatee 2003) Lallans, government
gied oot advice on the learnin an teachin o E
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Hall, Simon W. Haggis tasting notes, and whisky pairings, (Brisk Northerly 2019) Orkney, blog
Scotland. (Brisknortherly’s advice is never tae buy a supermarke
1 matches

Hall, Simon W. Lands o Twatt, (Brisk Northerly 2018) Orkney, blog
nd their carefully considered advice.
1 matches

Wilson, Katie Becus a hae a sister a hae a friend, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Buckie, prose
ward in I’ll give yi ah the advice ah can! Am always gan tae kee
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Ritchie, John Fishin in the Findhorn, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric - Forres, prose
die and his freen wis shoutin advice tae me aboot how tae land it.
1 matches

Halfpenny, Cameron Ahlice's Adveenturs in Wunderlaant, (Evertype 2015) Southern - Borders, prose
usually gied hersel awfy guid advice (tho she herdly e’er heeded
Advice frae a Caterpillar
2 matches

Baikie, R. M. Mair Fairming Tales, (Baikie 2000) Orkney - Hackland, prose
ew in stature, he scorned all advice,
1 matches

Grae, Emma Dancin wi the Rhona, (unbound.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
The government’s advice is tae self isolate fur two w
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 175, (self-published 2008) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
a Scottish government speirin advice on whit they cuid dae tae for
1 matches

McKillop, Roger The Staff, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
Bit goat some guid advice,
Tak’ up ma advice an’ amend your ‘Tally vic
2 matches

McKillop, Roger The Builders, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
wi’ a stick!” Aw’ sound advice, gin the Muppets forgot tae s
1 matches

Scots Language Center Crackin aboot politics, (Scots Language Centre 2020) Lallans, blog
wi Queen Ann lippenin on the advice her Inglis cabinet for tae ne
1 matches

Horsbroch, Dauvit The Embra Greement, (Scots Language Centre 2012) Lallans, government
ssion anent Elections can gie advice or supply tae the Scots
1 matches

Paterson, Stuart A. Here’s the Weather, (Scottish Poetry Library 2017) Lallans, poetry
advice in the papers to look oot yer
1 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@DoricPhrases tweeted in Doric

@FaeFoggie tweeted in Doric

@the_gellick tweeted in Ulster

@cligeey tweeted in Doric
eEly Phone Chris Boyd for rug advice couple o pies wid seal it(2020)

@alistairdunn tweeted in Lallans

@jax6754 tweeted in Lallans

@helenmoncrieff tweeted in Shetland

@MarkThompStuff tweeted in Ulster

@MizLiot tweeted in Lallans
s unless ye’ve taken medical advice frae your doctor (2021) twitter link

@kennethbryce184 tweeted in Lallans

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