A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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affairs Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words16.5 13 21.9 11.8 0 22.4 0 6.8
Number of occurrences2519 4 0 1 0 1
Number of authors7 4 1 1

Occurrences of affairs in Corpus

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Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
ly sad and depressin state ae affairs. And the only consolation thi on page 60

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Leslie, Deborah Doric - Alive an Kickin, (Argo Publishing 2004 ISBN: 978-0954615314) Doric - Inverurie, prose
nae eese ava. Fin it comes te affairs o the hairt, honesty's aye th on page 51

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McHardy, Stuart Speakin o Dundee: Tales Tellt Aroun the Toun, (Luath 2010 ISBN: 978-1-906817-25-1) Lallans - Dundee, prose
s they cuid still be gey roch affairs. Fowk warkie lang an hard in on page 30
whan a man retired were wild affairs an wi Big Dod staunin his hau on page 59

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Ulster-Scots Language Society Tha Fower Gospels, (Ullans Press 2016 ISBN: 978-1-905281-25-1) Ulster, prose
aed a bodie lukin eftèr hïs affairs, an summodie toul hïm that t on page 97

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Hay, Gordon M. The Doric New Testament, (Gordon M Hay 2012 ISBN: 978-0957351516) Doric - Banff, prose
are better-suited tae warldly affairs nor e fowk o e licht. on page 108

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Williamson, Christie Pre nuptial, (damagnifyingless.wordpress.com 2012) Shetland, poetry
their own affairs?”
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Blackhall, Sheena Minnie, (Scots Language Centre 2004) Doric, prose
p reddin up her granfaither's affairs tae worry their heids wi the
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McHardy, Stuart The Wey Forrit, (Luath 2017) Lallans, prose
with the public affairs and other business transacted
slative authority in Scottish affairs’. Weel nou we hae a Pairlam
aw levels o Scottish publick affairs on behauf o William Pitt’s
In Foreign Affairs, this his meant daein whitivv
ble o rinnin oor ain economic affairs. Aw the auld Government figur
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Smith, Jamie Soonds o the kirk an court: early airt muisic in Scotland, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
rmation years wisna a state o affairs that could be tholed for lang
sae the day we hae a state o affairs whaur the airt muisic o Renai
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Thoumire, Elizabeth Three days in October, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
get fowk tae come oot tae sic affairs. E’en whan they are like mi
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Thoumire, Elizabeth The killin fields!, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
Whit a sad state o affairs.
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Hershaw, William The Retour O The Grey Airmy, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Lallans, blog
nnaitral and wanchany state o affairs afore noo will kittle itsel i
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Hutchison, Pat Catty, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
r signed it as witnesses. Her affairs now in order Mabel returned h
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Muir, Glenn Al Fresco, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
set up the rods, fibre-glass affairs wi spinning reels attached an
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Scots Language Center Crackin aboot politics, (Scots Language Centre 2020) Lallans, blog
y) pit thair nebs intae Scots affairs an socht tae bring aboot whit
fykie, fasht at the wey Scots affairs wis haunled at Westmaister. H
wisna gien muckle time, Scots affairs wis whiles miscawed wi Soothr
s Secretar appyntit for Scots affairs. The war ilka sign that Scotl
vative (Tory) politics an the affairs that maitert til the heich he
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