A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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ages Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words50.2 40 70.1 29.4 0 0 23.5 20.5
Number of occurrences7661 10 0 0 2 3
Number of authors27 8 2 3

Occurrences of ages in Corpus

In order to avoid violating copyright law and abide by 'fair use', only up to the first five occurrences of the search term are displayed for each article.

Fenton, James On Slaimish, (Ullans Press 2009 ISBN: 9781905281299) Ulster, poetry
His ects bein seven ages. At furst, the wain, on page 51

1 matches

Fitt, Matthew Roald Dahl Reekin Rhymes, (Itchy Coo 2018 ISBN: 978-1785301834) Lallans, weans
'Ye'll no be ages on the pan.' on page 30

1 matches

Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
g man. Back when he wis aboot ages wae me now. He worked doon at on page 86

1 matches

Leslie, Deborah Doric - Alive an Kickin, (Argo Publishing 2004 ISBN: 978-0954615314) Doric - Inverurie, prose
k. "Ah'v bin stannin here fir ages." on page 40

1 matches

Robertson, Sine Lallans 59 - Newsins fae SLRC, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Lallans, newspaper
rdins o twinty three folk o a ages spikkin aboot work, families on page 87

1 matches

McHardy, Stuart Speakin o Dundee: Tales Tellt Aroun the Toun, (Luath 2010 ISBN: 978-1-906817-25-1) Lallans - Dundee, prose
quare. Aw yung men atween the ages o fifteen an twenty had tae r on page 24
aften had been in the Middle Ages they cuid still be gey roch a on page 30

2 matches

Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2021 ISBN: 978-1916117921) Lallans - Renfrew, prose
wis aw words oor class learnt ages ago except ah couldnae rememb on page 19
room. She'd been in there fur ages an ah wis gettin pure panicky on page 20
p cuttin pure skelly. It took ages tae open it cause she'd tripp on page 43
n cause she said it wis takin ages an she wantet tae go fur some on page 53
ndet up jist sittin there fur ages kiddin on ah wis writin cause on page 56
Also on pages 61, 80, 96, 101, 103, 114, 116, 134, 149, 152
15 matches

Leslie, Deborah Doric - Hale an Hairty, (Argo Publishing 2011 ISBN: 978-0954615345) Doric - Inverurie, prose
thochts an dreams an he spent ages lookin fir jist the richt wir on page 91

1 matches

Hay, Gordon M. The Doric New Testament, (Gordon M Hay 2012 ISBN: 978-0957351516) Doric - Banff, prose
d o his prophits doon throw e ages att he wad set hiz lowss fae on page 81

1 matches

Horsbroch, Dauvit A gang-roond oor Sun Grid, (Scots Language Centre 2020) Lallans, blog
planets kythed. As lang, lang ages gaed by the nummer o rocks gr
stly happit in ice. Ower lang ages the ice keps haes grown an dw
ower giein us oor antrin ice ages.
n warsle wi the undemous lang ages. The Yird wabbles back an for
amson's bairns grew ower lang ages o time sindry cultures makkit
6 matches

Fitt, Matthew Jordan's New Jaiket, (Education Scotland 2014) Lallans, weans
ter Erin has been ootside for ages. She’s awready made a snawm
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 167, (self-published 2007) Lallans, newspaper
a cutty read for bairns o aw ages. Whit for no juist eik it tae
1 matches

McAlpine, Joan Meeting of the Parliament, (The Scottish Parliament 2019) Lallans, government
ower 700 year. In the middle ages, Scots literature wis looked
1 matches

Fleemin, Sandy Shudder at the Niffer, (sandyfleming.org 2003) Lallans, prose
b, the likes o "it lestit for ages").
1 matches

Rennie, Susan The Wee Prince, (Edition Lintenfass 2017) Lallans, prose
ooer, doucely. ‘Forby, I am ages wi he sun.’
1 matches

Calderwood, Lynsey Mumbo Jumbo, (Litro magazine 2006) Lallans, prose
wis aw words oor class learnt ages ago except ah couldnae rememb
om. She’d been in there fur ages an ah wis gettin pure panicky
2 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS nummer 109, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
fantoosh leid frae the middle ages that they ken nocht aboot or
1 matches

Blackhall, Sheena Minnie, (Scots Language Centre 2004) Doric, prose
llock wi his hairst. Isie wis ages wi Minnie Bruce, a full cousi
1 matches

Robinson, Philip Oul Licht, (Ullans Press 2017) Ulster - Larne, poetry
Wi oor Help in Ages Past.
1 matches

Sutherland, Hope Twa sisters, een room, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Buckie, prose
y we thi dollies. We’d spen ages setting the game up n naming
1 matches

Martin, Keiron Ma Worst Nicht Oot, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric - Forres, prose
atch up wi ma mither . It wis ages since a hid seen her and a ne
jimmies. A hidna hid that fir ages. Abidy else ordered fit they
2 matches

Macdonald, Amy Evelynn and Peter, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Ayr, prose
ved talking. She’d talk for ages, aboot anything and tae anyon
elieve, for the first time in ages, she remembered ma name.
2 matches

Halfpenny, Cameron Ahlice's Adveenturs in Wunderlaant, (Evertype 2015) Southern - Borders, prose
straight oan lik a tunnel fur ages, an then went doon awfy quick
1 matches

Heather, Alistair Trains approachin?, (Mak Forrit 2017) Lallans - Angus, blog
e hale, hearty men atween the ages o aboot forty an saxty, an sk
1 matches

Thoumire, Elizabeth Three days in October, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
l Mile we could see fowk o aw ages. The aulder generation weel r
1 matches

Bennett, Peter Liberties (Part One), (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
e’s two cunts in the motor, ages wae us, Rangers scarfs adorni
1 matches

Grae, Emma Jimmy and his wee darlin Alexa, (unbound.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
e, but no his. He must o been ages wi Dan. Ah tear up. They both
1 matches

Stewart, Anna An Alien Feeling, (Scots Hoose 2019) Lallans, prose
ase like yiv needed a pee fir ages and finally yi get one, but i
1 matches

Scots Language Center Crackin aboot politics, (Scots Language Centre 2020) Lallans, blog
weel seen that fae the Middle Ages until the 18t century the Sco
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 101, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
AE day efter crackin on aboot ages, a wife speirt o daft Jock, "
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 102, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
layed in the Scots League for ages an the Scots banks is aw weel
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 106, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
they've breardit buiks for aw ages o bairns, frae nursery richt
saxteen buiks for bairns o aw ages ower the neist twa year.
2 matches

McDonald, Hamish The Girnin Gates - Chapter 12, (Itchy Coo 2003) Southern, prose
man. Ah've been savin up fur ages, that's how Ah've no been goi
1 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@DoricPhrases tweeted in Doric

@FaeFoggie tweeted in Doric

@Seperatist_No1 tweeted in Lallans

@Franwella tweeted in Doric

@fittiecrooners tweeted in Doric

@DavidJWood2 tweeted in Lallans

@jax6754 tweeted in Lallans
azier Night night! Discovered ages ago I study best at nicht! Lu(2015)
= expected as no had any fir ages! Time tae watch casualty! xxx(2015)

@Chazzbat tweeted in Lallans

@LairnScots tweeted in Lallans
es tae yaise wi lairners o aw ages: https://t.co/DQUyDA3nzt http(2018)
are available fir bairns o aw ages - includin yins that can be (2020)

@raiphsays tweeted in Lallans
A wis wantin tae make em fer ages so am Aw happy!(2020)

@HurchinHome tweeted in Ulster

@kennethbryce184 tweeted in Lallans
here - best laugh av hud in ages - cheers lol (2020) twitter link

@StuartPoet tweeted in Lallans

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