A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

agony Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words9.2 8 5.8 20.6 0 22.4 0 6.8
Number of occurrences145 7 0 1 0 1
Number of authors4 2 1 1

Occurrences of agony in Corpus

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Leslie, Deborah Doric - Alive an Kickin, (Argo Publishing 2004 ISBN: 978-0954615314) Doric - Inverurie, prose
a stingin streetch o reed-het agony rippin the space atween ma le on page 67

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Morrison-Smyth, Anne Alice's Carrants in Wunnerlan, (Evertype 2013 ISBN: 978-1-78201-011-1) Ulster - Ballymoney, prose
lice, jumpin up an doon in an agony o terror. "Aw, thur goes haes on page 59

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Walterson, Barbara Da Trow o’ Fogla Skerry, (Young Shetland Writer 2010) Shetland, prose
while my back and legs wir in agony underneat aa da ruckly stanes
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McQueer, Chris Hings - Short Stories 'n That, (404 Ink 2017) Lallans - Glesga, prose
up ootae bed an double err in agony. The sick’s comin oot soon
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Handy, Robbie Forked Tongues, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Lallans, blog
ae love readin Ragashanti’s agony uncle column in raw Patois in
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Grae, Emma Dancin wi the Rhona, (unbound.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
Ah wis in agony. Ah didnae care hoo it ended.
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Hutchison, Pat Catty, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
he backie and Catty myowin in agony. She’d jist gotten oot in t
e pathologist “They died in agony and it widnae hae been that f
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Hutchison, Pat Tarrarra boomby ae, This is my dying day, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
ld see the damage but seering agony passed throwe his guts and ma
e moved a fraction the searin agony came back wi a vengeance. He
terin atween gasps o screamin agony he felt as if the shudders we
o his groin and it wiz fuckin agony. Rab hid patted him on the ba
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Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@Chazzbat tweeted in Lallans
Ah woke at 6am in agony fae ma arthritic hip, then th(2020)

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