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ah Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words7897.7 118 9782.8 6631.4 1347.9 492.3 9557.3 2175.6
Number of occurrences119578507 2257 37 22 815 319
Number of authors61 21 9 5 13 10

Occurrences of ah in Corpus

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Curran, Doug Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Galloway, poetry
Ah frooned, pousle't. "Whit, fra on page 29
Ah chokit oan ma tea, but ma ee on page 30
jist like Ah learn't on page 31
while Ah read them ane or twa poems, on page 32

7 matches

Clark, Thomas Intae the Snaw, (Gatehouse Press 2015 ISBN: 978-0992857370) Lallans, poetry
A moch that scaffs up wirds! Ah thocht it strynge tae hear, on page 13
Howdlin wae the stove, ah'll waucht ma wine; on page 15
Ah canna bear tae hear its rush on page 17
In maple wids o e'en. Ah pull the cairiage ower. on page 18
Ahent ma cup, ah think, but hae nae smile. on page 22
Also on pages 27, 28, 30, 33, 35, 36, 45
28 matches

Hall, Simon W. The Orkney Gruffalo, (Itchy Coo 2015 ISBN: 978-1785300066) Orkney, weans
t's affil good o ye, Fox, but Ah'll no - on page 1
l good o ye, Cattie-Face, But Ah'll no- on page 5
ffil freendly o ye, Snek, but Ah'll no - on page 9
Ah'm the most fearsome beast in on page 14
"Ah'll walk ahint ye, an you go o on page 15
Also on pages 19, 20
10 matches

Douglas, David Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Galloway, poetry
Ah see the day yer lookin richt on page 43
ah'm shair ma messenger will fin on page 44
ah drift an amuse masel on page 52
Ah who pu'd apples, frae true Ad on page 54

7 matches

Hubbard, Tom The Flechitorium, (Grace Note 2017 ISBN: 9781907676932) Lallans - East Central, poetry
i yer rotten fush that stink! Ah'll hae the last lauch,' on page 15
Howls a Yank. 'Man, Ah cain't git no satisfaction!'' on page 34
Uncle Nick. "Ye auld bugger! Ah've had some trail, sir.' He f on page 71
it is. That is ECHT aa richt, Ah'm tellin ye. An this is even on page 73
t. 'It wisna like this place. Ah'll tell ye that for nuthin. W on page 74

7 matches

Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
Ah laid the boax ae painkillers on page 13
day, night efter night, ah sit here and try tae smoke ma on page 14
hand. You've goat character, ah like that. There's a loat tae on page 15
ma coma, then ah sit oan ma patio chairs becau on page 16
ita worth a mullion quid. Ah seen the exact same yin oan t on page 17
Also on pages 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79, 80, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 92, 93, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99, 100, 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 110, 111, 112, 113, 115, 116, 117, 118, 119, 120, 121, 122, 123, 124, 125, 126, 127, 129, 130, 131, 132, 133, 134, 135, 136, 137, 138, 139, 140, 141, 142, 143, 144, 145, 146, 147, 149, 150, 151, 152, 153, 154, 155, 156, 157, 158, 159, 160, 161, 162, 163, 164, 165, 166, 167, 168, 169, 170, 171, 172, 173, 174, 175, 176, 177, 178, 179, 180, 181, 182, 183, 184, 185, 186, 187, 188, 189, 190, 91, 192, 193, 194, 195, 196, 197, 198, 199, 200
1807 matches

Bryden, Hugh Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
Ah imagined the words caught ins on page 93
The wans Ah hated maist on page 95
Ah woke huntin fur ma deid faith on page 96
Ah kid wait mate on page 97
Ah thocht shakin the rain oot ma on page 99
Also on pages 100, 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 107
35 matches

Manson, John Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
Ah sall dee in Paris in rashan r on page 125

5 matches

Donovan, Anne Matilda In Scots, (Itchy Coo 2019 ISBN: 978-1785302350) Lallans, weans
their end o term reports. If ah wis a dominie ah'd invent som on page 2
Ah micht even howk doon intae na on page 3
is extraordinar, and by that ah mean douce and clivvir. Matil on page 4
but the sister wis, as ah said, a pure cracker. By the on page 5
'No thank ye,' Matilda said. 'Ah'm sure ah'll be fine.' on page 7
Also on pages 9, 10, 12, 13, 16, 17, 18, 19, 21, 22, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 34, 35, 37, 39, 40, 42, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 53, 54, 56, 57, 58, 59, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 77, 79, 80, 81, 82, 83, 84, 86, 88, 89, 90, 91, 92, 93, 96, 98, 99, 100, 101, 102, 103, 104, 106, 108, 109, 110, 111, 112, 114, 115, 117, 118, 121, 122, 123, 124, 128, 130, 133, 135, 137, 138, 140, 141, 142, 144, 145, 146, 147, 149, 150, 151, 152, 153, 155, 156, 157, 158, 160, 162, 163, 164, 165, 166, 167, 169, 170, 171, 172, 173, 174, 175, 176, 177, 178, 180, 182, 183, 184, 185, 186, 187, 188, 189, 190, 191, 192, 193, 194, 195, 196, 197, 198, 199, 200, 201, 202, 203, 204, 206, 207, 208, 209, 210, 211, 212, 220, 223, 224, 226, 227, 228, 229, 231, 232
748 matches

Tindal, Betty Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
As a bairn Ah leeved in a faur-oot glen in on page 147
Ah'd ken that haun onywheres; on page 152
Ah'd nae inklin. on page 155

10 matches

Leslie, Deborah Doric - Alive an Kickin, (Argo Publishing 2004 ISBN: 978-0954615314) Doric - Inverurie, prose
"Actually... Ah think ye'll find at ere's a f on page 7
Ah smile, mynin is first hame vi on page 8
t dis the Doric mean te you?" Ah speered it farther es wi hurl on page 9
The place wis steerin, an fin Ah evintually gat back te the ta on page 10
faither his sadly passed awa. Ah thocht the warld o im an Ah m on page 11
Also on pages 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 75, 77, 78, 79, 80, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89
631 matches

Thomson, Mark Bard fae thi buildin site, (Luath 2007 ISBN: 978-1906307141) Lallans - Dundee, poetry
fir ah yir court cases, on page 1
ah slow an lethargic, but hey, i on page 2
A man in ah eis glory as ei penned doon on page 3
hin ti be a smoothie an actin ah choosie on page 4
Whar ah eis disciples cum in handy on page 5
Also on pages 8, 9, 10, 17, 18, 19, 22, 23, 24, 26, 30, 32, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 48, 49, 51, 57, 67, 68, 70, 74, 75, 76, 81, 82, 84, 87, 90, 100, 104, 105, 106, 112, 114, 115, 116, 120
77 matches

Morrison-Smyth, Anne Alice's Carrants in Wunnerlan, (Evertype 2013 ISBN: 978-1-78201-011-1) Ulster - Ballymoney, prose
subject. "Dae yae-dae yae-lik-ah-doags?" The Moose didnae answ on page 23
"Ah, that accoonts fur it," said on page 71

2 matches

Dareau, Mareau Lallans 59 - The Dictionar o the Aulder Scottis Leid (DOST), (Lallans Magazine 2001) Lallans, newspaper
Scots scholar tae date. (Aye, Ah ken vailleant is Auld Scots, on page 59

3 matches

Goodall, Phyllis J. Lallans 59 - Last May a Braw Wooer, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Doric, newspaper
"Ah-ha! His the latest swain fa'e on page 94

1 matches

Warwick, Matthew Fergie an Freens oan tha fairm, (Ulster-Scots Community Network 2011) Ulster - Rural Mid-Antrim, weans
ers oh! Thon disnae luk guid. Ah hope yer Ma's aa richt! Fergi on page 10
Hi, Wullie!" gulders Fergie, "Ah doot thaim weans wud eat ye o on page 12

2 matches

McHardy, Stuart Speakin o Dundee: Tales Tellt Aroun the Toun, (Luath 2010 ISBN: 978-1-906817-25-1) Lallans - Dundee, prose
a Dundee Communist faimlie, 'Ah the auld Dundee Communists, t on page 9

1 matches

Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2021 ISBN: 978-1916117921) Lallans - Renfrew, prose
artin swimmin lessons soon an ah cannae wait. Ah cannae swim y on page 11
eligion tae get her hair wet. Ah got made tae wear these big s on page 12
divers in the baths the day. Ah swam half a breadth an then a on page 13
in it withoot the airm bands, Ah said, Ah cannae. She said, Yi on page 14
Kirsty, an ah walked doon tae the front ae on page 15
Also on pages 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, , , 66, 67, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79, 80, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99, 100, 101, 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 110, 111, 112, 113, 114, 115, 116, 117, 119, 120, 121, 122, 123, 124, 125, 126, 127, 128, 129, 130, 131, 132, 133, 134, 135, 136, 137, 138, 140, 141, 142, 143, 144, 145, 146, 147, 148, 149, 150, 151, 152, 153, 154, 155, 156, 157, 158, 159, 160, 161, 162, 163, 164, 165
1652 matches

Pacitti, Stephen Lallans 81 - Pyntin the Been, (Lallans Magazine 2012) Doric - Aberdeen, newspaper
me, Airchie,' said the loon, 'Ah'm richt sorry, but Ah hae ti on page 8

38 matches

McPartlin, John Lallans 81 - Fower Australian Poems, (Lallans Magazine 2012) Lallans - Dollar, poetry
Ah knuckle-kaimed the cat's oran on page 16

1 matches

Docherty, John F. Lallans 81 - Lang Summer Days, (Lallans Magazine 2012) Lallans, prose
ssing, presumed dead.' Jings, Ah'll never forget the day the t on page 76

27 matches

Fitt, Matthew Chairlie and the Chocolate Works, (Itchy Coo 2016 ISBN: 978-1-78530-083-7) Lallans, prose
'Ah-ha ... That's it, ye ken ... on page 17
Ah-ha!' cried Mr Wonka, 'you hin on page 164
o them, stappit wi sweeties, Ah-ha,' Mr Wonka cairried on, 't on page 167

3 matches

Burgess, Wilson Dae Ye See: Ulster-Scots Poems, (Scots Language Centre 2007 ISBN: 978-0955791604) Ulster - L'Derry, poetry
So Ah thoct Ah'd nivir get rich drappin' pra on page 3
An' here Ah' am agaen, on page 5
for twenty stooks Ah had tae get on page 7
Ah think he thocht they wir a we on page 8
Ah set oot for the big fair in K on page 13
Also on pages 14, 15, 16, 17, 21, 22, 25, 26, 28, 29, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 39, 45, 46, 47
139 matches

Leslie, Deborah Doric - Hale an Hairty, (Argo Publishing 2011 ISBN: 978-0954615345) Doric - Inverurie, prose
Ah hear the mannie's pynt o view on page 5
"Turkey! Fitna hell wid Ah wint te ging ere fir?" Morric on page 6
a jang road fae Inverurie an Ah've nivver bin naewye like aat on page 7
ye up five flichts o stairs. "Ah didna think it wid bi ess far on page 8
"Ah think he wis wytin fir a tip, on page 9
Also on pages 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79, 80, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 92, 94, 95, 96
810 matches

Campbell, Robert Lock Doon Poyams, (Independently 2021 ISBN: 979-8742155812) Ulster, poetry
Ah spring, on page 24

2 matches

Wilson, Rab Accent O the Mind, (Luath 2006 ISBN: 978-1905222322) Lallans - New Cumnock, poetry
Ah cam across an auld dry stane on page 11
'Ah dout they must be pittin up t on page 12
Ah lauched when ah heard - else ah micht hae gr on page 13
Ah taen exception tae a damn't m on page 36
Whiles as fir me? Ah staun an belt it oot. on page 42
Also on pages 48, 51, 52, 3758, 59, 61, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79, 80, 81, 82, 83, 84, 92, 93, 94, 103, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 111, 112, 115, 116, 117, 118, 119, 120, 121, 122, 123, 124, 125, 126, 127, 128, 133, 139, 140, 141, 142, 143, 144, 145, 146, 147
306 matches

Rennie, Susan Kat an Doug on Planet Perjink, (Itchy Coo 2002 ISBN: 978-1902927565) Lallans, weans
'Ah,' sighed the Perjinkian, dich on page 10
'Ah, Milky Weyans!' said Sproosh. on page 15

2 matches

Hay, Gordon M. The Doric New Testament, (Gordon M Hay 2012 ISBN: 978-0957351516) Doric - Banff, prose
"Dinna think att Ah've come here tae dee awa wi e on page 11

1 matches

Cumming, John Da Whillie, (Shetland For Wirds 2010) Shetland, prose
as I could win, says da lad, Ah'm wantin ta gaeng ta sea wi y
1 matches

Cumming, John Kirsten, (Shetland For Wirds 2006) Shetland, prose
er face. Hit kinda glufft me. Ah'm nae psychologist, bit hit d
n I gaeng tae a meetin I kaen Ah'm wrought herder dan aabody e
s, mair hoppin, mair boundin. Ah'm endured mair spaegy, mair c
mair hansper mair blue melts. Ah'm earned me medal. So I luik
hampionships. Grangemooth, an Ah'm up fur it. Injury free, an
15 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 103, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
s o "gonnae no dae that?" an "Ah'm gonnae malkie yir heid." sh
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 167, (self-published 2007) Lallans, newspaper
7 pupil o Letham PS reponed, "Ah'm no fan o writin, but Ah lik
'm no fan o writin, but Ah like writin in Scots."
2 matches

Williamson, Christie Shaetlan an compoonds a da richt, (damagnifyingless.wordpress.com 2014) Shetland, blog
suddenly fall back on the “Ah, but all my forebears and tho
1 matches

Reider O'Doom Aye!, (damagnifyingless.wordpress.com 2013) Lallans, poetry
Aye, Ah can!
Fir Ah’m no
2 matches

Johnstone, Ian Tuney Loon's low doon, (The Fraserburgh Herald 2000) Doric, newspaper
ords and shot each ither .... Ah the mayhem o it, marvellous!
1 matches

Shepherd, Robbie Harknin tae the braw souns, (John Benjamin 2000) Doric, newspaper
Ah! Bit fit price oor music, as
1 matches

Uri, Antonia North East filmmakker feart for the futur o Doric, (Doric Future 2019) Doric, blog
phaud the Doric, she said: “Ah try tae spik it as much as Ah
try tae spik it as much as Ah can”. She added that her fa
Aires jist certain wards that Ah jist canna get a ward for unl
’s in Doric. It’s jist fa Ah am”.
Ah feel quite sad that aire’s
8 matches

McAlpine, Joan Meeting of the Parliament, (The Scottish Parliament 2019) Lallans, government
Donald on securin the debate. Ah am gey taen on wi the motion
re, in Scotland—yin o which Ah will attempt tae dae justice
scrieve or unnerstaun Scots. Ah agree wi the motion that the
Ah very much support the recentl
cators, activists an artists. Ah wid also like tae gie a cry o
5 matches

Rennie, Susan The Wee Prince, (Edition Lintenfass 2017) Lallans, prose
Ah! Syne there are nae fowk on t
Ah?’ said the serpent.
2 matches

Calderwood, Lynsey Mumbo Jumbo, (Litro magazine 2006) Lallans, prose
Ah hate French. Oor teacher’s
e man tent. An another thing, ah canny understaun a word she s
week ae term cos she thought ah wis bein wide wi her, jist co
e another puni fur nothin: aw ah did wis ask ma pal Harpreet
aid wur always talkin, an noo ah huvnae a Scooby wit’s gaun
91 matches

Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2020) Lallans, prose
artin swimmin lessons soon an ah cannae wait. Ah cannae swim y
cannae wait. Ah cannae swim yet so ah asked m
cannae swim yet so ah asked ma da if he’d take me
let me practise. He said naw. Ah said, How no. He said, Becaus
aid, How no. He said, Because ah cannae bliddy swim that’s h
60 matches

Percy, Ely The Family Situation, (The Interpreters House.org 2020) Lallans, prose
oot the stairs wi aw ma pals. Ah cannae staun Kelly cause she
Ah never did find oot whit the f
hit the family situation wis. Ah know it wis partly tae dae wi
ht intae the orange walk, but ah think thir musta been other s
been other stuff as well. Aw ah really know is that ma da dis
43 matches

Calderwood, Lynsey Cantsmell, (From Glasgow To Saturn 2020) Lallans, prose
in front ae me in History an ah’m scared tae lean too far f
ura said she’s no daein it. Ah said, Wit yi gaunny dae then.
yi gaunny dae then. She said, Ah’ll get ma ma up tae the sch
et ma ma up tae the school if ah huv tae cos ah’m no gettin
huv tae cos ah’m no gettin papped next tae
47 matches

Bolland, John A Chocolate Cowboy, (From Glasgow To Saturn 2008) Lallans, prose
the Mars bars fur hissel’). Ah dresst masel’.
“What am ah?” Ah asked.
“‘S a wanker,” Ah ay thought - bit Ah hid a wa
ay thought - bit Ah hid a waistcoat an a black fe
aid an National Health specs. Ah hud twa Colt Peacemakers wi s
42 matches

Neill, Josie Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009) Southern - Galloway, poetry
An whan ah haud it in ma neive
Ah’m sweirt tae say,
2 matches

Forde, Iain W D Hale Ir Sindries - Buik Twa, (Fons Scotiae 2000) Lallans, prose
racord, “Mingus Ah-um”, Tammas aye didna lat b
1 matches

Hall, Simon W. Tame Hogmanay, (Brisk Northerly 2017) Orkney, blog
So, Ah’ll be settan oot shortly ta
and a couple o funny stories Ah’m heard lately. I hope ye
2 matches

Hall, Simon W. Lamborghini: Cult o the Bull, (Brisk Northerly 2015) Orkney, blog
a gey Italian inclusion, but Ah’m willan tae hear why it’
ned factory floor. Instantly, Ah’m struck by the impeccable
id sports kers, the wans that Ah’m stertan tae think luk a p
, really, very beautiful. But Ah’m already converted. I beli
4 matches

Hall, Simon W. The Boy That Lived - Chapter Wan, (Brisk Northerly 2015) Orkney, prose
‘Me dear Professor, Ah’m nivver seen a cat sit so
sayan ‘You-Ken-Whar’.’ Ah’m nivver seen any reason ta
mly. ‘Voldemort haed pooers Ah’ll nivver hiv.’
3 matches

Donovan, Anne Not Scotland, (Edinburgh International Book Festival 2010) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
believe this is September.’ Ah pull aff ma jaicket. ‘It’
Ah’d thought it’d be like au
ae Spain fur wur holidays and ah could make oot the soundy the
other – it’s years since ah seen him.’
fancy watch – lookin at him ah felt even mair sweaty and scr
40 matches

Logan, Kirsty Lego, (Scots Hoose 2017) Lallans, weans
a sister greet, and seein how ah her things could jist be upli
fleer, the piles o boxes were ah higher, and ahin seemed busy,
n silence, but you could hear ah the pencils gan, as if a wee
We packed up the car wi ah the boxes, one sittin on ma l
Day”, across fae the halls ah residence for the University
11 matches

Gilmour, Rosie Shoapaholic, (Scots Hoose 2017) Lallans, weans
But ah'm awfy fussy wi the anes a li
Ah'll need tae git savin fir ma
2 matches

MacMillan, Angus Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
‘Weel, ah must hearken tae baith litiga
ah leeve amangst
Ah need anely
whaur Ah can sleep
whyle ah sail the seas
12 matches

Ross, Derek Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
Ah’m nae mair than eicht years
He spoke slow, so that ah could unnerstaun,
Granda, ah miss yer vyce, ah miss yer haun.
Ah’m walkin alang Walltown Cra
Ah follae the wa, read the next
9 matches

Wilson, Rab Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
Ah cam across an auld dry stane
Ah noddit, an sat doon tae hae a
Liftin up ma bike, ah waved, an moved oan.
Then ah thocht hou sic-an-sae we bait
Ah’ll say, ye neednae try tae
13 matches

Clark, Thomas Mindin on Willie McIlvanney, (Bella Caledonia 2015) Lallans, blog
unpossible no tae talk aboot. Ah masel wis lucky eneuch tae me
sible discomfort he displayed ah could niver manage tae pit as
2 matches

Clark, Thomas Radge Against the Machine: Deid Wirds, Deid Warlds, an Why Scots Maitters, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
Ah ken we've still the stoppage
By bots, o coorse, ah dinnae jist mean the drones w
heard aboot on social media. Ah mean the drones in suits, the
the pod bays doors at Dover. Ah'm talkin aboot the drone o wh
a bomber owerheid. The drone, ah mean, o English.
10 matches

Clark, Thomas Tae Kathleen Jamie, an ither Scots Scrievers, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
, it's aw weel-kent grund, an ah dinnae say that dismissively.
dinnae say that dismissively. Ah say it wi weariness that, eve
d. Like aw the Scots spikkers ah ken, ah howp Kathleen Jamie f
ken, ah howp Kathleen Jamie finds a r
4 matches

Clark, Thomas Wha's Like Us?, (Bella Caledonia 2017) Lallans, blog
n their dinger if they thocht ah wis likenin an independent Sc
waw wis a maisterstraik, gin ah can uise sae cantie a wird fo
aboot this, nae vote for me, ah'll hoise yer standarts o livi
better aff for it, like, but ah suppose that's by the by.
Ah get why fowk on the left mich
13 matches

Clark, Thomas Yes Nae Mair, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Lallans, blog
When ah heidit up tae Galashiels on F
But when ah cam back doun the road that e
the first letter. They yins, ah've got memorised. Naw, these
d suddenly tae mean somethin. Ah'd a deek through my ain timel
w the wey back tae the mornin ah'd sat eatin ma piece in Subwa
19 matches

Clark, Thomas A Scots Pairlament?, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Lallans, blog
Ah wis up at the Scottish Pairla
ish Pairlament the ither day. Ah say 'up' acause whaur ah bide
say 'up' acause whaur ah bide, in the bonnie Borders,
eys 'up', as least as faur as ah'm concernt, for there's muckl
ch an Urdu an iverythin else. Ah ayeweys git a richt warm glow
10 matches

Clark, Thomas Scots an the smit: a language unner lockdoun, (Bella Caledonia 2020) Lallans, blog
Frae here at ma desk ah can see richt doun ontae Hawi
reet. It's ten weeks noo syne ah left the hoose for ony ither
han tae tak the bins oot, but ah get ma vicarious kicks in ith
Dinnae get me wrang. Ah'm no auditionin for a pairt i
ndow, here. Every noo an then ah think o something equally pyn
16 matches

Fenton, Janet A Guid New Year tae yin and a!, (Bella Caledonia 2019) Lallans, blog
it" is jist whit I feel when ah jine in singin Hamish Henders
Ah wiz listening tae a repeat br
2 matches

Bremner, Stewart Haud Yer Wheesht?, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
llin ma airt. Whilst it's hoo ah earn a livin, ah didnae choos
earn a livin, ah didnae choose tae mak airt ce
er. A chose tae dae it acause ah ken those are things maist o
ional Museum o Scotland. Noo, ah'm a big music fan an a ken a
ed me to challenge some ideas ah've lang syne learnt: those be
28 matches

Clark, Sara Scot Free -The Psychic Cost O Uisin Scots, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
minin village durin the 80's, ah wis never encouraged awfy muc
claimt tae be "half-Scotch". Ah wis ayeways weel impressed. R
orse. Ilka nou an again, when ah left the door open at ma Gran
ae "Put 't wood in't oil", or ah'd hear "By Ilkley moor ba'ht
io an be a wee bit prood that ah kent whit the singer wis ettl
56 matches

Clark, Sara Your Leid, Oor Leid, Awbody's Leid, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
The first time ah realised there wis sic a thin
ere wis sic a thing as Scots, ah wis oan a date o sorts, at a
st capernoitit thraws o luve, ah wis aw aboot pretendin tae be
ma pairtner luved - sae when ah heard yin o the loons on the
y "It's awfy dreich the day", ah hung ontae the phrase as if i
74 matches

Clark, Sara Indyref 2: Aulder, Wiser, Kinder, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
An if we had oor time again, ah jalouse maist o us wad dae it
Ah votit Aye, an for me, findin
otside the windae that nicht. Ah heard a howl gaun oot in the
st oot greetin aw o'er again. Ah tried tae bring the flag back
osed intae the mirkenin dark. Ah felt bereft. Ma husband ran o
67 matches

Clark, Thomas Aw Aboard! The fecht for the Scots language stairts the day!, (Bella Caledonia 2019) Lallans - Borders, blog
BBC tae thank for thon. Och, ah ken, ah ken - braidcastin is
ken, ah ken - braidcastin isnae a de
ang. Which is aw fair eneuch, ah suppose… The oors ah've spe
suppose… The oors ah've spent starin at a letter t
ish is for 'Awricht troops!', ah'm never getting back. But sti
9 matches

Leslie, Deborah Bittie aboot oor Doric dialect, (Doric Future 2020) Doric - Inverurie, blog
Ah’m thankfu fir ma upbringin
write in Doric?" I say, "No. Ah spik an think in Doric, so it
atural as breathin; it’s fa Ah am, far Ah come fae, an far A
am, far Ah come fae, an far Ah bide – it’s the language
aat are currently in motion, Ah feel optimistic aboot the fut
6 matches

Lamb, Gregor Lamb’s Tales, (The Orkney Dictionary 2005) Orkney, prose
the wrong car!’ he said, ‘Ah’ll turn roond.’
1 matches

McHardy, Stuart The Wey Forrit, (Luath 2017) Lallans, prose
re supposed tae transport it! Ah, the efficiency o the mairket
1 matches

McKinlay, Kieran Walk Way to Fame, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Dunfermline, prose
FINALLY! Ah wis here. The day ah huv been waitin oan ma whole
oan ma whole life. Ever since ah wis a wain when ah used tae u
wis a wain when ah used tae use two hoodies as g
ah used tae play until he got ah phonecall fae the army n av n
game or two eh fitbaw because ah thought it wis the only way a
30 matches

Forrest, Liam Hittin the Toon, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Dunfermline, prose
He wiz thinking tae himself, "Ah’ll be surprised surprised i
1 matches

Wilson, Katie Becus a hae a sister a hae a friend, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Buckie, prose
day a met yi a wis so chuffed ah hid ah wee sister and ad hid
hid ah wee sister and ad hid a wee p
Ah mind ih times we’d sit and
we wid hiv tae mak the hooses ah agen; wiz just hassle. Mam us
oot yi in ma life! For years ah ma life I’ve iways shared a
17 matches

Macdonald, Amy Evelynn and Peter, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Ayr, prose
st diagnosed. Ever since then Ah’ve had tae witness maist o
ae witness maist o the things Ah loved aboot her fade away, fo
past it aboot a hunner times. Ah thought this wis as bad as it
nly time she went through wan Ah thought it wis some sort o mi
red o this incurable disease. Ah went tae the doctor straight
59 matches

Thain, Gianna Far Shaddas Lurk, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric - Buckie, prose
Crushed intae dust. Ah cities turn intae dust.
Fan ah humans are deid and their cul
2 matches

Burnett, Colin Boris Johnstone, (colinburnett.co.uk 2021) Lallans - East Central, prose
eid oan a platter. And nuttin ah say, or dae, will appease the
ae gee a fuck. You’da thoat ah’d ate the fuckin Bat massel
the wey they speak aboot me. Ah’ve hud auld age pensioners
tweetin what a vile evil cunt ah um. And when ah wis in the ho
um. And when ah wis in the hoaspital ah even
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Halfpenny, Cameron Ahlice's Adveenturs in Wunderlaant, (Evertype 2015) Southern - Borders, prose
utter tae itsel, “Och! Och! Ah’m gaun tae b’ tae late!
l. “Efter sie a fa as this, Ah’ll no even bother aboot fa
ll aw hink iz at hame! Jings, Ah wouldnae say onythin aboot ee
ay onythin aboot eet, even if Ah fell off th top o th hoose (w
a ne’er come tae an end? “Ah wunder hoo mony miles Ah’ve
516 matches

Mc Rae, Thomas The Neep Lantern, (Lowdown-L 2009) Lallans - Central, prose
alkin’ wurds we didnae ken. Ah still mind ’im sayin’s su
whair she steys tae this day. Ah oaften gang fur tae see ’er
ae see ’er thair. Sometimes Ah even think she kens whae Ah a
even think she kens whae Ah am.
thur braunches in the wind Ah still mind that nicht when we
5 matches

McQueer, Chris Hings - Short Stories 'n That, (404 Ink 2017) Lallans - Glesga, prose
’ this cunt’s shouting as ah watch him stoat through the s
he cunt’s sellin but who um ah tae question it? Anyway, ah c
tae question it? Anyway, ah check how much money ah’ve
check how much money ah’ve goat in mah poakit — a
mah poakit — a pound — an ah rush oot the door an chase ef
153 matches

Heather, Alistair Rin throu the jungle, (Mak Forrit 2017) Lallans - Angus, blog
“Ah’m duin for, lads. Ah’ll hae tae gie masel up tae
tter bottle an mimed drinkin. Ah’m needin watter, I wis tell
2 matches

Heather, Alistair Lat the auld witch burn, (Mak Forrit 2017) Lallans - Strathnaver, blog
ide cried oot, “God tak us, ah kennae whit ingle sae bleezes
ein fleggit, wabbit an cauld. Ah ken o auld chiels wha teuk th
2 matches

Thoumire, Elizabeth Halloween, (Mak Forrit 2019) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
Ah hiv lang been thirlt tae the
a supermercat the ither day, ah gied a muckle souch for thae
a Halloween ootfit for a dug! Ah could anely píty the puir ha
Whan ah wis a bairn, ma mither anely
an be invitit tae dae a turn. Ah can mind singin ‘You made m
7 matches

Thoumire, Elizabeth Kintrae livin, (Mak Forrit 2019) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
A while back ah cam by a notice o an ‘open
rest acause it wis in a place ah haed kent weel whan ah wis a
haed kent weel whan ah wis a bairn. Bein mindit o it
Ah haed a fondness for the kye s
e be invitit tae gie a haund. Ah mind ettlin tae fork the sila
10 matches

Uri, Antonia The birds an the bees, (Mak Forrit 2018) Doric - Aberdeen, blog
e twa million merk weel afore ah’v fínisht scrievin this ai
If ye hinna seen it aaready, ah strangly advise ye tae, as it
haes growen up in the kintra, ah wis aaready weel awaur that l
rsel, “our duty of care.” Ah will admit that ma hoose juis
ees, an explains a trick that ah masel hiv seen wirk successfu
5 matches

Uri, Antonia Fit tae dae aboot obesity?, (Mak Forrit 2018) Doric - Aberdeen, blog
the astoondin rate o obesity? Ah dinna think bullyin owerwecht
hich can lead tae wecht gain. Ah, masel, hiv gaed fae bein a f
is ’ithoot a dout something ah wish that ah haed learnt at t
wish that ah haed learnt at the scuil. Thi
mation on sweetie papers etc. Ah’m nae sayin that packagin o
5 matches

Uri, Antonia Naewey tae bide, (Mak Forrit 2018) Doric - Aberdeen, blog
conscious aboot the problem. Ah hiv certainly seen a chynge i
des taewart hameless fowk sin ah wis a young quinie.
Ae chiel fa, ah believe, haes haen a grand im
follaein him on Facebook, an ah ken for a fact that mony fowk
ncentive tae raise funds, but ah canna help thinkin that this
8 matches

Uri, Antonia Widney’s Fuil, (Mak Forrit 2017) Doric - Aberdeen, blog
am fae there, an nae lang ago ah wis lat in on the story o a g
, tae whilk he juist said “Ah’m gaun tae hell.” A wee f
Sae nou that ah’v telt ye fa he wis, ye’r
l interest, “Fit wye should ah care?” The thing is, ah’v
care?” The thing is, ah’v bade within fower mile o
11 matches

Fitt, Matthew Fae Mooth tae Page, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Lallans, blog
Ah fell an bumped ma nose in the
Ah fell an bumped ma heid in the
2 matches

Handy, Robbie Forked Tongues, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Lallans, blog
guage in Scotland an Jamaica. Ah try tae no get too involved i
eal language’ cos as far as Ah’m concerned that’s maistl
s spoken by maist o the folk Ah ken, so there’s nae point i
Ah’m a Fifer, but Ah lived in Jamaica for aboot th
Ah dinnae ken every Scots word a
25 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 147, (self-published 2006) Lallans, newspaper
Tartuffe: "Ah canny tell felt fae velveteen
1 matches

King, Angeline Untitled, (twitter 2021) Ulster - Larne, poetry
Lookdoon update. Weel, ah hae been barely oot o Larne f
year, an God's honest truth, ah'm as happy as a wee lark. The
here isnae a day gaes by when ah dinnae get to speak tae some
speak tae some buddy or doll ah know. (Och sure, ye know me -
bit o nytterin and bletherin ah dae is powerful.) Even when a
17 matches

Bennett, Peter Liberties (Part Two), (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
oot there wae yer scarf oan? Ah wis just stoappin tae tell ye
st stoappin tae tell ye where ah’m drappin ye.’ Joe shouts
n like a fuckin leaf in here. Ah’m no much better!’
‘Sorry, ah didnae mean tae. Ah wis burstin fur a pish.’ ah
wis burstin fur a pish.’ ah feebly reply.
67 matches

Bennett, Peter Liberties (Part One), (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
Openin the curtain wide, ah shield ma eyes fae the daylig
Ah wave them in, buzzin them int
runken sniggers meets me when ah open the door. ‘Fuck sake,
yies know whit time it is?’ ah sais, as they appear oan the
‘Aye ah know whit time it is. Do you
72 matches

Bennett, Peter The Sacrificial Doo, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
Ah wake suddenly wae a start, pi
whit wee fragments ay memory ah kin fae the night afore; any
e vignettes ay whit happened. Ah mind staunin wae Scanlon an t
His da but, Ronnie! Fuck! Ah mind that cunt takin a swing
. The fuck wis that aw aboot? Ah’ll need tae phone Scanlon a
105 matches

Meikle, William Overheard in a Cemetery, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Ayrshire, prose
Ah've come bye tae see ye, jist
ome bye tae see ye, jist like ah promised that morning when we
richt. Jist as weel really - ah'm
Ah come oot this way maist morni
up in their winter claes, but ah dae jist fine
79 matches

Bennett, Peter Clyde Built, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
'Don’t move, ah’m tellin ye. Ah’m no answ
’m tellin ye. Ah’m no answerin it.’ Tam sa
bbin ma airm, haudin me back. Ah keek doon the hallway tae the
‘Here, is that him?’ ah whisper.
‘How am ah supposed tae bloody know eh?
42 matches

Bennett, Peter Sharks, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
There’s still nae answer. Ah’ve been chappin the door no
no answered the phone either. Ah’ve been tryin aw mornin an
it. He’s no right the noo, ah’m tellin ye. Mare insular a
eanin doon tae the letterboax ah peer through an shout, ‘Tam
There’s still nae answer so ah take a walk roon the back tae
93 matches

Bennett, Peter The Party ay the Year (Part Two), (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
‘Aye, ah um. Ye know Pearcey daint ye?
um. Ye know Pearcey daint ye? ah sais, steppin oot the waiy, r
‘Just goat it aff a guy ah know.’ Pearcey sais.
s, as a statement ay fact. ‘ah fuckin knew ah’d seen ye af
fuckin knew ah’d seen ye afore. The other
61 matches

Bennett, Peter The Party ay the Year (Part One), (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
an Pearcey, an the incident. Ah’d tried tae keep it under w
ps, embarrassed an ashamed as ah um.
Ah’d decided against telling m
tellin me whit a stupit prick ah’d been. Ah know that much m
’d been. Ah know that much masel awready.
71 matches

Bennett, Peter Carpe Diem, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
Makes sense ah suppose. Certainly explains a
thin. A combination ay baith, ah suspect. The acceptance ay th
rst, makin sure it’s quiet, ah grab the bag fae the passenge
Pressin the buzzer ah wait fur a reply. ‘Who is i
e.’ The door clicks open an ah head in. A scamperin noise co
66 matches

Bennett, Peter Just Another Minute, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
Just the other week when ah wis roon his gaff, she’d lo
Normally ah’d go through the daft cunt
lies but noo’s no the time, ah don’t like seein him like t
Ah nod ma heid tae the doactor w
‘Pearcey.’ ah sais. ‘The doactor’s want
11 matches

Bennett, Peter The Guru an Zander, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
n mysticism tae it, know whit ah mean?
Ah’ve goat ma reservations abo
ous cunt makes ma skin crawl. Ah’ve seen him leerin at some
ee burds that come an go when ah’ve been doon tae see him. A
’ve been doon tae see him. Ah imagine he’s only too keen
66 matches

Bennett, Peter The Bothy (Part Two), (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
Ah’d gied Pearcey a pair ay tr
cey a pair ay trackie bottoms ah hud in ma bag cos the fuckin
le an a couple ay chairs that ah discover through walkin intae
tion, whose hoose is this?’ ah sais, still tryin tae get ma
‘Fuckin minted man.’ ah sais ‘Who looks efter them
52 matches

Bennett, Peter The Bothy (Part One), (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
smissin the idea oot ay haun, ah’d eventually relented in th
Joe’s face hud drapped when ah telt him ah couldnae work the
telt him ah couldnae work the weekend but
tly ur ye takin us McDade?’ ah sais, still no privy tae the
ae a couple ay coppers in it. Ah instinctively check ma periph
46 matches

Bennett, Peter The Bools, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
s a pleasant March evenin as ah walk tae the bowlin club. The
The season is just startin so ah looked oot the blazer an the
brogues an make ma waiy doon. Ah’d awready arranged tae meet
the corner ay Amulree Street, ah notice a bunch ay neds stauni
n public places in this toon. Ah’ve never noticed it stoappi
71 matches

Bennett, Peter Graftin, (ABCTales.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
dly, concentrically fae where ah’m staunin oan the platform.
m staunin oan the platform. Ah examine their positions studi
n sun at the centre ay it aw. Ah reckon ah kin quite comfortab
reckon ah kin quite comfortably take ai
, ma mooth feels arid an dry. Ah wonder if it’s related tae
67 matches

Bennett, Peter McShane's Reprieve, (ABCTales.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
r an subsequently ma retinas. Ah scootch doon in the seat oot
Shieldin ma eyes, ah peer behind me tryin tae see
tin away if it’s the polis. Ah’ll need tae huv a word. Thi
market decide? Well it will, ah’m tellin ye.
sel anythin tae the contrary. Ah’ve seen it aw recently.
61 matches

Bennett, Peter Rude Awakenings (Part two of two), (ABCTales.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
ooks up fae his paper. ‘Kin ah help ye?’ he sais.
‘Signin oan.’ ah sais, passin by him an boundi
wenty tae. Cuttin it fine.’ ah sais an gie wan ay they whit
sais an gie wan ay they whit ah’m ah like? expressions, rol
’m ah like? expressions, rollin ma
55 matches

Bennett, Peter Rude Awakenings (Part one of two), (ABCTales.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
r an rollin oan tae her back. Ah glide taewards her, suspended
Ah’m directly above her, just
ty ay her imprison ma senses; ah’m beholden tae her; her sce
radiance - her boady. Slowly ah drift doon gently taewards he
Ah reach oot tae touch her. . .
46 matches

Bennett, Peter TA Hauf an a Hauf, (ABCTales.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
aps ma cleanly shaven face as ah step oot intae the front gair
s good tae feel it anytime, ah suppose. Still here Arthur, s
Ah’m gaun tae collect ma pensi
the Post Office, ye see. Then ah’m meetin ma auld pal Tam O
din fur that kinda kerry oan, ah’ll tell ye.
68 matches

Bennett, Peter Park trife, (ABCTales.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
ingin up there fur as long as ah kin remember. Adidas Tango Ki
emember. Adidas Tango Kick if ah’m no mistaken - standard e
ents oan either side ay me as ah approach. It trundles alang,
returns since. ‘Any skins? Ah’ve goat a hauf dig.’ he s
Ah shake ma heid an look tae McD
61 matches

Grae, Emma Jimmy and his wee darlin Alexa, (unbound.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
tae Me’ by Patsy Cline,” ah say.
Ah’ve been oan ma tod noo fur
rst back in March, and before ah knew whit wis happenin, me an
Ah never thocht ah’d live tae see the day ever
Ma Bettie wis nae angel, but ah gied hur some life. Aw husban
97 matches

Grae, Emma Dancin wi the Rhona, (unbound.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
r o time. We aw saw it comin, ah hink, scrollin doon ma Twitte
doon ma Twitter timeline, and ah’ve seen enough zombie pictu
ough zombie pictures tae know ah’m no takin any chances. Ah
’m no takin any chances. Ah’ll dae a Simon Peg. Ainlie
lie insteid o the Winchester, ah’ll stay in ma gaff and wait
371 matches

Tait, John M Shaetlan is Daed - Lang live Dialect, (Shetland Dialect Conference 2004 2004) Shetland, prose
ords are mostly invisible.’ Ah, bit you see, I cheatit. I pr
likes o Sheena Blackhall’s. Ah hae ma douts.
2 matches

Grae, Emma Billy's Ghost Dug, (liarsleague.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
g tube o Jaffa cakes, and noo ah’m well and truly oan ma tod
‘Alexa,’ ah say, ‘Pretend tae be a dug.
othingness. That’s the hing ah’ve learnt aboot life durin
Ah smile. Ah cannae stand the food, but th
o the pensioners roond here, ah hink she’s brilliant. Ah’
61 matches

Rennie, Susan Kat an Doug on Planet Fankle, (Itchy Coo 2002) Lallans, weans
Ah,’ said the craitur, gey ple
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 115, (self-published 2003) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
Ah say moose and you say mouse,
Ah say hoose and you say house,
You say bright and ah say bricht,
You say night and ah say nicht.
Ah dinnae think ye've got a clue
12 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 174, (self-published 2008) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
AH loved owersettin Jekyll an Hy
yde (originally pr. Jeekyll), Ah felt right at hame. Bidin in
bra the last toontie-six year Ah dinnae yaisually speak Scots,
cept in ma storytellin, whaur Ah mak it a policy, so it wus ji
scrieve. It wus intense, gien Ah hud less than a month tae scr
16 matches

Donovan, Anne Buddha Da - Chapter 1 Anne Marie, (Canongate 2009 ISBN: 978-1847673459) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
'Ah'm just gaun doon the Buddhist
ntre for a couple hours, Liz, ah'1l no be lang.'
'Naw, hen, ah'm serious. Just thought ah'd
'm serious. Just thought ah'd go and have a wee meditate,
'whit's he up tae noo?' looks ah'd seen a million times afore.
106 matches

Connor, Charles P. Lallans 59 - The Queen’s Shull’n, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans - Fife, prose
A shull’n!! A shull’n!!! Ah ken whit ah’d like tae gie
ken whit ah’d like tae gie them an it
Ah ken. Whaur ir thae speckit ta
Ah cannae git ower the snash o
e Annie’s neb. “Whaur’m ah speckit tae git money fir tha
12 matches

King, Angeline Weans o Latharna, (angelineking.com 2021) Ulster - Larne, weans
Ah was sick, sore an tired o the
es that Harry an Gary played. Ah was sick, sore an tired o BMX
sick, sore an tired o BMXing. Ah was sick, sore an tired o the
, sore an tired o the A-Team. Ah was sick, sore an tired o the
‘Ah'm bored.’ ah saed tae Mammy.
120 matches

Philips, Cally Wha's feart o' the library?, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Doric - Turriff, prose
Ye’ll mind as ah telt ye ah wis grounded bigtime. On acco
paid haulf whit they are noo. Ah wanted tae be wan for the lov
isnae gonnae happen. No since ah wis a lassie. Nae women’s f
Bit the yin place ah wis allowed tae gang wis tae
a chance tae see the sichts. Ah cud tak’ ma time cus even t
168 matches

Muir, Glenn David of Seafield, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
s , wi a mildly indignant, “Ah think there is something that
Ah cuid vaguely mind o Hammy but
2 matches

Muir, Glenn Pet-gilante, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
“Whit yooz daen? See when Ah get yez, yez are dead!”
1 matches

Muir, Glenn The Truth Will Out, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
bie jabber. Live an let live, Ah say, as long as he isnae touc
Ah’ll gie ye that yin, Sid wis
2 matches

Muir, Glenn Lion Rampant, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
ged tae nab a wildebeest (aye ah ken they are nae due until th
it wis a shock tae ma system, ah kin tell ye. Maw telt me it w
l ye. Maw telt me it wis time ah panelled ma ain gnu and ma tw
is ma first decent meal since ah goat dinghyed.”
4 matches

Muir, Glenn Ozsome, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
ple o aipples tae Dorothy, “Ah wis jist kidding aboot the wo
Och, yer jist a big feartie, ah thocht lions wis supposed tae
“Yer richt, hen, ah’m the exception, ah hivnae
’m the exception, ah hivnae an unce o courage an a
hivnae an unce o courage an ah dinnae ken whaur tae fund oni
5 matches

Muir, Glenn Sport!, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
Ah onlie got yin decent pass an
onlie got yin decent pass an ah fair burst the net wi the ba,
h mair accessible tae aabody. Ah cuidnae get enough o it. In m
3 matches

McKillop, Roger Educational (Mis)Communication, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
aw!” wis the loud reply! “Ah, but A bet ye can aw’ name
1 matches

Philips, Cally Gonnae No Dae That, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Turriff, prose
On September 20th 2014 ah swore ah’d niver sing ‘Fl
swore ah’d niver sing ‘Floor o’
’ again. The day afore that ah wis tae wabbit an’ scunnere
die’ and Nicola took ower. Ah’m fed up o’ dreamin’. A
’m fed up o’ dreamin’. Ah wantit independence an’ ah
78 matches

Philips, Cally Jings, crivens, help ma Boab, it’s independence!, (McStorytellers.com 2013) Doric - Turriff, prose
‘’n ah’m tellin ye, he’s Fat Boa
Ah ae’ways got Oor Wullie (or
he brings it tae share. Which ah hink wis even sadder than hum
Wullie wi’ a girlfriend?’ Ah hud tae look at that.
So ah got masel’ intae the comic
92 matches

Purves, David C. Jade Lute, (SCOTS Corpus 2003) Southern - Selkirk, poetry
Ah uised ti hurl in a cairriage
But whan thay baith dee’d, Ah tell ye:
Ah wes never duin climmin up int
Ah wes aye greitin an ma tears f
an Ah didna win back or the gloamin
130 matches

Robertson, Gary A Wee Dundee Xmas Poem, (Lidl 2020) Doric, poetry
kin hingin beh the fire, hope ah yir wishes come true
A big turkey fir dennir, ah the femly appear
2 matches

Paterson, Stuart Daft Days, (Lidl 2020) Lallans, poetry
There's loads mair, Ah'm gey shair ye'll ken aw the
1 matches

McClurg, Fernando Weill, weill, weill, (The Sair Fecht 2016) Lallans, blog
cade, fowk hae been sayin, “Ah, weill. This is as bad as it
1 matches

Ewen, Allan Pairt Ane: Janus leuks back, (The Sair Fecht 2014) Lallans, blog
gae past her whan she said “Ah, ye leuk like ken how ye’re
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 102, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
Whilst ah wiz fechtin wi ma brither,
Ah gawped at him an him at me,
2 matches

Monahan Brown, Ricky Dùn Èideann, (The Scores 2020) Lallans, prose
Ah! A tottie wee wallet. The fur
1 matches

Clark, Thomas Till Houletgless an the Soond o Money, (The Scores 2018) Lallans, prose
it at hauf the price – gin ah iver set fit oot the door. We
r set fit oot the door. Weel, ah’ll bet ye at least whitiver
ll bet ye at least whitiver ah’m gettin for this haufpenny
onin an threw it awa. “When ah wis sleepin oot in Glesga Gre
sleepin oot in Glesga Green, ah’d a room that wis windaes t
19 matches

Uri, Antonia Here's the problem wi the trad wife muivement, (The National 2020) Doric, newspaper
nely wey tae happiness acause Ah cam fae a faimly o weemin fa
1 matches

Flett, Alison Harbour, (Scottish Poetry Library 2004) Orkney, poetry
ah kent yi wir cummin
ah sayz tay ma lassy
and ah reeched doon
3 matches

McDonald, Hamish The Girnin Gates - Chapter 12, (Itchy Coo 2003) Southern, prose
Ah opened the kerry-bag an Ah couldnae believe it. A camera
A Canon an aw, a pure minter! Ah goes:
"Ah thote ye'd a twigged bi noo m
te ye'd a twigged bi noo man. Ah've been savin up fur ages, th
savin up fur ages, that's how Ah've no been goin oot. It's a c
26 matches

McDonald, Hamish The Girnin Gates - Chapter 3, (Itchy Coo 2003) Southern, prose
n hud laid thum doon fur Maw. Ah hud decidit ma time wis right
it ma time wis right, an that Ah wantit oot frae the womb at l
oot frae the womb at last. So Ah startit burrowin ootwards lik
nun stepped forward tae help. Ah drew in ma first breath
tae take a scream. Yes! Ah wis boarn!
8 matches

Hall, Anja Poosack, (Orkney Heritage Society 2010) Orkney, poetry
Ah'm in fur it noo!
1 matches

Peace, Courtney The 'Guid' Life, (Orkney Heritage Society 2010) Orkney, poetry
Ah'm no carin fur being clerted
n the rod tae school is whaur ah'm maakin me wey,
2 matches

Hollinrake, Fran Flett Assipattle and the Mester Stoorworm, (Orkney Heritage Society 2010) Orkney, poetry
'Mither', says he, 'Ah'll mak ye prood': Ah'll save
'll mak ye prood': Ah'll save the waarld wi me righ
2 matches

Ljosland, Ragnhild New, (Orkney Heritage Society 2010) Orkney, poetry
But Ah've left the auld me
1 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@sovereigndaisy tweeted in Doric

@d_anderson878 tweeted in Doric

@Doric_Bananaman tweeted in Doric
@johnnydee72 ah a wee drap o' Kashmir.... Hid(2016)
@johnnydee72 ah.....wee spot o' Rory G. Bad P(2016)
@johnnydee72 ah'll be dookin' ma lugs in yer (2016)
@originalfm wee'd? Ah near oan pished ma breeks?(2017)
an @johnnydee72 @shmuFM show? Ah fair enjoyed hearing you loup(2015)
and 2 other matches.

@DoricPhrases tweeted in Doric
@NOSN_WClark cheers min ah've added it tae the database.(2014)
the Doric wurdie “Bier” – ah hope it’s a lang time afore (2014)
Ah wis cutting ma toe nails in f(2014)
Ah mind fin ah wis working in Casualty an a (2014)
Gotten a sair neb - ah tried tae see if the licht gi(2014)
and 216 other matches.

@FaeFoggie tweeted in Doric
ssages. Hid to run oot cos aa ah hidn left wis ivvry tattie ba(2020)
@LanaBanana313 Ah. Pish!(2020)

@officialAliRed tweeted in Southern
ck @handsupfortrad @SReporter Ah read this in yer voices! ??(2019)
ClashCityClarky @ScotNational Ah ken that toon onywhere!(2019)

@Angelinekking tweeted in Ulster
school, but I wudnae know for ah niver missed a day in ma puff(2020)
an edit button! God’s truth, ah’d be as weel tae stick tae p(2020)
An tae tap aff ma day, ah was called hen, yin o ma favo(2020)
@HurchinHome Ah was thinkin o daein a wee bit(2020)
s @AngelaGraham8 @Larne_Times Ah'm right an gled tae hear ye s(2020)
and 2 other matches.

@the_gellick tweeted in Ulster
eadoutSignpost @godochartaigh Ah owresettins! Maist o oor Ulst (2015) twitter link
Ah'm quarely lukkin forward tae (2019) twitter link

@beast_afc tweeted in Doric
Fit a week. Canae believe ah forgot the consi red. https:/(2020)
@ErinGrieve17 Ah, I thoght it wiz an over exub(2020)

@cligeey tweeted in Doric

@_DawnLeslie tweeted in Doric
istoric_Ally Hats aff tae ye! Ah hope ye get a win, otherwise (2020)

@Franwella tweeted in Doric
Ah it's good tae reminisce :-)(2012)
@LouiseNicol1 ah! phew! Wiz kinda worried!(2012)

@fittiecrooners tweeted in Doric
k coal fae the beach later en ah, so nae idea how I will cope (2016)
e generations. Cal fire on en ah!(2017)
Yon merry Xmas tae wan n'ah! Hope ye ah manage tae get a (2018)

@Manuforti1968 tweeted in Doric
'o' grades thin me. Or should ah't (2019)
@DoricPhrases Finally ah'l ken fits be'in said noo. Fy(2019)
@FaeFoggie Boskers min. Ah ye need noo is tae pit on "fi(2020)
ew darg beets delivery e day. Ah'll be waakin aa gyte fir a fy(2020)
y's a skweel day. Nivver kent ah't. Nae ony in ma gairden onyw(2019)
and 17 other matches.

@Cobradile94 tweeted in Lallans

@DaibhidhABEB tweeted in Lallans
eallach_an @molach95 Exactly. Ah wis a principal teacher fur t(2020)
compared tae Nicola Sturgeon. Ah hae ma ain ideas aboot wha is(2020)
mair affordable. Personally, ah'd rether buy a tele that disn(2021)
nswer ma question of "why wid ah speak 'proper En(2020)
Jings Susanna, tae be honest, ah'm no shair ye can learn the S(2020)
and 3 other matches.

@gordimhor1 tweeted in Lallans

@ionafyfe tweeted in Lallans

@ClashCityClarky tweeted in Lallans
@DrMDempster Ah dinnae quite follae ye, Micha(2018)
IMcMillan We've got a winner! Ah kent ye'd ken!(2019)
braw buik fae @ByLeavesWeLive ah jist rediscovered - this yin(2018)
e young fowk, ye cannae ween. Ah ken the difference it maks ta(2018)

@fourmenterian tweeted in Lallans

@iainnicol tweeted in Lallans

@rosa_alba_macd tweeted in Lallans
@IshbelMcF Weel Ah hae lang reed hair but Ah din(2020)

@SusiBriggs1 tweeted in Lallans
@TippermuirBooks Ah bless ye x we had a braw laun(2019)
y @bwpublishing @bwrightsdept Ah thank you fer saying so. ?(2019)
@KiddingAroundHQ Ah thank you so so much fer yer (2019)

@johnkmitchinson tweeted in Orkney
Ah’m cheust seen #RebelTongue w(2020)
@molach95 @tattooedselkie Ah’m cheust needan tae mind on (2021)
@Lenniesaurus Waahey! ?? Ah’m bin waitan fir this!(2021)

@peediepuss tweeted in Orkney
of Orkney, where it would be "Ah'm gaan in the bed"(2020)
id love tae try this wan day. Ah widna turn me neb up at twa s(2020)
@molach95 Ah wur telt ye geed hame(2020)

@Angela1Sinclair tweeted in Lallans
@linda8h @Jab64000 Ah no doll. Ach, am gonny hae an(2020)
@linda8h Ah hud tae block thum. They wur (2020)
@linda8h Ah kindae get the impression yir(2020)
@linda8h Ah wiz feart tae click oan any l(2020)
@linda8h Ah! Ahv gone wan up! Ahv oardird(2020)
and 18 other matches.

@billykayscot tweeted in Lallans
s lady put him in his place: "Ah weel, son, some fowk like par(2020)
@davannwelsh Ah feel yer pain.(2020)
@OliphantWullie Ah dae’e ken!(2020)

@Chazzbat tweeted in Lallans
Ah cannae mind, as ma Papa wid t(2020)
Ah wis desperate tae get ma gair(2020)
ntae the kintra by a charity. Ah wunner if the UK is equally r(2020)
s 'do is still high an ticht. Ah ken Gary lives wi a hairdress(2020)
Ah slept in fer wirk again the d(2020)
and 269 other matches.

@DABArbuckle tweeted in Lallans
Jings Susanna, tae be honest, ah'm no shair ye can learn the S(2020)
es oan a string and the like. Ah'm betting the bairns wid fa(2020)
unnerstaun the leid so thocht ah shouldnae be yasin(2020)
wee coffee in a rerr wee cafe ah'd recommend tae ye the Watter(2020)
Ah've emailed Scottish Field tae(2020)
and 62 other matches.

@fairpechtoot tweeted in Lallans
usicForum @scotgov At the wan Ah went tae, we aye sang 'Coulte(2018)
cots if they dinnae want tae. Ah dinnae chide folk fir speakin(2017)
@LiamMcIlvanney @raiphsays Ah dae like a snowball, but Ah p(2018)
rust @TradMusicForum @scotgov Ah think @scottishbktrust hae sa(2018)
ye yaise in 'Hings'? Although Ah really should get masel a cop(2017)
and 31 other matches.

@JamieFairbairn1 tweeted in Lallans
y - film fae Scots Radio, an ah made up spierins tae ging wi (2020)

@LairnScots tweeted in Lallans
Ah'm gonnae be at the @OWBIGBuck(2019)
ns of warmth and cooriein in. Ah've heard the word yaised in I(2019)
@Chazzbat Ah hink folk refer tae them as t(2019)
at hame as weel as at schuil? Ah ken a few folk who were disco(2019)
yin o oor #Scots selfies :-) Ah sometimes get folk tae tell m(2019)
and 9 other matches.

@tattooedselkie tweeted in Shetland

@shaetlan_rose tweeted in Shetland
@R_odanort Ah I’m been an muddled bon and (2020)

@MarkThompStuff tweeted in Ulster

@Rosehill_girl tweeted in Ulster

@kennethbryce184 tweeted in Lallans
@robertmdaws ah the good auld days at sunderl (2021) twitter link

@StuartPoet tweeted in Lallans
mckenna63 Fae the Machars eh. Ah bide up the coast near New Ab(2020)
@ITVBorderLife @EmmaHarperMSP Ah hoyed the heugh, noo f(2020)
sMagazine @CameronMcNeish Aye Ah've heard yon but Scots foumar(2020)
obertBurnsFed @KillieStandard Ah'm fae Muirkirk, brocht up in (2021) twitter link
d great illustrations in here Ah jaloose ???????????????? http(2020)
and 114 other matches.

@TheFarrierPhil tweeted in Ulster
ave yurs here an aww????????! Ah hay to pick up finger roals f (2021) twitter link
spotted it an cannae wait til ah get redd up an sitting doon w (2021) twitter link
l_girl @AngelaGraham8 Oh aye, ah a fae eff! Or if you text it'(2021)
o @raiphsays Aye he wuz Toht, ah cudnea fin ah gif o him??(2021)
indywildycat54 @Roadwarrior29 Ah wull hay ah wee hoke Raiph, d(2021)

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