A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

ahem Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words7.2 7 8 2.9 0 22.4 11.7 6.8
Number of occurrences117 1 0 1 1 1
Number of authors3 1 0 1 1 1

Occurrences of ahem in Corpus

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Morrison-Smyth, Anne Alice's Carrants in Wunnerlan, (Evertype 2013 ISBN: 978-1-78201-011-1) Ulster - Ballymoney, prose
"Ahem!" said the Moose, soundin imp on page 26

1 matches

Halfpenny, Cameron Ahlice's Adveenturs in Wunderlaant, (Evertype 2015) Southern - Borders, prose
Ahem!” said th Moose wi an impor
1 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@Doric_Bananaman tweeted in Doric

@jax6754 tweeted in Lallans
d luck!.....Oh and nicht......ahem morning! I'm orf tae sleeps t(2015)
yir wee yin is twa....well....ahem....baby no 2 could be oan its(2015)
e tae take her a walk, but....ahem I'm up here in Scotland??xzx(2015)

@MartinBroon tweeted in Lallans

@Chazzbat tweeted in Lallans
cer when it comes ower here. *ahem*(2020)

@helenmoncrieff tweeted in Shetland

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