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Use in varieties of Scots

ahem Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words5.8 6.6 2.5 0 7.9 11.3 6
Number of occurrences128 1 0 1 1 1
Number of authors8 4 1 1 1 1

Occurrences of ahem in Corpus

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Kurtoglu, Wulf Braken Fences, (Caroline Macafee 2011 ISBN: B006JE3UQW) Lallans, prose
Ahem,” Beatrice agreed, “that
1 matches

@jax6754 tweeted
lad you had a guid gig! But...ahem....what happened tae the yout(2014) search twitter
d luck!.....Oh and nicht......ahem morning! I'm orf tae sleeps t(2015) search twitter
yir wee yin is twa....well....ahem....baby no 2 could be oan its(2015) search twitter
e tae take her a walk, but....ahem I'm up here in Scotland??xzx(2015) search twitter

@MartinBroon tweeted
@ClydeFC Ahem! ??. ??????. ?????????? https(2020) search twitter

@Chazzbat tweeted
here hou much he'd like tae *ahem* "mow thir lawn". He's a sad,(2020) search twitter
cer when it comes ower here. *ahem*(2020) search twitter


@Doric_Bananaman tweeted
’n Crystal fae Bugsy Broons (ahem, appairintly) lately! #Banana(2018) search twitter


@helenmoncrieff tweeted
'd. Dey were a lot rarer here ahem years ago.(2020) search twitter


Halfpenny, Cameron Ahlice's Adveenturs in Wunderlaant, (Evertype 2015 ISBN: 978-1782010876) Southern - Borders, prose
"Ahem!" said th Moose wi an importa on page 25

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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

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