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Use in varieties of Scots

alex Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words22.5 20 29.9 14.7 0 22.4 0 13.6
Number of occurrences3426 5 0 1 0 2
Number of authors13 5 1 1

Occurrences of alex in Corpus

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Eagle, Andy Lallans 59 - Stravaigin the Wab, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Lallans, newspaper
think ye coud dae better nor Alex Ferguson awa tae www.iotp-onl on page 54

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McHardy, Stuart Speakin o Dundee: Tales Tellt Aroun the Toun, (Luath 2010 ISBN: 978-1-906817-25-1) Lallans - Dundee, prose
hegither, the Chief Harpooner Alex Bain somehou managit tae coup on page 41
him he cuid clearly see that Alex Bain too had passit awa. He w on page 42

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Farrow, Kenneth D. Lallans 81 - Editorial, (Lallans Magazine 2012) Lallans, newspaper
s, tae; Derrick McClure, like Alex Scott afore him, brings oot t on page 5

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Wilson, Rab Accent O the Mind, (Luath 2006 ISBN: 978-1905222322) Lallans - New Cumnock, poetry
Wee Alex and Agnes though died at birt on page 17
Alex Shanks on page 64
Alex McCallum on page 68

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McHardy, Stuart The Wey Forrit, (Luath 2017) Lallans, prose
badly the SNP did, fer losin Alex Salmond an Angus Robertson ca
upport at vital times. Ae day Alex Salmond turnit up tae dae a s
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McKinlay, Kieran Walk Way to Fame, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Dunfermline, prose
alked in. The big man himsel. Alex Mcleish: ma new coach! He str
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Murdoch, Steve Schrödinger’s Leid?, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Doric - St Andrews, blog
fowk sic as Lord Robertson or Alex Massie. Thir fowk are amun a
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Tait, John M Shaetlan is Daed - Lang live Dialect, (Shetland Dialect Conference 2004 2004) Shetland, prose
a kaen if dis phrases cam fae Alex or fae his sources, bit ta me
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 116, (self-published 2003) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
ctered), Eleanor Scott MSP an Alex Johnstone MSP alang wi a rich
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The Mannie Fae Unco The Diary o a Feel at the Skweel, (unco.scot 2021) Doric, prose
een a film caa'd 'Ice Cold in Alex' I dinna ken if ye've seen it
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Muir, Glenn Ozsome, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
izard o Oz (a deid ringer for Alex Salmond, as it happens). He w
1 matches

Scots Language Center Crackin aboot politics, (Scots Language Centre 2020) Lallans, blog
October 2012 First Meenister Alex Salmond an UK Prime Meenister
a Greement that wis signed bi Alex Salmond an David Cameron on 1
2 matches

Horsbroch, Dauvit The Embra Greement, (Scots Language Centre 2012) Lallans, government
vid Cameron MP The Richt Hon. Alex Salmond MSP
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Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@beast_afc tweeted in Doric

@cligeey tweeted in Doric

@_DawnLeslie tweeted in Doric

@StuartPoet tweeted in Lallans
960 @OorVyce Fair grand pynts Alex. Ah've been yerkin yon fir yo(2020)
@molach95 Ta fir postin thir, Alex, gey braw tae lug in tae thei(2020)
@molach95 Weel pit Alex an walcome oantae the bus tae(2020)

@billykayscot tweeted in Lallans
lang syne an interviewed wee Alex McAllister. Need tae gae back(2020)

@DABArbuckle tweeted in Lallans
95 @tartanroots Another thing Alex, she ca'd a clock a 'noak' - (2020)
lach95 @AnDeoraiRua Guid idea Alex. I'm liking yer thinking(2020)

@kennethbryce184 tweeted in Lallans
@thetimesscot spot on alex - a disaster waiting to happ (2021) twitter link

@MarkThompStuff tweeted in Ulster
think that’s a fine version Alex(2020)

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