A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

almost Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words36.3 23 51.8 26.5 36.1 0 0 0
Number of occurrences5545 9 1 0 0 0
Number of authors18 4 1

Occurrences of almost in Corpus

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Hubbard, Tom The Flechitorium, (Grace Note 2017 ISBN: 9781907676932) Lallans - East Central, poetry
Before we shrivel up and sink almost, on page 30

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Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
ae be takin maire caution. It almost seems as if he's goat a plan on page 25
tae realise that Justine wis almost like family tae me. Christ, a on page 62
up such a gid fight, mate. Ah almost feel bad aboot winnin." on page 81
hud become a distant memory. Almost made it feel as if they were on page 87
ean there, Aldo?" Craig asks, almost pleadin. on page 106
Also on pages 121, 131, 140, 147, 156, 162, 165, 167, 176, 179, 180, 198
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Donovan, Anne Matilda In Scots, (Itchy Coo 2019 ISBN: 978-1785302350) Lallans, weans
body wid notice him. Ye could almost hear him cry, 'Here ah'm ur, on page 53

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McAlpine, Joan Meeting of the Parliament, (The Scottish Parliament 2019) Lallans, government
o spik the Doric. We suddenly almost had tae learn a new language,
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Cunningham, Liam Tam, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Bellshill, prose
f a wiz pure terrified ae ir, almost like a wiz in an abusive rela
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Sutherland, Hope Twa sisters, een room, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Buckie, prose
ged neatly roon aboot. It’s almost as though thi room is split i
nt. A suppose we are actually almost the opposites o each other.
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Smith, Jamie Effeirin tae the formal: Laitinate lendwirds in Scots, (Mak Forrit 2019) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
s and the Northern Isles) are almost all found likewise in the dia
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Hall, Simon W. No the Six o Clock News, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Orkney, blog
r Shetland varieties, remains almost entirely restricted tae comed
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Bennett, Peter The Sacrificial Doo, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
he traffic lights ur clouded, almost impenetrably, by condensation
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Grae, Emma Dancin wi the Rhona, (unbound.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
Ah wake in a sweat and almost shite masel. The heater’s o
Almost as soon as ah hit send, ah co
rt scrollin. Dog photoies are almost always the answer.
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Hutchison, Pat Mrs Clushet o Faaldydykes, (McStorytellers.com 2018) Doric - Banffshire, prose
s Clushet fae Faaldydykes? He almost moaned oot loud but rallied h
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Hutchison, Pat Catty, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
ig angry lookin cat wi one ee almost comin throwe the windae at hi
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Muir, Glenn Lion Rampant, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
thrie mile the vultures were almost directly abune him. The air w
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McKillop, Roger Challengin' Times, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, poetry
cent, her self- righteousness almost meltin’ the snaw as she pas
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McKillop, Roger The Staff, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
fter Shave, disaster followed almost immediately! As he passed the
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McKillop, Roger The Builders, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
he buggers aff! This happened almost every day!
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McKillop, Roger Wee Roge Boobs, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
corrected went tae the right, almost intae me, A caught her again
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Hutchison, Pat The Seven Coins o Kineddart, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Doric - Banffshire, prose
grey. She soon found twa that almost fitted but an hour o the need
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Penny, Len Toast Tae The Daft Days, (Lidl 2020) Lallans, poetry
Jeezo its almost Christmas time, that's geing
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Macdonald, Ileene Fit’s it aa aboot?, (The Sair Fecht 2014) Lallans, blog
can-do’approach shared by almost everyone active in Scotland t
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Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@DoricPhrases tweeted in Doric
Wye the lang face? It’s almost the wikkend! https://t.co/jhe(2019)

@FaeFoggie tweeted in Doric

@Franwella tweeted in Doric
hall go tae bed as have eaten almost all the caramel shortcake min(2011)
aimeeannenaylor firstly, I am almost jealous o yer social life n s(2011)

@jax6754 tweeted in Lallans
s tae an end an a new week is almost upon us! Nicht nicht awe an h(2015)
bedtime next time as sleep is almost iminent once drank and sleep (2014)
A new week is almost upon us! May you all make the(2015)

@MartyMacMurtrie tweeted in Lallans

@rosa_alba_macd tweeted in Lallans

@Chazzbat tweeted in Lallans

@kennethbryce184 tweeted in Lallans
hat was there first defeat in almost 2 years in a cup tie by a lea (2021) twitter link

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