A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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also Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words126.8 63 153.1 64.7 216.5 358 23.4 88.7
Number of occurrences192133 22 6 16 2 13
Number of authors37 10 2 6 2 6

Occurrences of also in Corpus

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Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
e dinnae change and you could also say the same hing aboot Auld on page 72
oot pausin fur breath. And he also hud a detailed knowledge ae t on page 86
nyboady he could find who wis also wearin a Leith Star strip. An on page 100
estion ah never asked. Ah kin also take great comfort in kennin on page 118
piled oan the side table hus also somehow caught Craig's notice on page 133
Also on pages 143, 162, 168
9 matches

Donovan, Anne Matilda In Scots, (Itchy Coo 2019 ISBN: 978-1785302350) Lallans, weans
Matilda wis used tae it. She also kent that he liked tae bloust on page 16
IR-DYE EXTRA STRANG. This wis also used tae dye the hackit broon on page 50
s Agatha Trunchbull. The will also showed that her faither's lif on page 222

3 matches

Thomson, Mark Bard fae thi buildin site, (Luath 2007 ISBN: 978-1906307141) Lallans - Dundee, poetry
eh've also got ti square up ah meh mates on page 1

1 matches

McHardy, Stuart Speakin o Dundee: Tales Tellt Aroun the Toun, (Luath 2010 ISBN: 978-1-906817-25-1) Lallans - Dundee, prose
fer his bravery that day. He also gied him a new name, Scrymsou on page 20
there wis nae visibility, fog also insulated sound an soon enoug on page 41

2 matches

Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2021 ISBN: 978-1916117921) Lallans - Renfrew, prose
hir's a lassie in wan G who's also a Sikh an apparently she take on page 23
tuck shop wummin though: she also doubles as the cleaner, the a on page 33
ast Trendy Tribe, but then ah also felt bad cause ma ma an da ha on page 52
wboy haudin a smokin gun. She also got her jeans that she wis wa on page 53
huvin ugly eyes though - ah also don't like gettin tolt ah loo on page 67
Also on pages 68, 82, 88, 90, 101, 108, 121
13 matches

Logan, Liam Thon Ulster Scots Book, (Galdanagh 2014 ISBN: 978-0992881405) Ulster - Dunloy, prose
oultices fer ivry ill. Granny also cooked with a griddle ower an on page 46

1 matches

Wilson, Rab Accent O the Mind, (Luath 2006 ISBN: 978-1905222322) Lallans - New Cumnock, poetry
The Lallans also evicted their clans; on page 15
The Bookie's line also-ran o it, on page 3758

2 matches

MacInnes, Morag Archipelagos : Poems from Writing the North, (University of Edinburgh 2014 ISBN: 978-0-7486-9755-7) Shetland, poetry
thorns also and thistles shall it bring f on page 19

1 matches

Williamson, Christie Shaetlan an compoonds a da richt, (damagnifyingless.wordpress.com 2014) Shetland, blog
speakers, you see.” You can also insert Pictish, Brythonic or
1 matches

McAlpine, Joan Meeting of the Parliament, (The Scottish Parliament 2019) Lallans, government
activists an artists. Ah wid also like tae gie a cry oot tae th
paign called Oor Vyce. It was also created by Jack Capener, who
ge in this Parliament. I have also had braw support from Stuart
3 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS nummer 109, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
assroom. A'm aw for that. A'd also like tae see a relaxed confid
1 matches

Smith, Alex A Sair Fecht, (self-published 2003) Doric, prose
ferent games he cood play. He also hid a fitba jist tae
1 matches

Smith, Alex A Fer Chauve, (self-published 2005) Doric, prose
e feed an bed his nowt wi. It also gaed the
1 matches

Hall, Simon W. Tae thee, or no tae thee?, (Brisk Northerly 2020) Orkney, blog
tter in Westray and Papay and also, less frequently these days,
1 matches

Hall, Simon W. Lamborghini: Cult o the Bull, (Brisk Northerly 2015) Orkney, blog
sification, Emilia Romagna is also the beatan hert o the Italian
1 matches

Hall, Simon W. The Boy That Lived - Chapter Wan, (Brisk Northerly 2015) Orkney, prose
ed by a complete stranger. He also thowt he haed nivver been caa
1 matches

Walterson, Barbara Da Trow o’ Fogla Skerry, (Young Shetland Writer 2010) Shetland, prose
craalin up my back but I wis also far too busy lookin at da wid
1 matches

Malgrati, Paul Ayont the Fake and the Leal: Let's Free the Leid, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
get it: unfreends o Scots can also yaise the ploy o authenticity
1 matches

McHardy, Stuart The Wey Forrit, (Luath 2017) Lallans, prose
backwardness and inferiority also govern the Scottish intellige
have an interest. The Office also
Dual citizenship (also known as dual nationality) is
can be a British citizen and also a citizen of other countries.
ks like the Olympics. We wuid also no hae tae be pittin in the n
5 matches

Halfpenny, Cameron Ahlice's Adveenturs in Wunderlaant, (Evertype 2015) Southern - Borders, prose
lik a snout than a real neb: also eets eyes were gettin really
1 matches

Smith, Jamie Effeirin tae the formal: Laitinate lendwirds in Scots, (Mak Forrit 2019) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
st Latin loans into Scots are also attested in some form in Midd
English Dictionary but partly also because Scots did in fact com
2 matches

Heather, Alistair Bravehert: The truth anent William Wallace (pairt 1), (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Angus, blog
. Anither Suddren chronicle also cries Wallace a ‘brigand’
1 matches

Heather, Alistair Whaur we cam fae: the Pechts, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Angus, blog
rund barrows an earth-hooses (also kent as Souterrains). These w
that Pechts war tiny wee fowk also is pairtially true. The first
2 matches

Heather, Alistair The porage revolution: Hou porage cam tae mak Scotland habitable, (Mak Forrit 2017) Lallans - Angus, blog
her intae stane circles. They also ettled at unnerstaunnin the b
1 matches

Uri, Antonia The birds an the bees, (Mak Forrit 2018) Doric - Aberdeen, blog
orsels. Attenborough’s post also tells us that ye dinna hae ta
1 matches

Uri, Antonia Fit tae dae aboot obesity?, (Mak Forrit 2018) Doric - Aberdeen, blog
accident. A study bi the NHS also fund that 58 per cent o fowk
a come fae broun cous. Bairns also need tae be taucht foo tae en
2 matches

Uri, Antonia Naewey tae bide, (Mak Forrit 2018) Doric - Aberdeen, blog
There wis also anither event haudit in the c
The £100 minimum donation also left me feelin dishertit aboo
2 matches

Uri, Antonia Widney’s Fuil, (Mak Forrit 2017) Doric - Aberdeen, blog
eliverin saicret messages. He also saved the lifes o his Laird,
ry me like a beast.” Ah’m also gaun tae be a lot mair consci
2 matches

Handy, Robbie Forked Tongues, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Lallans, blog
is better than mine, but she also speaks Jamaican Patois, which
o Jamaican music, Patois has also been a vehicle for preservin
It’s also worth mindin that resistance
Jamaica at a time when it was also a second front for the Cold W
an code-mixin Marley used is also common. Folk still listen tae
5 matches

Donovan, Anne Buddha Da - Chapter 1 Anne Marie, (Canongate 2009 ISBN: 978-1847673459) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
the parents see that you are also a father, they will he more l
1 matches

Hutchison, Pat Catty, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
her father haein been a piper also added tae that. Her mither ni
ye. Affa handy for eerins but also tae tak wi her on the bus wi
2 matches

Muir, Glenn David of Seafield, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
current gowdfish intae it. He also decreed that they shuid be gi
1 matches

Muir, Glenn Al Fresco, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
We also discovered that on Sundays a
1 matches

McKillop, Roger Challengin' Times, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, poetry
sed, that they knew they were also in the wrang. It aw’ comes
1 matches

McKillop, Roger The Staff, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
He sympathised, an’ said he also enjoyed a Port but no’ by t
there wis the settin’ which also allowed me tae indulge ma “
2 matches

McKillop, Roger The Builders, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
started tae dribble it. He also broke intae his ain commentar
c events are legends made! It also minds me o’ somethin’ A u
2 matches

McKillop, Roger Educational (Mis)Communication, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
But we’ve, also been, amid their trials,
1 matches

Philips, Cally Gonnae No Dae That, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Turriff, prose
lenty o’ us like me, but ah also noo ken there’s mair fowk i
on the table.’ The Irishman also put the note back and left th
2 matches

Hodgart, John A Catalogue o Sair Neglect, (Bella Calledonia 2016) Lallans - North Ayrshire, blog
Award in Scottish Studies. It also includit a statement o cultur
1 matches

Sneddon, Alison Whit dae ye want “British vailues” tae mean?, (The Sair Fecht 2016) Lallans, blog
in less efficient, an we’re also takkin oorsels oot frae the c
1 matches

Seth-Smith, Niki Chynge o sum kind is comin either wey, but a vote tae leave wad empooer Europe’s faur richt, (The Sair Fecht 2016) Lallans, blog
0. She bydes in Athens, an is also screivin a novel.
1 matches

Davidson, Alistair The Mitterand Plan, (The Sair Fecht 2016) Lallans, blog
cotland tae Greece, the EU is also the smawest possible state ca
1 matches

McClurg, Fernando Scots, the Electoral Commission an the language community, (The Sair Fecht 2016) Lallans, blog
g even five year syne? We hae also seen the regular current o Sc
1 matches

Puchowski, James Frae Norrowa ower the faem, (The Sair Fecht 2016) Lallans, blog
ory leader Ruth Davidson, wha also happens tae be ma new MSP, cl
We maun also mind that this nixt term need
2 matches

McClurg, Fernando Weill, weill, weill, (The Sair Fecht 2016) Lallans, blog
tland an Gillian Martin o WFI also confirms that the SNP haes su
kers an the rural sooth, they also managed tae bring on mair o t
an mak frae Labour, they’ve also managed tae haud ontae thaim.
They’ve also got Andy Wightman electit on
hey feinisht this election as also rans: ahint the Christian Pai
5 matches

McClurg, Fernando “Blood Upon the Grass” – merk twa?, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
e gemme is the nicht. We maun also decide whaur we draw the line
1 matches

Neil, Gabriel The Green Pairty: Holyrood’s nixt opposition?, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
strang eneuch stance on. This also means that progressive left p
1 matches

Ewen, Allan Pairt twa: Janus leuks aheid, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
Januar haes also seen the Edinburgh launch o t
ynge society. Hooanever, 2015 also has a political chance tae ch
presence frae Scotland could also improve democracy in ither pa
nt o Scottish tradition micht also see a biggin up o cultural se
4 matches

Ewen, Allan Pairt Ane: Janus leuks back, (The Sair Fecht 2014) Lallans, blog
aes were the majority. It was also statit that Aye voters were c
1 matches

McClurg, Fernando Thon Survation poll..., (The Sair Fecht 2014) Lallans, blog
There wis also guid SNP, Green an even SSP f
the campaigns that they rin. Also, it’s lang been kent that s
2 matches

Ewen, Allan Murphy’s Law, (The Sair Fecht 2014) Lallans, blog
hetoric frae ‘Aye’ voters also promotit independence as a me
my Reid an Dennis Canavan hae also cam tae see Scottish independ
2 matches

Ewen, Allan The “Auld Lang Syne” Paradox, (The Sair Fecht 2014) Lallans, blog
n leuk tae the future. Januar also gies us Burns’ Nicht, a cel
he Daily Record. Libby Brooks also highlichts the want o a “g
the yaise o the languages but also improve oor national confiden
3 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 102, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
He also hud an elephant,
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 105, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
answer in Scotland. It should also be noted that the Scottish Ex
Gaelic and Braille, and will also include symbols where appropr
2 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@Doric_Bananaman tweeted in Doric

@DoricPhrases tweeted in Doric
oots. Many thanks to Mary. We also use Waldies.(2015)

@Seperatist_No1 tweeted in Lallans

@Angelinekking tweeted in Ulster
@KellyCreighto16 @crawjill Also I’d say thonner but there ar(2020)

@OrangRuth tweeted in Ulster

@fairfaaye tweeted in Ulster
handle or operate. Sometimes also heard as ‘thraveless’ #ulst(2020)
Founthered (also foundered): meaning 'chilled (2020)
ent or unwelcome surprise but also as a verb meaning ‘to shock(2020)

@cligeey tweeted in Doric
wee crisis ti spik aboot lads also Barney nae getting awa on ony(2020)

@Franwella tweeted in Doric

@fittiecrooners tweeted in Doric

@glenlivetloon tweeted in Doric
@bellacaledonia I've also heard Cameron was trying to g(2014)

@jax6754 tweeted in Lallans
ppani ?? Us "lucky Scots" hae also been telt by tv weather peeps(2016)
n't wait fir tonights show!?. Also currently the SUNSHINE is oot(2015)
and studied ma course, and I also got some exercise by walking?(2015)
stinarmacost @bbuk That could also relate tae everybody else in (2016)
Loving that a mindful day also brings a productive day, and (2016)
and 1 other matches.

@MizLiot tweeted in Lallans

@IshbelMcF tweeted in Lallans
you’. The explanatory coda, also sung/chanted, to underline th(2020)
Also, we had c.8 or 9 midwife visi(2019)

@MartinBroon tweeted in Lallans

@rosa_alba_macd tweeted in Lallans
Pint o Wine (which I loe); I also loe the tune o Bonnie Bessie (2020)
@MissBabington also i will sing lena martell for (2020)
sPitcus @eddireader You could also try @ionafyfe a local quine(2020)
@defiaye Also had a wee poem published toda(2020)

@StuartPoet tweeted in Lallans
woman/girl as Tibby's version also is. Rab only (2020)

@WhenDidADidny tweeted in Lallans

@peediepuss tweeted in Orkney
r physical exhaustion here we also have breeksed and Ütmochted.(2020)
@shaetlan_rose We are also "gie vexed". Aye, hid's that (2020)

@billykayscot tweeted in Lallans
yer negative confession, bot also hes causit it to be prentit i(2020)
s shree o thaim. Heard that. Also chree with the guttural ch so(2020)

@Chazzbat tweeted in Lallans
Ah also dinnae unnerstaun the pressur(2020)

@DABArbuckle tweeted in Lallans
enchi74280369 Shairly they'll also hae tae drap the word 'Britis(2020)

@fairpechtoot tweeted in Lallans
@warren_maguire This also exists in the central belt! (2018)
We also yaise 'gowk' in a different w(2019)

@johnstone_shane tweeted in Lallans
owpin ?? No heard it but it's also gettin bumped. Heard lowpin!(2020)

@kennethbryce184 tweeted in Lallans
rdeen amateur football league also starting too - and everyone (2020) twitter link
earethentia spot on yvonne - also been as careful as a can be - (2020) twitter link
body could go and check there also! the cheating thing is very c (2021) twitter link
ers of the kelty committee - also work at lochgelly race track (2020) twitter link
ay - without any problems - also a big fan of amateur fitbaw a (2020) twitter link
and 3 other matches.

@LairnScots tweeted in Lallans
that young yins in Glesga now also yaise 'heavy' as an intensife(2019)
Scots Hoose also has a comic fir bairns cried (2020)
Ye can also download the Scots Dictionary(2018)

@Julie_Dennison tweeted in Shetland

@tattooedselkie tweeted in Shetland
bosies an smoorikens. Dey wid also be lovely.(2021)
Also as someen at's worked ower mo(2021)
I dinna need mair books but I also do, so do you see da conundru(2021)
al reckons it's fine' ??????? also yun sam guy tried tae tell me(2021)
o jigsaws in lockdoon an yun also maks me miss fokk becis I'm b(2021)
and 4 other matches.

@shaetlan_rose tweeted in Shetland
funnywomen @MarjoleinR who is also doing some stand up at The St(2018)
Have also discovered the tooskit pup is(2018)

@officialAliRed tweeted in Southern

@MarkThompStuff tweeted in Ulster
@fairfaaye Also “doiter” I think(2020)

@TheFarrierPhil tweeted in Ulster

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