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america Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words22.5 20 29.9 17.6 0 22.4 11.7 0
Number of occurrences3426 6 0 1 1 0
Number of authors15 3 1 1

Occurrences of america in Corpus

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Donovan, Anne Matilda In Scots, (Itchy Coo 2019 ISBN: 978-1785302350) Lallans, weans
Wormwidd said. 'If it's by an America, it's bound tae be clart. Tha on page 34

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Douglas, Sheila Lallans 59 - Rants and Foys, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Lallans, newspaper
r mebbe fae England, Ireland, America or ithergates. Ye hear differ on page 56

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Robertson, Sine Lallans 59 - Newsins fae SLRC, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Lallans, newspaper
brocht in a puckle orders fae America. on page 87

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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
in fact his son wis then in America tendin tae the faimlie busine on page 26

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Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2021 ISBN: 978-1916117921) Lallans - Renfrew, prose
apparently some scientist in America has fun oot that the bacteria on page 91

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McPartlin, John Lallans 81 - Fower Australian Poems, (Lallans Magazine 2012) Lallans - Dollar, poetry
Aa in America, they said. on page 18

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Rennie, Susan The Wee Prince, (Edition Lintenfass 2017) Lallans, prose
ns, whan it is mid-day in Nor America the sun is gaein doun ower Fr
Europe. Syne them frae Sooth America. Syne them frae Nor America.
. Syne them frae Nor America. An they didna ever mistak th
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Blackhall, Sheena The Quarry, (Lochlands 2007) Doric, prose
ower at Holyrood. Polis frae America an Russia war ower in Scotia
day, Jed wintit tae gyang tae America. He socht tae see Gracelan an
ikey it is tae win a visa tae America eftir yon eco-riots ten years
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Burns, John Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Galloway, poetry
tae america
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Clark, Thomas Aw Aboard! The fecht for the Scots language stairts the day!, (Bella Caledonia 2019) Lallans - Borders, blog
at there are nae poor fowk in America, jist temporarily embarrassed
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McHardy, Stuart The Wey Forrit, (Luath 2017) Lallans, prose
isolationist an protectionist America. An meantime, whit’s happen
an sisters in Europe, Africa, America an the rest o the warld — i
itish governin cless taewards America. The last time A cin mind oni
ience tae the United States o America nae maitter whit bampot they
places, includin China, North America, Sou, America, the Antipodes,
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Handy, Robbie Forked Tongues, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Lallans, blog
neighbour newly returned fae America who’s started ‘twanging
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Grae, Emma Dancin wi the Rhona, (unbound.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
possibility o no makin it tae America in wan piece. He must huv, bu
ullie Stirlin’s passage tae America took. There’s nae end tae t
know Wullie’s wife went tae America at his back and brought their
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Ewen, Allan Review: Saltire: Invasioun, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
. Gin the USA can hae Captain America, Scotland is surely deservin
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Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@FaeFoggie tweeted in Doric
3Bain Fit? Is at fit bidin in America his deen to ye ??(2019)

@daleser23 tweeted in Doric

@rosa_alba_macd tweeted in Lallans

@DABArbuckle tweeted in Lallans

@JamieFairbairn1 tweeted in Lallans

@tattooedselkie tweeted in Shetland

@kennethbryce184 tweeted in Lallans

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