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american Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words29.7 22 44.8 8.8 36.1 22.4 0 6.8
Number of occurrences4539 3 1 1 0 1
Number of authors16 3 1 1 1

Occurrences of american in Corpus

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Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
Ken, like the yins yae see at American fitbaw games. Yae could huv h on page 100
t ah imagined how gid a 1001b American pitbull dug wid look oan toap on page 117

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Donovan, Anne Matilda In Scots, (Itchy Coo 2019 ISBN: 978-1785302350) Lallans, weans
food wi her een glued tae the American SOap on the screen. She wis a on page 20
y. It's by John Steinbeck, an American scriever. Jist gie it a go ye on page 33

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Leslie, Deborah Doric - Alive an Kickin, (Argo Publishing 2004 ISBN: 978-0954615314) Doric - Inverurie, prose
in waatchin ower muckle o yon American chat show stite," said Rosie, on page 15

1 matches

Thomson, Mark Bard fae thi buildin site, (Luath 2007 ISBN: 978-1906307141) Lallans - Dundee, poetry
Anither American rapper that produces on page 45
We ah that American pish driblin oot your puss, on page 46

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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
jist happent that a couple o American lads, John Bristed an Andrew on page 25
m tae reply that he kennt the American students an in the meantime t on page 27
body keener on siller than an American oilman an there were them wha on page 47

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Horsbroch, Dauvit A gang-roond oor Sun Grid, (Scots Language Centre 2020) Lallans, blog
e wis that throu the spreid o American TV shaws in the 1960's an 197
, Plutock wis fund in 1930 bi American Clyde Tombaugh (1906-1997) an
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Fleemin, Sandy Report on Inquiry intil the role Submission, (Education, Culture an Sport Comatee 2003) Lallans, government
phy" an "Standardization" (tt American spellin). It should be sayed
1 matches

Blackhall, Sheena The Quarry, (Lochlands 2007) Doric, prose
"Aye, bit the American embassy disnae see it thon wy
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Clark, Thomas Wha's Like Us?, (Bella Caledonia 2017) Lallans, blog
ay, the Yes muivement an Make American Great Again are that plain an
1 matches

McHardy, Stuart The Wey Forrit, (Luath 2017) Lallans, prose
gest, the hoose journal o the American Empire whiles, Lauchter is th
nuits, or Australian an Sooth American tribal fowk, but tellin me th
the pirates o the City, their American pals an ithers fae abroad (wh
tled here. Jist as British an American troops hiv only been able tae
ties that got mairriet tae an American airtist jist a wee whilie ago
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Heather, Alistair The ghaist lichts, (Mak Forrit 2017) Lallans - Angus, blog
it oot-throu the war years wi American planes fleein tae Europe, or
mind hou he telt us aboot ae American sodger laddie that dee’d. T
dictit the demise o thae puir American sodgers.
3 matches

Handy, Robbie Forked Tongues, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Lallans, blog
Nooadays, the influences o American language an culture in Jamaic
ly tae be replaced by a weird American drawl. This minded me o liste
2 matches

Tait, John M Shaetlan is Daed - Lang live Dialect, (Shetland Dialect Conference 2004 2004) Shetland, prose
h wirds - English, Scottish, American - an yit we canna pit up wi
1 matches

Grae, Emma Billy's Ghost Dug, (liarsleague.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
stie hauns me a package wi an American stamp oan it. Cannae even wri
1 matches

McClurg, Fernando The USA: Whit happened tae the Guid Guys?, (The Sair Fecht 2014) Lallans, blog
ots aboot the richtness o the American hegemony an the wey that the
itural reluctance amang maist American fowk tae scrutinise their ain
ilka aspeck o the lifes o the American fowk, an o their allies in Eu
i fack been cairriet oot agin American sodgers by the likes o the Ta
a. Jalouse for a meinute that American sodgers that haed been taen p
6 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@DoricPhrases tweeted in Doric

@the_gellick tweeted in Ulster

@IshbelMcF tweeted in Lallans

@rosa_alba_macd tweeted in Lallans
ndriel dinna ken - it wis ae american freen that postit it.(2020)

@Chazzbat tweeted in Lallans
n Bru manufacturer, no a bent American lawyer.(2020)
@jackiepatie Bein American is far worse, IMO.(2020)

@DABArbuckle tweeted in Lallans

@JamieFairbairn1 tweeted in Lallans

@HJosephineGiles tweeted in Orkney

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