A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
anent Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words151.9 244.4 13.2 55.7 0 56.4 71.8
Number of occurrences270246 5 3 0 5 11
Number of authors41 29 2 1 3 7

Occurrences of anent in Corpus

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Clark, Thomas Intae the Snaw, (Gatehouse Press 2015 ISBN: 978-0992857370) Lallans, poetry
Ten thoosand paiths anent a trackless road; on page 19

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Rennie, Susan The Wee Prince, (Edition Lintenfass 2017 ISBN: 978-3946190592) Lallans, prose
e I wadna speak tae yon chiel anent boa constrictors, or rainfore on page 11
Mind, I've tellt ye this anent the asteroid, an gien oot its on page 19
Ilka day I learnt mair anent the planet o the wee prince, on page 21
I suin kent mair anent this flooer. On the wee princ on page 30
The wee prince's thochts anent muckle maitters were gey diff on page 49
Also on pages 55, 56, 78
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McHardy, Stuart The Wey Forrit, (Luath 2017 ISBN: 978-1912147014) Lallans, prose
theirsels intae a richt steer anent the drive taewards independen on page 7
e are thngs that maun be said anent hou badly the SNP did, fer lo on page 8
Naebuddie that kens oniethin anent politics thinks on page 10
, een tho there's muckle here anent Scotland's past, this is a bo on page 16
e, allouin no jist discussion anent hou monie angels cin dance on on page 19
Also on pages 20, 29, 35, 37, 48, 50, 63, 66, 73, 75, 76, 77, 89, 91, 102, 115, 127
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Eagle, Andy Lallans 59 - Stravaigin the Wab, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Lallans, newspaper
orra bodies an beasties, mair anent Quake at www.planetquake.com on page 54

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Niven, Liz Lallans 59 - Painting the Forth Bridge: A Search for Scottish Identity, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Lallans, newspaper
s the kintra's past, an facts anent the past ir whit MacDougall s on page 84

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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
e wis somethin awfy glamorous anent the oil business but them wha on page 46
ockers wuid suin put ye richt anent sic notions. They maistly lik on page 55
an years in Europe an stories anent nine weemin are even tellt in on page 81
were made anent bringin somebody in an daein on page 85
sired effect. Aw this shoutin anent the cowardice o the common lo on page 86
Also on pages 104
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Farrow, Kenneth D. Lallans 81 - Editorial, (Lallans Magazine 2012) Lallans - Prestwick, newspaper
ot the furthcumin raiferendum anent Staunnin Free. Seimilarlie, p on page 5

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Wilson, Rab Accent O the Mind, (Luath 2006 ISBN: 978-1905222322) Lallans - New Cumnock, poetry
Nae fear! Whit did he care anent the mess? on page 13
Ah tried tae write a buik, anent the Pit, on page 81
Anent Scotia's fecht fir independen on page 128
Anent thon treacherous oangauns in on page 142
There's nane cares nou anent the makar's daurg, on page 151

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Chisnall, Edward F. H. Yer Ain, The Young Yins and the Auld Yin, (Evertype 2021 ISBN: 978-1782012764) Lallans - Glasgow, poetry
y in ane o thae smaw glens up anent Glenelg near a broch I ken. T on page ix
Anent this wan, or mebbe wan that on page 31

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Horsbroch, Dauvit Scots Warks - Uphaud an guidance for screivars, (Scots Language Centre 2015) Lallans, government
Advice anent Editing on page 2
Young haes wrutten the sheed anent article and structure , expla on page 5
he census of 2011, a question anent Scots wis comeprehendit for t on page 6
econdar scuils haes education anent Scots in thair curriculum. Mo on page 7
e make clear, objective pynts anent the subject on page 10
Also on pages 12, 17, 31, 35, 38, 47, 49, 51, 52, 53, 59, 61
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Horsbroch, Dauvit A gang-roond oor Sun Grid, (Scots Language Centre 2020) Lallans, blog
humans held in lang fernyears anent Venus got blew awa wi the aff
an thinkers pit forrit ideas anent time – the god o time wis C
ader Alistair Burnett speakin anent the planet Bumhole – soondi
r syne an cuid tell us muckle anent thae early days. But thay are
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 103, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
han the papers telt the story anent SNDA an DOST chyngin thair na
an gied some particularities anent its heidmaist oncomin projeck
ae an internaitional collogue anent European leids an sib legisla
h heid anes haudit a collogue anent the particularities o thae di
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 168, (self-published 2007) Lallans, newspaper
Speakin anent this new buik's success, the
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Gillon, Karen Report on Inquiry intil the role o, (Education, Culture an Sport Comatee 2003) Lallans, government
onsider an report on maitters anent schuil an preschuil education
Folk; an on maitters anent culture an sport an sic ither
attitudes an approaches taen anent
ically the approach bein taen anent the awnin, uiss an
8. Wi this in mind, speirin anent weys tae uphaud an bring oot
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Fleemin, Sandy Report on Inquiry intil the role Submission, (Education, Culture an Sport Comatee 2003) Lallans - East Lothian, government
Anent Fergusson an Burns's orthogra
gage, it haein little tae say anent wirds in the common Scots/Eng
The'r ither daft norries anent spellin in the SSD, an naithe
ar tae Scots, but says little anent the muckle feck o wirds in Sc
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Fairnie, Robert Report on Inquiry intil the role Submission, (Education, Culture an Sport Comatee 2003) Lallans, government
Efter mair thochts anent the Scottish Executive's thre
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Fleemin, Sandy Deid Come Nevermas, (sandyfleming.org 2003) Lallans - East Lothian, prose
aps in a bit explanatory text anent his ain uise o langage:
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 108, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
ber. A mair parteeclar report anent the crack atween the Meeniste
d as faur as fowk haed wantit anent the implementation o the Euro
He haed nae norries areddies anent whit can an canna be duin but
thocht an greed that consaits anent the language can be chynged.
ecutive wis heidin frae thare anent uphaud for the Scots language
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS nummer 109, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
that yaises Scots tae blether anent sport yaises mair Scots, than
hich the slae? Ane guid thing anent this SAC blather is rattlin w
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 111, (self-published 2003) Lallans, newspaper
curns an organisations thocht anent the place o the Scots languag
it forrit thair mony consaits anent whit wis wantin for the Scots
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Forde, Iain W D Hale Ir Sindries - Buik Twa, (Fons Scotiae 2000) Lallans, prose
“Ar ye no heir anent the cuiverfeu, than?”
“Did he tel ye thon anent the passenger at bad the gair
enes sayin ill wirds ti Andra anent the puir stait o thair lectro
e stertit ti gie thaim advyse anent whit objeks wes lik ti be o m
ned it. Mirren interrogat him anent the hiddil he hed uised.
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 142, (self-published 2005) Lallans, newspaper
pouers o Europe wis paranoid anent
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Smith, Jamie The dingin doun o devolution, (Mak Forrit 2020) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
I’d like tae scrieve a bit anent the UK government’s ‘Inte
aur breinge in and write laws anent ony hame-rule maiters, I’d
micht hae seen the TV adverts anent Covid-19 that’s co-brandit
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Smith, Jamie William Playfair: faither o data visualisation, (Mak Forrit 2019) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
e thir insichts.1 He remerkit anent ae history-relatit chairt in
houiver. The’ war concerns anent accuracy — an it’s true t
a hae helpit, aitherins (mair anent that in a bit). The chairts f
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Smith, Jamie Effeirin tae the formal: Laitinate lendwirds in Scots, (Mak Forrit 2019) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
guage, Caroline Macafee notes anent earlier French lends:
Anent Latin lendwirds (that wis aft
what Jack Aitken said in 1982 anent datings o Latin lends in Scot
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Smith, Jamie Soonds o the kirk an court: early airt muisic in Scotland, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
an what div we ken in general anent, early Scots airt muisic?
happily we ken a bittie mair anent the muisic o Scotland in the
tinental Europe. In his entry anent Renaissance an Reformation mu
es’ royal decree o 1579 — anent the awfu state o muisic makki
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Heather, Alistair Bravehert: The truth anent William Wallace (pairt 2), (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Angus, blog
Bravehert: The truth anent William Wallace (pairt 2)
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Heather, Alistair Bravehert: The truth anent William Wallace (pairt 1), (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Angus, blog
memory is clartit wi threaps anent a film raither nor discussion
i a decent amoont o certainty anent this kenspeckle chiel.
The thing speirt anent the battle, tae ding doun Wal
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Heather, Alistair The Body Snatchers, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Angus, blog
still creditit aa thae havers anent God an Auld Nick an aa that.
a grave: we didnae hae a law anent thon till later!
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Heather, Alistair Lat the auld witch burn, (Mak Forrit 2017) Lallans - Angus, blog
d scrieved the follaein lines anent the burnin pairty, he haein w
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Thoumire, Elizabeth In defence o SNHS, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
win o oor sanctimonious media anent whit they see as the shortcom
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Thoumire, Elizabeth Kintrae livin, (Mak Forrit 2019) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
throu faimilies lik a plague. Anent treatment, it wis for the mai
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Thoumire, Elizabeth Daein it yersel, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
Anent hou I cam tae be slitterin ab
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Thoumire, Elizabeth Three days in October, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
Anent the shaw itsel, we thocht it
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Thoumire, Elizabeth Makkin a muckle o a mickle, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
aw need tae hae anither think anent hou we feed oorsels. The unch
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Thoumire, Elizabeth The killin fields!, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
e the ower-protectit species. Anent they ither beasts wha bide on
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Thoumire, Elizabeth Deid huddies an the Moray Eel, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
Despite aw their bluster anent bein selt oot, nane o the Sco
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Thoumire, Elizabeth For the fat romantics, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
o aw the evidence an warnins anent oor unhealthy wey o eatin, an
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Hershaw, William The Retour O The Grey Airmy, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Lallans, blog
gh wi less moral wecht). Mair anent elks anon.
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Hodgart, John Scots Language Act: Oor weans hae richt tae see mither tung respectit, (The National 2021) Lallans - North Ayrshire, newspaper
elopments in Northern Ireland anent a Scots Language Act (tae be
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 147, (self-published 2006) Lallans, newspaper
r 146 in Januar, gied wittins anent Liet International, the Eurov
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 114, (self-published 2003) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
port tae the Scots Pairlament anent the pairt taen bi minority la
leet o whit they aw promised anent languages tae wheedle a sate
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 115, (self-published 2003) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
Ken whaur a series o comments anent the warld an the warld o Dund
en the weavers an the tailors anent wha shuid hae precedency. In
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 116, (self-published 2003) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
human richts throu its policy anent regional languages an, in par
t Meinister wis tae be speirt anent a nummer o important maitters
id taikle the Scots Executive anent thaim.
still aye a puckle anxieties anent the hinmaist ootcome an whuth
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 117, (self-published 2003) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
teachin materials in Scots an anent Scots, she will be gaein oot
iclar gled tae hear ony ideas anent whit she or SLD can dae tae m
A walin o stories an sangs anent the Scots love affeir wi the
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 119, (self-published 2003) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
ed, pittin vyce tae her doots anent the twa heidmaist pynts o the
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 176, (self-published 2008) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
". The novel taks in consaits anent airt, poetry an music an kivv
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Farrow, Kenneth D. Lallans 59 - Editorial, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans, newspaper
butions til the ongaun debate anent academic an offeicial registe
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McClure, Derrick J. Lallans 59 - A Stot an a Cleg, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans, prose
ecco Angiolieri. Here a speil anent him an hou he cuist out wi th
hilk Cecco screivit for Dante anent a marischal in their core.
Anent the Marischal nou we’ll hae
e, but ane that tells us mair anent Cecco nor Dante’s sang.
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Capener, Jack This laund wis wrocht for you an me, (Mak Forrit 2021) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
tae a laundscape says muckle anent hou wir economic or social co
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Scots Language Center Crackin aboot politics, (Scots Language Centre 2020) Lallans, blog
en crack throu the Scots leid anent politics, an lang afore Barbo
and forby. Wrutten commentars anent politics wis thocht best in L
The third o oor documents anent political maiters is a poyem
s Ingland pittin throu an act anent the kingship, athoot first sp
In 1872 the Act anent Education (Scotland) cam inta
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Donati, Colin Universal Declaration o Human Richts, (Scots Language Centre 2004) Lallans, government
elt they are tae equal richts anent mairrage,
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Horsbroch, Dauvit The Embra Greement, (Scots Language Centre 2012) Lallans, government
Scots Government anent a referendum for a
Scots Government anent a referendum for a freestauni
unner Sheed 30 o the 1998 Act anent Scotland
anent a freestaunin Scotland. The t
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Sneddon, Alison Whit dae ye want “British vailues” tae mean?, (The Sair Fecht 2016) Lallans, blog
political culture, the debate anent Britain’s future i the EU h
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McClurg, Fernando Scots, the Electoral Commission an the language community, (The Sair Fecht 2016) Lallans, blog
fur haein a resydentèr walin anent tha Claught Kïngrick haudin
ukkin ye tae pit in yer vóat anent yin speirin. Fur this resyden
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Durie, Nick The Best o the Baith o Thaim, (The Sair Fecht 2016) Lallans, blog
seen monie narratives theday anent the Tories’ new fund status
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 100, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
siccar information tae haund anent a wheen o language quaistens
n this backgrund that thochts anent the Scottish Corpus of Texts
at the want o kennin thare is anent Scotland's languages can be p
ots includit an a word or twa anent its uisage an staunin the day
es o this gars mair quaistens anent the wirth o the Chairter. For
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 101, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
gie in the British pairlament anent the requirements o language f
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 102, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
h Buik Festival ongaun, a foy anent the life an wark o thon kensp
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 105, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
Broon maks muckle anent "old Scots" no bein a languag
got the wrang en o the stick anent the "old Scots" he wis haveri
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 106, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
overnment a wheen o questions anent whit they haed duin in the pa
o the chairter. The questions anent Scots an Gaelic wis devolved
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@gordimhor1 tweeted
time somebody's haiverin oan anent Scots being a pretendy leid. (2019) search twitter

@iainnicol tweeted
h95 Naw mate, that's nae whit anent means.(2020) search twitter

@rosa_alba_macd tweeted
SC&T - speceefic the coorse anent screivin leeteratur i Scots b(2020) search twitter
cious an wee laddie arguments anent fitba) an I amna a sangster o(2020) search twitter
thocht an ane that I hae had anent thon mannie that avows himsel(2020) search twitter
Verlaine wrat a bonnie poesie anent the rain “Il pleut sur la vi(2020) search twitter
myn the name o Michael Scott anent ae ither ploy I had a few day(2020) search twitter
and 3 other occurrences.

@StuartPoet tweeted
aw stuff here fae the Machars anent Gallowa Scots an whae yaised (2020) search twitter


Elphinstone Institute Aiberdeenshire Cooncil – Scots Leid Guidelines, (Aberdeenshire Council 2017) Doric, government
lop CLPL trainin for teachers anent Scots;
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Murdoch, Steve Schrödinger’s Leid?, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Doric - St Andrews, blog
Douglas. Indeed, he kent mair anent the Scots leid nor monie fowk
fowk were spiert bi telephone anent their use or itherweys o Scot
ig ane; the government spiert anent Scots ability on the census i
sehald in Scotland wes spiert anent Scots wi the same results ret
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Giles, Harry Josephine WHIT TAE WRITE NOU?, (https://harryjosephine.com/ 2015) Orkney, blog
r language. Ye want tae write anent Engliesh, bit yir aye writan
Engliesh, bit yir aye writan anent Engliesh. The Scots “anent
Engliesh. The Scots “anent” is right here, fir hid tra
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Neill, Willie Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern, poetry
(anent a resurrection faur owre shin on page 144

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Wilson, Rab Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
Nae fear! Whit did he care anent the mess? on page 218

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Rodger, Matt The Borth’ick Waitter, (SCOTS Corpus 2003) Southern - Roxburgh, prose
sindrins anent the schul biggin yonner. Ay,
ttit tae ae herdin it Harrot, anent New Mill-on-Ti’iot,
ort o the 29nt. Mairch, 2005, anent James, the 11 year auld in ae
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Robinson, Philip Oul Licht, (Ullans Press 2017 ISBN: 978-1905281305) Ulster - Larne, poetry
Psalm 22 (A sang o Daivit anent tha Cross) on page 63
Psalm 23 (A sang o Daivit anent tha Cruik) on page 68
Psalm 24 (A sang o Daivit anent tha Croon) on page 69

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Ulster-Scots Language Society Tha Fower Gospels, (Ullans Press 2016 ISBN: 978-1-905281-25-1) Ulster, prose
Anent tha keepin o tha Sabbath day on page 78

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Warwick, Matthew Tha Feardie Geng hae tae bide at hame, (Sensory Attachment Centre 2020) Ulster - Ballymena, weans
wi nae chairge fur all weans anent Covid-19.
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Ulster Scots Agency Ulster Scots Census, (census.gov.uk 2021) Ulster, government
coont speirin an mair wittins anent tha heid-coont in Ulster-Scot
6 then ga til tha Declaration anent tha foremaist page.
Gie shoart wittins anent whut ye dae (daen) in yer for
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Bennett, Hazel Tha Near Cut, (Ullans Magazine 2001) Ulster, prose
Val stairtit tae think lang anent whit haed gane on the nicht.
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@fairfaaye tweeted
o/5ewjySjRG0 fer mair wittins anent Ulster-Scotch daeins tae cele(2020) search twitter

@the_gellick tweeted
d a wheen o daicent scrievins anent Scots an in (Ulster) Scots ed (2015) twitter link

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