A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
anyone Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words25.3 28.8 31.7 0 20.6 11.3 6.5
Number of occurrences4529 12 0 2 1 1
Number of authors24 14 6 2 1 1

Occurrences of anyone in Corpus

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Lallans

Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2021 ISBN: 978-1916117921) Lallans - Renfrew, prose
ur input Mister McCoy now has anyone got anything sensible to say. on page 83
id Frieda. Tommy sniggert. Is anyone there. Nothin happent still. on page 107

3 matches

Wilson, Rab Accent O the Mind, (Luath 2006 ISBN: 978-1905222322) Lallans - New Cumnock, poetry
n Tim Henman, Summer's here! 'Anyone fir tennis!?' on page 43

1 matches

Grae, Emma The Tongue She Speaks, (Scots Language Centre 2021) Lallans, poetry
e around and have a word with anyone whose name I don't know. Feel on page 8

1 matches

Robertson, James Naebody'd Seen Him, (Scottish Book Trust 2018) Lallans, prose
hersel: Did anyone see you? Whit wid it be like
question kept comin back: Did anyone see you?
, turnt it aroon. Did you see anyone? If
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Clark, Sara Indyref 2: Aulder, Wiser, Kinder, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
see. History wis on ma side. Anyone who thocht itherwise seemed a
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Forrest, Liam Hittin the Toon, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Dunfermline, prose
Aye, cheers fur that ladies. Anyone could see that they wurr oot
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Macdonald, Amy Evelynn and Peter, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Ayr, prose
ages, aboot anything and tae anyone. We used tae talk for oors on
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Bennett, Peter Just Another Minute, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
really am sorry. If there’s anyone you feel you need to talk to.
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Bennett, Peter TA Hauf an a Hauf, (ABCTales.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
ht back fae anywhere we - or anyone deemed close enough tae us ta
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McKillop, Roger Educational (Mis)Communication, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
vised me. “But don’t tell anyone an’ it’ll be cleaned up a
1 matches

@Seperatist_No1 tweeted
no the time" isn't something anyone could really say aboot an ind(2020) search twitter
If anyone can comment on @bmc875 tell h(2020) search twitter

@DavidJWood2 tweeted
ut them up again. Cannae have anyone stealing my thunder!!!!! ??(2020) search twitter
esman hat on, and I can visit anyone. Not a popular opinion, but a(2020) search twitter

@MartinBroon tweeted
??A’m shocked!ANYONE who carries the Name @clydefc(2020) search twitter

@LairnScots tweeted
r new lairnin materials afore anyone else! See ye themorra! https: (2018) twitter link

@kennethbryce184 tweeted
a laugh btw - the last place anyone should be looking for a job - (2020) twitter link
not give a reply like that to anyone - i take it they dont learn (2021) twitter link
intae games by now - but if anyone kin get in guid luck tae them (2020) twitter link
@KeyserSosse @me_snp how anyone can vote snp with an idiot li (2021) twitter link
admarj3003 @me_snp exactly - anyone who votes for this man needs (2021) twitter link
and 4 other occurrences.

Doric

Leslie, Deborah Doric - Alive an Kickin, (Argo Publishing 2004 ISBN: 978-0954615314) Doric - Inverurie, prose
the 'Doric' is something that anyone could learn. There can't be t on page 7

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Hutchison, Pat The Seven Coins o Kineddart, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Doric - Banffshire, prose
to sneak out without letting anyone know. There’s a small tunne
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@DoricPhrases tweeted
gaun tae go forget - er dist anyone ken i' a latchie opening gara(2017) search twitter
Does anyone know if the story concerning (2018) search twitter
Can anyone help wi the origins of the sc(2018) search twitter
Can anyone help David pls: “I used to d(2018) search twitter
ebrate buik wikk Scotland was anyone like me tae offer a free kind(2018) search twitter
and 1 other occurrences.

@fittiecrooners tweeted
He has a bigger bar tab than anyone I know. Gan tae dee some dama(2016) search twitter
a dinna spare any thought fer anyone else bit themselves #greed #b(2020) search twitter

@JamieFairbairn1 tweeted
caa canny, clarty, hud gaan. Anyone researched? Willing (2020) twitter link

@JamesAmcvean tweeted
ms Of course it is! Dinna let anyone bully you over voting. Your c (2021) twitter link

Shetland

@helenmoncrieff tweeted
peless aboot human behaviour. Anyone for a Redd Up/litter pick? #d(2020) search twitter

@shaetlan_rose tweeted
Has anyone else noticed the pied wagtail(2019) search twitter

Southern

@MartyMacMurtrie tweeted
rdmrw Frankly, ahm annoyed by anyone mentioned that word, a can sa(2020) search twitter

Ulster

@Angelinekking tweeted
Larne thing as I never heard anyone use it in Belfast. That was b(2020) search twitter