A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

apostrophe Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words5.9 5 6.9 0 0 0 0 20.5
Number of occurrences96 0 0 0 0 3
Number of authors4 1

Occurrences of apostrophe in Corpus

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Fleemin, Sandy Report on Inquiry intil the role Submission, (Education, Culture an Sport Comatee 2003) Lallans, government
e gaed as faur as pittin in a apostrophe whaurever a letter wisna in t
for a wonder, he didna pit a apostrophe efter the "-in" endins o verb
2 matches

Fleemin, Sandy Shudder at the Niffer, (sandyfleming.org 2003) Lallans, prose
. Obviously wi us no writin a apostrophe at the end o "wi" nouadays, t
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 177, (self-published 2008) Lallans, newspaper
Scots, it wis left oot an an apostrophe wis pitten in its place.
1 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@the_gellick tweeted in Ulster
ter Scots we'd hae wheeked an apostrophe intae "cuckoo's" ana! @celtic (2015) twitter link
spakers would hae skelped an apostrophe in thon. Aa the best! (2014) twitter link

@LairnScots tweeted in Lallans

@StuartPoet tweeted in Lallans

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