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Use in varieties of Scots

apple Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words13.9 10 16.1 11.8 0 0 11.7 13.6
Number of occurrences2114 4 0 0 1 2
Number of authors4 4 1 1

Occurrences of apple in Corpus

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Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
lunge tae rip oot his Adam's apple like yae see in they cheesy K on page 45
ma mums face. Efter ah hud ma apple pie and custard ah dashed tae on page 197
s he went tae crush ma Adam's apple intae a fine powder. Aldo sur on page 199

3 matches

Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2021 ISBN: 978-1916117921) Lallans - Renfrew, prose
. Charlene's class are in the Apple Mac room at the same time as on page 29
her heid lika jet black pine-apple, but the night she wis wearin on page 37
t): yir meant tae eat half an apple an a can ae Tizer fur breakfa on page 136
chtime as well as her half an apple; she didnae really say much e on page 138

6 matches

Leslie, Deborah Doric - Hale an Hairty, (Argo Publishing 2011 ISBN: 978-0954615345) Doric - Inverurie, prose
the wye back up te the Adam's apple. "Ye're a mannie! Ye're a blo on page 16

1 matches

Campbell, Robert Lock Doon Poyams, (Independently 2021 ISBN: 979-8742155812) Ulster, poetry
Apple, orange, yin special toy on page 18
An apple, orange an juist yin toy, on page 19

2 matches

Percy, Ely The Family Situation, (The Interpreters House.org 2020) Lallans, prose
elly hit me on the heid wi an apple at lunch time the day. She tr
ent right through her fur the apple episode an he’s tolt her ta
2 matches

Douglas, David Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009) Southern - Galloway, poetry
red as apple-russet,
1 matches

McQueer, Chris Hings - Short Stories 'n That, (404 Ink 2017) Lallans - Glesga, prose
is bag, ‘ye cin get a candy apple urr a bag ae whelks. Mussels
Candy apple or a bag ae whelks. Ah dae li
2 matches

Grae, Emma Billy's Ghost Dug, (liarsleague.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
Neville wis the apple o ma eye. He wis a mongrel, w
1 matches

Strachan, Shane Standing Stone, (northwordsnow.co.uk 2016) Doric, prose
lack object – I see fae the apple logo on the back that it’s
1 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@DoricPhrases tweeted in Doric

@cligeey tweeted in Doric

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