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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
archie Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words11.2 11.9 21.1 0 0 0 0
Number of occurrences2012 8 0 0 0 0
Number of authors10 5 5

Occurrences of archie in Corpus

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Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
crocodile. And then there's, Archie. The owner ae The Carousel, w on page 72
"Awrite Archie, What's up?" on page 73

2 matches

Wilson, Rab Accent O the Mind, (Luath 2006 ISBN: 978-1905222322) Lallans - New Cumnock, poetry
Archie Campbell on page 76

1 matches

Bennett, Peter The Guru an Zander, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
u’side tae meet this fuckin Archie cunt again at his gaff, a fla
‘So Archie. . . or is that Guru Dai - q
You’re huvin a fuckin laugh Archie. Beatin heart?’ ah sais, no
erence, Guru Dhadakata dil or Archie bloody Hamilton?’ he sais t
leekit, snake oil salesman is Archie, ay the auldest kind. Only it
6 matches

McKillop, Roger Uprisin' an' Doonfa', (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Edinburgh, poetry
an’ oot o’ his wy’! Dr Archie, Locheil’s brother, telt us
uldnae move ma legs. A saw Dr Archie helpin’ Locheil bit there w
2 matches

@billykayscot tweeted
the monument. Pouerfu stuff! Archie Fisher sings it weel tae.(2020) search twitter


Leslie, Deborah Doric - Alive an Kickin, (Argo Publishing 2004 ISBN: 978-0954615314) Doric - Inverurie, prose
"At leuks like my Archie!" A vyce fae the back raa sha on page 61

2 matches

Smith, Alex A Fer Chauve, (self-published 2005) Doric, prose
ore. Jonsar Eck thocht he wis Archie.
1 matches

@cligeey tweeted
legends corpy and a 0-0 draw Archie went past in his motor stoppe(2020) search twitter
troit67Book Thocht at, wis an Archie Mcpherson tweet there(2020) search twitter

@fittiecrooners tweeted
a cross between Pat Butcher n Archie Knox! Must be trying tae scar(2019) search twitter
Michty me! Archie (Pat Butcher) Knox did nae la(2019) search twitter

@glenlivetloon tweeted
amac I've always wondered who Archie was. It's Erchie in Aberdeens(2020) search twitter

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