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army Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words25.8 19 15 61.7 0 22.4 0 27.3
Number of occurrences3913 21 0 1 0 4
Number of authors10 7 1 1

Occurrences of army in Corpus

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Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
n interestin yin, the British army are lookin fur new recruits. on page 122

1 matches

Thomson, Mark Bard fae thi buildin site, (Luath 2007 ISBN: 978-1906307141) Lallans - Dundee, poetry
o an army we a cavalry on horseback on page 42
an thir army wiz gettin destroyed on page 44

2 matches

Goodall, Phyllis J. Lallans 59 - Last May a Braw Wooer, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Doric, newspaper
t jeans dancin wi some tartan army chiel aal eneuch ti be yer fa on page 94

1 matches

McHardy, Stuart Speakin o Dundee: Tales Tellt Aroun the Toun, (Luath 2010 ISBN: 978-1-906817-25-1) Lallans - Dundee, prose
ae time when he cam across an army o the local warriors sittin o on page 20
tae the East Coast an land an army at Lunan Bay. Fowk thocht tha on page 25

2 matches

Harper, Norman Stronach: A Weekly Look at Life in the Fictional North-East Village, (The Press and Journal 2000) Doric, newspaper
"Een o Erchie's aul Army buddies," John the Barman sai
1 matches

Smith, Alex A Fer Chauve, (self-published 2005) Doric, prose
ies haein a go at the British Army. He said." I think there are
tae question the British Army? It wis a war that wis bein f
er melons, you jist teen your army beet, kicked
3 matches

Logan, Kirsty Lego, (Scots Hoose 2017) Lallans, weans
the pencils gan, as if a wee army o ants wis stormin through th
1 matches

Ratter, Peter Da Perishin Nort, (Young Shetland Writer 2010) Shetland, prose
b an brace overalls and an ex-army gretcoat dat he had bowt efte
1 matches

McKinlay, Kieran Walk Way to Fame, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Dunfermline, prose
l he got ah phonecall fae the army n av no seen him since. So it
1 matches

Hutchison, Pat Sanners Gow's Tales and Folklore of the Buchan - The Clootie Dummmplin!, (Ayton Publishing 2017 ISBN: 978-1910601419) Doric - Banffshire, prose
iz made o thick wool like the army wore but a grey colour that h
1 matches

Hutchison, Pat Catty, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
days the place wiz fulled wi army bomb disposal teams, forensic
1 matches

The Mannie Fae Unco The Diary o a Feel at the Skweel, (unco.scot 2021) Doric, prose
I uncovered a pile o British army soup plate tin hats and at th
1 matches

King, Angeline Weans o Latharna, (angelineking.com 2021) Ulster - Larne, weans
ed Jenny. ‘They’re playin army assault courses.’
Army assault courses, ah thocht. N
ssault courses, ah thocht. No army assault courses, ah thocht. A
Ah was sick, sore an tired o army assault courses.
4 matches

Hutchison, Pat Bulletbroo, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
erdeen. Douglas teen tae this army cairry on like a jook tae wat
wer bad for Douglas until the army startit tae phase in the soup
Aroon this time the German army started tae gie their troops
3 matches

Hutchison, Pat The Stones That Turned, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Doric - Banffshire, prose
he’d been teen awa tae the army. Mary sobbed at the memory bu
ended up bein pitten tae the army in the first place. It hid be
ia Company. He’d chosen the army an ended up dyin on the North
3 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@DoricPhrases tweeted in Doric
bout Doric spiking Aberdonian army nurse - read 1st chapter for(2015)
Ah’m sae proud: Army Medical Services Museum Ash V(2016)
bout Doric spiking Aberdonian army nurse: Christmas at Erskine h(2016)
short story about Aberdonian army nurse Read opening pages free(2016)
. The Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps Association rec(2018)
and 1 other matches.

@beast_afc tweeted in Doric

@DaibhidhABEB tweeted in Lallans

@MartyMacMurtrie tweeted in Lallans

@DABArbuckle tweeted in Lallans
ite programmes. That and Dads Army(2020)

@kennethbryce184 tweeted in Lallans

@LairnScots tweeted in Lallans

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