A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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as Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words5228.4 252 5624.5 5165.2 5341.2 6042.3 4702.4 3062.3
Number of occurrences79174891 1758 148 270 401 449
Number of authors121 51 10 26 19 29

Occurrences of as in Corpus

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Robertson, James Black Cuddy, (Scottish Book Trust 2019) Lallans, prose
s for him in her pooch, sweet as caramel, and she fed him thre on page 1
e burn, lookin for her denner as the watter gaed chirlin and k on page 2
ddy, and he cam tae her, jist as he aye did. She gied him the on page 4

7 matches

Robertson, James The Mannie, (Scottish Book Trust 2018) Lallans, prose
ack oot o grey, searchin een. As if he wis wantin tae tell her on page 6
nonsense aboot ghaists. Jist as she widna unnerstaun aboot he on page 7
here. She liftit his mug, fou as it wis, tae skail it in the s on page 9
'As lang as she peys the rent and disna p on page 10
But as the dawn wis risin she woke t on page 11
Also on pages 12
11 matches

Niven, Liz Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern, poetry
A wunnert, as we lay thegither on page 4
bleck as nichtmares. on page 6
dark as the deepest ocean. on page 7
as Gallowa folk greet thegither on page 8
whyles the road maun hae been as muckle on page 11

10 matches

Curran, Doug Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Galloway, poetry
as they wove intricate baskets a on page 16
Ina sits by the window, as the sun begins tae clim, on page 18
But as nicht's dark shroud faa's fas on page 20
as he shapit the hot ir'n on page 21
as he nailed the shae trigly int on page 22
Also on pages 31
12 matches

Robertson, James Precious and the Puggies, (Itchy Coo 2011 ISBN: 978-1845023324) Lallans, weans
African name, and it's no as hard tae say it as it looks. on page 2
rang wey, no intae the ocean, aS maist rivers dae, but backart on page 4
n. And it kittled her up jist as muckle ilka time he tellt it. on page 5
a sign that she micht end up as a detective. A guid few folk on page 6
easy tae stowe awa in the day as weel.' on page 9
Also on pages 13, 14, 18, 19, 21, 29, 32, 38, 40, 41, 44, 46, 47, 53, 57, 58, 59, 61, 63, 64, 65, 66, 68, 69, 74, 76, 78
52 matches

Clark, Thomas Intae the Snaw, (Gatehouse Press 2015 ISBN: 978-0992857370) Lallans, poetry
Gleeterin in leam as diamant licht, on page 26
The river's watters green as lilied Spring, on page 27
Thair handiwork haird as the bite ae a stag on page 36
thae weengs, his een, bricht as day, on page 37
As the twa craws come, on page 39

6 matches

Fenton, James On Slaimish, (Ullans Press 2009 ISBN: 9781905281299) Ulster, poetry
The ha's, plappin rid as blid on page 3
He waited, crootched, still, as it on page 8
A sonsie hizzy free as air, on page 9
Yit, as she on page 22
The hingin sky, solaid as stane, on page 23
Also on pages 24, 37, 39, 41, 48, 49, 50, 53, 54
20 matches

Fitt, Matthew Roald Dahl Reekin Rhymes, (Itchy Coo 2018 ISBN: 978-1785301834) Lallans, weans
'Och, shoosh!' she said as midnicht struck. on page 8
As heids gaed stottin aff the fl on page 11
Jist then, as if fae ooter space, on page 12
But jist as oor Jock raxed the tap, on page 16
As maid tae seeven tottie men on page 24
Also on pages 26, 34, 36, 44
16 matches

Hall, Simon W. The Orkney Gruffalo, (Itchy Coo 2015 ISBN: 978-1785300066) Orkney, weans
There's no such thing as a gruffalo!" on page 3
There's no such thing as a gruffalo!" on page 7
There's no such thing as a gruffal... on page 11
An kweek as the wind through the trees he on page 21

4 matches

Douglas, David Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Galloway, poetry
When giraffes glide gracefae as barques on page 35
as well to remember MacT's admon on page 37
red as apple-russet, on page 40
But watchin one o the boys as he leans on page 42
an as fer her next door on page 47
Also on pages 49, 50, 54
12 matches

Burns, John Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Galloway, poetry
as she walkt on page 62
as ye on page 63
as they fill their pails on page 64
As time gaes by. on page 69

5 matches

Hubbard, Tom The Flechitorium, (Grace Note 2017 ISBN: 9781907676932) Lallans - East Central, poetry
d Tam the Rhymer stumbles out As the fierce galloping on page 3
o he did. The king was right, As befits majesty. on page 4
On moss as soft's a bridal bed, Kicks th on page 5
s northren wanderer Wha spoke as gin he tuik on page 7
Michael Scot as a relative! And colleague! Th on page 8
Also on pages 11, 12, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 31, 33, 34, 39, 40, 42, 43, 54, 57, 58, 60, 60, 62, 69, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 76, 77
59 matches

Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
s somebaody is gontae suffer. As ah go tae light the joint ah on page 14
fur it will soon come tae you as well, the flies will become t on page 15
ws that kin only be described as propaganda against the workin on page 16
it hud maire bling than Mr T. As we stood ootside the buildin, on page 17
make the rules but it's sure as shit us who huv tae follow th on page 19
Also on pages 20, 21, 22, 23, 25, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 47, 48, 50, 51, 52, 53, 55, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 69, 70, 71, 72, 74, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79, 80, 81, 82, 84, 86, 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 92, 96, 97, 98, 99, 100, 102, 103, 104, 105, 108, 109, 110, 111, 112, 113, 116, 117, 119, 120, 121, 122, 123, 124, 125, 126, 127, 129, 131, 132, 133, 134, 136, 137, 138, 139, 140, 141, 142, 143, 144, 146, 147, 149, 150, 151, 152, 153, 154, 155, 156, 157, 158, 159, 160, 161, 162, 163, 164, 165, 166, 167, 168, 169, 171, 172, 173, 174, 175, 176, 177, 178, 179, 181, 182, 184, 185, 186, 187, 188, 190, 91, 192, 193, 194, 195, 196, 197, 198, 199, 200
398 matches

Bryden, Hugh Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
is born in Dumfries and warkt as an art teacher in Dumfries an on page 91
An ah mind whin as a wee laddie there on page 101
as a metaphor for a poor man's s on page 104
A bit o gloss, as ye toss, on page 107

6 matches

Manson, John Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
the factory smock comes doun as grey stour, on page 112
As we stude on page 115
Wi his richt fuit as he gangs on page 120

3 matches

Donovan, Anne Matilda In Scots, (Itchy Coo 2019 ISBN: 978-1785302350) Lallans, weans
odical cicada spends six year as a grub unnergrund, and nae ma on page 3
oked on Matilda in particular as naethin mair than a scab. A s on page 4
but the sister wis, as ah said, a pure cracker. By t on page 5
Fae then on, every efternoon, as soon as her mither had left f on page 7
he had tae rest it on her lap as it wis ower wechtie fur her t on page 9
Also on pages 10, 15, 16, 17, 23, 24, 29, 31, 32, 35, 36, 37, 41, 43, 44, 49, 50, 56, 59, 61, 63, 73, 74, 76, 77, 79, 80, 85, 88, 92, 93, 101, 103, 104, 110, 114, 117, 118, 122, 123, 124, 130, 131, 134, 135, 137, 138, 142, 145, 149, 155, 156, 159, 160, 166, 168, 169, 170, 171, 172, 173, 176, 179, 183, 184, 186, 187, 188, 192, 194, 197, 198, 203, 204, 206, 208, 209, 210, 212, 213, 216, 219, 220, 221, 222, 223, 225, 227, 231, 232
186 matches

Neill, Willie Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern, poetry
as if I'd taen ma lang daurg-day on page 129
as aye he did. The coffin like a on page 135
Ma tackets duntit the causey as I ran on page 136
is no sae thrang the day as it wes then, on page 137
as yon puir gowk staucherin aboo on page 141
Also on pages 143
8 matches

Tindal, Betty Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
As a bairn Ah leeved in a faur-o on page 147
like as if ma Granny on page 155
ll this wee warrior grew dark as a tinkler wean on page 156
as she held in her haun the War on page 157
as birds conter aw this clamant, on page 159
Also on pages 163
8 matches

Leslie, Deborah Doric - Alive an Kickin, (Argo Publishing 2004 ISBN: 978-0954615314) Doric - Inverurie, prose
"A rut!" skirled Joyce. "Ye'r as far inte a rut, ye'd need a J on page 38
n im oan er hich heels. "Ye'r as ticht, Ah can hear ye squeaki on page 41
n oot the roar fae the ingins as they stairtit te clim. Up... on page 42
een somethin an aa bit, she's as thraan, Ah kent she'd raither on page 61
Jim, "she winna wirk an she's as far up in the air, she's wire on page 85

5 matches

Blackhall, Sheena The Doric Gruffalo's Bairn, (Itchy Coo 2016 ISBN: 978-1785300691) Doric - Aberdeen, weans
The Gruffalo quo, "Ye'll dae as I bid - on page 1
his fearie fuskers are teuch as weers." on page 4
"Ye'll taste rare as a midnicht feed." on page 19
As he cocked on the branch o the on page 22

5 matches

Thomson, Mark Bard fae thi buildin site, (Luath 2007 ISBN: 978-1906307141) Lallans - Dundee, poetry
A man in ah eis glory as ei penned doon on page 3
yi wid be as well talkin ti eis grannie, on page 4
As yi gee meh pulse a clatter an on page 5
As bold as fuckin brass on page 7
as friends, let's no firgit an on page 11
Also on pages 12, 29, 32, 42, 44, 48, 52, 54, 55, 59, 62, 68, 69, 70, 72, 73, 74, 76, 77, 78, 84, 85, 88, 90, 94, 96, 97, 98, 99, 100, 102, 103, 112, 114, 115, 116, 119
60 matches

Morrison-Smyth, Anne Alice's Carrants in Wunnerlan, (Evertype 2013 ISBN: 978-1-78201-011-1) Ulster - Ballymoney, prose
"The rest nixt-tim - " "It as nixt tim!" on page 6
doon tae the eno haes tail. "As if A wud taak aboot such a th on page 23
-that is, if A can fin thim!" As shae said this, shae come on on page 34
m on the same side o the dorr as yersel, an secont, bae o the on page 56

4 matches

Anderson, Elizabeth Lallans 59 - OBITUARY : ALISTAIR TAYLOR 1928 - 2001, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Lallans, newspaper
ral Aiberdeenshire, an vrocht as a dominie, teachin English, a on page 4

2 matches

Hubbard, Tom Lallans 59 - Leids and Lieder: Walcome ti Helvetiscots, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Lallans, newspaper
poetic collaboratioun is nae as exotick an faur-fetcht as fir on page 5

14 matches

Eagle, Andy Lallans 59 - Stravaigin the Wab, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Lallans, newspaper
ests an skeels tae play agin. As wi ither computer gemmes some on page 54

2 matches

Douglas, Sheila Lallans 59 - Rants and Foys, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Lallans, newspaper
y fowk follaein whit they saw as a fassoun. Some ettle jist ta on page 56

8 matches

Dareau, Mareau Lallans 59 - The Dictionar o the Aulder Scottis Leid (DOST), (Lallans Magazine 2001) Lallans, newspaper
am A. J. Aitken (Jack Aitken, as he wull be kent tae a wheen o on page 59

4 matches

Niven, Liz Lallans 59 - Painting the Forth Bridge: A Search for Scottish Identity, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Lallans, newspaper
's a weel kent fact that jist as suin as this famous brig is p on page 84

19 matches

Robertson, Sine Lallans 59 - Newsins fae SLRC, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Lallans, newspaper
There's as muckle gaun on aye noo that t on page 87

4 matches

Waddell, John Lallans 59 - Eve and the Aipple, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Lallans, newspaper
iss an aipple or twa. It's no as if He ate them himsel. It's n on page 89

5 matches

Goodall, Phyllis J. Lallans 59 - Last May a Braw Wooer, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Doric, newspaper
she winnered fitwye she wisna as happy as a stirk looten oot i on page 94

9 matches

McHardy, Stuart Speakin o Dundee: Tales Tellt Aroun the Toun, (Luath 2010 ISBN: 978-1-906817-25-1) Lallans - Dundee, prose
tories that A uise in ma wark as a storyteller an aw reflect w on page 9
ory didnae maitter sae muckle as it does the day. Ae wey o loo on page 10
ries will get tellt, an seein as there's mair that we shair wi on page 11
r the Law wis jist a fort or, as seems a lot mair likely, a ki on page 13
in o the battles that went on as mair like inter-clan disputes on page 14
Also on pages 15, 16, 17, 19, 20, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 45, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69
161 matches

Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2021 ISBN: 978-1916117921) Lallans - Renfrew, prose
had a puni before ah got her as a teacher, no even when ah wi on page 16
partner on the tapes an he's as thick as me when it comes tae on page 17
ah did the same back tae her as ah saw her ma reappear fae th on page 20
t tae giggle an ah nearly did as well but ah jist managed tae on page 24
in Punjabi culture it's seen as taboo fur boys an girls tae d on page 26
Also on pages 29, 30, 31, 33, 35, 36, 37, 39, 40, 42, 43, 47, 48, 51, 52, 55, 56, 57, 58, 60, , 66, 67, 69, 71, 72, 76, 78, 82, 83, 85, 87, 88, 89, 91, 93, 94, 95, 96, 99, 101, 102, 104, 105, 106, 107, 109, 110, 111, 115, 116, 117, 120, 121, 122, 123, 126, 127, 129, 131, 135, 138, 140, 142, 145, 150, 151, 153, 156, 157, 158, 162, 163
123 matches

Rennie, Susan The Teeger that Cam for his Tea, (Floris Kelpies 2018 ISBN: 978-1782504665) Lallans, weans
"It canna be the milkman, as he cam the mornin. on page 2
it canna be the grocer's lad, as it's no his day tae come. on page 3
, Sophie couldna tak her bath as the teeger had drunken aw the on page 20

4 matches

Farrow, Kenneth D. Lallans 81 - Editorial, (Lallans Magazine 2012) Lallans, newspaper
w been celebration this year. As monie o ye wul ken, a mukkil on page 5

12 matches

Pacitti, Stephen Lallans 81 - Pyntin the Been, (Lallans Magazine 2012) Doric - Aberdeen, newspaper
deep pyne; an a look o peety, as weel, wi somethin o a faither on page 8

4 matches

McPartlin, John Lallans 81 - Fower Australian Poems, (Lallans Magazine 2012) Lallans - Dollar, poetry
crummlin, lists. As if at oor approach. on page 16
sklintered sair as God's jaggie croun, on page 16
Oot oan's feet, William as cadger, on page 18

3 matches

Docherty, John F. Lallans 81 - Lang Summer Days, (Lallans Magazine 2012) Lallans, prose
e a soond in the room. It wis as quiet as death. Ma faither ha on page 76

5 matches

Dornan, Stephen Tha Jaa Banes, (Ulster-Scots Academy 2020 ISBN: 978-1-9163758-1-9) Ulster - Comber, poetry
Boke fae yer bake as "gellick!" on page 7
oul place. Aiblins a yarn sic as this ... on page 8
an he fell doon on his erse. As he was sprattlin aboot tryin on page 13
They echa as strang aboot yer skull on page 16
As tha mune, tha thrissle, tha g on page 18
Also on pages 20, 21, 31, 32, 34, 35, 37, 39, 40, 41, 49, 50, 51, 53, 59
28 matches

Ulster-Scots Language Society Tha Fower Gospels, (Ullans Press 2016 ISBN: 978-1-905281-25-1) Ulster, prose
ïn iverie airt fer tha wean. As shuin as yis fin hïm, wud ye on page 2
shine afore iveriebodie, sae as the' wull see yer guid warks on page 5
ak, let hïm hae yer tap-coat as weel. If summodie gars ye tae on page 6
ïnnae luk doon ïn tha mooth as tha hippycrates dae, fer the' on page 7
e an offerin fer yer cleansin as Moses toul iz ïn tha Laa, fe on page 8
Also on pages 9, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 76, 77, 79, 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95, 96, 98, 99, 100, 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 109, 110, 111, 112
176 matches

Fitt, Matthew Chairlie and the Chocolate Works, (Itchy Coo 2016 ISBN: 978-1-78530-083-7) Lallans, prose
k were ower ninety. They were as runkled as prunes, and baney on page 9
n that? Its aboot fifty times as muckle as ony ither!' on page 10
and said, 'Yon's a fact! It's as true as get oot.' on page 11
hauf, and that is jist aboot as auld as onybody can be. Like on page 12
etts were aye sneckit shut wi as mony cheynes wrappit roond th on page 20
Also on pages 23, 25, 26, 27, 30, 32, 33, 34, 36, 38, 41, 42, 43, 45, 46, 48, 52, 54, 55, 61, 64, 68, 70, 71, 72, 75, 80, 81, 82, 86, 87, 89, 90, 92, 93, 95, 96, 97, 98, 102, 108, 109, 110, 112, 113, 115, 116, 118, 123, 126, 127, 128, 131, 132, 133, 134, 136, 138, 139, 140, 142, 149, 154, 155, 157, 160, 161, 163, 164, 168, 170, 172
161 matches

Logan, Liam Thon Ulster Scots Book, (Galdanagh 2014 ISBN: 978-0992881405) Ulster - Dunloy, prose
r, resembling nothing so much as an owl wumman wae a stray ers on page 32
cs I would say that they know as much about football as my ers on page 33
went tay his work kitted oot as a female and went tae dances on page 44
al tay waal coverage the same as say "Big Brother" or "A'm A N on page 46

9 matches

Burgess, Wilson Dae Ye See: Ulster-Scots Poems, (Scots Language Centre 2007 ISBN: 978-0955791604) Ulster - L'Derry, poetry
Wae mony on the same erran' as me, on page 3
As Ah went for the ban's tae the on page 7
As a yokin' at the stock hae sta on page 9
As he wak'ed oot tae haes daily on page 11
As on the street we met. on page 15
Also on pages 18, 19, 21, 22, 25, 34, 37, 39, 44
22 matches

Leslie, Deborah Doric - Hale an Hairty, (Argo Publishing 2011 ISBN: 978-0954615345) Doric - Inverurie, prose
As he defends his argiement, on page 5
r gied a lang, draan-oot sigh as he dooned his fork an knife a on page 6
Morrice held his breath as the plane dirdit ben the runw on page 7
h war perfeck; an his een war as black as his greased-back hai on page 8
e, puttin Morrice in the airm as the loon disappeart. on page 9
Also on pages 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 65, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 74, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79, 80, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 89, 90, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95, 96
321 matches

Clark, Thomas Diary o a Wimpy Wean, (Itchy Coo 2018 ISBN: 978-1785302145) Lallans, weans
Noo, faur as I can suss it aw oot, I'm som on page 7
tae ma pal Rowley (wha's like as no floatin richt aboot the 15 on page 8
It's no even as if me simmer went aff wi a ba on page 10
Also on pages 16, 18, 25, 28, 29, 31, 33, 34
14 matches

Wilson, Rab Accent O the Mind, (Luath 2006 ISBN: 978-1905222322) Lallans - New Cumnock, poetry
As ships cast aff tae the pibroc on page 15
First as herdboy, then shepherd, at Gl on page 17
As it's filling sails depairt fr on page 19
As the warld ye knew, gane forev on page 20
Wha newvir aince thocht, as they lauched an joked, on page 27
Also on pages 29, 33, 37, 38, 41, 42, 46, 47, 51, 52, 56, 61, 62, 71, 76, 78, 81, 88, 99, 100, 101, 102, 103, 106, 107, 110, 111, 112, 114, 116, 117, 118, 119, 121, 122, 123, 124, 125, 127, 128, 141, 145, 149, 151
92 matches

Rennie, Susan Kat an Doug on Planet Perjink, (Itchy Coo 2002 ISBN: 978-1902927565) Lallans, weans
en doon again an oot the door as fast as she cud. As she wheec on page 4
aid Doug. 'We'll jist traivel as the Perjinkians dae.' on page 8
As suin as they were ootside, a weet spo on page 9
Dae ye mind if I tak pictures as ye work, Cloot?' he speired, on page 11
kians inventit them lang syne as a wey o keepin food fae fawin on page 13
Also on pages 14, 16, 25, 26
25 matches

Hay, Gordon M. The Doric New Testament, (Gordon M Hay 2012 ISBN: 978-0957351516) Doric - Banff, prose
tae bide there till sic time as e Lord taul him tae set oot f on page 8
teen fae e laa till sic time as aa att maun come aboot his co on page 11
att. Ye maun be perfec, jist as yer Fadder in hivven is perfe on page 13
be jeedged yersel. Cause jist as ye mith jeedge ither fowk, yo on page 14
ek it? Aye dee tae ither fowk as ye wad hae them dee tae you: on page 15
Also on pages 16, 79, 80, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 89, 90, 91, 93, 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99, 100, 102, 103, 105, 106, 107, 109, 110, 111, 112, 115, 116, 117, 118, 119, 120, 121
112 matches

Fitt, Matthew Geordie's Mingin Medicine, (Itchy Coo 2007 ISBN: 978-1845021603) Lallans, weans
in tae bide in the same hoose as yon gloomy auld golach o a Gr on page 2
're jist aboot the same hicht as me awready.' on page 5
'Yer Mammie's as glaikit as you are,' Grannie said. 'Kail on page 7
s the door. He wanted tae win as faur awa as possible fae this on page 8
As Geordie sat there pensin ower on page 14
Also on pages 20, 21, 22, 25, 28, 31, 32, 33, 36, 38, 39, 45, 47, 49, 52, 53, 55, 58, 59, 61, 71, 73, 75, 79, 80, 81, 82, 85, 92, 98, 99, 101, 102
64 matches

Jamieson, Robert Alan Archipelagos : Poems from Writing the North, (University of Edinburgh 2014 ISBN: 978-0-7486-9755-7) Shetland, poetry
nae maer as choost a pierie nest ootgrowi on page 14

1 matches

MacInnes, Morag Archipelagos : Poems from Writing the North, (University of Edinburgh 2014 ISBN: 978-0-7486-9755-7) Shetland, poetry
a skate's purse tight as a nut, but fur on page 21
lightsome as a lass, opens sweet to yur sp on page 23
pink as prannies, mooths aal on page 24

6 matches

Mainland, Jim Archipelagos : Poems from Writing the North, (University of Edinburgh 2014 ISBN: 978-0-7486-9755-7) Shetland, poetry
as oorie as ony in a draem - on page 28

2 matches

Miller, Alison Archipelagos : Poems from Writing the North, (University of Edinburgh 2014 ISBN: 978-0-7486-9755-7) Orkney, poetry
eyther oot o such fine cloot as that. on page 39

1 matches

Sutherland, Hazel Biggin Da Dess, (Shetland For Wirds 2004) Shetland, prose
r. Some hae da girse laid oot as it wis cut, but teased inta o
rl me rake aroond in my haand as we walk doon past da tattie r
yness. Spreadin dir airms oot as dey let it faa wi a light dus
leverage an bend doon ta push as much as I can as hard as I ca
much as I can as hard as I can. Rigs raked till dir ba
7 matches

Cumming, John Da Whillie, (Shetland For Wirds 2010) Shetland, prose
t time. Noo hit mychta fyshed as weel on anidder day, bit we n
e a bowes ower da side ta act as fenders an we belld him a rop
aef, so we got im i da galley as fast as we could. I rowwed hi
fast as we could. I rowwed him in twa
o da lee o da herbour office. As we tied up, he clamb aboard a
6 matches

Cumming, John Kirsten, (Shetland For Wirds 2006) Shetland, prose
t noo me mind wis kirnin. Try as I mycht, I couldna had it tag
urance, da grace, dat I kent. As her coach I couldna spaek tae
ang wi dee?' Weel I telt her, as best I could. Shö jöst sat
3 matches

De Luca, Christine Dodie's Phenomenal Pheesic, (Shetland For Wirds 2008) Shetland, weans
‘dan dis’ll pent dem red as roses.’
is a white pooder. In dat gud as weel.
aa coarn o dat,’ Dodie said as he sprayed da hale canfoo int
An in, as weel, gud a muckle roond box
d ower tae da press dey ösed as a larder. Da skelfs wis stapp
5 matches

Sinclair, James Makkin Hame, (Shetland For Wirds 2018) Shetland, poetry
an takin meids as da mirkenin fell aw roond. Ja
speed fell aff Charlotte Anne as shu cam tae heel.
an as dey med nort, he listened as
dey med nort, he listened as Charlie's wirds faded awey.
As shu swang roond, he felt trow
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Tait, John M Lallans 60 - The Three Hooses, (Lallans Magazine 2002) Shetland, weans
t we are entitled to at least as much for the Low House."
rily opposed to building work as such, but the intrusion of pr
ti an Lingistwick Dilettanti. As for Jock, he flit tae the Soo
3 matches

Jamieson, Robert Alan Sang Oda Post War Exiles, (Shetland For Wirds 2003) Shetland, poetry
I canna feel da sam as de.
As quhite-washed clean, brukk gi
Dat last faent glisk as I pulled on da oar,
3 matches

Sandison, Iris Da Tree Peerie Grice, (Shetland For Wirds 2002) Shetland, weans
raet muckle sturdy soo - bit as time guid by, shö cam ta see
an set aff doon da daal. But as dey guid by da yard daek, da
at dey wid tak care an wüve as dey trotted doon da daal.
fine peerie hoose tae himsel. As shün as he wis feenished, he
shün as he wis feenished, he set him
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Johnson, Laureen Saands o Maywick, (Shetland For Wirds 2004) Shetland, prose
at day. Such a lang weary day as he wis, yea, an night tö, co
ething. Dey were taen da boat as aften afore, an dey wirna hed
yaain?’ He lookit at me sam as I wis stupid, an he says, ‘
But I could see, as da sun guid doon, at he wis k
ndmidder. I couldna a shifted as lang as I could see at all. P
8 matches

Horsbroch, Dauvit A gang-roond oor Sun Grid, (Scots Language Centre 2020) Lallans, blog
til the first planets kythed. As lang, lang ages gaed by the n
like oors, at least sae faur as we ken. Benmaist the sun is M
nint planet, haed its staunin as a planet taen awa on the grun
fouthy o wechty elements sic as gowd an uranium that's maist
in muckle fingrs o fire kent as flares. The photons an pairti
65 matches

Cartmill, Claire Three score years an ten, (Ballymoney and Moyle Times 2014) Ulster, newspaper
Mi legs ir no’ as soople for mi joints ir stiff
them glide frae side tae side as roon the floor they came
2 matches

Robertson, James Naebody'd Seen Him, (Scottish Book Trust 2018) Lallans, prose
it's as if he's leaving one world and
as if the two are not joined, bu
fou o stanes, some lyin jist as they were laid, some staunin
legs as if they're clad in leid. Up o
oses hurkled unner the cloods as if they were feart
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Robertson, James The Deil, (Scottish Book Trust 2018) Lallans, prose
parks ootby cam in as weel, cairried by the birslin
And the doctor, as he wis gaun himsel, cried bac
aw belief, bent twafauld as if her back had been broken
streekit oot his lang shanks as if wi
mooin soonds at the twa fowk as they gaed by, as if
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 103, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
As a livin language, Scots is in
iss wi regaird tae leids, sic as the warld wide wab an ither s
ata, that tendit the collogue as forespeaker for the Barcelona
ften ye see Scots on its lane as the anelie British minority l
imple fack that they're spelt as if they were English. Aa ower
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 168, (self-published 2007) Lallans, newspaper
an auld farrant spellins sic as ye(the), olde, shoppe etc. Aw
t an licht juist the same wey as happened wi English speakers
there nae reason tae see thon as a shift in the boondary atwee
cried Scots an English juist as they did fower hunner year sy
hoosands o words acceptit noo as English that's been taen frae
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 167, (self-published 2007) Lallans, newspaper
for short. Rats wis aye kent as "lang-tail fellaes" an salmon
s juist temptin fate an shuir as guns a raip wad brek an the c
As A spake a sudden thocht gart
st ane is aiblins better kent as Rumplestiltskin. The NE vairs
As I wyle an I wash an I peel th
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 178, (self-published 2008) Lallans, newspaper
rgency tae dae ocht positive. As Prof. Joe LoBianco says, when
o STW back nummers tae yaise as templates. A can fend an aw p
asier tae yaise a back nummer as a template whaur aw that's ne
n, architecture, an the airts as weel of coorse as tae his ain
weel of coorse as tae his ain close faimly. He
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Williamson, Christie Continuous at sea defence, (damagnifyingless.wordpress.com 2015) Shetland, poetry
lat da röts run as deep
as a Mark II nuclear submarine s
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Williamson, Christie Shaetlan an compoonds a da richt, (damagnifyingless.wordpress.com 2014) Shetland, blog
llin nae mair truth tae mesel as ta ony iddir een. It seems da
rivvir iddir i da Celtic tide as ta accept at Gaelic spaekkirs
ta accept at Gaelic spaekkirs as med dis country, an da toons
3 matches

Williamson, Christie Slainte Bard, (damagnifyingless.wordpress.com 2014) Shetland, poetry
as brunt as du laeks
dry as Derby
as a blue plaque, tae a Chancell
3 matches

Williamson, Christie Gairden, (damagnifyingless.wordpress.com 2012) Shetland, poetry
faur strangir as ony God.
faur richer as ony gold.
o dy mind, sharper as a thorn
3 matches

Williamson, Christie Bellows, (damagnifyingless.wordpress.com 2012) Shetland, poetry
as he set
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Williamson, Christie Submissions, an keepin on, (damagnifyingless.wordpress.com 2012) Shetland, blog
t’s aisier ta keen you sood as it is ta actually gjit on wi
at, is you can send gear mair as ee plaes. No at da sam time,
dis poyims A’m sent da day as been read an passed by.
3 matches

Sutherland, Stella Midder, (Shetland For Wirds 2014) Shetland, poetry
Dearer as edder o wis ken,
nearer as braeth, or blöd, or bane,
2 matches

Sutherland, Stella Half a Twalmont, (Shetland For Wirds 2014) Shetland, poetry
veeve as never
1 matches

Peterson, George P.S. Nannie Georgedaughter, (Shetland For Wirds 2002) Shetland, prose
cam da ask, an traetnin, sam as da thunder clood sets up, rea
uckle flag a da Breetish navy as big as ony bed spread.
big as ony bed spread.
ritty young man. His face wis as white es a cloot, set an draa
4 matches

Tait, Christian Da Hegri, (Shetland For Wirds 2001) Shetland, poetry
Du’s nae mair as a siller-grey fence post,
Du’ll wait for as lang as it taks ida ebb
2 matches

Ritch, Paolo A Remembrance Day, (Shetland For Wirds 2008) Shetland, poetry
As I sat dere laek a blockeet on
As he stops ta supp some Sweethe
2 matches

Johnstone, Ian Tuney Loon's low doon, (The Fraserburgh Herald 2000) Doric, newspaper
y, report, piece o advice sae as tae improve aathing we dae. T
t o muck aboot theirsels, sae as tae broaden their resistance
bit the weelbein o her weans, as maistly the case it is, in sp
boot bae sensationalist stuff as ower aften substitutes fir th
y mind a wheen daftish rhymes as went the roons an substanced
15 matches

Shepherd, Robbie Harknin tae the braw souns, (John Benjamin 2000) Doric, newspaper
price oor ain Scottish music as we wammle inta the 21st centu
wer bi the ongaun discussions as I hae been stravaigin aa ower
n aa ower Scotland in ma role as presenter on radio o oor kyn
ry, an the association formed as a mither haudin her flock the
Ah! Bit fit price oor music, as I said at the start?
8 matches

Harper, Norman Stronach: A Weekly Look at Life in the Fictional North-East Village, (The Press and Journal 2000) Doric, newspaper
ve kent him his he been actin as queer-like as he's actin the
queer-like as he's actin the nicht."
inna look the road o him. I'm as near tae a kin as he's got, a
near tae a kin as he's got, and he's bidin wi m
4 matches

Hardie, Buff Dod 'n' Bunty, (Evening Express 2000) Doric, newspaper
photie on yer last een looked as if it hid been removed fae th
1 matches

Wheeler, Leslie Brockit, the Ferm Toon Cat, (Grampian Regional Council 2000) Doric, weans
ee roguie o a kitlin wis kent as Brockit.
deen Fitba Club or "The Dons" as the fans cried them. Neen o t
e wis hunners o them an flugs as weel. Thir wis a fair puckle
puckle green an fite scarves as weel for the Dons wir playin
4 matches

Elphinstone Institute Aiberdeenshire Cooncil – Scots Leid Guidelines, (Aberdeenshire Council 2017) Doric, government
eshire, Moray), Scots is kent as Doric an will be kent as Dori
Doric an will be kent as Doric hereaifter in o this do
he communities o the Nor-East as it is the ilkae-day spukken l
. The policy recognises Scots as an essential pairt o the cult
he regional or minority leids as an expression o cultural weal
18 matches

Uri, Antonia North East filmmakker feart for the futur o Doric, (Doric Future 2019) Doric, blog
s aboot ither local areas sic as Peterheid an the Broch.
e said: “Ah try tae spik it as much as Ah can”. She added
much as Ah can”. She added that her
got a lot o ‘fermin spik’ as ye wad say”.
As weel as makin films, Jill has her ain
6 matches

Gillon, Karen Report on Inquiry intil the role o, (Education, Culture an Sport Comatee 2003) Lallans, government
maitters as faws inwith the responsibilit
ther maitters, forby tourism, as
r Tourism, Culture an Sport. (As
She wis reappointit as a memmer o the Comatee on 9 M
ee reports tae the Pairlament as ablow —
81 matches

Fleemin, Sandy Report on Inquiry intil the role Submission, (Education, Culture an Sport Comatee 2003) Lallans, government
at uizually comes doun tae us as the coortly writins o the mak
h thae kin o writins gaun on, as we can see wi, for example, G
dition at aboot the same time as "The Wife o Auchtermuchty" wi
verses that Burns likit best. As for prose, Scots wis relegate
n a plooman that on takkin up as a elder o the Kirk finnds his
81 matches

McAlpine, Joan Meeting of the Parliament, (The Scottish Parliament 2019) Lallans, government
cots literature wis looked on as yin o the maist important in
aflets or documents in Scots, as there is fur Gaelic in the ar
in Scots through schemes such as the SQA award boosts the self
language that I grew up with as a wee wean, dreepin aff the f
As Joan McAlpine mentioned, ther
14 matches

BardOfMilebush To A Merican Food, (Reddit 2017) Ulster, poetry
washed eggs, Yer bacon's dry as bone
1 matches

Fleemin, Sandy Big Schuil, (sandyfleming.org 2003) Lallans, prose
ever says onything but he wis as fair-heidit as Oor Wullie and
fair-heidit as Oor Wullie and his face gaed
Bonny dous, haesn't she?" Rid as a beet he went.
avin us staunin thare lauchin as the bus puld up.
ie. "Whare ye fae?" A'm sayin as the bus puls awa.
5 matches

Fleemin, Sandy A Day Weel Spent, (sandyfleming.org 2003) Lallans, prose
gae on in, but it wis uizual as weel for me tae clash the cau
t that he tees the baa athoot as muckle's a keek at it, an set
began tae turn, his een alowe as she seemed tae gae by, him le
d tae brichten, "she'd a kent as weel as I did that better tim
weel as I did that better times wis o
7 matches

Fleemin, Sandy Economic Theory, (sandyfleming.org 2003) Lallans, prose
naebody's ever gien me claes as fits. Wi ma cuffs an breek-le
n spiered at the wumman quick as A could. It's aesy tae git ye
nk jewellery, haed a tan deep as gar shaw her lace claer throu
maet in here's ower denty for as boss a wame as mines. A jalou
boss a wame as mines. A jalouzes A'm peyin f
7 matches

Fleemin, Sandy Shudder at the Niffer, (sandyfleming.org 2003) Lallans, prose
Scots isna, as a awfu lot o folk seems tae t
cots wird for a wrang ane, an as aften as no Scots readers pas
aften as no Scots readers passes them
d the differ for thae readers as dis say them different.
The verb "hurl" can be uised as a abstrack noun an aa, like i
13 matches

Fleemin, Sandy Deid Come Nevermas, (sandyfleming.org 2003) Lallans, prose
dug." And that’s just about as much as onybody could say for
much as onybody could say for it, thi
And speakis as I learit when I was page...
But sum word I pronounce as nichtbour dois;
Like as in Latin been Greek termes su
19 matches

Fleemin, Sandy No on BBC, (sandyfleming.org 2003) Lallans, prose
u'r the kind sees the adverts as a chance ti set the tea maski
She wins back an sits doun an as suin's they start kissin, his
2 matches

Rennie, Susan The Wee Prince, (Edition Lintenfass 2017) Lallans, prose
t micht hae beena braw career as an airtist. I wis disjaskit b
o the ingine wis brukken. An as I hadna naither mechanic nor
mous, ye daurna misobey. Daft as it seemed, a thoosan mile fra
As I hadna drawn a sheep afore,
ae liked this story tae begin as the fairy-tales dae. I wad ha
73 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 108, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
reddies tae the language, sic as the National Cultural Strateg
aur the Executive haedna gaed as faur as fowk haed wantit anen
faur as fowk haed wantit anent the im
micht weel be whit's taen on as the best gate tae tak for the
an ettle tae jouk the maitter as faur as he wis concairned for
26 matches

Calderwood, Lynsey Mumbo Jumbo, (Litro magazine 2006) Lallans, prose
hud a puni before ah got her as a teacher, no even when ah wi
artner on the tapes an he’s as thick as me when it comes tae
thick as me when it comes tae French s
ah did the same back tae her as ah saw her ma reappear fae th
4 matches

Percy, Ely The Family Situation, (The Interpreters House.org 2020) Lallans, prose
k thir musta been other stuff as well. Aw ah really know is th
at: she’ll talk tae anybody as long’s yir a nice person an
Dali paintin an she’s thick as two short planks. She’s a t
never said anythin. It’s no as if they had tae peel me aff t
4 matches

Calderwood, Lynsey Cantsmell, (From Glasgow To Saturn 2020) Lallans, prose
when she wis daein it, it wis as if she wis tryin tae dig up c
1 matches

Bolland, John A Chocolate Cowboy, (From Glasgow To Saturn 2008) Lallans, prose
at ma Dad. Same same. Same as eyewyse.
ntine an haen tae venture oot as far is Lexwell fur even that.
He spottit Jonjo Regan as wi were comin doon the stair
e, startin fae the tap flair (as ye dae) an
a partypeice, no biddin’ us as far as the livin room in case
10 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS nummer 109, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
r tae, tae heize up the tung. As pairt o this Forum, the SAC g
uage Comatee tae revive Scots as a national tung, an sae Bob e
This correspondence endit up as a freendlie flytin that's hin
ge the day micht cuid be seen as sindert intae three pairts:-
cried Scots. (This wis uised as ane o the excuises for no hae
19 matches

Graham, Laurence Flans Frae Da Haaf, (Shetland For Wirds 2000) Shetland, poetry
Reeb’d red as yatlin blöd.
1 matches

Johnson, Laureen Moarnin Ida Kames, (Shetland For Wirds 2007) Shetland, poetry
As day comes fae darkness
aa makkin less headwye as wis drivin
2 matches

Mainland, Jim Performance (After Les Murray), (Shetland For Wirds 2001) Shetland, poetry
An as aye happens efter ony victory
1 matches

De Luca, Christine Love in a Caald Climate, (Shetland For Wirds 2010) Shetland, poetry
as shö stakit hit, willin
1 matches

Williamson, Christie Guide, (Shetland For Wirds 2010) Shetland, poetry
Du’s as precious
as da day at shon apö
2 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 111, (self-published 2003) Lallans, newspaper
orbye. The meenister cam ower as gey comfortable an at hame wi
As the CPG maimbers speirt quest
irt bi the group maimbers wis as follaes:- The Scots in Higher
ace athin Higher Still an aw. As it staunds the day, this ques
ots language lessons wis duin as pairt o English, ae maimber t
15 matches

Neill, Josie Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009) Southern - Galloway, poetry
Till they were waarm as toast.
a faimily wis aft-times kent as
As the fire wis smoort
As I wis thrist frae out the mol
kintra, lassie, ye’re seen as wanchancy.
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Forde, Iain W D Taid o that Ilk (excerpt), (Fons Scotiae 2009) Lallans, prose
jamphin at the ither mappies as thai keikit heistie-lik frae
wes than ferr owre ahinhaun, as is aye the kess.
happienes wes complete whan, as he stravaigit alang, o a sudd
syde o the wattir he treitilt as ye treitil whan gey smaw, bi
As he sat on the gerss an vissie
17 matches

Smith, Alex A Sair Fecht, (self-published 2003) Doric, prose
Affa cauld as it blaws throo rain,
Dull affa quait an damp as weel,
Frost sticks in as the day wears bye.
Still sae affa quait an mild as weel,
Aye she wis richt as richt as cood be.
130 matches

Smith, Alex A Fer Chauve, (self-published 2005) Doric, prose
n oot o the erse o my breeks) As Muggie Sliga peyed me she sai
air. Ere wis a nesty silence as the three
Hale day is dry aye het as weel,
cup o tay. As he sat ere drinkin his lay he
them nivver stopped spikkin. As Muggie got stuck intae the
95 matches

Blackhall, Sheena Minnie, (Scots Language Centre 2004) Doric, prose
d back in a wechty pleat near as thick as a shelt's tail, sae
thick as a shelt's tail, sae lang that
rang sun she could hae passed as a Spanish grandee's dother, i
e lugs wi baith his forepaas. As she sat in the birsslin heat,
at the wee United Free kirk, as weel as the fermer o Steenhil
192 matches

Blackhall, Sheena The Quarry, (Lochlands 2007) Doric, prose
locals. The Hen-Hoose luikit as tho some quanter Colossus hid
t cud scarce tak tent o itsel as aye the sunder widened atween
oosin development tae bi kent as Quarrytowers wis bein delled,
Ma wirkit at her Da's surgery as a nurse an wis richt gled Nav
airm tae neen. Bappy wis derk as Kieran wis fair, wi a saft, s
135 matches

Forde, Iain W D Hale Ir Sindries - Buik Twa, (Fons Scotiae 2000) Lallans, prose
endytit “Treasure Island” as a conter ti the unco guid inh
k on the buss, shae jaloused. As A awreddies telt ye, ma ain m
s, whanivver we cam thegither as growne men, the ban pronunced
frae skuil, Rab wes prentised as a sklater, an tho A sein’m
k an feirdie. A ettilt ti dae as ma mither an skuil
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McFarlane, Ishbel Maun we mak new wirds fir a chyngin warld?, (The National 2020) Doric, newspaper
d qualification frae the SQA. As pairt o thon airticle A wanti
deif’ didnae mean the same as ‘deaf’, and that ‘Deif
2 matches

McFarlane, Ishbel Time tae mairch oot o oor climate comfort zones, (The National 2019) Doric, newspaper
ae shock us oot o “business as usual” is that oniebody tha
niebody that’s cairryin oan as usual luiks like they are sel
2 matches

Hanna, Wendy Gaitherin’ Purdas!, (Facebook - Schomberg Society 2020) Ulster, poetry
Still, not half as tough as days of old.
1 matches

Hall, Simon W. Tae thee, or no tae thee?, (Brisk Northerly 2020) Orkney, blog
Orkney and Shetland parlance as ‘beuy’ and ‘lass’, an
1 matches

Hall, Simon W. Haggis tasting notes, and whisky pairings, (Brisk Northerly 2019) Orkney, blog
uld be further fae the truth. As always, we aim tae promote cu
rush. The flavour is mild – as haggises go – but rich neve
2 matches

Hall, Simon W. Lands o Twatt, (Brisk Northerly 2018) Orkney, blog
nce o the district o Twatt is as a novice tenant fermer. I ren
. It’s weet and cowld, and, as a neebor remarked tae me, ‘
2 matches

Hall, Simon W. Tame Hogmanay, (Brisk Northerly 2017) Orkney, blog
tae record the last o things as they remembered them: workan
1 matches

Hall, Simon W. New Lambs, Owld Stone, (Brisk Northerly 2017) Orkney, blog
hin’, tae be precise. Haird as diamond. Whit ancient sedimen
oon, the new shed, that began as an empty hole in the grunnd,
2 matches

Hall, Simon W. Bonny Isle o Sanday, (Brisk Northerly 2016) Orkney, blog
y, and wur walk back is twice as long as the walk oot.
long as the walk oot.
tae community projects, such as the employment o a ranger on
read gem o lore and language. As a result, we ken more folk ta
4 matches

Hall, Simon W. Lamborghini: Cult o the Bull, (Brisk Northerly 2015) Orkney, blog
rghini, grew up in this area. As a young fillo, he haed a natu
wes a Taurus. This strikes me as a gey Italian inclusion, but
hat rotates every 45 minutes. As we enter, they are assemblan
off-cuts are recycled, but no as Lamborghini products. Colour
incredulity in me expression as she tells us she’s seen a L
9 matches

Hall, Simon W. The Boy That Lived - Chapter Wan, (Brisk Northerly 2015) Orkney, prose
that they were cheust the sam as ivry buddy else. They wur the
andless gapus o a husband wur as unDursleyish as hid wis possi
unDursleyish as hid wis possible tae be. The
the Potters haed a peedie boy as weel, but they haed nivver ev
he country. Mr Dursley hummed as he picked oot his most boran
34 matches

Warwick, Matthew Tha Feardie Geng hae tae bide at hame, (Sensory Attachment Centre 2020) Ulster - Ballymena, weans
ir Granny an Granda’s hoose as weel.
fowk that leeve in yer hoose as lang’s ye bide far awa frae
Docter said thon’s tha same as whut tha wee smittal bug daes
3 matches

Dornan, Stephen Ding Doon tha Mairch Dikes, (Modern Poetry Translation 2019) Ulster - Comber, poetry
As lang as folk hae een in their heids
1 matches

Laurenson, Hannah Lisa Da Maa's Eggs, (Hands Up For Trad 2019) Shetland, prose
Da chair creeked as he leaned back, his glasses f
1 matches

Donovan, Anne Not Scotland, (Edinburgh International Book Festival 2010) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
get by wi Sergio as we made the journey in the ca
was all fur it, made it sound as if it was a holiday
t eat their chits and get on. As for tea breaks, forget it. Yo
pulls his airms round hissel as if agreein.
g waves shoomin in, some near as big as me; in they raced, car
8 matches

Cara, Dillon, Ami and Travis Bogle Adventure, (Scots Hoose 2017) Doric, weans
y. They hid tae be sleekit so as not tae let the bogle ken whi
1 matches

Kerr, Oliwia, Sarah and Amber Fiona and the Ring, (Scots Hoose 2017) Doric, weans
cried Fiona. Ane winter's day as she wis walkin hame fae colle
epared a perty for her, seein as it wis her birthday. Her mith
ook the ring and rubbed it so as tae see it sparkle and, a o a
ona when she wisna lookin, so as to use it for evil. He wanted
4 matches

Rebecca, Casey and Stephen The Baby Dragon, the Wolves and the Lassies, (Scots Hoose 2017) Doric, weans
side a braw wee glen. Ane day as Rebecca wis wanderin roond th
and it replied ‘Flopsy’. As soon as it spoke a wicked car
soon as it spoke a wicked carline cri
wee cottage wi the twa wolves as their pets.
4 matches

Logan, Kirsty Lego, (Scots Hoose 2017) Lallans, weans
ould hear ah the pencils gan, as if a wee army o ants wis stor
ough the Clyde Tunnel, which, as ma mammy pointed oot, ma Gran
oulda been, an coloured it in as if we were gonnae sell it for
She didnae laugh as much as she normally did when we were
4 matches

Gilmour, Rosie Fareweel tae Wallyford, (Scots Hoose 2017) Lallans, weans
Guid times, some dowie anes as weel
1 matches

Fitt, Matthew Whuppity Stoorie, (Scots Hoose 2017) Lallans, weans
And she loved the pig as weel. It wis a happy wee sowe
t didnae look weel. It lookit as if the puir pig wis aboot tae
2 matches

Ratter, Peter Da Perishin Nort, (Young Shetland Writer 2010) Shetland, prose
s o' ice littered da horizon, as if an artist haed taen a tin
on da metal monstrosity kent as da 'Meerie Meggie'.
in-folk back hame. He grinned as da waarm, fuzzy feelin o prid
et fire, except da energy was as caald as da harsh nort itsel.
caald as da harsh nort itsel.
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Walterson, Barbara Da Trow o’ Fogla Skerry, (Young Shetland Writer 2010) Shetland, prose
standin, starin at me wi een as yalloo as a saadiloo’s pair
yalloo as a saadiloo’s pair o’ feet
a fist, noddin his heed at me as if tae say it’s fir me.
As he waaddled aff ageen, a life
. Da trow dat haed een yalloo as da middle o’ a mayflooer. D
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Priest, Ena Bonxie Geo, (Young Shetland Writer 2010) Shetland, prose
n tae da shop wis easier said as dön fir hit wis mare as tree
dön fir hit wis mare as tree mile awa. Fae dir hoose,
. Mansie likit naethin better as da caald, fresh, wind blaan t
ot, hit wis certainly far war as da rest!
ened tae da mast, got shiggly as hit scraped alang da röf o
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Isbister, Sonny Caves aroond Shetland, (Young Shetland Writer 2010) Shetland, prose
, feet, haands and belly were as white as snow. His hair wis g
white as snow. His hair wis grey, shor
2 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 177, (self-published 2008) Lallans, newspaper
his faither that he descrives as the 'great poet of the Scotti
nymous At the Pynt o the Pick as weel as a muckle walin o his
weel as a muckle walin o his mair cut
Tom Hubbard descrived TS Law as, "20th century Scottish poetr
conservative at the same time as weel as bein strangly pairt o
20 matches

MacMillan, Angus Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
pent maist o his warkin life, as a psychologist, in Dumfries a
as a mindin
2 matches

Ross, Derek Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
ears, sae noo thinks o himsel as a nationalised ‘Doonhbamer
frien Angus Macmillan. Wirks as a Biomedical Scientist.
As we search
gleamin as he tuik the gemme in. Stranra
Juist as anither page
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Wilson, Rab Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
t tak it easy, and tak things as they come.
As if ashamed tae be seen and tr
An we'll sit and watch as it withers awa.
ht suin regret bein generous, as Ann Gloag’s like tae ask,
As cash-strapped councils feel t
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Robinson, Philip Oul Licht, (Ullans Press 2017) Ulster - Larne, poetry
As shane as ruz
As yins sees iz,
As licht as poothert snaa.
Me coul an haird as stane.
Square as tha fiels
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Clark, Thomas Mindin on Willie McIlvanney, (Bella Caledonia 2015) Lallans, blog
ersation that Willie bade for as lang he coud afore cannily tr
niment. Yon wis the wird, for as a man Willie seemed invincibl
e spak aften aboot the period as bein a leeterar resurrection.
e. An he wis richt, o coorse, as he usually wis. That new life
tae aften speak o leeteratur as bein the testimony of whit it
7 matches

Clark, Thomas Radge Against the Machine: Deid Wirds, Deid Warlds, an Why Scots Maitters, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
ur Scots content right here). As oor leid gets on its gladrags
Whit odds is it tae onybody, as the Doomsday Clock shoogles o
hey mean onymair, an politics as we ken it is aw aboot proxies
gey weird this year tae watch as isolationists o ilka kind -
could get awa wi it. But jist as crucially, the wey we think a
12 matches

Clark, Thomas Tae Kathleen Jamie, an ither Scots Scrievers, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
this day an age than tae live as a poet, it's tae live as a po
a poet, it's tae live as a poet wha wirks in Scots -
o tae cam tae the conclusion, as Kathleen seems tae, that the
yins wha hiv decidit that - as a freend said tae me the ithe
ardinal crime o "makkin is up as ye gan alang" is, like origin
6 matches

Clark, Thomas Wha's Like Us?, (Bella Caledonia 2017) Lallans, blog
its, niver mind a body bigger as a beastie.
's there. Tae be acknowledged as a peer bi a Spain or even a L
e UN; they can aw gan ram it. As faur as he's concernt, Liberl
faur as he's concernt, Liberland need
An as Billy Joel yinst sang - some
22 matches

Clark, Thomas Yes Nae Mair, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Lallans, blog
e sign o ony o that on the A7 as it skelped its wey alang thro
s when it keeps oot mair fowk as it lets in. Nothin pits ye af
2 matches

Clark, Thomas A Scots Pairlament?, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Lallans, blog
h Pairlament is ayeweys 'up', as least as faur as ah'm concern
least as faur as ah'm concernt, for there's mu
sibility. It's the real deal, as pairlaments gan. Nou, ye can
quotes cut into stone panels as part of the Canongate Wall at
quotes cut into stone panels as part of the Canongate Wall at
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Clark, Thomas Scots an the smit: a language unner lockdoun, (Bella Caledonia 2020) Lallans, blog
pposite sides o the pavement, as if joukin some invisible obst
tterin this past wee while-o, as mair an mair o us come tae re
ont o us - electric límits, as Larkin said, tae oor widest s
apacity for settin richt. But as George Orwell kent, it's no j
escribe them. In the same wey as the Dutch haes dredged new c
5 matches

Capener, Jack No Guid Eneuch, (Bella Caledonia 2019) Lallans, blog
guid steps hae bin taen, sic as the creation o a 'Scots Langu
n fir Scots organisations sic as the Centre fir the Scots leid
s an individual advocates sic as academics, screivers, an sicl
ngangin survival fir grantit, as thair's anely sae muckle thit
cotland will rejyne the warld as an independent kintra. Whan t
7 matches

Fenton, Janet A Guid New Year tae yin and a!, (Bella Caledonia 2019) Lallans, blog
r her bairns and a her freens as weel's her sair banes or her
eved oan that stuck in ma lug as much as whit he said neist ab
much as whit he said neist aboot why
3 matches

Bremner, Stewart Haud Yer Wheesht?, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
culture, language an history as a money makker. A chose tae d
istory. Still an on, seein it as a single event wis great an e
e think tartan an shortbread, as the maist-cited examples, are
3 matches

Clark, Sara Scot Free -The Psychic Cost O Uisin Scots, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
inct tae speak their ain leid as ah dae tae spraff awa in York
er kent onythin else, an like as no ah never will. For aw its
the leid noo is up tae us - as uisers, as lairners, as reade
uisers, as lairners, as readers, as supporters. It's
readers, as supporters. It's never been e
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Malgrati, Paul Ayont the Fake and the Leal: Let's Free the Leid, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
ictionar cruisaders. Houiver, as Alistair's clip rose in views
o cringewirthy wirds. Coorse, as a Scots enthusiast masel, sic
thetic Scots" (itherwise kent as "Lallans", "Braid Scots", or
", or "Re-Integrated Scots"), as it cam tae be caad ootthrou t
c France (whilk saw his ettle as a sleekit wye tae shoogle the
19 matches

Dornan, Stephen The Widenin Sheuch, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
edge. It was aften in my lugs as a wean.
nst Irish identity took houl. As weel as that, the rural clach
weel as that, the rural clachans an m
ish an gars the reader see it as anither thing aathegither -
p by Ulster English. I wunner as weel is "The Sheuch" itsel wi
8 matches

Clark, Sara Your Leid, Oor Leid, Awbody's Leid, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
ealised there wis sic a thing as Scots, ah wis oan a date o so
ay", ah hung ontae the phrase as if it wis the last can o orí
escrive it wis "rainy". Weel, as ah nou ken, the best wey o de
mebbe didnae follae the Scots as weel as the English, but the
weel as the English, but the lauchs t
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Clark, Sara Indyref 2: Aulder, Wiser, Kinder, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
ers felt exactly the same wey as me. They were people whase fe
eelins an howps an lives were as valid as ma ain. Yet aw ah sa
valid as ma ain. Yet aw ah saw wis dif
ne bi the likes o wasters sic as masel an her puir wee hubby.
as been emblazoned on ma mind as yin o the angriest moments o
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Clark, Thomas Aw Aboard! The fecht for the Scots language stairts the day!, (Bella Caledonia 2019) Lallans - Borders, blog
An as for schuils… Weel, michty.
mebbe we arenae - it's plain as parritch that we hiv tae stai
gin their education will aft as no be led in the internationa
ustained oor poorest peoples, as weel as aw the siller than ga
weel as aw the siller than gangs wi i
6 matches

Murray, Campbell Dinna Quat, (Doric Future 2020) Doric - Aberdeen, poetry
Fan things gyang wrang as fyles they wull;
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Leslie, Deborah Bittie aboot oor Doric dialect, (Doric Future 2020) Doric - Inverurie, blog
in Doric, so it feels, te me, as natural as breathin; it’s f
natural as breathin; it’s fa Ah am, fa
wi’ll see the Doric thrivin as a livin, breathin wird an nae
a livin, breathin wird an nae as some stewy aul museum piece a
4 matches

Gauld, Ilene Ilene Gauld - Piper and Poet, (Doric Future 2020) Doric - Keith, poetry
ate wir heritage to disappear as I love the Doric and I dabble
chool I worked in at the time as a PSA and a childhood cancer.
As in sin or sit or sun!
3 matches

McHardy, Stuart The Wey Forrit, (Luath 2017) Lallans, prose
figured strangly in his wark as baith a traditional musician
eresa May on 8 June 2017 came as a richt shock tae monie. Desp
ongaun volatility o politics as muckle as these latest result
muckle as these latest results. The bla
ngus Robertson cannae be seen as oniethin bit a richt skelp in
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Grubb, Adrian Bungee, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Kirkcaldy, prose
ty. A went tae watch 'er, but as soon is a got oot the car, ma
in it. That didny really help as it made me mair feart. But it
2 matches

McClelland, Ben Chicagof Island, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Ayr, prose
were aboot sivin fit tall and as roon as Santa Clause, the pie
roon as Santa Clause, the pie eater.
e the cabin and mare follied. As the beasts were distracted, t
3 matches

McKinlay, Kieran Walk Way to Fame, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Dunfermline, prose
n ah used tae use two hoodies as goal posts and the game only
e bench in the changing rooms as part eh the team ah used tae
room wis gleaming tae, it was as spotless as when ma maw clean
spotless as when ma maw cleans up after t
ae win, screaming "cmon lads" as loud as ah could. We all took
6 matches

Cunningham, Liam Tam, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Bellshill, prose
goan back tae ma wife, it wiz as if a wiz pure terrified ae ir
hid a dodgy back groond noise as if there wiz a perty goin oan
playin a fluit-bagpipe hing. As I wiz gazin it the young witc
3 matches

Ireland, Mark Wi A Facey Like Yours, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric - Banff, prose
ein uner i weight oh at bags. As usual Callum gets side tracke
s a peer cat stuck in a tree. As you can probably guess Callum
ti get.) "Well then, yi might as weel go oot we ur pal," his m
3 matches

Forrest, Liam Hittin the Toon, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Dunfermline, prose
be fae the muckle buses kent as the doormen. It probly happen
e wiz lookin aroond the queue as he stood there cautiously lik
the group eh toffs he wiz wi. As he glanced up the queue he sa
aff and go hame to thurr beds as they probably hud skil the ni
4 matches

Sutherland, Hope Twa sisters, een room, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Buckie, prose
st at’s the way a see masel as. I’d dee anything tae nae b
tly roon aboot. It’s almost as though thi room is split in h
Fit iver they dee it's iways as though they want tae wind yi
3 matches

Wilson, Katie Becus a hae a sister a hae a friend, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Buckie, prose
fur ma wee sister ah widna be as strong fan it comes tae speak
1 matches

Fowler, Ross Sunday Fitba wi ma Faither, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric - Forres, prose
a goal wi a puckle of ganzies as the posts an wint an got the
t micht come oot in the wash. As fir me a wis wishin a hid jis
2 matches

Ritchie, John Fishin in the Findhorn, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric - Forres, prose
elp that there wis hailstones as herd as stale saffties and th
herd as stale saffties and the size o
I wis as prood as punch! I couldna wait tae see
3 matches

Harvey, Lewis Crash, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric - Forres, prose
l. The lessons, the teachers, as for the heidy well dinna star
e for nae using her crossing. As usual a jist ignored her.
. They said they wid be quick as possible. A sat wi her and in
ok him aff tae be checked oot as weel.
wis. Well a telt her an jist as a thocht she didna believe a
7 matches

Robson, Euan Peelie wally, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric - Forres, prose
izog, neck and chest wis reid as a beetroot. On tap o a that I
Weel it wisna hauf as bad as a thocht it wid be. She wis u
2 matches

Martin, Keiron Ma Worst Nicht Oot, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric - Forres, prose
pub called the Mosset (or is as it’s kent by the locals ‘
1 matches

Riddell, Conor San Diego, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric - Forres, prose
hid takin ower ma warm jaiket as it wis gi cauld.
1 matches

Dunnett, Nathan The Auld Asylum, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric - Forres, prose
morning. Ma belly aready felt as though ma throat wis cut. It
oot it but said that we micht as well go hame wi him tae keep
2 matches

Bowie, Tyler Stookie, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric - Forres, prose
As a heided doon tae the shops I
1 matches

Johnston, Shaun The Forkie Gollach, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric - Forres, prose
wee bugger said I wis banned. As a was walkin oot a kicked the
1 matches

Macdonald, Amy Evelynn and Peter, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Ayr, prose
forget fae time tae time. But as her disease progressed her me
oo we barely last ten meenits as oor conversations are just th
er times. Ah thought this wis as bad as it wis going tae get.
bad as it wis going tae get.
king her oot makes me anxious as Ah’m always feart Ah’ll l
10 matches

Stirling, Alison Watergaw, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Kirkcaldy, prose
As a think o her
1 matches

Burnett, Colin Boris Johnstone, (colinburnett.co.uk 2021) Lallans - East Central, prose
me oan stage they huv me doon as a clueless Honey Monster who
Maybe yasin the sister in law as ma close contact wisnae a gid
2 matches

Halfpenny, Cameron Ahlice's Adveenturs in Wunderlaant, (Evertype 2015) Southern - Borders, prose
An e’er, as th tale drained
kin eet ower in hur ain mind (as weil as she could, as th bili
weil as she could, as th bilin day made bur feel aw
wly, cos she hed loads o time as she went doon tae look aroond
n a jar frae yin o th shelves as she passed: eet was labelled
269 matches

Mc Rae, Thomas The Neep Lantern, (Lowdown-L 2009) Lallans - Central, prose
goat awa frae that kirkyaird as fast us we cuid. We wiz only
an’ wavin’ its branches as tho’ it wiz tryin’ tae ca
goat oot o’ that place fast as we cuid an’ telt folk in th
3 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 142, (self-published 2005) Lallans, newspaper
ruction o thae minority leids as necessar for thair ain
British. But juist as the constant dreep dreep dree
aranoia tae see bi-lingualism as
stealin twa three kisses as he daes, sayin the Baillie sh
tailor as he, the thief, is yaised tae
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McQueer, Chris Hings - Short Stories 'n That, (404 Ink 2017) Lallans - Glesga, prose
ls,’ this cunt’s shouting as ah watch him stoat through th
me the bag back. Ahm curious as tae wit these hings taste lik
f ye get me. Jist nice. Tasty as fuck. Mah da finds another ne
no. Ah open mah room door an as soon as ah step fit err the t
soon as ah step fit err the threshold
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Williamson, Christie Da windirs o technology, (The Bottle Imp 2019) Shetland - Yell, poetry
itae my een, as I rowl
1 matches

Baikie, R. M. Mair Fairming Tales, (Baikie 2000) Orkney - Hackland, prose
e, gaan waddlan aroond, aboot as much use as a stranded whale!
much use as a stranded whale! The thing w
wae can deu anything wi that, as thoo can see sheu is gittan h
e gaed me a funny kind o leuk as weel, “An whut aboot thee l
lass, could I gae thee a jag as weel tae git thee gaan teu wh
32 matches

Thompson, Mark The Lost Ness Monster, (clydesburn.blogspot.com 2009) Ulster - Ards Peninsula, poetry
As it cam’ ashore
1 matches

Smith, Jamie The dingin doun o devolution, (Mak Forrit 2020) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
rlament and write laws for us as it pleases. Fowk will nae dou
l nae dout hae heard aboot it as the ‘Westminster power grab
’, but will they decairt it as juist anither SNP girn? I jal
Covid-19 that’s co-brandit as ‘UK Government’ and ‘NH
propaganda. It’s been plain as parritch for a while that the
6 matches

Smith, Jamie William Playfair: faither o data visualisation, (Mak Forrit 2019) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
data an record the variations as lines on a dividen scale, som
o the Scots Enlichtment, sic as philosopher Dugald Stewart an
an ither European countries, as weel as keep track o what wis
weel as keep track o what wis gaun on
ludit traditional data tables as weel as the graphs, but by th
9 matches

Smith, Jamie Effeirin tae the formal: Laitinate lendwirds in Scots, (Mak Forrit 2019) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
muckle an innovation o Scots as it wis a borraein frae either
te abuin frae Graham Tulloch, as weel as a bit stooshie on Red
weel as a bit stooshie on Reddit efte
English teuk ower frae Scots as the ‘prestige’ language?1
ing from other languages such as Middle Dutch and Anglo-Norman
16 matches

Smith, Jamie Soonds o the kirk an court: early airt muisic in Scotland, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
(1685–1750), that’s kent as the heidmaist componer o the
Edinburgh. It gart me wunner (as a body that lang syne did a b
edna muckle time for sic joys as muisic. An o coorse in 1603 t
by (unkent) Scots componers. As we’ll see, the wark o Frenc
ots cultural life. Poyets sic as Robert Henryson, William Dunb
31 matches

Heather, Alistair Bravehert: The truth anent William Wallace (pairt 2), (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Angus, blog
an Irish sodgers are recordit as deein fae hunger. The clash w
ht his forces (mebbe sae mony as twinty thoosand sodgers) nort
n the beuks o martial history as ‘the first time that spearm
sae sairly aa thae years. But as negotiations o peace went on,
sae he could be pit tae deith as pairt o the St Bartholomew ce
5 matches

Heather, Alistair Bravehert: The truth anent William Wallace (pairt 1), (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Angus, blog
armid micht hae been scrievin as weel aboot Wallace as Burns w
weel aboot Wallace as Burns wi the lines, ‘Mair n
n himsel. This seems a shame, as nae single figur haes been sa
en sae popular an influential as Wallace tae Scottish identity
huge, sae the image o Wallace as a braid-backit chiel is a ric
7 matches

Heather, Alistair Whaur we cam fae: the Pechts, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Angus, blog
man population, or else uised as a handy frontier, ower which
n camps. The Pechts developed as a civilisation strang eneuch
Archeology in airts sic as Rhynie gie us insichts intae
see ae wee skelf o the warld as the Pechts seen it, an hou th
o their day — oot tae sea, as if projectin its ain beliefs
9 matches

Heather, Alistair The Body Snatchers, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Angus, blog
ved in for him. Gey dangerous as this gemm wis, the siller wis
n Dundee ae chiel, wha wirkit as a gunsmith, that tyned twa do
tae the local surgeons juist as easy.
They’d hae the bodies selt as suin as they war deid, a surg
suin as they war deid, a surgeon crie
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Heather, Alistair Rin throu the jungle, (Mak Forrit 2017) Lallans - Angus, blog
ka step wis haurd whan ye’r as howpless as I wis.
howpless as I wis.
e that ma claes hummed an war as ticht tae us as ma ain skin.
ticht tae us as ma ain skin. Aathing in that
e leuk ower comfy tae me, but as suin as ma heid wis on it I w
10 matches

Heather, Alistair The porage revolution: Hou porage cam tae mak Scotland habitable, (Mak Forrit 2017) Lallans - Angus, blog
ations, haed taen their place as the heid o the species on ear
Ye can think o Egypt as the epicentre o human develop
Europe haed been in lockdoun as fowk tyned the means tae live
he freezin climate o the day. As the ice meltit an life cam ba
fe cam back tae the laund, an as the fowk o Europe keekit oot
12 matches

Heather, Alistair The ghaist lichts, (Mak Forrit 2017) Lallans - Angus, blog
steyed watchin the muckle law as nicht fell, feart for their h
ky. An they saw these torches as a trail o dottit lichts runni
same pattern, pace an nummer as the anes as she haed seen a p
the anes as she haed seen a puckle year s
4 matches

Heather, Alistair Lat the auld witch burn, (Mak Forrit 2017) Lallans - Strathnaver, blog
uim tae this day. It’s kent as ‘Patrick Sellar’s hoose
ear the place. He wis taen on as factor for the Duke o Sutherl
ug an a buit in the dowp. But as faur’s I ken he haednae kil
ay, didnae ken that leid. Sae as muckle as he micht hae thocht
muckle as he micht hae thocht they kent
7 matches

Heather, Alistair Trains approachin?, (Mak Forrit 2017) Lallans - Angus, blog
en. Construction got sae faur as tae big a railway station at
1 matches

Thoumire, Elizabeth Halloween, (Mak Forrit 2019) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
fause faces, sae real leukin as tae gie a fricht tae onybody,
bairns the day will get juist as guid a dirl fae their ain Hal
dirl fae their ain Halloweens as we did in oor time. But ah st
3 matches

Thoumire, Elizabeth In defence o SNHS, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
ous media anent whit they see as the shortcomins o oor Scottis
s, 78% wir seen, assessit, an as a result, eether admittit, tr
‘Spik as ye fin’ has ay workit weel
3 matches

Thoumire, Elizabeth Kintrae livin, (Mak Forrit 2019) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
lness o the lungs better kent as tuberculosis or TB. In thae d
t, we niver got onywhaur near as clerty as we did in the toun,
clerty as we did in the toun, playin oo
is fou o the bonniest flouers as weel as a muckle bit laid dou
weel as a muckle bit laid doun tae ve
8 matches

Thoumire, Elizabeth Daein it yersel, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
x whan it cam tae quality. Or as ma granny micht hae said, ‘
1 matches

Thoumire, Elizabeth Three days in October, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
u we did ken aboot this seein as in ither years we haed aft be
gotten a bit splittery fittit as ye dae whan yer nae sae young
nchauntit Forest for oorsels. As it sae happens it wis a fine
o’clock gun soondit the oor as it aye daes fae the battlemen
4 matches

Thoumire, Elizabeth Makkin a muckle o a mickle, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
an their ilk; whan sic things as meat, bacon, grains, butter,
As bairns o that generation, we
, we haed junkit, better kent as curds an whey. I think on it
ds an whey. I think on it nou as the forerinner tae yoghurt!
. He wis back fae the war, an as time went on, wirkin aw the o
8 matches

Thoumire, Elizabeth The killin fields!, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
his ain guid time, o coorse, as their kind ar wint tae dae, a
t for a bit o closer scrutiny as happent in the last week or t
caurs in sic a relentless wey as tae clear aw the wee feart be
ribit in the Scots Pairlament as ‘sickening slaughter’ an
that — the tods an futrets as weel as craws, buzzards, hen
8 matches

Thoumire, Elizabeth Bairns ootside, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
the road wi ma twa dugs. Gled as I wis tae be outside efter si
ub, an thinkin back tae masel as a bairn, I ken I wad hae been
a caur raither than a bairn. As faur as I can tell juist fae
faur as I can tell juist fae ma ain o
heir windaes an gie us a wave as we traipsed back an forrit ta
9 matches

Thoumire, Elizabeth Than an nou — poverty, makkin dae, an leukin oot for ilk ither, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
last tae drive a hansom cab. As a wee tottie bairn she could
hem a leuk that said, “Them as sae it wirnae there.”
ht haundit wis the cure. Even as a bairn, I jaloused her life
is richt gled tae think on it as a thing o the past.
4 matches

Uri, Antonia The birds an the bees, (Mak Forrit 2018) Doric - Aberdeen, blog
y, ah strangly advise ye tae, as it sers as a reminder o an aa
it sers as a reminder o an aafu importan
r o an aafu important lesson. As a quine fa haes growen up in
irden. Nae bird haes received as guid hospitality in oor hoose
guid hospitality in oor hoose as ‘Katie Birdie’, tho, beca
9 matches

Uri, Antonia Fit tae dae aboot obesity?, (Mak Forrit 2018) Doric - Aberdeen, blog
pes o cancer aathegither, sic as kindey cancer, breist cancer,
r example. Oot on islands sic as Gran Canaria an Lanzarote ye
2 matches

Uri, Antonia Naewey tae bide, (Mak Forrit 2018) Doric - Aberdeen, blog
ertit aboot the hale shebang, as ah felt that fowk fa mebbe co
fford tae help oot by donatin as muckle, shouldna hae been lef
they lat fowk fa ar registert as hameless jyne in, sae that th
hae tae stairt wi a challenge as difficult as his ane tae mak
difficult as his ane tae mak a difference.
5 matches

Thoumire, Elizabeth Deid huddies an the Moray Eel, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
iatit transition deal wull be as welcome tae the fishermen as
welcome tae the fishermen as a pint o cauld sick.
regairdit Scottish fishermen as expendable gaein intae the EU
3 matches

Thoumire, Elizabeth For the fat romantics, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
ifferent up here in Scotland. As it is, the nummer owreweicht
t daein catering at funerals. As we’re lowered doon in oor X
choosin tae tak intae oorsels as nourishmint. Lack o exercise
an verra importint pairt o it as weel. Greggs an their ilk are
grip on oor national diet is as ticht as oor arteries efter a
6 matches

Holton, Brian An Owresetter’s Tale, (Bella Caledonia 2015) Lallans - Galashiels, blog
wis a dourer, dreicher place as Scotland is the nou, an mindi
barracks at the road-en, an, as we gaed ti sleep ablow our mo
in ma grandfaither’s hous. As A wis pittin the book back on
but thon coup de foudre seems as shairp ti uis nou as it wis y
shairp ti uis nou as it wis yon day in 1965: it he
7 matches

Fitt, Matthew Fae Mooth tae Page, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Lallans, blog
irer. I went through the same as a lot o ma generation at the
aebody has tae write in Scots as doesnae want tae. But accordi
As a Scots author veesitin schul
utic value and a national ane as weel.
4 matches

Campbell, Karen Gie it laldy, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Lallans - Glasgow, blog
icht? Man. A dunno. It’s no as if it’s ma mither tongue, n
sae redolent wi possibilities as yet unthwarted, that it feels
yet unthwarted, that it feels as fragile an vital as a braith
fragile an vital as a braith held. Sae. A breathe
ews tae. Please. Gies carrots as weel as sticks. Wir Bard aske
7 matches

Murdoch, Steve Schrödinger’s Leid?, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Doric - St Andrews, blog
hocht mair o the leid nor he. As Yorkshireman Henry Saville sc
and an England wedd thegither as ae kingdom, it wuid help the
rate from the ancient tounge, as will easily appear to him tha
the day, especially fowk sic as Lord Robertson or Alex Massie
elt there’s nae sic a thing as Scots, an doubtless, it’ll
9 matches

Hershaw, William The Retour O The Grey Airmy, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Lallans, blog
the word in a public airt sic as a dug track or the pitch and
animal behaviour observed, “As the beavers spread and built
n doun keeps the beavers joco as they maun ging aboot biggin t
urate betterment and brawment as the bruckle balance atween th
4 matches

Hall, Simon W. No the Six o Clock News, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Orkney, blog
BBC. The news bulletin itsel, as weel as political interviews
weel as political interviews (both qu
ction like The Mart in Scots, as weel as the fairmers’ and a
weel as the fairmers’ and auctionee
4 matches

Handy, Robbie Forked Tongues, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Lallans, blog
is a ‘real language’ cos as far as Ah’m concerned that
far as Ah’m concerned that’s mai
d) Tunnocks teacake. Scots is as real as it gets.
real as it gets.
h dinnae speak the same Scots as ma grandfather spoke. Whether
32 matches

Hodgart, John Scots Language Act: Oor weans hae richt tae see mither tung respectit, (The National 2021) Lallans - North Ayrshire, newspaper
AS somebody that’s campaignt f
n Spotify tae recognise Scots as a language, an saicondly, tae
ges an Cultures recognises it as a language an that’s guid e
omplementary tae ane anither, as we need baith for different p
re o baith for ither purposes as we often dae, wi mair or less
17 matches

Reynolds, Charlie Krisamas time is draa’in near, (Ullans Speakers Association 2011) Ulster - Coleraine, prose
As mae granny usetae sae, things
gie a thocht for craturs naw as weel aff as wursels.
weel aff as wursels.
forget yer ain mither tongue. As they sae roon tha toon, ‘Ke
4 matches

Reynolds, Charlie Tak pride in yer ain tongue, (North Antrim Speak 2009) Ulster - Coleraine, blog
n tha schuil yerd ? Tha media as weel hae a pairt tae plae an
1 matches

Harper, Emma Promoting the Scots Leid, (The Scottish Parliament 2021) Lallans - Stranraer, government
Scots lairnin initiatives sic as the Scots Language Award in s
ise o Scots an aw its byleids as a legitimate leivin leid an t
2 matches

Hall, Simon W. Crackan the troughs, (Brisk Northerly 2021) Orkney, blog
can stand any amount o cowld, as long as they are dry. Weel fe
long as they are dry. Weel fed on sil
2 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 147, (self-published 2006) Lallans, newspaper
il areas. This will be yaised as a gydal for the final form th
As ye can see frae the diagram a
ethnic commonty languages, or as adults, speaks "ordinary" in
ae the man's flaws, seein him as 'the sowel' an a influence fo
guage that a play needs, gaun as faur as tae say she "speaks '
12 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 149, (self-published 2006) Lallans, newspaper
cCoist.The survey results wis as follaes:- 1.Oor Wullie. 2.Wil
Wullie yaised the same words as his eydent readers did an wi
plume o 'Lochinvar'. Charlie, as he wis kent, cuid write mair
ymously this wey aboot locals as weel as aboot humanity in gen
weel as aboot humanity in general.
15 matches

King, Angeline Untitled, (twitter 2021) Ulster - Larne, poetry
, an God's honest truth, ah'm as happy as a wee lark. There is
happy as a wee lark. There isnae a day
2 matches

Bennett, Peter Liberties (Part Two), (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
‘Ah’m gonae drap ye as close tae the Cellic end as a
close tae the Cellic end as ah kin. Tell big fuckin rent-
, it needs nae answer. We dae as he asks an he stoaps again, o
- inaudibly, right enough - as we walk taewards oor entrance
en we go; an we aw agree that as much as the club needs tae pr
22 matches

Bennett, Peter Liberties (Part One), (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
whit time it is?’ ah sais, as they appear oan the landin. M
ere,’ ma Ma shouts efter us as we head oot the door, ‘ther
he toon an take it fae there, as comprehensive a plan as kin r
comprehensive a plan as kin reasonably be expected, t
in front start tae pull away as the lights chainge an they’
10 matches

Bennett, Peter The Sacrificial Doo, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
rs doon, bouncin aff the grun as ah step oot ay the close door
min oot the door ay the close as ah pull up wearin a pair ay B
boot the best ah kin hope fur as a verbal exchange. The sad th
efter me but it’s too late, as ah click the door shut, makin
head straight in, slowin doon as ah approach the livin room as
17 matches

Meikle, William Overheard in a Cemetery, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Ayrshire, prose
again, clear an' bricht. Jist as weel really - ah'm
seem tae bother me quite as much as it used tae tho'.
much as it used tae tho'.
ye remember? Ah wis as prood as punch that day. Ah ken ah wis
Sundays ah don't even get as faur as wearing a semmit.
9 matches

Bennett, Peter Clyde Built, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
Ah dae as he asks an we’re staunin, h
‘Naw yer no Coyle! Dae as yer bloody telt. Ah’ve no g
he wants!’ ah sais, an dae as he asks, leavin the chain oan
?’ ah sais, openin the door as far as the chain’ll allow.
far as the chain’ll allow.
6 matches

Bennett, Peter Sharks, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
wan day oot ay the blue, just as ah get back fae the bools, ah
h hud a hunner an ah telt him as much; telt him ah’d been lo
me - starin right through me as though ah wisnae even there.
eak an it bangs aff the fence as it slams shut. Tam sits bolt
4 matches

Bennett, Peter The Party ay the Year (Part Two), (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
fae the hall comes floodin in as the door opens an Scanlon an
‘McNulty.’ McShane sais, as a statement ay fact. ‘ah fu
e danger. He disnae strike ye as the sort ay cunt tae get embr
, scannin every cunts’ face as they contribute tae the fucki
n he’s talkin, pure intense as fuck. Ah’m startin tae get
10 matches

Bennett, Peter The Party ay the Year (Part One), (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
, glossy sheen ay the leather as the taxi weaves in an oot ay
wraps, embarrassed an ashamed as ah um.
It wis ay little consequence, as Trisha McDade phoned a few da
eep quiet aboot such a thing, as ah’d asked him tae, wis an
taxi’s dashboard reads 7:56 as it draws up tae the Masonic L
21 matches

Bennett, Peter Carpe Diem, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
but every time, he’s clean as a whistle.
ery other flat bar the shoap, as he calls it, is boarded up wa
e grey sandstane tenement’s as grim lookin as it sounds wae
grim lookin as it sounds wae green streaks a
any exuberance ye might huv, as efficiently as it does, the r
28 matches

Bennett, Peter Just Another Minute, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
htmares, the place; encrusted as it is wae two hunner years wo
ghost ay a wummin lyin there as ah close the door. The dank a
ter an ah imagine the doactor as he must appear tae him; blurr
ear tae him; blurred and hazy as the tear ducts flood his eyes
ending reality. ‘Mr Pearce, as I’m sure you are aware, you
5 matches

Bennett, Peter The Guru an Zander, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
hauf ounce every week regular as clockwork lead me tae ma conc
s dain somethin right though as he’s goat a steady stream a
His wife opens the door as ah get there. She’s usherin
Come in. Sit down.’ he sais as we enter the lounge where he
‘Aye, ye’d be as well gettin a bit ay that in
16 matches

Bennett, Peter The Bothy (Part Two), (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
trils an his face illuminates as he strikes it, dain that Boge
ly unsuitable canvas trainers as ah edge further up the slope
runt ay its breath tauntin me as ah scramble an bound. The gru
an bound. The grun levels aff as ah reach the bottom an ah stu
neath ma feet echoes aboot me as ah try tae stop masel fawin.
7 matches

Bennett, Peter The Bothy (Part One), (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
up, or the party ay the year as he’d billed it, might have
in across the surface ay them as the clouds part, chased an ha
We come tae a stoap as McDade crouches doon an goes
in tae his waffle but ah know as well as he does, that that’
well as he does, that that’s exactl
9 matches

Bennett, Peter The Bools, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
t’s a pleasant March evenin as ah walk tae the bowlin club.
fur a wee gemme the day, bein as the weather’s took a turn f
b he wis startin?’ Tam sais as ah kneel doon tae take ma sho
ee bugger’s no been near in as long.
face reddening in concurrence as the club room curtains twitch
8 matches

Bennett, Peter Graftin, (ABCTales.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
is wastin ma time an ah might as well go wae them an dae a tur
e go ootside the school gates as ah telt him in nae uncertain
ot but ah widnae recommend it as a motivational technique.
hin him first, in his bedroom as he lined the interior ay a ru
r High Street fashion outlet, as he nicked in an then back oot
19 matches

Bennett, Peter McShane's Reprieve, (ABCTales.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
e his door an ah telt McNulty as much. ‘Leave him oot ay it.
ove the van fur miles. Ah wis as rough as a badger’s tadger
rough as a badger’s tadger that morn
mospheric, dramatic skies fur as far as the eye could see.
far as the eye could see.
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Bennett, Peter Rude Awakenings (Part two of two), (ABCTales.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
ma direction afore continuin as though ah’m no there. ‘Ex
ais, immediately regrettin it as ah belatedly remember, the cu
‘Not so fast Mr. Coyle. As you are no doubt aware, the G
emind you of your obligations as a claimant.’ This cunt is g
tive and be a good timekeeper as the position involves early s
7 matches

Bennett, Peter Rude Awakenings (Part one of two), (ABCTales.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
ts, just obscurin her nipples as she sits oan the edge ay the
erved tae highlight the issue as ah notice her gaze honin in o
lly committed noo; the flair, as they say, is mine. ‘Since t
roo? They’re no gien a fuck as long as it gets ye aff their
long as it gets ye aff their books so
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Bennett, Peter TA Hauf an a Hauf, (ABCTales.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
slaps ma cleanly shaven face as ah step oot intae the front g
- wan ay the only wans left, as a matter ay fact.
the gairden ye see, it’s no as well looked efter these days.
rocess ay keeping the gairden as close tae her exactin standar
ose tae her exactin standards as ah could, made me feel someho
26 matches

Bennett, Peter Park trife, (ABCTales.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
huv been hingin up there fur as long as ah kin remember. Adid
long as ah kin remember. Adidas Tango
nements oan either side ay me as ah approach. It trundles alan
is. Nothin gets by him. Sharp as a fuckin circle, the cunt.
s went intae himsel; no quite as vocal as he wance wis. He use
25 matches

Grae, Emma Jimmy and his wee darlin Alexa, (unbound.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
ah saw oan the silver screen as a boy.
but it wis sommat. She micht as well o been ma sister efter t
That wis as close as ah ever got tae tellin hur ab
t ye cannae get a pint. Micht as well be shut fur aw the guid
hut ma eyes, and there she is as clear as day. Alexa. Pretty a
6 matches

Grae, Emma Dancin wi the Rhona, (unbound.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
Ma accent is as common as muck even though ah’ve been
ers are giving me merry hell, as you’d say. We need you.”
now. Couldnae get enough o it as a wean. They callt me Edith T
The dentist’s eyes narrowed as ma mooth numbed. She stuck a
ther day, Edith. But you know as well as I do—”
26 matches

Ulster Scots Agency Ulster Scots Census, (census.gov.uk 2021) Ulster, government
ith Day 21st Mairch 20an21 or as shane as yer fit tae efter. Y
shane as yer fit tae efter. Yer repone
ith Day 21st Mairch 20an21 or as shane as yer fit tae efter.
shane as yer fit tae efter.
1? These fowk maun be coontit as landers. Mine tae tak in wean
20 matches

Giles, Harry Josephine WHIT TAE WRITE NOU?, (https://harryjosephine.com/ 2015) Orkney, blog
– whan hid registers first as a language at isno Standard E
ye write chances at bean raed as bean a commentary on the lang
n yir writan in: in Orcadian, as in ither firms o Scots, the m
wirk about haem, bit hid wis as much aboot haem nou as haem b
much aboot haem nou as haem by. An thir wis a bonnie
13 matches

Tait, John M Lallans 60 - Da Odyssey (1-75), (Lallans Magazine 2002) Shetland, poetry
As shuin as he grew, an greined for his a
1 matches

Tait, John M Shaetlan is Daed - Lang live Dialect, (Shetland Dialect Conference 2004 2004) Shetland, prose
whaar ee language is emerged as da written standard. In idder
laeced da wird ‘Shaetlan’ as da naem - no juist da descri
other languages) that emerged as standard languages did not ac
because they were not chosen as the standard.
English is a dialect tui, bit as we aa kaen, dat’s no whit w
63 matches

Giles, Harry Josephine The future of Scots, (https://www.opendemocracy.net/ 2015) Orkney, prose
er tae the leid o Westminster as the leid Craigmillar.
naetion an pronunciaetion – as thay wad i a job interview. A
leids o Orkney an Drumchapel as tae Kelvingrove an Holyrood.
ible politiecal foondaetions. As a literar leid, uissed i mony
i mony differ weys ilk yaer. As a spokken vernaclar, Scots ha
8 matches

Stewart, Anna An Alien Feeling, (Scots Hoose 2019) Lallans, prose
d o what she’d be like now, as a young wumman. Every year I
d a year. Yi cannae keep them as bairns forever – they’ve
2 matches

Strachan, Shane Hoast, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric, prose
glaikit tae be left masel for as lang as Da wis stuck aff the
lang as Da wis stuck aff the coast o
been used afore, but it sure as hell feels like it has – th
It did fan I hoovered near it as well, but then I realised tha
aff ma Whatsapp notifications as she yapped awa tae the shelte
11 matches

Briggs, Susi Diva, (Scots Language Centre 2021) Lallans - Dumfries and Galloway, poetry
Affen no at the richt times as deemed by
As I dance forrit intae the bric
2 matches

Grae, Emma Billy's Ghost Dug, (liarsleague.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
le used tae love eyeballin me as ah ate ma dinner.
Ah take oot ma mobile phone as ah chew oan another moothful
2 matches

Diansangu, Mae Doric, (Scots Hoose 2021) Doric, poetry
jist as weel as they can heal.
1 matches

Diansangu, Mae naebdy likes a clype, (Scots Hoose 2021) Doric, poetry
ken him as that thievin gype
1 matches

Gibson, Darren Oor ain strange lan, (Ullans Magazine 2012) Ulster - Ards, poetry
Nae mair the taak we hard as weans,
1 matches

Gibson, Darren Solace, (Ullans Magazine 2012) Ulster - Ards, poetry
Whaur time hings thick as stoor;
As spate owertaks tha lan,
2 matches

Smyth, Anne I Corinthians 13, (Ullans Magazine 2012) Ulster, prose
k o’t; syne A’ll ken jist as weel as A’m kent masel.
weel as A’m kent masel.
2 matches

Hume, David Aince the corncrake caa’ed, (Ullans Magazine 2012) Ulster - Ballycarry, poetry
As ower the sky they mak thair w
1 matches

Rennie, Susan The Hoose o Haivers, (Itchy Coo 2002) Lallans, weans
an the picters she wove were as fine as ony fae a maister pen
fine as ony fae a maister penter’s
il a veesit. Disguisin hersel as an auld wumman in a coorse wo
ma threids.” The nymphs did as their maistress ordered. They
rainbow daunced aff her loom. As she wove, she minded stories
50 matches

Rennie, Susan Kat an Doug on Planet Fankle, (Itchy Coo 2002) Lallans, weans
e the scuil tae play wi Doug. As suin as she got back, she lui
suin as she got back, she luiked aw o
h were gey ricklie, an luiked as if they had been knittit theg
ma ain, thanks,’ said Doug, as an identical fork slawly raxe
an his tail gaun its dinger. As afore, Kat cudna see ony sign
9 matches

Strachan, Shane Standing Stone, (northwordsnow.co.uk 2016) Doric, prose
the sands o the Broch beach, as ghostly as the aul toon itsel
ghostly as the aul toon itsel – the la
ng aboot on their helicopters as they chuck packages doon onto
k knots up in the same places as at ay does. I strike on my tr
aughs echoing through ma mind as clear as if they were coming
30 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 114, (self-published 2003) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
Allan Campbell, that sterts as the first Chief Executive o t
y sayin, "We recognise Gaelic as an important pairt o Scotland
They promised as weel tae "cairry on investin
includin the lairnin o Gaelic as a saicont language in schuils
ioner Viviane Reding. Speakin as a Luxemburger, she pyntit oot
14 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 115, (self-published 2003) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
il fendit twa jynt rinners up as weel.
ae twa poems is prentit ablow as weel.
Charlie Reid, itherweys kent as The Proclaimers, an the buik'
his passion for thair sports as weel as a guid kennin o thair
weel as a guid kennin o thair charact
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 116, (self-published 2003) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
nch state haes makit it plain as parritch that thae languages
r thair cultural value but no as languages o communication.
k for private an faimly life, as setten oot in Airticle 8. Pau
on the vehicle for thae ideas as weel. Language is a tool that
on, the Bretons threaps that, as the law stops the language fr
17 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 117, (self-published 2003) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
wis each gien the same CD ROM as weel.
, Campie haes setten itsel up as the standart for aw the ither
s appyntit Christine Robinson as Ootreach Officer. Forbye upda
aye a gem weel worth findin, as can be seen in Deer, prentit
As he tellt the leaden sky o whi
5 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 119, (self-published 2003) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
y languages is no tae be taen as threats or a danger an naithe
k ony kinch but shuid be seen as assets, as eikin tae the vail
assets, as eikin tae the vailye o Europe
d oot for its implementation. As for the hinnermaist, she didn
tae minority leids......Spain as a country peys for eneuch ett
11 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 176, (self-published 2008) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
dialeck o Scots, better kent as the Doric.
t if they wad tak ane anither as thair "lawful guidwife/guidma
Sae bide happy thegither as luvvers an freens,
As ye staun there thegither wi l
Juist as in Donovan's airlier novel, B
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 175, (self-published 2008) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
e aye leuk forrit ilka Sunday as bairns, tae giein oor Granny
believes will estaiblish him as "a colossus of contemporary C
emporary Caledonian culture". As whit micht cuid be descrived
whit micht cuid be descrived as denouement tae The Slab Boys,
ed auld but hivnae growed up. As Spanky threaps at ane pynt, "
11 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 174, (self-published 2008) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
cide gin he wants tae be seen as glaikit bi no seein this imag
ae coat hingers, claes horses as yetts an there a Hielan coo w
. Syne it's a weel seen chyce as the buik for this year's read
n chapters wi the same titles as Stevenson's original. It's ai
that "There is nae such thing as standard scrievit Scots..." a
11 matches

Donovan, Anne Buddha Da - Chapter 1 Anne Marie, (Canongate 2009 ISBN: 978-1847673459) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
aisty the time things went on as normal. It wis comm up fur th
d be gaun tae the big school, as ma granny kept cryin it, efte
ften, right enough. Thursdays as well as Tuesdays and sometime
well as Tuesdays and sometimes even o
dishes carefully on the shelf as he spoke. 'Prayer beads, hen.
14 matches

Farrow, Kenneth D. Lallans 59 - Editorial, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans, newspaper
odd attachment) an will react as tho I haed gree’d aareadies
whyles tak yer thinkin alood as a personal creiticism, or as
a personal creiticism, or as an opeinion hauden til faur m
mal register it’s sae aesie as faa intil, answerin aa thae e
whit an airt it taks ti write as direct, an as weel as this. A
7 matches

Vettese, Raymond Lallans 59 - Raymond Vettese : nineteen poems, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans - Montrose, poetry
as it waukent me then, in the mi
It iws only aifter, as we cleared the hoose,
as gif in praise,
as she lay greetin on the bitter
as he keekit in throu the gless.
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McDonald, Alistair Lallans 59 - Huntegowk, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans - Netherlee, poetry
Caa “Cuckoo” loud as the best, then
Wi yer ain chick as ye mak shift
2 matches

Chalmers, Aimee Lallans 59 - Joukene Poukerie, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans - Fife, prose
e blear ower ma twa een. Just as weel. If he had, I wuid hae s
whoost past, dinged the bell, as if ye was in his road. Ye nev
2 matches

Connor, Charles P. Lallans 59 - The Queen’s Shull’n, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans - Fife, prose
es Mither is she raed oot, “As a gesture of loyalty and affe
1 matches

Johnson, Mary Lallans 59 - Kieran an Aidan, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Doric - Aberdeenshire, prose
sayin Aidan wis mair thocht o as him.
I’m cot in aa widders as weel. Up in e knowe heid...
es. Iss collieshange wis waar as ony een afore. Cald fingers g
3 matches

Johnson, Mary Lallans 59 - Furst Time, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Doric - Aberdeenshire, prose
we wid get rid o the evidence as he cried it, or whit we wid d
cleanin customers. A watched as he stepped intae the porch an
door. Aye, there it wiz, jist as he said it wid be, an a bag o
. like a stookie, mooth gapin as he reached me.
an headin for the Park. Soon as we goat there, we flung wirse
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Purdie, David C. Lallans 59 - Sanct Hub’s, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans - Edinburgh, poetry
as whan ye’re settin on a jyne
the Richt Auchtoritie ... no as ye’d ken ony difference.
2 matches

Purves, David Lallans 59 - Five Poems frae the Chinese o Po Chu-I, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans - Selkirk, poetry
Tu Fu, Po Chü-I is regairdit as ane o the foremaist poets, no
cum that wul unnerstaun thaim as ye hae duin. A millenium is a
2 matches

Fleemin, Sandy Lallans 59 - Bellin the Cat, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans - Ormiston, prose
r Neilson leuks back plaesant as he can at the haurd, glowerin
hird Mrs Linton douts she’d as weel gie up.
a case like this,” he cries as she taks the door ahint her.
okit sofae, his een fou o joy as it gaes up an he feeds his sh
d hersel tae the young couple as thay cam up the neeborin peth
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McClure, Derrick J. Lallans 59 - A Stot an a Cleg, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans, prose
A scootie-allan guisin as an aigle;
breid o the vaiger.” Dante, as faur as we ken, never fash’
faur as we ken, never fash’t his se
the reek for hennerin a makar as maisterfu as Dante. Taviani i
maisterfu as Dante. Taviani is nae kenspec
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Hutchison, Pat Sanners Gow's Tales and Folklore of the Buchan - The Clootie Dummmplin!, (Ayton Publishing 2017 ISBN: 978-1910601419) Doric - Banffshire, prose
sna sae swaak aboot the hochs as he eence wiz. Noo it wiz a gr
aised her clootie dumplin (or as she’d say clootie dummmplin
n the hoordin lay the midden. As he passed throwe wi the loade
a bittie vrocht up Jocky did as he wiz bid an teen it aff but
a man’s back fae the caal. As he teen it aff Ackers spotted
5 matches

Hutchison, Pat Mrs Clushet o Faaldydykes, (McStorytellers.com 2018) Doric - Banffshire, prose
hid been a gye busy mornin wi as muckle fowk comin doon wi the
Faaldydykes wiz nivvertheless as fit as a flea but always seem
fit as a flea but always seemed tae
in and sat doon on the cheer as Doctor Makadoork wheeched awa
rin his finger doon the page as if lookin in mair detail. He
5 matches

Hutchison, Pat The Three Cannels, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
oot at the sea. He shuddered as the caal ween blasted roon hi
le land atween here an there. As it wiz, the barefaced chill t
He watched as the waves crashed against the
e skirls o them trappit ablow as the freezin watters rose tae
abeen him and died bit by bit as his body froze until the watt
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Hutchison, Pat Catty, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
he last months hid been awful as the dementia teen a hud o her
Aga stove that kept the room as warm as a pie and the reason
warm as a pie and the reason they’d
ch wiz her pride and joy. But as things do in life they change
id weepin cuts aboot its neck as weel as the festered ee an da
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The Mannie Fae Unco The Diary o a Feel at the Skweel, (unco.scot 2021) Doric, prose
5 pounders at the Jerry ships as they attempted a landin in th
tae the bilerhoose that acted as oor submarine an mony a time
r or less the same fleerspace as the music room but much lower
ed at ma throwe lowered broos as usual nae doot takin in the s
ers and hid a spark in her ee as she tellt us aboot actin. Noo
13 matches

King, Angeline Weans o Latharna, (angelineking.com 2021) Ulster - Larne, weans
positions on Greenland Grove. As soldiers o fortune, Gary says
re roon the back,’ she saed as she birled a buttercup in her
Let’s go then,’ ah saed as ah led ma gang ower the backs
ae the Billy Goats Gruff brig as Jenny trip-trapped ower the s
‘Weel,’ ah saed, as ah dannered across the promen
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Hutchison, Pat Bulletbroo, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
so fair an by he got on weel as a rule. Ae day his father tel
powkin an gyan, he wiz passed as A1 and jined the ranks o the
shooders he lookit ivvery bit as a Scottish sodjer should. The
tae him and teen his pey-book as proof o daith and ran aboot s
As for Douglas he wiz kept at th
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McKillop, Roger The Appin Murderer, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
I killed Colin Roy, I watched as Red Soldiers take ye abin the
t o’ me! Their loathing wis as nothin’ tae ma ain shame! A
n sheet, ye maun go in a sack as weel, fir fear ye’ll fa’
first tae Duror tae yersel’ as laird. We could get a shot at
r drains the brag oot o’ ye as it passes frae yer bladder le
16 matches

Shoor Caan, Angus Tasteless, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Lallans - Saltcoats, prose
oan ri safe side; a guid move as it turn't oot. It sat in ri m
e an' rat usually wakes me up as shin as it hits, lik' splashi
shin as it hits, lik' splashin' yur f
hoor 'e's name's oan ri bone. As if A wid dare tae oafur it ta
v rum ready aboot ri same tum as ri leg a' lamb. Ri mash, carr
9 matches

Philips, Cally Wha's feart o' the library?, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Doric - Turriff, prose
Ye’ll mind as ah telt ye ah wis grounded bi
nking that ma groundin’ wis as mich a pain fer ma ma as it w
mich a pain fer ma ma as it wis fer me an’ when it c
e cus in theym days ye’d be as like as not tae cam across th
like as not tae cam across the Hare K
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Muir, Glenn David of Seafield, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
They still gied oot gowdfish as prizes and yin or twa wid end
s scurrying intae the sheughs as we drove intae the yaird.
Davie, as we ca’d him (his Sunday nam
yin or twa quirks and foibles as weel.
4 matches

Muir, Glenn Pet-gilante, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
and stole the dug tae use it as a live target, unfortunately
irts. Noo the Polis are thick as shite in a boattle and couldn
As I wis saying the Polis were a
s shitting himsel and greetin as we gagged him and tied him ta
da had a mad gleam in her een as she fired the crossbow, Harry
11 matches

Muir, Glenn The Truth Will Out, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
can they?” Gus said quietly as he sipped his Guinness.
hat is exactly what occurred. As Gus’s closest freen and con
muttered something inaudible as we took a seat at yin o the w
er. Live an let live, Ah say, as long as he isnae touching ma
long as he isnae touching ma erse. Ye
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Muir, Glenn Lion Rampant, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
As Dave breistit a wee incline h
ed whit can only be described as a “double take”. This une
nd kilt it wi yin swift bite. As luck wid hae it this particul
re aboot the same age (thrie, as it happens) baith wi a nearly
whaur the pride were feedin, as usual, ready tae jine in as u
6 matches

Muir, Glenn Al Fresco, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
e river wis running quite low as there hadnae been much rain l
s starting tae ease off a bit as we decided tae call it a day.
2 matches

Muir, Glenn Ozsome, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
rth (Winnie Ewing’s double, as it happens).
Jist as Glinda magicked the baffies o
deid ringer for Alex Salmond, as it happens). He wisnae really
wisnae really a wizard at aa, as it turned oot. He telt the Ta
tor Uni. “This certifies ye as super brainy.” he said.
8 matches

Muir, Glenn Sport!, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
war. He still loved the game as a spectator sport. He tuik ma
uch tae Faither’s annoyance as he wis shite at picking winne
oked forrit tae. Usually jist as the grapplers were aboot tae
Watching Johnny (as we kenned him) watching the w
As I wis saying, back in the pre
5 matches

Geraghty, Martin A Bad Sport, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
ties. Huffin’ and puffin’ as he takes hiz plastic lookin
n an the sizes ae thir chists as he flicks through the newspap
He frowns as he says, ‘Naw, yi know the
n see hiz nostrils flappin’ as he mumbles, ‘A don’t fuck
4 matches

Geraghty, Martin The Pusher, (TheCommonBreath.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
ernoon walk. Yae mibbe passed as yae hurried aff sumwher. An a
ove, in a location sum regard as the centre ae ma being, is th
As he approaches the arched sand
Watches an worries as the drunk uses ivry wan ae th
4 matches

Geraghty, Martin 378, (TheCommonBreath.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
He bodychecks the boy as he breenges into the living r
rests on the lock and handle as he watches him heading down t
2 matches

McKillop, Roger The Flemings o’ Dalnoid, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Edinburgh, poetry
An' watched as it grew.
An' as time flew by,
As it started tae fade.
3 matches

McKillop, Roger Uprisin' an' Doonfa', (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Edinburgh, poetry
We had stood ranked, as we had sae mony times afore.
time we stood, in the sleet, as lang as we could thole their
lang as we could thole their canonade
futile an’ useless chairge! As we ran taewards the Governmen
ng’s throne!” Aye, richt, as if we’d ony choice! When th
17 matches

McKillop, Roger Challengin' Times, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, poetry
re startin’ tae moan at her as weel. “Besides those are th
ye can hae yer f-in’ boots as weel!” She removed the boot
n’. A skied level wi’ her as she made her determined desce
ess almost meltin’ the snaw as she passed. A kept offerin’
ints tae him. His jaw dropped as she stormed past him like “
7 matches

McKillop, Roger The Staff, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
followed almost immediately! As he passed the bottle ower his
, an’ tore them aff a strip as only he could! “It's a disg
group doon the river. He was, as is normal practice, the furst
As Mini, Max or Midi,
“An’ as crotchety as me!”
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McKillop, Roger The Builders, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
A ended ma career as a Lecturer in Sports Studies,
time run (whit a swat!) an’ as A passed the hockey pitch, ch
luctantly went tae jine them. As he walked intae the Refectory
loyer. He’d joined the firm as a 16 year auld, straight oot
ollege an’ then sacked jist as his “served” time wis up
8 matches

McKillop, Roger Educational (Mis)Communication, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
Wha use us as a trainin’ tool
lease!” Howls o’ laughter as they aw’ caught on! Thon’
As A came in yin mornin', back i
e an’ it’ll be cleaned up as soon as possible.” Fair eno
soon as possible.” Fair enough, A w
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McKillop, Roger Wee Roge Boobs, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
of course Outdoor pursuits. As a former student yince pit it
“Rogerisms”, described me as, ”Probably, the maist intel
nts, A jist had tae get there as quick as A could!” “Nae p
quick as A could!” “Nae probs Roge
“Ok we’ll try again, mind as ye go fir it drive your fists
7 matches

McKillop, Roger Ma Heroes o' Sport, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
As a youngster growin’ up in M
or of Rugby, sayin’ that he as a former Player, Educator an
under 18’s Seven had been, as usual, put oot in the furst r
As Greenyaird cheers stert tae f
Or tackles, made as a last stan’,
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McKillop, Roger Ma Heroes o' Music, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
!” Were they ever consulted as tae their anthem? Perhaps Eng
n anthem o’ their ain, sae, as lang as the Union lasts, “G
lang as the Union lasts, “God Save
An' as these winds o' change were bl
As emasculated fears dissolve,
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Philips, Cally Gonnae No Dae That, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Turriff, prose
he hoose hing wi’ a silence as we heard Alec, oor sometime c
But as it turned oot, we wis tae wee
– there wis naehin’ in me as could tak awa’ the feelin
me. Ah’m nae intae politics as a career an’ ah’m nae int
n identity. We’ve came oot, as a nation, as North British an
25 matches

Philips, Cally Jings, crivens, help ma Boab, it’s independence!, (McStorytellers.com 2013) Doric - Turriff, prose
b, debating for all the world as we had twenty-five years ago
anger the ‘target market’ as ye micht say. Or as Andy ae
ye micht say. Or as Andy ae’ways said, whit wit
r Wullie noo wid ye? Nae mair as ye’d see a real life Conser
his childhood wis mair Giles as Oor Wullie, however much he t
13 matches

Hutchison, Pat Bob the Dog fae the Bog, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
he thocht tae himsel he micht as weel tak the chance tae gyang
hape came fae atween his legs as a collie wi aa teeth an erseh
ae ivvery orifice in his body as he tried tae recover lost oxy
han a cracked drone fixed noo as he looked doon at the butcher
an greetin sound came fae him as he bolted. He couldna scream
15 matches

Hutchison, Pat Tarrarra boomby ae, This is my dying day, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
wind hid been knocked fae him as the bullet pierced low doon i
He blew throwe clenched teeth as his fingers touched the wound
liddy kipper. He gasped again as he reached for his TOS bunnet
on so he lay ontae the wound. As he groaned he slowly calmed h
it sounded so far awa. Lying as he wiz in a big shell crater
14 matches

Hutchison, Pat The Tabby Sooker, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
nnie!’ Noo this started aff as a bit o a joke in front o my
a joke in front o my pals but as I grew an masel became a ‘m
tip wiz the icing on the cake as far as I wiz concerned. The s
far as I wiz concerned. The slaivers
ash o tabbies an ate the lot. As a comfort ye’ll understand.
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Hutchison, Pat Angels Ten, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Doric - Banffshire, prose
s one fifty for aa the books. As I left I noticed this aal man
at this an mair than puzzled as tae why she got me tae look a
rted tae rock back an forritt as if bein buffeted by a strong
eard the pitter patter o them as they hut the side o the landy
sna tae last because ae nicht as weel as the usual buffetin an
13 matches

Hutchison, Pat If I Catch Ye I'll Eat Ye, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Doric - Banffshire, prose
the wee track fae higher up. As they reached the wee Wall Hoo
his an set up an affa skirlin as they ran back up the cliff ro
ly wiz employed by the parish as a kind o constable faa keepit
le faa keepit the peace. Jist as they reached his door Wully w
he ramrod and tamped it doon. As he made tae pit in the ball e
12 matches

Hutchison, Pat The Stones That Turned, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Doric - Banffshire, prose
ye abeen the fire. They micht as weel hae teen it ana because
t’s fit she hid in her hand as she sat at her noo oot fire s
wi the caal but wi the memory as tae how her bairn hid ended u
Mary commin fae the Heilands as she did hid been weel taught
forcing themsels on a lassie as she lay on the grun screamin
19 matches

Hutchison, Pat The Seven Coins o Kineddart, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Doric - Banffshire, prose
han a little nervous, though, as she made her wye up the lang
she cairried but even little as there wiz seemed to weigh a t
ere wiz seemed to weigh a ton as she trudged tae an uncertain
wiz the lowin fire and looked as if ye'd need a barra tae fill
t 'miss'. I'm to be addressed as Mistress Gordon at all times!
41 matches

Purves, David C. Jade Lute, (SCOTS Corpus 2003) Southern - Selkirk, poetry
as mukkil for him, sae A wad!
The hills growe dim as the sun gaes doun.
in taiken, lyke, as we sinder.
thay wad be as dowie as men.
float alang as licht as feathers.
9 matches

Rodger, Matt The Borth’ick Waitter, (SCOTS Corpus 2003) Southern - Roxburgh, prose
“Borth’ick Wa’as grave-yaird”, kent is “Th
1 matches

Hodgart, John A Catalogue o Sair Neglect, (Bella Calledonia 2016) Lallans - North Ayrshire, blog
As the weans stert back at the s
hy, while durin ma ain career as an English teacher, owre the
As a member o the ASLS Education
aff, an sometimes worse. An, as in a war, yer worst enemies a
t local authority level, such as Brian Murray’s Ayrshire Sco
8 matches

Robertson, Gary A Wee Dundee Xmas Poem, (Lidl 2020) Doric, poetry
on – the ‘ither Robert’ as eez kent an often referred ti
1 matches

Scots Language Center Crackin aboot politics, (Scots Language Centre 2020) Lallans, blog
in Scots estaiblisht the leid as ane for political crackin, an
Scots got a heize. Hooanever, as the mercat in Ingland got owe
Scots texts ‘Englished’ (as it wis cryed) afore settin fu
documents that reenges Scots as a leid for political crackin
ik. This gaitherings wis kent as the Privy Cooncil or Secret C
28 matches

Donati, Colin Universal Declaration o Human Richts, (Scots Language Centre 2004) Lallans, government
Forsameikle as kenning for the inherent dign
Forsameikle as misregaird and contemption fo
Forsameikle as it is necessar, gin man be no
rt tak recourse tae rebellion as a hinmaist
Forsameikle as it is necessar tae gar freend
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Horsbroch, Dauvit The Embra Greement, (Scots Language Centre 2012) Lallans, government
gae ben the Scots Pairlament as an act
be conductit sic a gait as awbody amang the pairlaments,
sic as the estaiblishment o the Buir
ons takkin hits swatch o‟t, as set oot in the paragraphs
peenion tae the UK Pairlament as tae hoo
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McClurg, Fernando Indytwa?, (The Sair Fecht 2016) Lallans, blog
happent i the lest 24 hours. As the initial souch o relief as
the initial souch o relief as Nigel Farage’s apparent con
tae a grue o dreid an disgust as the results startit comin in
analysis wull be alang suin, as we get time tae digest an thi
aes lairgely ceased tae exist as a coherent entity, forbye tae
13 matches

Sneddon, Alison Whit dae ye want “British vailues” tae mean?, (The Sair Fecht 2016) Lallans, blog
As haes became routine i Britain
iller Britain gains or tynes) as a result o its memmership. It
aundin aboot whit oor role is as a naition i the modren warld.
he EU is a tredd alliance, an as sic is lairgely aboot makkin
y. Internaitional upbiggin is as muckle in oor ain interest as
9 matches

Seth-Smith, Niki Chynge o sum kind is comin either wey, but a vote tae leave wad empooer Europe’s faur richt, (The Sair Fecht 2016) Lallans, blog
xit airgument frae principle, as weill as a lot o the analysis
weill as a lot o the analysis. Ultimat
ur richt are bearin the gree, as are the pairties o the ‘rad
an be shaped by this process (as it aye wull be, o coorse)?
ld dae in a UK ootbye the EU, as gin the decade atween (lat’
6 matches

Davidson, Alistair The Mitterand Plan, (The Sair Fecht 2016) Lallans, blog
quick return, an leaves jist as quickly at the first sign o t
”, wull mind capital flicht as ane o the methods yaised tae
IMF, wha demaundit austerity as their price. Austerity an mon
played oot across Europe, an as i Britain, French voters trie
e foreign lends, wi austerity as the price demaundit by credit
8 matches

McClurg, Fernando Scots, the Electoral Commission an the language community, (The Sair Fecht 2016) Lallans, blog
ir EU Referendum votin guide. As a maitter o fack, they postit
an ane or twa on Common Space as weill. We’ve seen the growt
blog haes played a wee pairt as weill.
ion for official maitters sic as votin is a new ane, an is an
ld weill emerge, organically, as normative staundarts. They wa
7 matches

Young, Clive Creative Scotland an the sowl o Scots, (The Sair Fecht 2016) Lallans, blog
e a sair fecht, but it’s no as muckle a lowp as monie fowk t
muckle a lowp as monie fowk think. Scots awrea
r freens at Creative Scotland as a example. Wi siller frae the
20 year auld an e’en warks as a app for yer iPad? The wice
line Scots Dictionary is jist as kenspeckle. There Colin Wilso
11 matches

Puchowski, James Frae Norrowa ower the faem, (The Sair Fecht 2016) Lallans, blog
developed ower the lest year. As tae the election, I think the
haill independence muivement. As a supporter o the Scots Green
ives noo leads oor opposition as a result. This is, lat me min
, are aisy-osie on topics sic as frackin an tax-joukin.
ical pairties. The Greens – as weill as ither, smawer politi
9 matches

Durie, Nick The Best o the Baith o Thaim, (The Sair Fecht 2016) Lallans, blog
e fae sufferin sic ill a fate as becomin a real democracy.
the Tories’ new fund status as BBC lovebairn. A’m shuir th
As A pit it theday on social med
e Lib Dems isnae tae the fore as the Unionists in their poteta
n democracy has been shawn up as naething mair nor guisin fron
5 matches

McClurg, Fernando Weill, weill, weill, (The Sair Fecht 2016) Lallans, blog
ence Ruth Davidson’s Tories as the main oppostion means this
ae lost sum daicent MSPs, sic as Jim Eadie, an micht find it c
ection afore, an is confirmed as by faur Scotland’s dominant
sic Yes muivement luminaries as Ivan McKee o Business for Sco
ist missed oot on a majority, as they’ll no be boonced intae
28 matches

Widmann, Thomas The State o Denmark, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
FP? It’s temptin tae see it as a sign o growein xenophobia,
ters micht stairt seein thaim as pairt o the establishment.
it’s awmaist siccar the DFP as the muckle maist pairtie in t
3 matches

Mackintosh, Henrietta A Tale o Twa Leids: Gaelic, Scots an smoorin wi luve, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
t o an value Gaelic an Scots, as baith o thir screivers seem t
e gie Gaelic an Scots respeck as leivin contemporary languages
kers, ultimately castin thaim as the ‘ither’ or ‘noble s
savage’, an no seein thaim as real fowk.
io on the Common Weal wabsite as haein an ‘academic focus [i
6 matches

McClurg, Fernando “Blood Upon the Grass” – merk twa?, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
itsel – jist anither dreich-as-cauld-parritch friendly gemme
is important, an tae ma mind (as a fitba fan) mair interestin
Gregor that stairts in goals. As awbodie kens, the question o
they want tae yaise the gemme as an opportunity tae raise awar
indeed, sports can be yaised as venues for protest an awarene
6 matches

McClurg, Fernando Tae see oorsels as we see ithers, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
our pairty benorth the border as weill. Sooth o Hadrian’s Wa
, or Romania. Tae see oorsels as we see ithers, ye micht say
tysh electoral districts kent as constituencies. Conservatives
ives says that the boundaries as they staund the noo gies Labo
monie critics sees the muive as a pairtisan effort tae secure
10 matches

McClurg, Fernando Votin isna Democracy. But..., (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
ts 40% backin o their memmers as weill as a majority o the tur
weill as a majority o the turnout tae
Dinna fetishise votin as democracy itsel, but dinna ab
3 matches

Ewen, Allan Review: Saltire: Invasioun, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
is melled wi chairacters sic as the traditional Kelpie as wee
the traditional Kelpie as weel as the new creations for
weel as the new creations for the com
his chist avoids bein merkit as kitsch. Insteid he comes ower
kitsch. Insteid he comes ower as a pooerfu demonic force ready
12 matches

Neil, Gabriel The Green Pairty: Holyrood’s nixt opposition?, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
itics richt noo, ye’ve like as no caGreenlogome across it
I’m votin SNP this time.” As a Green Pairty activist, I’
s General Election lockit-in, as they say. In some weys, looki
k o bein a decent opposition, as onie keek at First Meinisters
mak inroads i the Labour vote as weill. The Greens arena seen
9 matches

McClurg, Fernando The Potemkin Pairty, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
s empress Catherine the Great as she toured Crimea i 1787. Whi
onnie hoose-fronts an dressin as peasants, wavin tae the obliv
dress literally several fowk, as imaginary thrangs o fowk hail
his bearer o the reid baunner as gin he wis the saicont comin
4 matches

McClurg, Fernando Review: O is for Hoolet, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
ions tae speir tae McFarlane, as she taks on a braid range o r
raid range o roles – hersel as a bairn, singer Jean Redpath,
Burns, Alasdair Allan, hersel as a teenager, a haundful o ling
McFarlane hersel comes across as a strang champion o her ain n
4 matches

McClurg, Fernando The Great Divide, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
ers amang the maist revealin. As Stu Campbell pynts oot ower o
split o opinion is sae close as it is the noo, this leaves th
heids dinna zip up the back, as they say. For generations, La
o Scots, but ainlie sae lang as Labour vs. Tory wis the funda
jyne the SNP efter thrie year as pairt o “Glasgow First”
9 matches

McClurg, Fernando Syriza, an the road aheid, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
he radical potential o Syriza as a pairt o govrenment haes bee
ments in Europe o the ae sort as the Bolivarists o Sooth Ameri
haim faws short o a majority, as leuks increasinly likely, oor
tae reshape Scottish politics as deeply as we howp Syriza can
deeply as we howp Syriza can noo dae i
5 matches

Ewen, Allan Pairt twa: Janus leuks aheid, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
eill in tae 2015 an Januar is as guid a stairt as onie fir con
guid a stairt as onie fir continuin Scotland
ng pit tae modern dance beats as is heard on the Macpherson’
ment or even simple tasks sic as getting the messages or washi
red effective social hubs sic as kirks, the steamie, trade uni
11 matches

Ewen, Allan Pairt Ane: Janus leuks back, (The Sair Fecht 2014) Lallans, blog
kkin sum o oor ain structures as we gaed alang (oor dominance
logosphere is a case in pynt, as weill as the impressive range
weill as the impressive range o gressr
but daein that at the ae time as campaignin wis ayeweys a taw
British state at the ae time as tryin tae get letters aboot a
14 matches

Macdonald, Ileene Fit’s it aa aboot?, (The Sair Fecht 2014) Lallans, blog
ordpress.com an is on Twitter as weill @ileenemac.
This will hopefully continue as mair and mair fowk are engagi
s has taken place – perhaps as significant as theBig Vote it
significant as theBig Vote itself. Bystander
4 matches

McClurg, Fernando Thon Survation poll..., (The Sair Fecht 2014) Lallans, blog
een gied a braw Yule present, as Survation publish whit is mai
e this is the first ful poll (as agin Scottish subsamples o UK
General Election nixt year is as follaes, wi the chynges frae
e Liberal Democrats canna faw as faur as the polls suggests, a
faur as the polls suggests, acause th
13 matches

McClurg, Fernando The USA: Whit happened tae the Guid Guys?, (The Sair Fecht 2014) Lallans, blog
Even as a bodie that’s lang haed ma
mythology. National myths are as muckle aboot aspirations an g
le aboot aspirations an goals as they are aboot the actual wey
even sae, we can yaise thaim as a yairdstick.
etin tae his faimly tae yaise as “leverage”… gin that’
9 matches

Ewen, Allan Murphy’s Law, (The Sair Fecht 2014) Lallans, blog
Movement an shared socialism as a muckle reason fir preservin
rs also promotit independence as a means o protectin welfare,
bour Perty wis daein its joab as a Socialist Perty wi’in the
cussions fir the Labour Perty as a haill.
l suppressions o tensions sic as these that gart former Scotti
13 matches

Ewen, Allan The “Auld Lang Syne” Paradox, (The Sair Fecht 2014) Lallans, blog
eam Scots o the Central Belt. As a result, ma ain Scots develo
esult, ma ain Scots developed as a mixter-maxter variant. Haei
uk on the language favourably as a sairious medium o communica
Nesbitt seem tae brand Scots as something no tae be taen sair
news wadna be taen sairiously as it wad be seen tae be spokken
17 matches

Hubbard, Tom Scottish Faust: Poems and Ballads of Eldritch Lore, (Kettillonia 2004) Lallans, poetry
A vennel shauchles up as frae the pit.
As it merks the meetin place o l
2 matches

Bennett, Hazel Tha Near Cut, (Ullans Magazine 2001) Ulster, prose
“Aa richt, sae lang as yis accep at A cannae gae tae
As tha blek Morris Minor trinnle
Bilfawst kythed ablow thaim. As tha caur trinnled yont tha mi
3 matches

Fenton, James The Lade, (Ullans Magazine 2001) Ulster, prose
ne dakes rinnin bak tae guerd as weel the slow, hirded rottin
roots hung trimmlin in watter as clear as gless, snigs maistly
clear as gless, snigs maistly, for the
niver jaloozed, through time as weel) wuz gyely ower. By the
4 matches

Gillen, Charlie Oot Here Mae Lane, (Words without Borders Magazine 2004) Ulster, prose
The rid earth turns o'er as wee lift the furst fur' an' t
An' I'm as hearty's a wean, but for thes
2 matches

Gibson, Darren Oul money, (Ullans Magazine 2013) Ulster, prose
Noo A’ll alloo, as much as A fin aa thaim oul coins fasc
r thur wus half a penny known as a ha’penny and finally half
2 matches

Spence, Laura Tha Thoarn Tree, (Ullans Magazine 2013) Ulster, prose
ged aff tha thoarn tree, jist as Dan wus pit doon fur tha nich
ruch nicht. Tha grun wus dry as banes, tha craps still growei
As the boadie cum nearhaun, the
oxes, whuttled richt cannily. As she spauk, she keeked up at t
an Grace’s wame wus big got as it cum near time fur tha babb
9 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 100, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
heen o language quaistens sic as the survival o Scots, the ken
ss o non-hamelt languages sic as Chinese an Urdu. This want o
wark on it is noo gaun aheid as a jynt projeck atween Glesca
ns costs juist aboot the same as ae-leidit anes.Cooncillor Dre
4 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 101, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
rs see government legislation as necessar tae bring aboot ilka
in a radge ower whit they see as a fair sell-oot bi the Scots
a time that is generally taen as the maist virtuous an religio
false notaries and witnesses, as dailie experience did witness
anguage alang wi Scots Gaelic as twa o the hamelt languages o
18 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 102, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
this year's caird is the same as for ither years an, bi eikin
Watchin thir high jinks as they whurl
rk but satisfyin an enjoyable as weel. This year the wis a wee
o Soutar's poems, The Arch, "As the day is broken on the worl
rious fact that your sumph is as amatory as Solomon himself, a
8 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 105, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
ar auld Secretar o Scots Tung as "Rob Fairnie, the genial 55 y
ntence, he then refers to him as "Haining" for the remainder o
tdated lines of argument such as those put forward by Allan Br
unlike Scots - is never used as a contemporary means of every
innin in the first paragraph as a "genial 55 year old chairma
16 matches

Monahan Brown, Ricky Dùn Èideann, (The Scores 2020) Lallans, prose
The laddie oped his een as he skelped throu space at six
be here wis mair bleart, tho, as if muffled by the waddin o th
id he wurk fae this Loganair? As a pilot? Cabin crew? Mebbe he
Still an on, as he gazed at the flooers, a se
itsel, nae sae far aff, aboot as far fae the lough as he was,
16 matches

Clark, Thomas Till Houletgless an the Soond o Money, (The Scores 2018) Lallans, prose
ther ongauns he’d pit up wi as lang as he could, raither tha
lang as he could, raither than be tho
uld, raither than be thocht o as petty. The hostler kent this,
whaur Till wis concernt, lang as he did everythin wi a smile.
in an awfy hurry tae get awa as weel. Jalousin some mischief
8 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 106, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
the clessroom is bein traited as saicont cless citizens an the
same effeck on some teachers as sweirin in the cless. The bai
an the tellin o stories comes as saicont naitur in thair mithe
hed up an cairiet alang wi it as weel. The hinnermaist quaiste
ticularities will be gien oot as suin as they come tae haund.
13 matches

Uri, Antonia Will virus crisis mean a fresh stairt for Scots produce?, (The National 2020) Doric, newspaper
tae be distinctly Scots, sic as haggis an shortbreid, are bei
shortbreid, are bein labelled as "British", an the packagin zh
s o oor national identity sic as the Scots leid has been parti
As, for jist aboot aabody in Sco
luve. But, guid maet is jist as crucial tae maintain the heal
5 matches

Uri, Antonia Here's the problem wi the trad wife muivement, (The National 2020) Doric, newspaper
t o it are portrayin themsels as minorities fa are hard dane b
t agin gender stereotypes sic as the belief that a quine belan
the mair important hings, sic as faimly an hobbies.
ed an equal experience. Thou, as previous statistics suggest,
As weel as teachin futur generations abo
6 matches

Uri, Antonia Flooery achievement for the Scots Government, (The National 2019) Doric, newspaper
hiv daen richt can be classed as "big things". Aye, the introd
those fit micht be considered as a thochtie mair wee in compar
iv seen perennial flooers sic as poppies an marguerite daisies
bein strategic choices seein as they baith produce seeds fit
iver increasin effectiveness as a result o minimal time, effo
11 matches

Heather, Alistair Tak tent o the Cabrach, (The Herald 2018) Lallans, newspaper
inus fower it said on the car as I skitit an slithered ma wey
erty, which is ironic. Ironic as its it’s the lack o habitab
fowk fae ootwith the Cabrach as tourists an visitors tae lear
3 matches

Heather, Alistair Tartan Tourism nae mair, (The Herald 2018) Lallans, newspaper
ue gait o the Dee gangs wi ye as ye pooer yer wey alang Deesid
h o wids, yaisin their canopy as defence agin the snell winds
get yer messages at shops sic as Lamont Sporrans, Wild Thistle
Scotland presents the country as jeelit in time. A place o gha
shootin estates an oor touns as bein infused wi a sense o the
11 matches

Blackhall, Sheena Drumneachie Ferm, (Scottish Poetry Library 2019) Doric, poetry
rm wis swippert collies, hair as sheeny as glaiss
sheeny as glaiss
aunt ay referred tae her man as ‘the maister’, an in thei
3 matches

Robertson, James Dr Wha, (Scottish Poetry Library 2018) Lallans, poetry
time and space, shape-shiftin as he reels
1 matches

Paterson, Stuart A. Breenge, (Scottish Poetry Library 2016) Lallans, poetry
This morning, as the 372 shoogled
1 matches

Hershaw, William Seivin Verses for GMB, (Scottish Poetry Library 2015) Orkney, poetry
maun be wrocht as an equation:
1 matches

Gillen, Charles Whun A’ The Kye Had Names, (Ullans Press 2005) Ulster, poetry
ydesdales stud abane the men, as gentle as a lamb,
gentle as a lamb,
An’ burds noo naw as plentifu, they sung fae ivery
An’ nae sich thing as silage seep polluted ony rive
the oul’ gate post an said as quate “c’mere”,
8 matches

McDonald, Hamish The Girnin Gates - Chapter 12, (Itchy Coo 2003) Southern, prose
an up taewards the Peel Glen. As Drumchapel wis goin past, me
ven know ther wis such a hing as the real Girnin Gates. It wis
boay an taken tae coort. Jist as we wur approachin the Allande
us. As we gote tae the white buildin
"Ther ye are. As fine a perr a broonies as ye'
7 matches

Niven, Liz Stravaigin, (Luath 2001) Southern, poetry
far as the greetin een cuid see.
as butcher builders fleed.
2 matches

Hall, Anja Poosack, (Orkney Heritage Society 2010) Orkney, poetry
As I planned tae do,
1 matches

Hollinrake, Fran Flett Assipattle and the Mester Stoorworm, (Orkney Heritage Society 2010) Orkney, poetry
e princess lying there, bonny as a flooer in voar.
1 matches

Towrie, David Wirkin' the Tang - a dialect tale, (Orkneyjar 2010) Orkney, prose
e hid tae be keepit gaan teu, as weel ais whit wis under hid,
coo-scones tae warm thir feet as weel ais thir herts whin nigh
He left nee steen unturned as they say, for whin he geed ta
3 matches

Giles, Harry Josephine Slipan, Sweechan, (harryjosephine.com 2017) Orkney, prose
er aywis merks the sam soond, as notid in the gyd beelo. A’l
, fouïr an a haf aers ouldir as mee, chaenchis that bit mor d
l spaech, een ithoot chantan, as maigraeshin sofans daiälekts
, whar he deskraibs chantan as no an ankshis respons tae poo
sh – is at “We must speak as naturally as we can in any gi
17 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@sovereigndaisy tweeted in Doric
W0man @Scotpol1314 ???? thick as mince.(2019)
@ScottishJill Long as you’re safe Quine x(2019)

@d_anderson878 tweeted in Doric
As lang as ye pronounce it b-u-tt-r-ie. (2020)
cup by the bell. Nae sic fine as faanivver it taks yer funcy. (2020)
Aye. Nae as unco as fowk micht think. https://t.c(2020)
tep. Bit thon's nae sae thick as they come. Naething like gett(2020)
fir ma last nicht (athoot me as muckle as thinkin o it) fan A(2020)
and 2 other matches.

@Doric_Bananaman tweeted in Doric
@NeilDrysdale aye loon, or as I like tae caaaal it 'Back ta(2015)

@DoricPhrases tweeted in Doric
gon - aire is nae sic things as dragons, Nessie aye, bit nae (2015)
@AccentuateGame Translates as: Thanks fur following appreci(2015)
the contributor of ‘s black as the earl a hell's weskit fit (2015)
ic free short Christmas story as thank you for your support fo(2015)
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and 24 other matches.

@FaeFoggie tweeted in Doric
ut we got into an affa bither as another app soonded affa simi(2019)
Ye may gang far and fare waur as Jimmy says. Weel, he's nae ga(2019)
ttiejwattie is away to Glesgo as I'm tannin his fine drams fan(2019)
i local skweel for em ti tell as i bairns ti help themsels to (2019)
ike i nicht @BenPhilip_ seein as yir noo ower ti i ither side (2019)
and 7 other matches.

@Seperatist_No1 tweeted in Lallans
s responsibility and he isn't as sharp or on the ball as he sh(2020)
41 Suppers anytime before bed as a kid aboot 8/9 o clock now i(2020)
em but ye have tae keep a few as pets ??(2020)
o? You lot look stupid enough as it is over this agreement wit(2020)
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and 10 other matches.

@cammyrudkin tweeted in Southern
the top o a hill duzni cless as savin the country in my book (2020)
e gym or jeest watch the tele as usual #eneedtibreakswet(2012)

@jamie_ginger tweeted in Southern
pe yir aryt. I am sare but no as bad as u. #neeenaaw(2012)

@officialAliRed tweeted in Southern
First meal out as a family of four (wee yin is (2020)
essages. We're "ower chuffed" as they say in Hawick!(2019)
t. Thoughtful, forthright and as sardonic as they come. ??(2019)

@Angelinekking tweeted in Ulster
ireader @ashdouglasscot Braw, as ye say yersel! Noo that ah ha(2020)
to think it was a Larne thing as I never heard anyone use it i(2020)
s the origin: Middle English (as a noun denoting a horse's gal(2020)
- make a noise like thunder, as the DSL says. It's quite onom(2020)
utton! God’s truth, ah’d be as weel tae stick tae pictures! (2020)
and 2 other matches.

@OrangRuth tweeted in Ulster
ry aff the Billy look and nat as camp a pose(2018)
LEG If you don't pronounce it as "Magggerafelt" You're nat a p(2017)
@DebShoes72 @roddecks As long as it only contains blue begs. W(2019)
y @sinnfeinireland Sure, he's as bent as Newton Corner, thon b(2019)
Are all Feenyin wimmin as unfunny as her? #bbcqt(2016)
and 2 other matches.

@fairfaaye tweeted in Ulster
operate. Sometimes also heard as ‘thraveless’ #ulsterscots #(2020)
in the localised phrase ‘I'm as lurred as a burd in a tree’ (2020)
eaning 'chilled to the bone'; as in ‘thon day would founther (2020)
Often heard as “a quare gunk” meaning a gr(2020)
Scunnered, sometimes heard as scunthered means fed-up, disg(2020)
and 1 other matches.

@the_gellick tweeted in Ulster
Oor Polish freends sic as @poleinbelfast hae been strug (2014) twitter link
is yin taul me 1633 was wrang as thon coorse hallion Cromwell (2014) twitter link
st life for tae hae come back as sic a bletherin eejit! (2015) twitter link
aist folk you'll fin will act as Donegore men https://t.co/Mc3 (2014) twitter link
te a wheen o bonnie poems sic as "Donegore Hill". (James Orr) (2014) twitter link
and 21 other matches.

@beast_afc tweeted in Doric
then I would want to be bald as well. At least he is not fat.(2020)
Fits at got tae dee with him as a player. Gas work has nithin(2020)
Writin the semi aff as last season wiz jist the nugg(2020)
be jist McLennan for Mcgeouch as he say. We fitness prefer te (2020)
his phone to mock the stadium as small time. Off ye trott back(2020)
and 9 other matches.

@cligeey tweeted in Doric
ldside there is an difference as well(2020)
@TolquhonGallery Superior as weel(2020)
Ken it was a local maternity as well(2020)
e fae Perth through ti Crieff as well(2020)
Efter the flooer same femily as tamata(2020)
and 9 other matches.

@daleser23 tweeted in Doric
_coull i dina thnk we will be as good. Still get to playoffs. (2013)

@_DawnLeslie tweeted in Doric
e an issue. I describe myself as an ‘Inverurie quine’ in ma (2020)
obDrummond NE Scots - ‘Hard as Hinnersins’ (NE pronunciatio(2020)
mb @tyslobe Known in Scotland as ‘skooshy cream’ (presumably(2020)
s are possibly claiming 'ken' as a shortcut for saying 'we are(2020)
As someone who usually spends ev(2020)
and 2 other matches.

@Franwella tweeted in Doric
Weel micht as weel be hung fir a sheep ‘is(2021)
ionary how de ye spell jei'lt as in am jist jei'lt (feelin' th(2014)
@DreamVelveteen Aye, jist as weel ye didna dish it oot at (2013)
@aimeeannenaylor Be aright as long as you dinna cough or sn(2012)
ylor I'll whip ye intae shape as best as i can.canna wait. Wis(2012)
and 7 other matches.

@fittiecrooners tweeted in Doric
o the Fittie Bar are thinking as price o a nip and a half has (2016)
ed tae go fer a fly wee smoke as a young loon. It wis the boat(2016)
In my day that wid be classed as a hobby. Just affa(2016)
t the Fittie Bar on yer video as I've been sitting in same sea(2016)
nips last night than thought as my heed is like a deed rat, m(2016)
and 62 other matches.

@glenlivetloon tweeted in Doric
int aboot et, ither an likely as same faimlay as Welsh...(2020)
o spoke about something being as 'hard as Hinnerson's erse'. N(2020)

@Manuforti1968 tweeted in Doric
oth o e' Chain Brig. If there as near like an Aitkens een(2020)
t peppers. Bloody things were as het as a tamata.(2019)
an Record could donate copies as a stop gap. No?(2019)
he hid a fash supper ana. Bit as usual as seen as she sa ma sa(2020)
ter fir a fyle and there good as new.(2020)
and 9 other matches.

@alistairdunn tweeted in Lallans
are crackin tae watch. attack as a team, defend as a team, pla(2015)
e stay in the premier league! as for newcastle, relegation cou(2016)
as if danny caz is actually gawn(2013)

@Cobradile94 tweeted in Lallans
d, an that ither naitves, sic as massel, are juist uisin Scott(2019)
wis wan o thae "Biden's juist as bad as Trump" fowk fur a lang(2020)
Smashin! A wiss A wis as fast as this yin. Ma best is 15 meeni(2019)
IT! Dinna lat yer dreams stay as dreams!"(2019)
@raiphsays As thay say: "A late hing is ain(2020)
and 2 other matches.

@DaibhidhABEB tweeted in Lallans

@DavidJWood2 tweeted in Lallans
d the same material of apron, as my dungarees. It was meant ta(2020)
@tunesisme As good as I can be in these wacky times(2020)
one day tae do the hoosework, as she’s getting her hair done (2020)

@_Erinboyle_ tweeted in Lallans

@gordimhor1 tweeted in Lallans
@billykayscot As yin o their like yince said t(2018)

@ionafyfe tweeted in Lallans
cht tae hae Scots gien status as a lawfu an offeicial language(2020)
Tory’s oot. That is all. As you were.(2020)

@jack_capener tweeted in Lallans
is thit it refleckit Scotland as it really is, showcasin a bra(2020)
Stewart Bremmer nailing it as aye. https://t.co/sxmSDpni2F(2019)
ne - it lets ye choose Scots as a language for scrievin!(2019)
a feature on Scots idioms sic as this yin thit aab'dy can uise(2019)
bster afore, A've aye kent it as an ettercap!(2019)
and 2 other matches.

@jamieonkeys tweeted in Lallans

@jax6754 tweeted in Lallans
pe you enjoy @mrjakehumphrey, as a wis so lookin forward tae s(2017)
My spotify is ready as am I ?? @IAmChrisRamsey Whoop(2019)
nesty & postin on youtube esp as #Periscope isnae available on(2015)
chance o the full clip though as filming stopped just as you w(2014)
ir yir journey tae Ed Fringe. as 2day chuckin it doon! X(2015)
and 87 other matches.

@MartyMacMurtrie tweeted in Lallans
e til og være en glad laks” as in Scots; Guid luck and be a (2020)
childhood even intae manhood. As ye see, ahm only deaf within (2020)
ch SNP dae by recognising BSL as language. Ye see There is ter(2020)
he hae dane, is inexcusable! As a faither, a cannae imagine t(2020)
eaf’ not “Deaf” colleagues as well.(2020)
and 19 other matches.

@ClashCityClarky tweeted in Lallans
Ye dinnae think o a language as bein that kind o proposítion(2020)
an ordinar, ilkaday thing - as it is an should be. The diffe(2018)
in @ashdouglasscot - this is as pouerfu as the Scots language(2020)

@iainnicol tweeted in Lallans
es wan. Aw news is guid news, as they say.(2020)
n up for yersel. No even an “as depute I am pleased Ruth Davi(2020)
need tae be gentle on yersel as well.(2020)
@parami Might as weel stick wi it nou—save ye(2020)
@PerthshireMags As a green, I am glad we didna h(2020)
and 3 other matches.

@IshbelMcF tweeted in Lallans
e yaise o Scots in the biggan as a hale. ?? An aw institutions(2019)
owny’ with the sound ‘ow’ (as in ‘that wis sair’) imitate(2018)
Dictionars disnae like 'deif' as a spellin! A'll still yaise i(2019)
or @shysecretagent's new shaw as pairt o @ForestFringe.(2016)

@MartinBroon tweeted in Lallans

@mcfarlane_irene tweeted in Lallans
IshbelMcF @OorVyce Ne sae bad as fir ain pair mither we heard (2020)
ye're daen a richt braw joab as Scots Scriever. An A'm shair (2018)
s @billykayscot Tint: a verb, as in Tam o Shanter - Boris Joh(2016)
@sarasheridan Nae sae bad as some years. Echt was the mais(2020)
sheridan Get well soon, Sara. As my mum aye used to say, Guid (2020)
and 5 other matches.

@rosa_alba_macd tweeted in Lallans
2/day Twa meters that is same as the bind o a coo is hoo faur (2020)
olaSturgeon @JeaneF1MSP I ken as wi scuils (in oor toon the ge(2020)
ic_Ally noo, wad a mannie sic as yersel, mibbes warkin wi thon(2020)
colony wi oot the same wecht as England whan wi oot ae blink (2020)
ummin and young gyre carlines as jurnalists subverting corrupt(2020)
and 33 other matches.

@SusiBriggs1 tweeted in Lallans

@johnkmitchinson tweeted in Orkney

@peediepuss tweeted in Orkney
@shaetlan_rose Scad/Skad as in scalped. Scalped Mans Heid(2020)
ment! **Could you get me coat as week beuy**(2020)
PapayRanger Peedie things are as tough af(2020)

@Angela1Sinclair tweeted in Lallans

@billykayscot tweeted in Lallans
y wha brocht it haes somethin as guid. Braw NZ Pinot Noir: fai(2020)
regressin tae the shed I haed as a boay! Ony o ye still yaise (2020)
deid, but he’d be every bit as effective as the rest of the (2020)
at Dutch word cam intae Scots as skellum & describes thon big (2020)
sometimes. Rev Webster, kennt as Dr Bonum Magnum in Auld Reiki(2020)
and 21 other matches.

@Chazzbat tweeted in Lallans
Ah cannae mind, as ma Papa wid tak me tae the li(2020)
ioned it. It fell oot o usage as Ah got aulder, so it didnae c(2020)
ots o music acause it's uised as backgrund music on (2020)
mentia. The staff ur in tears as they gie thur accoont o thur (2020)
ans wimmin, tho. They're jist as vulnerable. An aye, mebbe the(2020)
and 35 other matches.

@DABArbuckle tweeted in Lallans
he end of Dougie Ross' career as a fitba' referee. Or will he (2020)
@RobertMiggins He might as well hae said "I'll pledge fr(2020)
ig palooster thinks o Nicola. As far as I can see, naebody oan(2020)
mpting tae get himsel crooned as Queen in an independent Scotl(2020)
@CrowSaorAlba1 No as bad as the devastating news that Sir(2020)
and 11 other matches.

@fairpechtoot tweeted in Lallans
splice' fir further guidance as tae whaur ye went wrang there(2020)
Aguilera referred tae hersel as a 'radge wee midden'?! https:(2019)
e Falkirk fitba team are kent as the bairns! Ah'm fae Whitburn(2017)
scot @bellacaledonia  'It’s as if somebody’s wrote it doon.(2016)
s own The Scots Blether page, as well as teaching resource #as(2016)
and 4 other matches.

@JamieFairbairn1 tweeted in Lallans
@DavieDonaldson Davie - As soon as ye can. Ony Tuesday f(2020)
ave come through from Gaelic, as it does from influences from (2020)
Gaelic language and culture, as they are for Scots. Airbrush (2020)
re in Fitehills is on the map as Knock Hill, though fowk cry i(2020)
aserphs Aye, we think of muir as moor, but it's in lots of hil(2020)
and 7 other matches.

@johnstone_shane tweeted in Lallans
. My buik gets a nice mention as well. https://t.co/SEe5O8NXuA(2020)

@LairnScots tweeted in Lallans
ctionars Are ye yaisin 'kelt' as an adjective in thon sense? @(2019)
this Saturday, 23rd November, as pairt o @BookWeekScot Take ye(2019)
y oan Saturday 23rd November, as pairt o @BookWeekScot. Take y(2019)
rls @duolingo @ScotsGaelicDuo As fair as we ken, the content f(2020)
ations o Roald Dahl classics, as well as hunners o ither title(2018)
and 25 other matches.

@raiphsays tweeted in Lallans

@Julie_Dennison tweeted in Shetland
you hiv ta be more assertive as you’d lik ta be on da road ? (2019) twitter link
fect line o wark fir me eenoo as dir nae community council mee (2020) twitter link
first time am been any farder as Brae since da 27th March, an (2020) twitter link
Bold o my new car ta use a CD as da media icon when da thing d (2020) twitter link
german on duolingo a go seein as am no tried learnin any fae 5 (2020) twitter link
and 6 other matches.

@tattooedselkie tweeted in Shetland
@JoEdwards41 Yep. I'm as pro indy as the nixt person b(2021)
ein idda winter it's far waar as last time. https://t.co/C3ZeD(2021)
_Whitaker It was! We haed dem as weel. Dinna think we got the (2021)
n dis feels mair lik a Mondee as a Fridee - winder whit wye y(2021)
5 @tristangrayedi Yun's aboot as polite as I feel lik bein tae(2021)
and 20 other matches.

@helenmoncrieff tweeted in Shetland
da carpets o flooers ???????. As weel as da thrift/sea pinks a(2019)
lins are een o my fave birds (as are Guillys and Nories). Beau(2020)
w in Orkney are equally irked as me. It's funny what grates.(2020)
storm petrels, or alamooties as we call dem, still inside da (2019)
n my first Calloo o da winter as I do wi da Tirricks in summer(2019)
and 14 other matches.

@shaetlan_rose tweeted in Shetland
n now reveal MY TRUE IDENTITY as Marjolein's Secret Santie! Wa(2017)
yeah, tho I lik tweet better as de English eens, maks me gaff(2020)
@Hjetlandi Yep used as a verb he means yun too(2020)

@HurchinHome tweeted in Ulster
raham8 Used the merle on whin as a logo...sorry should have be(2020)
@StuartPoet Ha, as lang as ye behave yersel! It'll be gu(2020)
int: colleague describes gait as "glaiket".(2018)

@MarkThompStuff tweeted in Ulster
As my late mother used to say to(2020)
e - "Here's Tae Ye" was used as a toast and became a slogan f(2020)
gelinekking @molach95 Ah yes, as in "wor ain folk" we would de(2020)
awrightDaniel Hope your haein as braw a day there as we are he(2020)
othyferres A wee bit 'cheugh' as we say doon here!(2020)
and 1 other matches.

@JamesAmcvean tweeted in Doric

@MizLiot tweeted in Lallans
a slip o the tongue, he’s no as guid wi the words as he used (2021) twitter link
reen she wisnae frae the west as she uses words a west coaster (2021) twitter link
leibh a charaid! I try tae be as straight wi fowk as I wid wan (2021) twitter link

@ricky_ballboy tweeted in Lallans
moving and compelling” – an as a Gàidhlig lairner, A’m gey(2020)

@kennethbryce184 tweeted in Lallans
sonauthor awe the way brother as always! (2021) twitter link
@ashwilsonauthor easy game as usual for you guys m8 - nae (2021) twitter link
s even controlling the courts as well as our lives - need a s (2020) twitter link
the snp r running the game n as the sfa follow them - its bo (2021) twitter link
ae baith teams oan the day - as fir the wd 40 - a cood dae w (2020) twitter link
and 211 other matches.

@StuartPoet tweeted in Lallans
ks tae Billy, supportive o aa as aye. Lug in the nicht at 7.30 (2020) twitter link
raw (very good) post Dorothy. As a native (white) Scots langua(2020)
in its richtfu an ain branch as it ocht tae be ??????????????(2020)
As makar, Scots speaker and loca(2020)
cht hunner year syne. An seen as sic bi @IYIL2019 and the EEC (2020)
and 49 other matches.

@RedValkyrie84 tweeted in Shetland
homeschoolin we da lasses but as I remind him he’s supposed t (2021) twitter link
it du wants on dy meatsack - as long as it maks du happy and (2020) twitter link
unna git to play #DnD danight as hubby has somethin else on & (2019) twitter link
a public holiday in Shetland as is Hop Day which is da day ef (2021) twitter link
able to print off d&d sheets as well as da reams o stuff fur (2021) twitter link
and 1 other matches.

@TheFarrierPhil tweeted in Ulster
Ate up, yur at your grannies' as they say here????! (2021) twitter link
fur keeping me wairm tha day as ah chek tha nighbers! ?????? (2021) twitter link
@Ultach1014 As long as it's no smittle!(2020)
r1 Oh aye, my wife's scunnerd as a cannea go oniwhere we oot g (2021) twitter link
much except for 'cach handed' as in clumsy. https://t.co/ZFTJp (2021) twitter link

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