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athletes Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words4.6 6 5.7 2.9 0 22.4 0 0
Number of occurrences75 1 0 1 0 0
Number of authors4 1 1

Occurrences of athletes in Corpus

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Leslie, Deborah Doric - Alive an Kickin, (Argo Publishing 2004 ISBN: 978-0954615314) Doric - Inverurie, prose
a bittie like a naisty dose o athletes fit: stinkin, irritatin an a on page 13

1 matches

Cumming, John Kirsten, (Shetland For Wirds 2006) Shetland, prose
her, earnest laek. Weel some athletes seem ta live i der coach's po
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Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2020) Lallans, prose
nae know how it feels tae huv athletes foot or a verucca, an he disn
1 matches

Rennie, Susan The Hoose o Haivers, (Itchy Coo 2002) Lallans, weans
led intae this room an Cretan athletes – baith lads an lassies –
1 matches

McKillop, Roger Ma Heroes o' Sport, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
Attention, aw’ Athletes, wha ken how it feels,
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McKillop, Roger Ma Heroes o' Music, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
e an’ tears o’ oor Gowden athletes last year an’ those frae Wa
1 matches

McClurg, Fernando “Blood Upon the Grass” – merk twa?, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
sport is a pooerful wey that athletes, fans an sports govrenin bodi
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