A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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attention Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words55.5 35 77 26.4 36.1 44.8 58.5 0
Number of occurrences8467 9 1 2 5 0
Number of authors24 6 1 2 2

Occurrences of attention in Corpus

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Hubbard, Tom The Flechitorium, (Grace Note 2017 ISBN: 9781907676932) Lallans - East Central, poetry
if Stalin and Darwin vie for attention. on page 60

1 matches

Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
ed tae pey the commotion much attention, probably because they wur ei on page 32
wurds: "And, they're off." Ma attention couldnae be taken awey fae th on page 35
boay hus caught everyboady's attention by noo. Paul, at his usual be on page 43
ditch attempt tae deflect his attention ah've began admirin the lamin on page 48
seems tae be devourin up the attention he's gittin. An entourage ae on page 50
Also on pages 72, 78, 86, 100, 109, 154, 188, 196
14 matches

Donovan, Anne Matilda In Scots, (Itchy Coo 2019 ISBN: 978-1785302350) Lallans, weans
v tae staund mair or less tae attention aw the time when ye get locke on page 98

1 matches

McHardy, Stuart Speakin o Dundee: Tales Tellt Aroun the Toun, (Luath 2010 ISBN: 978-1-906817-25-1) Lallans - Dundee, prose
n that rock, there an pey nae attention tae oniethin else.' on page 24
ies. The lads didnae pey onie attention, jist got him back hame, pit on page 30
Tam was fair taen awa wi this attention an weel, he wis a yung man, s on page 67

4 matches

Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2021 ISBN: 978-1916117921) Lallans - Renfrew, prose
a known that if they paid any attention in R.E. on page 18
athin cozzie attractin aw the attention lik she's a bliddy lighthoose on page 55
ks Charlene's jist lookin fur attention. Quite a lot ae wur pals thin on page 138
Laura, She's seriously seekin attention. on page 146
she wis pure lappin up aw the attention thinkin she knew everythin aw on page 153

5 matches

Fitt, Matthew Chairlie and the Chocolate Works, (Itchy Coo 2016 ISBN: 978-1-78530-083-7) Lallans, prose
wis peyin the tottiest bit o attention tae the wee laddie hunkered d on page 49
lin,' said Mrs Saut, 'pey nae attention tae Mr Wonka! He's leein tae on page 122
Jock and Chairlie, peyin nae attention tae their screamin and skirli on page 175

3 matches

Leslie, Deborah Doric - Hale an Hairty, (Argo Publishing 2011 ISBN: 978-0954615345) Doric - Inverurie, prose
'pokin' some'dy te get their attention. It luts them ken ye wint te on page 52

1 matches

Wilson, Rab Accent O the Mind, (Luath 2006 ISBN: 978-1905222322) Lallans - New Cumnock, poetry
rey auld veterans stiffen tae attention, on page 41
r fairfaced sarcasms drew the attention o readers and o ither poets, on page 101

2 matches

Hay, Gordon M. The Doric New Testament, (Gordon M Hay 2012 ISBN: 978-0957351516) Doric - Banff, prose
e brocht oot till e open. Pey attention syne tae foo ye hearken; caus on page 93

1 matches

Gillon, Karen Report on Inquiry intil the role o, (Education, Culture an Sport Comatee 2003) Lallans, government
attractit muckle attention in recent years wi the first
. BBC Scotland brocht tae the attention o this Inquiry an extract fae
2 matches

Fleemin, Sandy Report on Inquiry intil the role Submission, (Education, Culture an Sport Comatee 2003) Lallans, government
· Bein few, speecial attention is aesy afforded;
1 matches

Fleemin, Sandy Big Schuil, (sandyfleming.org 2003) Lallans, prose
his time for fear o attractin attention.
1 matches

Fleemin, Sandy A Day Weel Spent, (sandyfleming.org 2003) Lallans, prose
e'r no giein it the laest bit attention, but ye ootdae yersel for aa
1 matches

Blackhall, Sheena Minnie, (Scots Language Centre 2004) Doric, prose
fur hodgin aboot an nae pyin attention.
da. There's a sick coo needin attention.'
g 'n yer moo'll need some sma attention.'
3 matches

Blackhall, Sheena The Quarry, (Lochlands 2007) Doric, prose
airn wis born it wid takk her attention awa frae Brian – fairly tha
1 matches

Ratter, Peter Da Perishin Nort, (Young Shetland Writer 2010) Shetland, prose
ys!" roared John, commadin da attention of his crew. "We set sail fir
1 matches

Clark, Thomas Radge Against the Machine: Deid Wirds, Deid Warlds, an Why Scots Maitters, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
s ye hauf yer listeners. This attention-tax on the uise o Scots has l
1 matches

Capener, Jack No Guid Eneuch, (Bella Caledonia 2019) Lallans, blog
ons thit Scots isnae gien the attention it needs, but at the en o the
1 matches

McHardy, Stuart The Wey Forrit, (Luath 2017) Lallans, prose
sae shale o thon, A've drawn attention in the follaein hapes tue ae
hen anglican chaps turn their attention to Scotland their representat
. In the past few year walcum attention his been focussit on ane o th
in its waas. A suppose drawin attention tae sic Radical behaviour in
uppression there his been nae attention peyed till gey recent tae the
7 matches

Sutherland, Hope Twa sisters, een room, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Buckie, prose
dee anything tae be centre o attention and mak folk watch her bit yi
nd mak folk watch her bit yir attention wid probably ariddy be drawn
2 matches

Halfpenny, Cameron Ahlice's Adveenturs in Wunderlaant, (Evertype 2015) Southern - Borders, prose
o went oan, withoot piyin ony attention tae hur; “but yon snakes! T
n went oan, withoot piyin ony attention tae hur, “if oo hed th door
t, if there are, naebody pays attention tae thum—an ee’ve nae ide
Ahlice, whae hidnae paid ony attention tae this last remark, “Eet
4 matches

Uri, Antonia Widney’s Fuil, (Mak Forrit 2017) Doric - Aberdeen, blog
end still wisna brocht tae ma attention until a conversation ah haed
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 149, (self-published 2006) Lallans, newspaper
popular an attracted a lot o attention areddies. A nummer o thaim ha
1 matches

Bennett, Peter The Party ay the Year (Part One), (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
e jostlin crowd, vyin fur the attention ay the overworked barmaid is
1 matches

Bennett, Peter Carpe Diem, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
ront door slammin wrenches ma attention fae McNulty’s attempt tae j
1 matches

Bennett, Peter The Guru an Zander, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
horn blastin at me brings ma attention sharply back tae the road ahe
1 matches

Bennett, Peter Park trife, (ABCTales.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
erin. A wee sparra catches ma attention, tenaciously fightin its waiy
1 matches

Giles, Harry Josephine WHIT TAE WRITE NOU?, (https://harryjosephine.com/ 2015) Orkney, blog
r hid maks ye pey that muckle attention tae ilka wird chyce (an gies
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 114, (self-published 2003) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
ae be wordy o bringin tae the attention o Scots Tung WITTINS readers:
1 matches

Connor, Charles P. Lallans 59 - The Queen’s Shull’n, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans - Fife, prose
Wullie shiftit hes attention tae hes Mum.
1 matches

Johnson, Mary Lallans 59 - Furst Time, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Doric - Aberdeenshire, prose
hooses,” says Key, pyin nae attention tae me. “Awfie careless fol
1 matches

Hutchison, Pat Catty, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
t wiz the title that teen his attention.
1 matches

Muir, Glenn Pet-gilante, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
ily for us, naebody paid onie attention tae Wee Shooie sticking up th
1 matches

Geraghty, Martin The Pusher, (TheCommonBreath.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
Piy attention. It’s feedin time.
1 matches

McKillop, Roger Ma Heroes o' Sport, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
Attention, aw’ Athletes, wha ken how
1 matches

McKillop, Roger Ma Heroes o' Music, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
bit it furst came tae general attention when the crowds at Hampden du
1 matches

Rodger, Matt The Borth’ick Waitter, (SCOTS Corpus 2003) Southern - Roxburgh, prose
cryit, ee stood literally tae attention, on the tither side o the tab
1 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@Seperatist_No1 tweeted in Lallans

@rosa_alba_macd tweeted in Lallans
glasgowcathcart It can tae my attention on the Sabbath that thon Gowk(2020)

@WhenDidADidny tweeted in Lallans

@Chazzbat tweeted in Lallans
r. He jist gets aff on aa the attention. #23Cases #23Morde(2020)

@helenmoncrieff tweeted in Shetland

@kennethbryce184 tweeted in Lallans
ats the reason why a dont pay attention to what our fm tells us - si (2021) twitter link
st get pissed aff wae awe the attention kelty get - its disrespectfu (2020) twitter link

@StuartPoet tweeted in Lallans

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