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auld Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words1122.2 138 1339.7 931.4 327.9 402.8 2052.2 102.3
Number of occurrences16991165 317 9 18 175 15
Number of authors84 23 5 4 15 8

Occurrences of auld in Corpus

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Robertson, James Black Cuddy, (Scottish Book Trust 2019) Lallans, prose
the tap o the brae, in a big auld birk, twa doos were newsin. on page 1
ld get that seen tae. Crabbit auld cleg. At least they made her on page 4

2 matches

Robertson, James The Mannie, (Scottish Book Trust 2018) Lallans, prose
tae tell her somethin. He wis auld, wi siller bristles on his ch on page 6

2 matches

Curran, Doug Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Galloway, poetry
Granfaithers auld smiddy. Empty noo, on page 21
In a quate meenute, some auld wife micht caa, on page 22
an auld men lik me maun fin some ithe on page 23
whaur at eventide the auld folks pu'd their chair on page 28
Auld Time Dancin on page 29
Also on pages 30, 31, 32
13 matches

Robertson, James Precious and the Puggies, (Itchy Coo 2011 ISBN: 978-1845023324) Lallans, weans
'Hoo auld were ye?' spiered Precious. on page 5
She wis aye ainly eicht year auld, but she wis aboot tae set af on page 21
And she wis ainly eicht year auld. on page 49

3 matches

Clark, Thomas Intae the Snaw, (Gatehouse Press 2015 ISBN: 978-0992857370) Lallans, poetry
antly inby, a carlie, lane an auld, on page 24
Jist read that in the auld boy's beuk the day. on page 25
h perish bi dirdums or sonsie auld age, on page 36
An auld god sunk in a muntain. on page 41

4 matches

Fitt, Matthew Roald Dahl Reekin Rhymes, (Itchy Coo 2018 ISBN: 978-1785301834) Lallans, weans
Wis cooked up auld lang syne and then on page 5
Jock led the auld broon coo awa, on page 13
The haunle o an auld stoor sooker. on page 15
'Wi you it's aye the same auld sang on page 17
'There's still life in this auld dug yit!' on page 19
Also on pages 21, 32, 38
9 matches

Douglas, David Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Galloway, poetry
just as fast as oor buggerin auld boiler would rattle. on page 50
lik auld claggit claret. on page 52
The auld banes craik even on page 53
dear lord forgive this auld sinners sang on page 54

4 matches

Hubbard, Tom The Flechitorium, (Grace Note 2017 ISBN: 9781907676932) Lallans - East Central, poetry
ege, I'd hae ye mynd o me: My auld banes bend and crack, on page 4
'The auld banes crack: their joke's nea on page 6
litics and art, And leukin up auld haunts. on page 22
'Auld Bampôt, schir, we luve ye, A on page 23
'Grandad, when ye're auld like you Duis it mean ye'll s on page 24
Also on pages 29, 42, 55, 60, 63, 69, 70, 71, 73, 74, 75, 76, 77, 78
30 matches

Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
ly enough, ah bumped intae an auld mate fae school the other wee on page 19
tted awey tae each other like auld times, then he asked: "What y on page 20
creek withoot a paddle as ma auld gran wid say. on page 21
on wae Matty talkin aboot the auld days - and ah wis a sixteen- on page 22
atiently tae greet me like an auld friend. Ah appreciate yur eff on page 23
Also on pages 28, 29, 30, 38, 40, 50, 54, 61, 63, 64, 72, 73, 75, 85, 86, 87, 89, 95, 98, 100, 110, 113, 121, 125, 135, 139, 140, 141, 147, 156, 166, 173, 176, 185, 188, 189, 196
50 matches

Bryden, Hugh Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
Ah coud tolerate the auld guys on page 95

1 matches

Manson, John Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
Wi wuiden binks whaur a fyow auld fowk on page 111
Whan I wis sax year auld on page 114
Auld Notes on page 115
At a year auld on page 121
Lek a bundle o auld letters on page 122

7 matches

Donovan, Anne Matilda In Scots, (Itchy Coo 2019 ISBN: 978-1785302350) Lallans, weans
nt adult book fur a four-year-auld lassie? Her first thocht wis on page 9
The Auld Man and the Sea by Ernest Hem on page 12
tak oot new books and return auld yins. Her ain wee bedchaumer on page 13
'So ah buy an auld midden that's got aboot a hun on page 17
thoosand. Belanged tae an auld wifie wha only used it wanst on page 19
Also on pages 23, 43, 45, 60, 67, 79, 82, 83, 90, 95, 96, 100, 112, 142, 156, 174, 175, 178, 190, 191, 193, 194, 198, 229
36 matches

Neill, Willie Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern, poetry
The Auld Grunn on page 129
binna the auld meer champin her yeukie heels on page 131
the auld dug barkan and the weemin lau on page 133
I mind the sicht o the auld wife's face begrutten on page 135
ye're daft, said ma auld-mither, on page 136
Also on pages 137, 139, 143, 144
18 matches

Tindal, Betty Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
The auld brig, on page 151
leviated by the arrival o the auld 'grey Fergie'. on page 163

2 matches

Thomson, Mark Bard fae thi buildin site, (Luath 2007 ISBN: 978-1906307141) Lallans - Dundee, poetry
An auld mare crooked that naebuddie on page 4
em fae thi auld skail. on page 67
Sandy Fry an Auld Nick on page 69
Auld Shanks ill mak share o a spar on page 70
l stares, an wipe meh erse we auld on page 103
Also on pages 104
7 matches

Baikie, R. M. Mair Fairming Tales, (Baikie 2000 ISBN: 978-0953156412) Orkney - Hackland, prose
Despite his auld legs the boss than steppid in on page 71

2 matches

Douglas, Sheila Lallans 59 - Rants and Foys, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Lallans, newspaper
ng tae a fowk club an for the auld farrant tae disappruve o it. on page 56

3 matches

Dareau, Mareau Lallans 59 - The Dictionar o the Aulder Scottis Leid (DOST), (Lallans Magazine 2001) Lallans, newspaper
te. (Aye, Ah ken vailleant is Auld Scots, but gin onybodie cam n on page 59

11 matches

Waddell, John Lallans 59 - Eve and the Aipple, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Lallans, newspaper
tae eat it? A ask ye? It wis auld Creepy, the serpent, that ope on page 89

2 matches

McHardy, Stuart Speakin o Dundee: Tales Tellt Aroun the Toun, (Luath 2010 ISBN: 978-1-906817-25-1) Lallans - Dundee, prose
riety o sources. Some are fae auld books an ithers are stories A on page 9
e pub stories arenae quite as auld as yon, but some o them, like on page 10
s cam on their wee visit. The auld notion that Kenneth conquerit on page 14
at sort o idea, forgettin the auld cliché that it's only winner on page 19
yon auld warrior must hae run in the v on page 21
Also on pages 24, 25, 29, 30, 31, 37, 44, 47, 55, 56, 57, 58, 60, 62, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69
51 matches

Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2021 ISBN: 978-1916117921) Lallans - Renfrew, prose
ssons since she wis three yir auld an her ma dis aw that underwa on page 14
ger Rogers daein it in aw the auld movies. on page 22
ill, true tae her name, is as.auld as the hills an she's worked on page 33
e said Missus Auldhill wis an auld cow cause she made her clean on page 34
That's you, Karen said, Auld Ebenezer. Haha, ah said, You' on page 41
Also on pages 42, 45, 51, 52, 61, 62, 63, , 66, 69, 72, 73, 80, 81, 97, 100, 109, 129, 133, 144, 153
30 matches

Farrow, Kenneth D. Lallans 81 - Editorial, (Lallans Magazine 2012) Lallans, newspaper
guid ti see a foregetherin o auld sojers in the Scots leid caus on page 5

5 matches

McPartlin, John Lallans 81 - Fower Australian Poems, (Lallans Magazine 2012) Lallans - Dollar, poetry
humphed his hivvie, auld-farrant bairn on page 18

2 matches

Fitt, Matthew Chairlie and the Chocolate Works, (Itchy Coo 2016 ISBN: 978-1-78530-083-7) Lallans, prose
Thir twa awfie auld folk are the faither and mith on page 1
And thir twa awfie auld folk are the faither and mith on page 2
ey gied the bed tae the fower auld grandparents because they wer on page 5
ut ilka yin o them - the twa auld grandfaithers, the twa auld g on page 6
Aw o the auld folk were ower ninety. They w on page 9
Also on pages 11, 12, 16, 26, 31, 32, 34, 36, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 45, 48, 56, 57, 61, 62, 64, 66, 67, 92, 93, 95, 99, 107, 114, 115, 120, 122, 127, 139, 163, 170, 171, 172, 173, 175
67 matches

Clark, Thomas Diary o a Wimpy Wean, (Itchy Coo 2018 ISBN: 978-1785302145) Lallans, weans
d plank yer stuff doon on ony auld desk and nixt thing ye ken th on page 4

1 matches

Campbell, Robert Lock Doon Poyams, (Independently 2021 ISBN: 979-8742155812) Ulster, poetry
Auld harvest gleened sae lang ago on page 29
Bot thon auld goat ait thumpeth mae on page 47
an juist above tha auld coo path, on page 50

3 matches

Wilson, Rab Accent O the Mind, (Luath 2006 ISBN: 978-1905222322) Lallans - New Cumnock, poetry
Ah cam across an auld dry stane dyker on page 11
The auld Herd carefully weighing the o on page 15
The steadfast auld Herd beset bi life's ills, on page 19
Auld Patriarch, yer vibrant spirit on page 20
Tae lead through this auld abandoned doorway; on page 21
Also on pages 29, 34, 36, 39, 41, 42, 44, 52, 59, 60, 61, 68, 73, 81, 84, 86, 87, 92, 93, 94, 100, 102, 103, 105, 107, 109, 110, 111, 116, 117, 120, 123, 124, 125, 126, 129, 133, 141, 145, 152
67 matches

Rennie, Susan Kat an Doug on Planet Perjink, (Itchy Coo 2002 ISBN: 978-1902927565) Lallans, weans
Fraser gied her an auld, bauchlie racquet, an kept hi on page 3
uddle o plastic flooerpots an auld toys inside. on page 5

2 matches

Fitt, Matthew Geordie's Mingin Medicine, (Itchy Coo 2007 ISBN: 978-1845021603) Lallans, weans
the same hoose as yon gloomy auld golach o a Grannie. Lookin ef on page 2
ken whit's wrang wi you?' the auld wumman said, glowerin at Geor on page 4
'Ye're eicht year auld,' she snorked. "That's auld e on page 5
y oobits gies ye brains,' the auld wumman said. on page 6
The auld carline grinned, shawin thae on page 8
Also on pages 9, 10, 12, 17, 22, 23, 24, 26, 28, 29, 30, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 44, 47, 48, 50, 51, 52, 55, 56, 59, 60, 61, 67, 69, 71, 75, 93, 94, 98
60 matches

Miller, Alison Archipelagos : Poems from Writing the North, (University of Edinburgh 2014 ISBN: 978-0-7486-9755-7) Orkney, poetry
I tuk a walk doon tae the auld roond kirk on page 42

1 matches

Sutherland, Hazel Biggin Da Dess, (Shetland For Wirds 2004) Shetland, prose
just manageable wi Granny an Auld Daa's labour wi nae help fae
s. My rake is special. It wis Auld Daa's winter's wark, sitting
handle, cis I'm no very tall. Auld Daa tweated da teeth a me rak
tidy. Sculptured inta dat age-auld frame ta haad aff da lang win
4 matches

Horsbroch, Dauvit A gang-roond oor Sun Grid, (Scots Language Centre 2020) Lallans, blog
hae mony tradeetions aboot in auld fernyears. Aince we gae by Ma
arn haes its oreeginal in the auld Indo-European word *ster or *
a in Latin an *sterran in the auld Waster Germanic leid.
is thocht tae spring fae the auld Indo-European word *Wenes or
Aw the auld Romantic nories that humans h
17 matches

Robertson, James Naebody'd Seen Him, (Scottish Book Trust 2018) Lallans, prose
ontae the reid path, past the auld fitbaw
ng the aiks and beeches is an auld stane
The cairt track staps at the auld kirk. Jist a wee place,
Hame wis an auld stane hoose in an auld stane
stane hoose in an auld stane village.
6 matches

Robertson, James The Deil, (Scottish Book Trust 2018) Lallans, prose
wumman's bed. The auld yin - lown, tholin her time,
ninety and twa year auld.
And the auld yin, dwynin awa but aye in th
The Rapet wumman, an auld washerwife, saw tae
The auld wife took her hauns oot the w
15 matches

Robertson, James Melt (Yin), (Kettillonia 2001) Lallans, poetry
Wheenges alang wi the auld knock's hoastin tick.
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 103, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
mes maist likely cam frae the auld Scots word "haugh", which usu
gien a wheen o fowk, young an auld, a guid lot o pleisure an sai
" bi Jake Naysmith P7B an "Ma Auld Granda" bi Alastair Brown P7B
3 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 168, (self-published 2007) Lallans, newspaper
ger cause it disnae yaise the auld farrant words an auld farrant
farrant words an auld farrant spellins sic as ye(th
aen the third prize wi ryan's auld man's oot o saughton, that ta
ryan's auld man's oot o saughton
e's gled tae huv e's auld man hame
5 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 167, (self-published 2007) Lallans, newspaper
Syne an auld man cam up an said somethin a
ge o language in general. The auld fears that teachin Scots wad
2 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 178, (self-published 2008) Lallans, newspaper
nes whaur he writes aboot the auld closes an wynds o Edinburgh a
in wellies an glaury auld duds.
he gemme he got crackin wi an auld pal he hidnae seen for a guid
3 matches

Hardie, Buff Dod 'n' Bunty, (Evening Express 2000) Doric, newspaper
Is 'at richt? Is 'at fit the auld lags say?
That's foo bad an' that's foo auld it wis.
2 matches

Wheeler, Leslie Brockit, the Ferm Toon Cat, (Grampian Regional Council 2000) Doric, weans
ff, there wis the cat ahin an auld kist an the mither cat noo hi
Noo, "brockit" is the auld Scots word for haein black an
2 matches

Gillon, Karen Report on Inquiry intil the role o, (Education, Culture an Sport Comatee 2003) Lallans, government
s tae estaiblish whit 12-year-auld pupils in Edinburgh
tae be seeven year auld, or ten, or sixteen, afore of
2 matches

Fleemin, Sandy Report on Inquiry intil the role Submission, (Education, Culture an Sport Comatee 2003) Lallans, government
ll my chafts were like a year-auld bairn's, an' creish my pow wi
"O wae's me on yer auld pow,
As lang's A hae an auld cloot,
the fack that the'r plenty o auld beuks in Scots, but wi them n
4 matches

BardOfMilebush Untitled poem, (Reddit 2017) Ulster, poetry
se in skill they dinnae match auld Burns's fame Men like Thomson
dy frae my Musie The words of auld, the hamley tongue, rolls aff
2 matches

Fleemin, Sandy Economic Theory, (sandyfleming.org 2003) Lallans, prose
like a vision o ma future, a auld man in a draiglty raincoat, c
1 matches

Fleemin, Sandy Shudder at the Niffer, (sandyfleming.org 2003) Lallans, prose
(an aiblins faa's back on the auld "Ye'r no bad!"). They'r richt
1 matches

Fleemin, Sandy Deid Come Nevermas, (sandyfleming.org 2003) Lallans, prose
cots enthusiasts girn for the auld lang syne whan they imagine t
een lost, an aa feardie that "Auld Scots" haes dee'd oot.
Burns hissel spak o Scots as "auld", "braid" or "plain", an whan
lkin Scots. At this rate the "Auld Tongue"'ll no be deid come Ne
4 matches

Fleemin, Sandy Post-Its, (sandyfleming.org 2005) Lallans, poetry
Auld Drysdale's mottae
1 matches

Fleemin, Sandy Koan, (sandyfleming.org 2005) Lallans, poetry
He shaks his auld pow
1 matches

Rennie, Susan The Wee Prince, (Edition Lintenfass 2017) Lallans, prose
Whan I wis a bairn o sax year auld, I saw a braw pictur in a bui
An yon is hou, at sax year auld, I gied up whit micht hae bee
rowen-ups whan I wis sax year auld, an | haena learnt tae draw o
'Yon is ower auld. I need a sheep that will lee
Insteid, they speir: ‘Hou auld is he? Hou monie brithers has
19 matches

Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2020) Lallans, prose
ssons since she wis three yir auld an her ma dis aw that underwa
1 matches

Bolland, John A Chocolate Cowboy, (From Glasgow To Saturn 2008) Lallans, prose
fae the smelly hoos o’ some auld wifey (nae weans onyhow) an
hon face-paint nor lookin oot auld curtains tae garb mi up like
tae Linwood on Chainey an the auld railway track. Another writte
corrie-fistit-gun, slung low, auld laces cinched aboot ma thigh
4 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS nummer 109, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
a post office in Cannonmills, Auld Reekie, an haes haed ane o wi
1 matches

Forde, Iain W D Taid o that Ilk (excerpt), (Fons Scotiae 2009) Lallans, prose
peyed him ti dae’t. Seillie auld Brok! Naebuddie middils wi hi
1 matches

Smith, Alex A Sair Fecht, (self-published 2003) Doric, prose
auld dears fae the ither end o the
ecided tae gang tae the fower auld dears last. Jist
is a stoot birkie, echty year auld or mair. She wore a
ony cairry on wi the fower auld dears, at's jist fin his luck
em." Peer auld Teenie, echty odd year auld a
30 matches

Smith, Alex A Fer Chauve, (self-published 2005) Doric, prose
tae support them an, it wis a auld wire pailin
in a flash an came back wi a auld pair o fitba beets. "You can
ear this eens" He said" Ere a auld pair, you see I wear size ten
lad wearin Wan Fittit's auld beets an, he gleefully thumpe
winnered if you wid hae a auld three taed fork? You see it w
34 matches

Blackhall, Sheena Minnie, (Scots Language Centre 2004) Doric, prose
weel-made quine, eleyven year auld, wi thick blaik hair pued bac
e wast. Minnie's granfaither, Auld Mattha Bruce, bedd yonner. Fr
bedd yonner. Frae his dairy, Auld Mattha coonted the milk cans
treets o the stoory toun. The auld man's empire o milk served th
year back, fished oot like an auld buit wi the fool bree sprewin
60 matches

Blackhall, Sheena The Quarry, (Lochlands 2007) Doric, prose
kweel stravaiged aroon bi the auld kirk-yaird o St. Fittach's th
'twis aye jist Nava. Ten year auld, a swack, broon, clivver wee
nnie aince, noo she luikit an auld, auld carline wi her teeth aa
, auld carline wi her teeth aa rotti
lave. In Brian's case, 'twis Auld Joe fa thocht naethin o batte
84 matches

Forde, Iain W D Hale Ir Sindries - Buik Twa, (Fons Scotiae 2000) Lallans, prose
iginins. Certies thai war gey auld farrant an mebbies ein bene m
an bauld. Hiz faimlie hed an auld estaiblisht beisnes, John Bro
d pryss fur alterin a chermin auld stane byre intil a
bi a cannie auld drauchtisman, sae the yokin g
hiz ain feirm an suin the auld ane wede awaw. Als he founnit
58 matches

Hanna, Wendy Gaitherin’ Purdas!, (Facebook - Schomberg Society 2020) Ulster, poetry
Wi yer auld clabbered gutties on.
1 matches

Gilmour, Rosie Fareweel tae Wallyford, (Scots Hoose 2017) Lallans, weans
This auld wee village schuil will fade
1 matches

Fitt, Matthew Whuppity Stoorie, (Scots Hoose 2017) Lallans, weans
e climbin the brae. It wis an auld wee wummin dressed aw in gree
"Hoot toot!" The auld wummin said in a strang clear
couldnae. How could this wee auld wummin ken onythin aboot her
ae think o that?" spiered the auld wummin.
"Onythin?" spiered the auld wummin wi a glent in her ee.
25 matches

Ratter, Peter Da Perishin Nort, (Young Shetland Writer 2010) Shetland, prose
upa da tap o his haed wis an auld, grey flat kep. Clumps o curl
new-born lambs tae three year auld ewes. Athin meenits, da twin
es, cripple an crooked lik an auld craa. He raised his nev intae
3 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 177, (self-published 2008) Lallans, newspaper
on's manuals), new lyrics tae auld tunes, (Ban Polaris, Halleluj
the Pick – An Elegie for an Auld Collier, he writes aboot"...a
2 matches

Ross, Derek Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
ay it. This wis nae place fir auld clichés.
m nae mair than eicht years auld, an clingin
New museum, an auld story wrapt in new covers.
h wid lean oan the rail o the auld pier,
It is pullin this auld cottage
6 matches

Wilson, Rab Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
Ah cam across an auld dry stane dyker
‘Free Care’ fir auld yins micht be tint, Gin COSLA
h, Tae the ‘clink’ o thon auld tune!
O some auld lang forgotten truth,
the Bruce’ Tae tak up thon auld cause,
7 matches

Robinson, Philip Oul Licht, (Ullans Press 2017) Ulster - Larne, poetry
Thon wee auld man frae bak abane
Wi oor Auld Lang Syne
2 matches

Clark, Thomas Mindin on Willie McIlvanney, (Bella Caledonia 2015) Lallans, blog
raither than a chaipter o the auld ane. An he wis richt, o coors
1 matches

Clark, Thomas Radge Against the Machine: Deid Wirds, Deid Warlds, an Why Scots Maitters, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
forby if we can pull aff the auld coin trick o attackin somethi
1 matches

Clark, Thomas Tae Kathleen Jamie, an ither Scots Scrievers, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
m o silence, thrawin oot this auld washin line o a leid that oor
1 matches

Clark, Thomas Yes Nae Mair, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Lallans, blog
boot. Nou, it wisnae just the auld stickers fae afore that ye st
picture's corner, digging oot auld pictures o thaim haudin up Ye
reason ah didnae stick up an auld picture. The reason is just t
ust that - they pictures are auld.
o Brockville, Broomfield, the auld Douglas Park. People that wan
5 matches

Clark, Thomas A Scots Pairlament?, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Lallans, blog
than actual geography. In the auld grey toon o Hawick, it daesna
aritable wey - it's ten year auld, the building, an we've come
d in the company o its antrin auld fier - guid Scots sense. Whi
3 matches

Clark, Thomas Scots an the smit: a language unner lockdoun, (Bella Caledonia 2020) Lallans, blog
Dogs. Comin the ither wey, an auld wifie threids her wey throu t
ge strauchelt tae reclaim its auld areas o discoorse frae the ab
2 matches

Fenton, Janet A Guid New Year tae yin and a!, (Bella Caledonia 2019) Lallans, blog
d tak me wi him tae visit his auld patients in the slum tenement
nburgh. We'd gang in tae some auld biddie's single end and she g
2 matches

Clark, Sara Scot Free -The Psychic Cost O Uisin Scots, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
t that the wirds ye uise like auld freends, wirds that gie ye he
1 matches

Malgrati, Paul Ayont the Fake and the Leal: Let's Free the Leid, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
guistics whin aabody kens the auld tricks an scances ilka flaws
e agin, means speirin fir the auld fashiont pooer an strength ta
speak properly!" We ken that auld sang, dinna we? Weel syne, oo
3 matches

Clark, Sara Your Leid, Oor Leid, Awbody's Leid, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
ony better? Ah still thoucht "Auld Lang Syne" wis the name o yin
an Scots when she cam tae the auld grey toon. Ah first spake tae
e lairn. "Twa cups o tea," an auld chiel wid say, or "Dinnae fas
rushed oot tae greet me like auld pals. Aw the maist beautifu w
4 matches

Clark, Sara Indyref 2: Aulder, Wiser, Kinder, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
ust when ye think yer wound o auld has healed, some red-top rag
richt efter the time ma dear auld Da ramshed aw ma gluten free
ithers, anaw. Ah mind a frail auld lady comin up tae me at the p
3 matches

Gauld, Ilene Ilene Gauld - Piper and Poet, (Doric Future 2020) Doric - Keith, poetry
Tae the sang ca’ad "Auld Lang Syne"
It jist isna "Auld Lang Zyne!"
For the sake of Auld Lang Syne!!
3 matches

McHardy, Stuart The Wey Forrit, (Luath 2017) Lallans, prose
en screivin in an studyin the auld leid. In the 1990s while Dire
se the verra existance o this auld land o oors, Nou A hae nae ri
ae, onwards. Bit aye mind the auld cliché: gin ye dinnae ken wh
ie back, A went tae veesit an auld stane structure ower in Kilma
tant component in awthin. The auld cliché that accoontants are
24 matches

McClelland, Ben Chicagof Island, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Ayr, prose
ngs but they didnae listen to auld wifey tales. They wanted to s
1 matches

Cunningham, Liam Tam, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Bellshill, prose
ack tae yir wimmin." Aw ae ma auld pals n me moaned. So I go oot
a took a short cut n a saw an auld kirk n it wiz glowin.
h the windae n saw hunners ae auld witches thit hid aw the same
wirnae aw rusted like aw the auld wans. So when I wiz goin thro
4 matches

Forrest, Liam Hittin the Toon, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Dunfermline, prose
ae see a group eh thirty year auld men who looked like spice boy
rr tryin tae hawd oan tae how auld they wurr fifteen year ago.
2 matches

Harvey, Lewis Crash, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric - Forres, prose
king. Then there wis the daft auld wifie wi the lolly pop stick
was a car in a fence and the auld wifie wi the stick wis lying
2 matches

Martin, Keiron Ma Worst Nicht Oot, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric - Forres, prose
apes and sizes fae bairns tae auld fowk. The bairns were howlin
eal and I fair fancied a guid auld plate o mince, tatties, neeps
2 matches

Dunnett, Nathan The Auld Asylum, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric - Forres, prose
we wid tak a walk up tae the auld asylum in the middle of the w
ront o us wis the ruins o the auld hospital. A wis a bit disappo
2 matches

Macdonald, Amy Evelynn and Peter, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Ayr, prose
re days where it wis like the auld Evelynn had returned. They ca
1 matches

Wilson, Heidi and Isla Then and noo, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric - Keith, prose
Fan I used tae play auld records fan I wis wee,
a family'll still niver growe auld farrant.
2 matches

Burnett, Colin Boris Johnstone, (colinburnett.co.uk 2021) Lallans - East Central, prose
y speak aboot me. Ah’ve hud auld age pensioners joinin twiter
1 matches

Halfpenny, Cameron Ahlice's Adveenturs in Wunderlaant, (Evertype 2015) Southern - Borders, prose
no allow, withoot kennin hoo auld eet was, an, as th Lory total
was quite oot o sicht. An an auld Crab took th opportunity o sa
rds hurried off at yince: yin auld Magpie sterted wrappin itsel
n wei — ne’er tae b’ an auld wummin — but then — ay ta
16 matches

Mc Rae, Thomas The Neep Lantern, (Lowdown-L 2009) Lallans - Central, prose
e cuid. We wiz only nine year auld an’ aw thay trees wavin’
. Onywey, ’e wiz awfy, awfy auld an’ thae days a bit funny i
yin coattage left tae veesit, Auld Miss Mclennan’s. She kep’
3 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 142, (self-published 2005) Lallans, newspaper
leidit street signs in Nice's auld toun; signs that
er, in the coorse o time, the auld heids o the EU in thair
parity wi the auld imperial French language on t
g history an ilka yin haes an auld toun an a new toun.
the auld toun.
6 matches

McQueer, Chris Hings - Short Stories 'n That, (404 Ink 2017) Lallans - Glesga, prose
ousins in the process. ‘The auld cunts are aw gawn mental noo,
1 matches

Smith, Jamie William Playfair: faither o data visualisation, (Mak Forrit 2019) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
h o their faither the 24-year-auld John wis pitten in chairge o
pitten in chairge o twal-year-auld William’s education. It wis
2 matches

Smith, Jamie Effeirin tae the formal: Laitinate lendwirds in Scots, (Mak Forrit 2019) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
h aiblins as an affcome o the Auld Alliance: bonailie, caddie, e
1 matches

Smith, Jamie Soonds o the kirk an court: early airt muisic in Scotland, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
whan Carver wis juist 22 year auld, the said ten-vyce wark is un
The end o an auld sang
2 matches

Heather, Alistair Bravehert: The truth anent William Wallace (pairt 2), (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Angus, blog
, near Fawkirk. This gart the auld campaigner steel hissel an re
1 matches

Heather, Alistair Bravehert: The truth anent William Wallace (pairt 1), (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Angus, blog
t their entire airmy ower the auld Stirlin brig, twa by twa.
1 matches

Heather, Alistair The Body Snatchers, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Angus, blog
t aa thae havers anent God an Auld Nick an aa that. Ae pairt o t
k an aa that. Ae pairt o this auld-farrant belief sýstem wis th
Knox, is commemoratit in this auld rhyme:
3 matches

Heather, Alistair Rin throu the jungle, (Mak Forrit 2017) Lallans - Angus, blog
I wis shakit awauk by an auld Chinese chiel wi wispy white
s I slept on the fluir o this auld Chinese lad’s bothy, he fil
w oors, I waukent up, an this auld Chinese lad wis makkin us a g
igger than bairns, but war as auld as me, aulder mebbe. They war
4 matches

Heather, Alistair The ghaist lichts, (Mak Forrit 2017) Lallans - Angus, blog
he wis a lass o mebbe 25. Her auld mither caa’d oot tae her an
1 matches

Heather, Alistair Lat the auld witch burn, (Mak Forrit 2017) Lallans - Strathnaver, blog
Lat the auld witch burn
Patrick Sellar’s auld hoose staunds on the toff’s
land itsel is derived fae the Auld Norse for Sooth-laund. But at
e rake amang the heather, the auld stanes o the biggin ar there
e bade in the hoose here. His auld mither-in-law bade in wi him,
21 matches

Heather, Alistair Trains approachin?, (Mak Forrit 2017) Lallans - Angus, blog
nisms. Boats tae the isles ar auld an dear. Fleein tae ony airt
t’d be a full relayin o the auld 57-mile track that linked Pet
2 matches

Thoumire, Elizabeth Halloween, (Mak Forrit 2019) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
ple wee acknowledgement o the auld conventions; cairit oot in an
1 matches

Thoumire, Elizabeth Kintrae livin, (Mak Forrit 2019) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
ht fae servin his time tae an auld gairdener in Fife. The positi
1 matches

Thoumire, Elizabeth Three days in October, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
es, prood bare-kistit chiels, auld men in kilts an balmorals, wi
it alang an shoogelt ower the auld toun causie stanes. Sic an in
2 matches

Thoumire, Elizabeth Bairns ootside, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
dit bits o paper. Guiders fae auld crates whan we could find the
1 matches

Thoumire, Elizabeth Than an nou — poverty, makkin dae, an leukin oot for ilk ither, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
owk speirin aboot the ‘guid auld days’. She wad juist gie th
is aboot seiven or aicht year auld an wis deid fae failin kidney
inoculation’. She cut doun auld jaikets intae weskits. The ai
3 matches

Holton, Brian An Owresetter’s Tale, (Bella Caledonia 2015) Lallans - Galashiels, blog
e wis about echt or nine year auld, an wis bilingual. Eftir an a
1 matches

Campbell, Karen Gie it laldy, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Lallans - Glasgow, blog
reathe oot, wi ma squeaky new-auld Scots shoes, an A find A dinn
we aw ken that this is a very auld sang we’re singin, an sure,
2 matches

Murdoch, Steve Schrödinger’s Leid?, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Doric - St Andrews, blog
he aince A spoke Gaelic wi an auld chiel fae Skye). Fyles A haed
1 matches

Hodgart, John Scots Language Act: Oor weans hae richt tae see mither tung respectit, (The National 2021) Lallans - North Ayrshire, newspaper
we noo need tae learn fae oor Auld Alliance kizzens, as the Fren
es they are a chyngin. For “auld anes” o ma generation, it i
2 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 149, (self-published 2006) Lallans, newspaper
NINE year auld Oor Wullie celebtratit his 70
or the Bard yaised some o the auld farrant words frae the eichte
927. His first job at 14 year auld wis in the local coal-minin i
g Morag, Whustl'n Jim Hall an Auld Davie. Whiles he yaises the v
4 matches

Bennett, Peter Liberties (Part One), (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
this time. He’d tanned his auld boay’s gairden shed, where
t he’s tannin his beer. His auld man’s a High Heid Yin in th
Govan Road waiy, near tae the auld dockyerds.
3 matches

Bennett, Peter The Sacrificial Doo, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
Auld biddies amble intae the fruit
pair ay Bermuda shorts an an auld Nickelson jayket, only partia
Ah went roon. . . a couple ay auld guys, prolly a couple ay bent
an he directs me taewards an auld industrial area doon by the r
4 matches

Meikle, William Overheard in a Cemetery, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Ayrshire, prose
getting faur too auld tae be spending time oot in t
in ma auld suit and waiskit. Ah bocht it
a drawer - that wis us. That auld bed wis hardly
itting and thinkin' aboot the auld days.
got auld and grey. Whit happened tae t
6 matches

Bennett, Peter Clyde Built, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
You better calm yersel doon auld yin, ye’ll gie yersel a cor
tartin tae get oan ma tits ya auld goat. Keep it shut.’ he sai
2 matches

Bennett, Peter Sharks, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
There’s an auld wheelbarra sittin in the coar
s nae chance ah’ll haul the auld bones up there waeoot some so
e’s tae shift a mountain ay auld plates an pots oot ay the sin
board an radiators. There’s auld soaks an breeks flung oer the
ork Coyle! A Sixty-three year auld Welder wae a gammy airm. Whit
9 matches

Bennett, Peter The Party ay the Year (Part Two), (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
‘Fuck knows. His auld man’ll part his baws if he
‘Na, she’s too auld fur a young buck like me, you
ion an wipin his sweat oan an auld guy that happens tae be walki
3 matches

Bennett, Peter The Party ay the Year (Part One), (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
le - wis the trigger fur the auld fight or flight response, fli
1 matches

Bennett, Peter Just Another Minute, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
She’d been back tae her auld self he sais, makin jokes wan
m, glancin back tae the frail auld ghost ay a wummin lyin there
2 matches

Bennett, Peter The Guru an Zander, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
, it cannae be that good, the auld tantric sex vibe if he’s sn
1 matches

Bennett, Peter The Bools, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
looked oot the blazer an the auld tan brogues an make ma waiy d
n aff, nane ay ma concern. An auld guy like me’s better aff mi
Any chance ay a fag aff ye, auld yin?’ he sais tae me.
ere at the wee bar talkin tae auld Alec McEwan, tryin tae cadge
oody junkie just called me an auld cunt, an fur whit?’ Tam and
7 matches

Bennett, Peter Graftin, (ABCTales.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
The haunshake: an age auld tradition, through which men
oon fur a second oan tae some auld overalls an a jaicket that ur
coverin every cunt - me, two auld guys, an auld woman an three
guys, an auld woman an three lassies, who u
4 matches

Bennett, Peter McShane's Reprieve, (ABCTales.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
he motor opens an a couple ay auld cunts get oot an amble in the
doon tae the masses yet, the auld peas an barley. No yet. Just
2 matches

Bennett, Peter TA Hauf an a Hauf, (ABCTales.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
ye see. Then ah’m meetin ma auld pal Tam O’Henry - wan ay t
eight. It wis tae replace the auld pub ay the same name that sto
r. Bit ay a visionary ye see, auld Tindal. He decided that a pub
ement block next door tae the auld pub, demolished it and built
affiliated tae either ay the Auld Firm. Everyone is seemingly h
9 matches

Bennett, Peter Park trife, (ABCTales.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
ill bickerin like a couple ay auld tarts.
1 matches

Grae, Emma Jimmy and his wee darlin Alexa, (unbound.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
a wee robot cannae console an auld duffer who wishes he wis six
Daft auld bugger. She’s no gat eyes.
ir. But whit business does an auld man like me huv takin up spac
3 matches

Grae, Emma Dancin wi the Rhona, (unbound.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
died that morning. He was an auld man. The second man tied him
know why, maybe because that auld letter hud a timeframe in it,
o been able tae gie Mammy’s auld clothes tae the charity shop
ake nervous eye contact wi an auld man. He’s wearin a mask tha
An auld man overhears oor conversatio
5 matches

Stewart, Anna An Alien Feeling, (Scots Hoose 2019) Lallans, prose
the ootside on him: rain and auld earth and a sharpness that co
1 matches

Grae, Emma Billy's Ghost Dug, (liarsleague.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
at’s it, ah hink. Ah’m an auld duffer, and naewan will hink
ful o stew. Ah’ve become an auld haun at usin the Google durin
the postie. Billy, ye stupid auld duffer. That money could o ga
‘Ghost o an auld, Scottish duffer. Bids starti
re really is nae fool like an auld fool. Ah feel sommat behind w
5 matches

Diansangu, Mae Puddock Spittins, (Scots Hoose 2021) Doric, poetry
auld stories
1 matches

Rennie, Susan The Hoose o Haivers, (Itchy Coo 2002) Lallans, weans
e goddess decided tae pey her auld pupil a veesit. Disguisin her
eesit. Disguisin hersel as an auld wumman in a coorse woollen cl
a clood. Arachne invitit the auld wumman in tae see her latest
interestit. She preferred her auld, baggy tunic, an rinnin baref
4 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 115, (self-published 2003) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
ds howlin roond the young and auld.
So if your car is auld, or new and sleek
and the auld firm in-betweenies
3 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 117, (self-published 2003) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
ost office at Connonmills, in Auld Reekie, tae pit fowk aff frae
nor the Crown Plaza Hotel in Auld Reekie's High Street,
2 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 119, (self-published 2003) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
wa an a hauf year bi „fower auld freends' that haed setten up
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 176, (self-published 2008) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
rm' 'wasnae' 'photies' 'aye' 'auld' 'loupin' 'simmet' 'naebody'
The Auld Anes
he aince gied a visit tae an auld fowks' hame in East Lothian t
e sing a puckle sangs for the auld anes. As he gaed throu the fr
the reception ha, he seen an auld wifie sittin in an easy chyre
6 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 175, (self-published 2008) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
the mids o aw this tension o auld luves an rivalries, Nancy Ric
eemitatin it. They've growed auld but hivnae growed up. As Span
rt o him that cannae lat go o auld farrant words like 'wireless'
eard tell that Rikki Fulton's auld pal, the Rev I.M. Jolly, a we
r in Americae tae veesit some auld freends. On the wey hame, fle
5 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 174, (self-published 2008) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
et tae shift props aboot. The auld farrant pentit backdraps that
1 matches

Donovan, Anne Buddha Da - Chapter 1 Anne Marie, (Canongate 2009 ISBN: 978-1847673459) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
aboot it, wis still the same auld da, gaun tae his work, cairry
ither time it wis strippin an auld sideboard that came fae ma gr
He smiled, his auld self again.
f the van sittin on a pile of auld blankets wi Hammy and Ally, c
'How auld?'
5 matches

Vettese, Raymond Lallans 59 - Raymond Vettese : nineteen poems, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans - Montrose, poetry
I nodded, auld eneuch tae ken
Auld nest in a bare tree
Why wad an auld man coddle a bairn
He’s a wrinkly auld man
I’ll gie him wrinkly auld man I hissed
9 matches

Chalmers, Aimee Lallans 59 - Joukene Poukerie, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans - Fife, prose
ar. They was the baith o them auld bikes, but juist the same ye
1 matches

Connor, Charles P. Lallans 59 - The Queen’s Shull’n, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans - Fife, prose
Wullie gaed intae the auld stane oothoose thit Isa cried
1 matches

Johnson, Mary Lallans 59 - Furst Time, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Doric - Aberdeenshire, prose
furthest coarner an pulls an auld hairy sack o a coat fae a peg
. Stinks o foost an fags. The auld brain cells hiv kicked in at
2 matches

Purdie, David C. Lallans 59 - Boswell’s Coort, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans - Edinburgh, poetry
It wis bleezin simmer in the Auld Toun
1 matches

Purdie, David C. Lallans 59 - Sanct Hub’s, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans - Edinburgh, poetry
an auld Wullie, Christian jyner,
1 matches

Purves, David Lallans 59 - Five Poems frae the Chinese o Po Chu-I, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans - Selkirk, poetry
His auld poems is happ’t in stour
The thing is auld nou, but aye fit ti weir;
2 matches

Fleemin, Sandy Lallans 59 - Bellin the Cat, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans - Ormiston, prose
ed deif whan I wis aicht year auld,” signs she. She fingerspel
1 matches

McKillop, Roger The Appin Murderer, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
d in silk frae ma mithir’s auld scarf, tae gie it a ticht fit
1 matches

Philips, Cally Wha's feart o' the library?, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Doric - Turriff, prose
cun tell ye. At twelve years auld ah’d hud my brush wi’ org
s bit jist went an’ got any auld hing. Which ah wis prepared t
’ he wis there. He wis some auld guy, ah niver really got a gu
til the next year when ah wis auld enough tae get an adult ticke
4 matches

Muir, Glenn David of Seafield, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
When I wis seevin year auld my parents eventually gied in
uilding opposite the McCabes. Auld Mrs Anderson wis in the flat
ix lockups wis Agnes opposite auld Mr. and Mrs. Ure.
Seafield”) was aboot a year auld when we got him. He wisnae ve
4 matches

Muir, Glenn Pet-gilante, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
Bird. Wee Shooie wis, whit ma auld mither used tae call, a bauch
1 matches

Muir, Glenn The Truth Will Out, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
. Dick is the only fifty year auld man I ken, wha still gets poc
1 matches

Muir, Glenn Lion Rampant, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
on had taen possession o a an auld buffalo that the hyenas had g
frae her fower sisters and ma auld Granny. Buffalo, wildebeest,
2 matches

Muir, Glenn Sport!, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
When I wis auld enough, faither sometimes tui
1 matches

Geraghty, Martin A Bad Sport, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
urse in the entire county. Ma auld man is shellin’ oot big buc
a months back for ma 16th. An auld guy interrupts ma daydreamin
The auld perv starts commentatin’ oa
3 matches

Geraghty, Martin The Pusher, (TheCommonBreath.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
a widow’s veil coverin her auld coupon.
1 matches

Geraghty, Martin 378, (TheCommonBreath.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
a wee genius. A chip off the auld block. Yae get yir brains fae
k. Yae get yir brains fae yir auld man. It cannae be yir Ma, cos
2 matches

McKillop, Roger Challengin' Times, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, poetry
. They didni’ expect the “Auld bugger” tae be able tae cat
. It aw’ comes doon tae the auld sayin’ “Nivir criticise o
2 matches

McKillop, Roger The Staff, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
“Last starter for ten.” auld Bamber said,
“The fifth’s, an auld Scot’s signal,
She suggested that we hae an auld Scottish secular communion, r
3 matches

McKillop, Roger The Builders, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
tae certain groups. We had an auld Blaise hockey pitch at Colleg
, he’s comin’ up tae this auld baldy geezer, an’ it's wan,
joined the firm as a 16 year auld, straight oot o’ school, ne
3 matches

McKillop, Roger Educational (Mis)Communication, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
Chinged auld careers, driech an’ tired!
We were skiin’ in the auld Yugoslavia in a resort ca’d
2 matches

McKillop, Roger Wee Roge Boobs, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
In recent years the auld college wis knocked doon an
Fareweel auld an’ faithful dookin’ plac
2 matches

McKillop, Roger Ma Heroes o' Sport, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
Auld Ned Haig’s legacy’s secur
Comparisons o’ auld are made.
In Rugby’s rich auld, catalogue,
3 matches

McKillop, Roger Ma Heroes o' Music, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
rowds at Hampden durin’ the auld Home Nations Championship. Th
Auld hope rewoke, in Reekie's dawn
Roy may hae penned auld Scotia's song,
Aye! It recalls auld battles, past,
Tae mak’ auld Scotia glad!
8 matches

Philips, Cally Jings, crivens, help ma Boab, it’s independence!, (McStorytellers.com 2013) Doric - Turriff, prose
in his beer fer the ‘good auld days’ an’ there’s me ji
1 matches

Shoor Caan, Angus Afore we hud ri telly, (McStorytellers.com 2013) Lallans - Saltcoats, prose
elly, a wis mibbes seevin yur auld an' a wis in ri kitchen wi' m
get it, birra wis seevin' yur auld an' rey shin went ri wye e' r
2 matches

Purves, David C. Jade Lute, (SCOTS Corpus 2003) Southern - Selkirk, poetry
25. Til an Auld Tuin: Lu Kuei Meng (9th Centu
The auld lairs is ploued up intil rigg
The-nicht we hae the auld jey
the sunset lyke the pairtin o auld feres
11 matches

Rodger, Matt The Borth’ick Waitter, (SCOTS Corpus 2003) Southern - Roxburgh, prose
t (accordin til ma muther) is auld Geordie Scott, an the than Jo
ei likes better, than ae guid auld fashont crack n’. Ian Lande
e ferm, twae it laest, it the Auld Toun an than Howpasley Hope;
Comb; is mair nor liklie ane Auld Welsh naem; ae left owre naem
owre naem frae the tyme whan Auld Welsh wis the langage o the S
72 matches

Penny, Len Toast Tae The Daft Days, (Lidl 2020) Lallans, poetry
lasses, toast the bells, sing auld lang syne again
1 matches

Paterson, Stuart Daft Days, (Lidl 2020) Lallans, poetry
The auld year's near by noo, the Daft
The auld year's near by noo, the Twelv
The auld year's near by noo, the Daft
The auld year's near by noo, oor Daft
4 matches

Scots Language Center Crackin aboot politics, (Scots Language Centre 2020) Lallans, blog
ang afore Barbour’s day, in Auld-Angles an Auld Norn. In coors
-Angles an Auld Norn. In coorse, Latin (whith
Jemmie VI, a bairn o ae year auld. Lord Jeems Stewart wis appyn
Jeems Frauncis Stewart, son o auld King Jeems, wis the richtfae
s same time that the terms ‘Auld-Angles’ an ‘Celtic’ –
6 matches

Donati, Colin Universal Declaration o Human Richts, (Scots Language Centre 2004) Lallans, government
kness, disability, wedowheid, auld eild or
1 matches

McClurg, Fernando Indytwa?, (The Sair Fecht 2016) Lallans, blog
the structural strength o an auld establishment were certainly
1 matches

Young, Clive Creative Scotland an the sowl o Scots, (The Sair Fecht 2016) Lallans, blog
ots Dictionary”, is 20 year auld an e’en warks as a app for
at’s whit they meant by the auld-farrant an nooadays aften pit
2 matches

Durie, Nick The Best o the Baith o Thaim, (The Sair Fecht 2016) Lallans, blog
independence referendum, the auld lee, that the foonds o it was
l pairty o government’ (the auld Henry Dundas bogle boukit and
e anes that leukit ower their auld Labour Pairty (and whit it wa
3 matches

McClurg, Fernando The Great Divide, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
r: their ain pooer bases. The auld Labour vs. Tory divide wull b
1 matches

Ewen, Allan Pairt twa: Janus leuks aheid, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
el as helpin traditions baith auld an new tae flourish. Gin we w
tak the opportunity tae keep auld traditions alive by tellin st
2 matches

McClurg, Fernando The USA: Whit happened tae the Guid Guys?, (The Sair Fecht 2014) Lallans, blog
e threat, or whan a twal-year auld wean is shot deid for playin
1 matches

Ewen, Allan The “Auld Lang Syne” Paradox, (The Sair Fecht 2014) Lallans, blog
wurld’s best-kent sang, “Auld Lang Syne”, is sung aw ower
ittit frae Gorgie at sax year auld tae the mair middle cless are
2 matches

Bennett, Hazel Tha Near Cut, (Ullans Magazine 2001) Ulster, prose
an gart thaim lauch. The wur auld billies thairsels forbye. Cos
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 101, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
Auld Reekie's Tron
hrang saving money up for her auld days,. My maister's son is aw
peirt o daft Jock, "Jock, hou auld will you be then?"
r thing that ye dinna ken hou auld ye are." retoured the wum-man
"A ken weel aneuch hou auld A am," answeirt Jock; "but A
6 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 102, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
in the bye-gane. It's title, "Auld Reekie at Yule", says it aw a
at wis cried, "Leukin tae the Auld Toun".
Auld Reekie at Yule
Auld Reekie dons hir festive face
Auld Reekie in the ootgaun year
15 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 105, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
first paragraph, the 71 year auld Secretar o Scots Tung as "Rob
oniethin ither nor a 71 year auld Secretar, he uises some kinna
keeps on howkin up thon same auld tattie.
3 matches

Monahan Brown, Ricky Dùn Èideann, (The Scores 2020) Lallans, prose
An auld shouder bag lee oan the scoor
1 matches

Eunson, Catherine Freude, (The Scores 2020) Lallans, poetry
es, is that nae the wey these auld stories rin?
in Stuart’s auld room, tryin tae settle mysel
I howk it oot; it’s his auld widden skweel recorder,
3 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 106, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
thocht tae be the only ane in Auld Reekie - an gey near the onl
1 matches

Heather, Alistair Tak tent o the Cabrach, (The Herald 2018) Lallans, newspaper
Puir auld Jake hadnae a heat in the hoo
same in fae Aiberdeen. In the auld deys ye’d hae illegal whisk
when their current, centuries auld site wis stappit fu. The exte
He wantit tae bring ane o the auld sangs back tae its hame. It w
4 matches

Heather, Alistair Tartan Tourism nae mair, (The Herald 2018) Lallans, newspaper
awa tae sinder itsel fae the auld-farrant image o deid laun, an
promote an image o oor gubbed auld castles, oor shootin estates
2 matches

Niven, Liz The New Mannie, (Canongate 2003) Southern, poetry
e's says that's jist a load o auld nonsense.
1 matches

McDonald, Hamish The Girnin Gates - Chapter 12, (Itchy Coo 2003) Southern, prose
ag slung ower ees shooder, an auld canvas gadget wae GPO stamped
in Mullguy. We mindit oan yon auld weird set a gates in the midd
ade up when we came tae these auld gates wae weird heids carved
rnin Gates, an 'at wis at the auld entrance a Garscadden Hoose,
wis used as a supply fur the auld
5 matches

Niven, Liz Stravaigin, (Luath 2001) Southern, poetry
sing Auld Lang Syne,
1 matches

Ljosland, Ragnhild New, (Orkney Heritage Society 2010) Orkney, poetry
no-one here can pronounce me auld one
But Ah've left the auld me
2 matches

Towrie, David Wirkin' the Tang - a dialect tale, (Orkneyjar 2010) Orkney, prose
peeces o' cuttit wid, an the auld fiteech wid hae tae be sharpe
1 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@sovereigndaisy tweeted in Doric

@d_anderson878 tweeted in Doric
Aye, the auld anes are aye the best. ?? htt(2020)
Aye. Mair an mair. Auld age disnae come its lane! htt(2020)
fs. Nae sure if it's Scots or auld English. https://t.co/P0cf1xk(2020)

@Doric_Bananaman tweeted in Doric
e they’re nae firin’ up the auld barbeeeQ sirloin erse(2020)
ingExpress Nae doot uptae his auld tricks, thon loon hiz previou(2018)
een. Nae a bad singer for an auld Fitba player!(2015)
tae gaen, back tae that same auld hole sweet hame Sheddocksley(2016)
s, nae seen a finer een since Auld Doris fell aff een at #Privat(2015)
and 4 other matches.

@DoricPhrases tweeted in Doric
review of Peat Moss Poetry by Auld Wullie at http://t.co/2EUrERj(2014)
er sit neist tae twaa or mair auld ladies in a caf if ye wint a (2014)
it fin she has cheesecake fae auld Mart Cafe Maud an doesnae sha(2015)
. Can you guess fit these twa auld Doric words means? Mony thank(2015)
Fin ah'm an auld min ah ah'm gyan tae ging tae(2015)
and 9 other matches.

@FaeFoggie tweeted in Doric
@73Bain Chips. Aye. My auld man hid sliced fried tatties (2019)
iels got ony guid stories fae auld blackenins. Mind seein een up(2019)
ugh, some fowk say there affa auld. Cheek o' them! https://t.co/(2020)
Auld school transfers. Ace https:/(2020)
years ago. Christ, I'm feelin auld.(2020)
and 2 other matches.

@Seperatist_No1 tweeted in Lallans
em is he considers getting an auld yin tae pay an unfair fine as(2020)
@Guiseppim Dinnae bring being auld into it ? ye can hold back a (2020)
ipod1 you don't look like yer auld enough tae be a granny...(2020)
ill make thousands of us feel auld ??(2020)
ggins Look at you ya handsome auld man ??(2020)
and 2 other matches.

@jamie_ginger tweeted in Southern
33 years auld. Been oot the hoose 6 1/2 yea(2018)
sh thats nay gid. A liked the auld felli..(2016)

@officialAliRed tweeted in Southern
mlanrig (yin o’ ma mither’s auld schuils). We talked about #Ha(2019)
my ignorance, but who's your auld man? I'm currently putting to(2020)
This wee lad is two months auld today. Not his usual happy se(2020)
pier’s School Grounds; Beith Auld Kirk; Beith Townhouse; Beith (2019)
Cheery wee bugger, like his auld man ?? https://t.co/nz7QUhV58(2020)
and 2 other matches.

@OrangRuth tweeted in Ulster

@the_gellick tweeted in Ulster
ribbenC A bag o dulse fae tha Auld Lammas Fair is in tha post! (2019) twitter link

@beast_afc tweeted in Doric
id when they hay a load o oor auld players. Nicky Clarke is ma f(2020)
eDon Just you tuck yersel awa auld timer. One day I hope to get (2020)

@cligeey tweeted in Doric
left When huddin to Maud fae Auld Deer(2020)

@Franwella tweeted in Doric
@aimeeannenaylor I must be auld :-((2012)

@fittiecrooners tweeted in Doric
t of ham that's probably days auld and a scabby bit of lettuce(2016)
Dug oot ma auld fitba booths the day, just lo(2016)
ssie tae gee me the map o the auld Fittie bunkers that are under(2016)
s it used tae be? I ken am an auld git bit its jist crap nowaday(2016)
tweet thing is fit keeps me & auld Bert gan(2017)
and 31 other matches.

@Manuforti1968 tweeted in Doric
@standupfarmer Hand crunk an auld grey Fergie athoot getting a (2020)

@Cobradile94 tweeted in Lallans

@DavidJWood2 tweeted in Lallans
sathome No idea, I was barely auld enough to drink. I went with (2020)
. If you look closely you see auld bunkers and greens. #uselessF(2020)
Fantastic ??. Happy birthday auld yin ??x(2020)
@19Mcculley She’s a wee auld women. I dinnae have the hear(2020)
aeaeron90 ??. Noticed all the auld pubs were open again last Sat(2020)
and 31 other matches.

@_Erinboyle_ tweeted in Lallans
isboaLions1967 Joe is getting auld, not the player he used to be (2021) twitter link

@jack_capener tweeted in Lallans

@jax6754 tweeted in Lallans
With new confidence comes auld clothes! Thanks @JeffBrazier (2015)
@IAmChrisRamsey Auld toys and games are the best! (2015)

@MartyMacMurtrie tweeted in Lallans
ins @SusannahMacNeil True, ma auld man’s name is that! Even a f(2020)
fur ma preparation tae visit Auld Reekie this wkd. First time s(2020)
was a wee laddie watching ma auld man playin French Horn fur No(2020)
tellin’ ye that it’s full o auld-fashioned gobshite! If englan(2020)
@RobertMiggins That’s auld wives’ tales! ?? or dependin(2020)
and 8 other matches.

@iainnicol tweeted in Lallans
nead1988 @tristangrayedi Guid auld ‘something for nothing cultu(2020)

@IshbelMcF tweeted in Lallans
Aff tae Auld Edina tae talk Scots wi the s(2017)
s probably juist that A’m an auld tweedie noo an hink young fow(2020)
ie wanderin haunds o entitlet auld men.(2019)
@warren_maguire Back tae auld claes an parritch/porridge in(2018)

@MartinBroon tweeted in Lallans

@mcfarlane_irene tweeted in Lallans

@rosa_alba_macd tweeted in Lallans
r but Ah dinna ken gin A'm an auld tweedie sweetie or gin Ah amn(2020)
re wis nivver the likes o the Auld Librarie at Kings College....(2020)

@SusiBriggs1 tweeted in Lallans
Gorgeous couple! Love seeing auld photies.(2018)

@peediepuss tweeted in Orkney
@shonamain Yin auld calendars, fae 'the merchants(2020)
@sweenyness Ignorant auld troot(2020)

@billykayscot tweeted in Lallans
he lassies’s pissed aff. The auld bloke thinks, “At ma age, Ah(2020)
? in her 50s ma mither met an auld schuil frien in the street in(2020)
called the Bloodstream of the Auld Alliance so I’ll be toasting(2020)
tent mysel jist thinkin o the auld Scots saw: “Scartin an bitin(2020)
dio documentary series on the Auld Alliance, tv prog on cla(2020)
and 14 other matches.

@Chazzbat tweeted in Lallans
n the rafters. It's so fuckin auld.(2020)
@Lenniesaurus Ah'm 50 year auld, an it soonds like ye're haen(2020)
the patience fer it. Ah'm too auld fer playin games wi folk.(2020)
wur in constant pain! He's an auld man. Be extra kind tae him in(2020)
at risk, then owerwecht, then auld folk.(2020)
and 2 other matches.

@DABArbuckle tweeted in Lallans
ye, ye certainly honoured the auld war veterans by bringin back (2020)
e revisit getting pu'd oot ma auld maw's fan dang ony day soon e(2020)
Sandiescot44 We juist pit the auld faither's jaicket oan back ta(2020)
but its awfy guid tae see ma auld lecturer Ted Cowan getting hi(2020)
kelly Jings ah hae that on an auld 45 single(2020)
and 8 other matches.

@fairpechtoot tweeted in Lallans

@JamieFairbairn1 tweeted in Lallans

@LairnScots tweeted in Lallans
ammy/see ma dinner ticket' An auld favourite that weans love. Re(2019)
hbktrust 's 'Bookbug' app, wi auld favourites like Katie Bairdie(2019)
rs! Click here tae listen tae auld favourite 'One, Two, Three Al(2018)
Auld one? Never. Auld yin? Definitely. https://t.co(2019)

@raiphsays tweeted in Lallans

@tattooedselkie tweeted in Shetland
Oh look, wir auld pal ?? wi another hot take th(2021)

@helenmoncrieff tweeted in Shetland
can never mind da name o dis auld familiar friend. I'm more use(2020)
Makkin sure my auld eens get dir daily dose o fre(2020)
rble. Or selkies necklace. Or auld mineral water bottle ball. Or(2014)
@johncrieffy Da Auld Eens are prood o dir boy :-) (2018)
uld a bairn be so cruel to an auld body. One more incident and b(2020)
and 4 other matches.

@MarkThompStuff tweeted in Ulster
An auld Killinchy song - “Hame cam (2020)
Auld Year's Nicht https://t.co/qWA(2019)

@MizLiot tweeted in Lallans

@kennethbryce184 tweeted in Lallans
Rutherford1 @garyshearer1 its auld news noo m8 - until the bror (2021) twitter link
t player is big scott guys - auld style winger with fantastic p (2021) twitter link
n off jist yet - its a funny auld game! (2021) twitter link
@ashwilsonauthor auld lizzie n auld chaz - a fotae (2021) twitter link
@ashwilsonauthor gutted auld phils no innnit m8 lol (2021) twitter link
and 38 other matches.

@StuartPoet tweeted in Lallans
rkirk and minds this bit o an auld sang . Kames Raw wis a miners(2020)
y-o shielding constituent, my auld ma, in Killie, great local re(2020)
@Tam__Jardine As ma auld da yuisst tae say - ye canna(2020)
o the dads, the faithers, the auld yins, my own dad, Barclay, aw(2020)
wweets @JohnSwinney Aye, guid auld Scots word we grew up using w(2020)

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