A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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authority Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words15.2 18 18.4 5.9 0 0 35.2 13.6
Number of occurrences2316 2 0 0 3 2
Number of authors12 2 3 1

Occurrences of authority in Corpus

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Douglas, David Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Galloway, poetry
subversive of authority bull on page 51

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Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
ey. And ah've goat it oan gid authority that he's in a boozer oot Gra on page 181

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Morrison-Smyth, Anne Alice's Carrants in Wunnerlan, (Evertype 2013 ISBN: 978-1-78201-011-1) Ulster - Ballymoney, prose
, wha seemt tae bae the yin o authority amang thim, gowlt oot, "Sit d on page 25
hae thocht it had some kine o authority ower Alice. on page 103

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Anderson, Elizabeth Lallans 59 - OBITUARY : ALISTAIR TAYLOR 1928 - 2001, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Lallans, newspaper
pensioners' groups. He wis an authority on Burns, an Februar wis an a on page 4

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McAlpine, Joan Meeting of the Parliament, (The Scottish Parliament 2019) Lallans, government
, the Scottish Qualifications Authority heid o service reports that c
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McHardy, Stuart The Wey Forrit, (Luath 2017) Lallans, prose
re in Scotland even oor local authority wards nummer in the tens o th
ent with adequate legislative authority in Scottish affairs’. Weel
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Halfpenny, Cameron Ahlice's Adveenturs in Wunderlaant, (Evertype 2015) Southern - Borders, prose
ei thocht eet hae some kind o authority ower Ablice.
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Thoumire, Elizabeth Than an nou — poverty, makkin dae, an leukin oot for ilk ither, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
ut they war feart o awbody in authority. Aye wirrit aboot bein report
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Murdoch, Steve Schrödinger’s Leid?, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Doric - St Andrews, blog
n spik Scots, an sae, wi unco authority they’ve adjudged at it disn
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Bennett, Peter Liberties (Part Two), (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
.’ McDade replies, wae some authority an that’s exactly whit happ
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Bennett, Peter The Bothy (Part Two), (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
f, right?’ he sais wae some authority pointin tae the supplies that
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Bennett, Peter Rude Awakenings (Part two of two), (ABCTales.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
power; the merest wee hint ay authority an they let it go straight ta
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 115, (self-published 2003) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
oot waitin for the decision o authority, the weaver squadron moved oo
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McKillop, Roger Challengin' Times, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, poetry
. A Jist wish that some local authority had run a parallel scheme, of
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Rodger, Matt The Borth’ick Waitter, (SCOTS Corpus 2003) Southern - Roxburgh, prose
git an up-haudit bi the Local Authority, fur the yaise o the
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Hodgart, John A Catalogue o Sair Neglect, (Bella Calledonia 2016) Lallans - North Ayrshire, blog
w notable exceptions at local authority level, such as Brian Murray
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McClurg, Fernando Votin isna Democracy. But..., (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
ment is the hame o legitimate authority? The fowk that controls it, t
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Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@Doric_Bananaman tweeted in Doric

@Cobradile94 tweeted in Lallans

@kennethbryce184 tweeted in Lallans
what is wrong with people in authority - police officers there r ba (2020) twitter link

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