A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

average Corpus occurrences Authors Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words10.6 13 11.5 14.7 0 0 0 6.8
Number of occurrences1610 5 0 0 0 1
Number of authors9 3 1

Occurrences of average in Corpus

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Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
stem is designed tae keep yur average heterosexual boay doon. on page 60

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McHardy, Stuart Speakin o Dundee: Tales Tellt Aroun the Toun, (Luath 2010 ISBN: 978-1-906817-25-1) Lallans - Dundee, prose
cafés - places whaur the average portion wuid fleg the life oo on page 56

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Sutherland, Hope Twa sisters, een room, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Buckie, prose
We are just the average normal sisters though I suppo
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Macdonald, Amy Evelynn and Peter, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Ayr, prose
ye caw things, stuff that the average person might forget fae time
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Smith, Jamie William Playfair: faither o data visualisation, (Mak Forrit 2019) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
r up the imaginations o, your average punter. He remerkit in 1795:
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Smith, Jamie Effeirin tae the formal: Laitinate lendwirds in Scots, (Mak Forrit 2019) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
I’m jalousin your average punter, e’en if they’r a
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Bennett, Peter Rude Awakenings (Part one of two), (ABCTales.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
mare pin holes in it than yer average tea bag, an a pair ay maroon
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Rennie, Susan Kat an Doug on Planet Fankle, (Itchy Coo 2002) Lallans, weans
r tae Kat that Doug wisna yer average cyberdug.
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Uri, Antonia Here's the problem wi the trad wife muivement, (The National 2020) Doric, newspaper
wad pey jist unner £2000 on average. In the siller o the day, tha
shy o £60,000. Nooadays, the average price o a hoose in Scotland i
e fitsteps o Denmark, far the average warkin wik is aboot five oors
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Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@OrangRuth tweeted in Ulster

@fittiecrooners tweeted in Doric

@Manuforti1968 tweeted in Doric

@DavidJWood2 tweeted in Lallans

@StuartPoet tweeted in Lallans

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