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Use in varieties of Scots

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incident Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words11.1 15.4 5.3 18.6 10.3 0 0
Number of occurrences2016 2 1 1 0 0
Number of authors14 10 2 1 1

Occurrences of incident in Corpus

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Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
knows. It turned oot the hale incident wis aw oor a boay workin at P on page 20
no mentioned nuttin aboot the incident at the pub and ah'm surprised on page 39
n English fur the unfortunate incident." on page 131

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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
it seems that eftir this last incident Geordie, tho nivver brocht ta on page 111

1 matches

Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2021 ISBN: 978-1916117921) Lallans - Renfrew, prose
een actin as if the tuck shop incident never happent; she's no said on page 102
spoke since the chair flingin incident. Put yir haun up, he says, If on page 128

2 matches

Wilson, Rab Accent O the Mind, (Luath 2006 ISBN: 978-1905222322) Lallans - New Cumnock, poetry
aiblins based oan a raellife incident, but the character hus nae ke on page 123

1 matches

Grae, Emma The Tongue She Speaks, (Scots Language Centre 2021) Lallans, poetry
centred roond an unfortunate incident that saw ma wee sister Skye t on page 29

1 matches

Fleemin, Sandy Report on Inquiry intil the role Submission, (Education, Culture an Sport Comatee 2003) Lallans - East Lothian, government
education. For example, in a incident at ane o the gaitherins o the
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 108, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
He thocht that thon incident whaur a Sheriff haed daured a
1 matches

Heather, Alistair Bravehert: The truth anent William Wallace (pairt 1), (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Angus, blog
We ken fae this incident that at least by the time o L
1 matches

Bennett, Peter The Party ay the Year (Part One), (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
wae McDade an Pearcey, an the incident. Ah’d tried tae keep it und
1 matches

Bennett, Peter Rude Awakenings (Part one of two), (ABCTales.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
he’s no came near since the incident at the park, he will though.
1 matches

McKillop, Roger Challengin' Times, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, poetry
Then there wis the incident in the “Caves” at Succoth
1 matches

McKillop, Roger The Staff, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
innocence o’ blame fir this incident, an’ o’ course the mair h
1 matches

McKillop, Roger Wee Roge Boobs, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
When A reminded her o’ the incident, she avowed, indignantly that
1 matches


Leslie, Deborah Doric - Hale an Hairty, (Argo Publishing 2011 ISBN: 978-0954615345) Doric - Inverurie, prose
urely ye myn aboot the spewin incident on the wye here? Aat wis aa y on page 41

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Strachan, Shane Hoast, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric, prose
in her hoose alone and a wee incident in ma kitchen involvin the mi
1 matches


Parkin, Hazel Seven Year O Yule Days, (H and M Parkins 2002 ISBN: 978-0954363505) Orkney, poetry
saa Steve standan there. The incident knocked some stones aff wir b on page 64

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@helenmoncrieff tweeted
uel to an auld body. One more incident and ban them fae leaving the (2020) search twitter