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like Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words2741.8 2842.4 4224.8 2727.5 298.5 880.5 1024.9
Number of occurrences49602949 1600 147 29 78 157
Number of authors233 126 47 11 13 16 23

Occurrences of like in Corpus

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Robertson, James Black Cuddy, (Scottish Book Trust 2019) Lallans, prose
re saft and the maisies shone like wee suns amang the roots o th on page 1
. But they aw took the dorts, like she'd fund them oot tellin a on page 2
cleg, dinna bite. Dae whit ye like, but please dinna bite.' on page 3
docks were pappin and plowtin like parritch. Oh man, oh man, tha on page 4
im a secret and he didna much like it.' on page 5

5 matches

Robertson, James The Mannie, (Scottish Book Trust 2018) Lallans, prose
hes o white hair on his heid, like doon on a broon spreckelt egg on page 6
and no solid but transparent, like gauze - like the difference on page 7
m richt at hame here. Wid you like a cup o tea?' Daft, but whit on page 8
oot ahint him risin and fawin like papers blawin in the wind. on page 9
pe it wisna real, it wis mair like a on page 10
Also on pages 11
11 matches

Robertson, James Precious and the Puggies, (Itchy Coo 2011 ISBN: 978-1845023324) Lallans, weans
no oot lood, mind, but quiet-like, jist in yer heid: Wid it no on page 1
say RAM and syne ye say OTS (like stots wioot the st) and syne on page 2
'The soond o the waves is like the soond a_ strang wind maks on page 3
fae the trunks o trees, jist like this: on page 6
nna grunchin soond, a wee bit like the soond a muckle grumphie m on page 9
Also on pages 10, 13, 14, 17, 19, 24, 26, 28, 32, 35, 38, 45, 47, 53, 57, 63, 64, 68, 72, 73, 74, 77, 78
36 matches

Clark, Thomas Intae the Snaw, (Gatehouse Press 2015 ISBN: 978-0992857370) Lallans, poetry
Whilk needles, wirm-like, throu the thochts o man, on page 13
How like a fishin-boat, caucht in quat on page 15
Reid leafs like frost lin thick roon whaur he on page 24
Like wunner worn, that yince had b on page 26
That cairves me like kirnells. Thair will be nae e on page 36

6 matches

Rennie, Susan The Wee Prince, (Edition Lintenfass 2017 ISBN: 978-3946190592) Lallans, prose
ur in its thrapple. It lookit like this; on page 9
. My Drawin Nummer Twa lookit like this: on page 10
mair. But it wis naysaid jist like the ithers. on page 14
uchter that ill pleased me. I like fowk tae tak my misfortunes d on page 16
uckle planets that hae names, like o the Yird, Jupiter, Mars, an on page 18
Also on pages 19, 20, 21, 24, 27, 28, 29, 31, 34, 36, 38, 44, 48, 50, 52, 56, 58, 59, 60, 64, 68, 69, 70, 72, 74, 76, 77, 78, 80, 81, 83, 84, 86, 87, 88, 91
78 matches

Fitt, Matthew Roald Dahl Reekin Rhymes, (Itchy Coo 2018 ISBN: 978-1785301834) Lallans, weans
'Done up like yon and you will see on page 6
He wis on it like a flee on clert, on page 8
Wid dae a sleckit thing like that? on page 9
It soondit like a clap o thunner. on page 16
And ran oot reekin like a rose. on page 20
Also on pages 30, 36, 46
8 matches

Hubbard, Tom The Flechitorium, (Grace Note 2017 ISBN: 9781907676932) Lallans - East Central, poetry
'Aiblins thon beast wis like myself, And we are makars bai on page 5
n Selkirk lad Wis a wild boy, like mysel; on page 11
rra passage ti the cave Reeks like the verra lair on page 16
Says Hollywood: 'Some Like it Hot' But see twa Fifers th on page 18
Auldyins tak rheumatics, like, Or halitosis on page 22
Also on pages 24, 25, 30, 31, 32, 33, 57, 60, 63, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 76, 77, 78
40 matches

Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
ch are circlin aroond ma heid like a vulture stalkin a dyin anim on page 13
ae this cunt. Jesus, ah look like a junkie efter a weekend in A on page 14
, and if yur lucky, some cunt like me will come along tae stand on page 15
ss two rough and tumble boays like us in his line ae work. He di on page 17
earn, he'll see. Ah wis yince like him, a fighter. Now ah'm jist on page 18
Also on pages 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 34, 35, 37, 39, 40, 42, 43, 44, 45, 47, 48, 52, 53, 55, 56, 57, 59, 60, 61, 62, 66, 68, 69, 73, 77, 78, 79, 82, 86, 87, 88, 96, 100, 101, 104, 105, 108, 110, 111, 112, 113, 117, 118, 120, 123, 124, 125, 126, 127, 129, 132, 133, 134, 136, 137, 138, 143, 144, 146, 147, 151, 152, 153, 156, 157, 158, 161, 162, 163, 166, 169, 170, 175, 177, 179, 180, 183, 185, 186, 188, 189, 190, 91, 194, 195, 196, 198, 199
163 matches

Donovan, Anne Matilda In Scots, (Itchy Coo 2019 ISBN: 978-1785302350) Lallans, weans
ins. Mr and Mrs Wormwidd were like this. They had a son cried Mi on page 4
it. 'Whit kind o book wid ye like tae read neist?' she speired. on page 9
let the words sweel roond ye, like music.' on page 12
said, 'that public libraries like this let ye borrow books and on page 13
he faither said. "Would ye no like tae ken? on page 16
Also on pages 17, 18, 19, 22, 26, 27, 28, 30, 37, 44, 47, 49, 50, 51, 56, 57, 58, 60, 61, 65, 68, 72, 73, 74, 76, 77, 79, 80, 83, 84, 85, 86, 88, 91, 93, 96, 99, 100, 103, 104, 106, 107, 108, 112, 114, 116, 118, 122, 124, 125, 127, 131, 134, 135, 140, 142, 144, 145, 146, 147, 148, 149, 150, 152, 153, 155, 156, 157, 158, 159, 160, 162, 164, 166, 171, 173, 174, 177, 178, 180, 181, 184, 187, 189, 190, 191, 192, 194, 198, 200, 205, 206, 209, 210, 211, 212, 214, 215, 216, 219, 222, 223, 224, 225, 226, 231
164 matches

McHardy, Stuart The Wey Forrit, (Luath 2017 ISBN: 978-1912147014) Lallans, prose
el, we ken there's a lot wuid like the job, bit seriously, are o on page 11
cklar accoont. Their ain wyce-like discourse on Scottish philoso on page 14
Blood, nou sadly oot o print, like an affy lot o guid Scots leet on page 17
ners, or are sib tae them, an like tae shoot wee birdies that ar on page 18
the side o the fowk oniething like near eneugh, an it's mebbe ji on page 19
Also on pages 20, 21, 23, 28, 31, 32, 33, 36, 37, 44, 47, 48, 54, 61, 65, 66, 71, 72, 75, 78, 80, 84, 87, 88, 90, 94, 95, 99, 103, 104, 107, 112, 113, 116, 117, 119, 121, 125, 127, 130, 139, 141, 145, 148
74 matches

McQueer, Chris Hings - Short Stories 'n That, (404 Ink 2017 ISBN: 978-0995623866) Lallans - Glesga, prose
le or a bag ae whelks. Ah dae like candy apples but ah've never on page 1
tarts wiring right intae thum like he's no ate fur weeks, He's l on page 2
s through mah soak an ah feel like ahm gonnae be sick again man, on page 3
sed tae dae ae me? Naw, nuhin like aht. He's no a beast. He used on page 75
iggle aboot in the front seat like a fish an him an mah da wid b on page 76
Also on pages 171, 172, 173, 174, 175, 176
41 matches

Thomson, Mark Bard fae thi buildin site, (Luath 2007 ISBN: 978-1906307141) Lallans - Dundee, poetry
Eh wid like ti thank sum o thi fowk that on page i
whut wid yi like, on page 1
No like yirsel Rab, on page 4
Like a traffic light, on page 10
jist like an open book. on page 12
Also on pages 14, 17, 32, 39, 43, 45, 49, 54, 65, 66, 68, 70, 73, 74, 78, 80, 82, 84, 86, 91, 92, 95, 100, 101, 103, 104, 105, 106, 109, 114, 115, 118
50 matches

Anderson, Elizabeth Lallans 59 - OBITUARY : ALISTAIR TAYLOR 1928 - 2001, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Lallans, newspaper
sh Stanes, graveyairds an sic like, an enjoyed reengin ower the on page 4

1 matches

Hubbard, Tom Lallans 59 - Leids and Lieder: Walcome ti Helvetiscots, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Lallans, newspaper
rie dargs, and sae the mellow-like tone o the poems is aa the ma on page 5

1 matches

Douglas, Sheila Lallans 59 - Rants and Foys, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Lallans, newspaper
innin yins hae noo elied awa, like the yin stertit in Aiberdeen on page 56

4 matches

Niven, Liz Lallans 59 - Painting the Forth Bridge: A Search for Scottish Identity, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Lallans, newspaper
ead it at yin sittin - a bit like ye micht dae wi a lang journe on page 84

1 matches

Robertson, Sine Lallans 59 - Newsins fae SLRC, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Lallans, newspaper
tae detail aboot foo tae spik like the folk on the CD, foo tae t on page 87

1 matches

Waddell, John Lallans 59 - Eve and the Aipple, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Lallans, newspaper
cubs wad play thegither, jist like kittens, an the ewes an lione on page 89

3 matches

McHardy, Stuart Speakin o Dundee: Tales Tellt Aroun the Toun, (Luath 2010 ISBN: 978-1-906817-25-1) Lallans - Dundee, prose
auld as yon, but some o them, like 'The Kirkyaird Ghost', hae a on page 10
s mair likely that they were, like the Picts theirsels, ane o th on page 14
In terms o Eck I's time, like monie anither period o Scotti on page 19
his place! That's a lot mair like tribal behaviour than whit we on page 20
at Wallace showed his mettle. Like monie Scots he hatit the Engl on page 22
Also on pages 23, 24, 25, 29, 30, 31, 33, 36, 38, 40, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 55, 56, 57, 59, 60, 62, 63, 65, 66, 68, 69, 70, 72, 73, 74, 75, 77, 78, 79, 80, 81, 82, 83, 84, 86, 93, 95, 96, 97, 100, 101, 102, 114, 117, 121, 123
107 matches

Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2021 ISBN: 978-1916117921) Lallans - Renfrew, prose
o yi'd think Madam Bonnie wid like us fur that, but naw, no her. on page 18
bum. The only thing ah don't like aboot Social Dancin at school on page 22
at me an said, Kirsty wid yi like tae dance. on page 27
ist growled at me. She disnae like me cause she said ah knocked on page 30
boot aw ae this but ah didnae like tae ask. on page 34
Also on pages 38, 42, 47, 48, 56, 58, 66, 67, 68, 74, 75, 77, 78, 79, 81, 86, 95, 99, 103, 112, 122, 123, 127, 128, 129, 131, 138, 141, 148, 151, 152, 154, 157, 158, 163
50 matches

Farrow, Kenneth D. Lallans 81 - Editorial, (Lallans Magazine 2012) Lallans - Prestwick, newspaper
rs war kenspekkil feigurs the like o Caroline Macafee, Christine on page 5

3 matches

McPartlin, John Lallans 81 - Fower Australian Poems, (Lallans Magazine 2012) Lallans - Dollar, poetry
ince a set o the film 'A Town Like Alice') on page 16

1 matches

Docherty, John F. Lallans 81 - Lang Summer Days, (Lallans Magazine 2012) Lallans, prose
at smile, wi white teeth jist like an actor in the pictures. He on page 76

3 matches

Fitt, Matthew Chairlie and the Chocolate Works, (Itchy Coo 2016 ISBN: 978-1-78530-083-7) Lallans, prose
the gless, his mooth watterin like a spicket. Aw the time, he wi on page 6
ot as auld as onybody can be. Like aw awfie auld folk, he wis sh on page 12
' said Grannie Jockina. 'He'd like tae hear aboot that.' on page 13
e it's true! Spier onybody ye like!' on page 16
'But Granda, whit like are the folk that wark in the on page 21
Also on pages 22, 24, 26, 27, 28, 30, 31, 36, 39, 41, 45, 48, 51, 53, 54, 55, 56, 59, 66, 67, 70, 71, 72, 76, 82, 83, 85, 89, 90, 92, 93, 95, 97, 100, 102, 104, 105, 108, 111, 112, 114, 118, 119, 121, 122, 123, 125, 128, 129, 130, 131, 132, 133, 135, 139, 140, 142, 143, 144, 148, 152, 154, 155, 161, 163, 164, 166
102 matches

Clark, Thomas Diary o a Wimpy Wean, (Itchy Coo 2018 ISBN: 978-1785302145) Lallans, weans
haun, ye've wee stank-dodgers like me that hivnae even hit their on page 3
hookie or whitever. And louns like Ronnie McCoy are staunin ther on page 6
Like I says, Bryce is the maist po on page 7
tuff tae ma pal Rowley (wha's like as no floatin richt aboot the on page 8
Also on pages 9, 11, 12, 14, 16, 17, 21, 24, 25, 26, 27, 29, 32, 38, 39
29 matches

Wilson, Rab Accent O the Mind, (Luath 2006 ISBN: 978-1905222322) Lallans - New Cumnock, poetry
Wha, like a god, demandit sweit an tear on page 27
Ignorin thaim wha'd like tae chip thaim oot, on page 41
Luiks like tae end in grief an tears, on page 47
It's no like the telly, on page 60
ir pairt wi them, naw nevwvir like, on page 65
Also on pages 68, 72, 75, 76, 77, 78, 83, 92, 103, 106, 114, 115, 121, 150, 152
23 matches

Rennie, Susan Kat an Doug on Planet Perjink, (Itchy Coo 2002 ISBN: 978-1902927565) Lallans, weans
haw Fraser whit he wis really like, but she kent he cudna. She w on page 2
sheeny fleein machines shaped like doughnuts that flittit up, do on page 8
el, ma maw says ma room luiks like Planet Clarty,' said Kat. 'Bu on page 9
. 'Noo I ken whit a car feels like.' on page 10
follae me on ma roonds, if ye like.' on page 11
Also on pages 12, 14, 18, 25
11 matches

Fitt, Matthew Geordie's Mingin Medicine, (Itchy Coo 2007 ISBN: 978-1845021603) Lallans, weans
th and a wee snirkit-up mooth like a dug's bahookie. on page 2
nie didna order Geordie aboot like this. It wis ainly when she h on page 4
'Kail! Och naw, I dinna like kail,' Geordie said. on page 6
stick o celery. Yon's whit I like.' on page 8
glin a wee bit. Och, he didna like his Grannie. He really didna on page 12
Also on pages 14, 17, 23, 39, 41, 42, 43, 46, 47, 50, 53, 54, 55, 56, 60, 61, 63, 69, 72, 80, 82, 86, 89, 90, 94
36 matches

Chisnall, Edward F. H. Yer Ain, The Young Yins and the Auld Yin, (Evertype 2021 ISBN: 978-1782012764) Lallans - Glasgow, poetry
t micht be a wee stane shaped like a thocht o glory. Gaun'ae tel on page ix
It glows in the daurk like oor herts or verra banes o th on page x
Cross like a bridge tae God or the Magel on page 7
And frae days that fa like shaidaes in the wind on page 13
Strang seams o noble thocht like swirlin elements or gas on page 15
Also on pages 17, 21, 23, 25, 29, 33, 37, 39, 41, 43, 45, 49, 52, 53, 55, 57, 61, 67, 68, 70, 72, 73, 75, 76, 77, 81, 82, 83, 85, 89, 91, 92, 93, 95, 97, 99, 101, 103, 105, 111, 115, 118, 120, 121, 123, 127, 128, 129, 130, 131, 132, 133, 134, 136, 137, 138, 141, 142, 155
102 matches

Donati, Colin Scots A Statement o Principles, (Scots Parliament 2003 ISBN: 978-1-899920-02-1) Lallans, government
years, ither pressures, tae, like on page 7
guistic situations. Scotland, like ony ither country, needs tae on page 18

2 matches

Grae, Emma The Tongue She Speaks, (Scots Language Centre 2021) Lallans, poetry
too rough fur a mousey lassie like me. on page 4
He shakes his heid. 'Mair like a glorified puddle.' on page 5
oom, avoidin anywan who looks like they'll gie me a hard time. T on page 6
He takes a jotter that looks like a dug's dinner oot his bag an on page 7
, ah fink. Talkin tae Dante's like tryin tae draw blood fae a st on page 9
Also on pages 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 16, 17, 19, 20, 21, 23, 24, 25, 27, 28, 29, 31, 33, 35, 36, 38, 39, 40, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53
71 matches

Allan, Alasdair Scots Language Policy, (Scots Parliament 2015) Lallans, government
cal steps we will tak. We wad like tae encourage ye aw tae recog on page 1

1 matches

Horsbroch, Dauvit Scots Warks - Uphaud an guidance for screivars, (Scots Language Centre 2015) Lallans, government
pit richt intae Scots direct like? Are the a better, or mair na on page 5
uckle as possible. Sma things like keepin Scots aff a drap-doun on page 7
for tae write in Scots crouse like. This style guide is jist tha on page 8
Writin objective like means that evidence an statem on page 10
rwell cuid be pit ower direct like as Mitherweel, that isna in c on page 13
Also on pages 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 28, 29, 33, 34, 36, 38, 40, 41, 42, 45, 48, 49, 52, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 64
52 matches

Travers, Martin A Nappie Lassie Blethers tae a Fritter, (Scots Language Centre 2021) Lallans, script
on his jaickit an shuitit aff like a... a gazelle. Fand oot frae on page 2
ns) Aye. Aye - A thocht ye'd like 'at. on page 3
Zander. Can't you talk like a normal person? on page 4

4 matches

Townsley, Jane Joe's Cloud an Ither Stuff, (lulu.com 2014 ISBN: 978-1326001612) Lallans - Perth, prose
ylight blasted intae the room like a nuclear explosion an I cove on page 3

8 matches

Horsbroch, Dauvit A gang-roond oor Sun Grid, (Scots Language Centre 2020) Lallans, blog
t anes that isna fit for life like oors, at least sae faur as we
ower a third o the Yird's sae like oor Moon humans wad stot aboo
n the planet birlin affa slaw like – it can get gey cauld on t
gae aboot its aixis aince, an like Uranus the planet Venus turns
re that wechty that it wad be like gauin alang the fit o the oce
26 matches

Fitt, Matthew Jordan's New Jaiket, (Education Scotland 2014) Lallans, weans
iket,’ said Maw. ‘Snawmen like the cauld.’
1 matches

Robertson, James Naebody'd Seen Him, (Scottish Book Trust 2018) Lallans, prose
ach turn, jumping the flights like a teenager. Once,
next flight like a sensible, powerful man, the
place, like a castle but wee, mair like a
a castle but wee, mair like a rampart wi a
sinkin unner yer feet like a saft mattress. On hot, dry
10 matches

Robertson, James The Deil, (Scottish Book Trust 2018) Lallans, prose
nd wi a licht nickerin soond, like that o thae widden
leave you to die like a dog when it's your turn, d'
e claes o the leevin. Runkled like yin o last year's
details (they niver chynged), like a
ver, shilpit hauns, aw snorlt like the cleuks o some
11 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 103, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
id." shuid be jynin new words like beamer, riddie, schemie, mult
ame report threaps that words like dobber, barfin, alchies an ga
which usually endit up sounin like "haa" or "haw" - meanin, acc
vit that the names they heard like Sauchiehaw or Sauchiehaa were
t dialeck o English? An bein, like politicians everywhaur an eve
7 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 168, (self-published 2007) Lallans, newspaper
tae staund its lane, gey near like haiku. Athoot anthropomorphis
caiklin like fenyeit friars.
ae growe up tae be a hard man like him. Nae rosy glesses here bu
imes mair but still it didnae like the soond o't.
Juist like the Scottish Government's Nat
6 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 167, (self-published 2007) Lallans, newspaper
air luck an sic a boat wisnae like tae come ower e'en a single f
- ane wumman wi whit lookit like a muckle daurk broon Russian
the fowk that reads this wad like tae record fit happened fan t
"Ah'm no fan o writin, but Ah like writin in Scots."
Like a wee blue dug
7 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 178, (self-published 2008) Lallans, newspaper
e son o a carpenter, an maist like, an apprentice ane, wi his da
Like roset dreeps doon pine."
seems tae fleet mair natural like than his English poems, for a
3 matches

Gillon, Karen Report on Inquiry intil the role o, (Education, Culture an Sport Comatee 2003) Lallans, government
st) century. A leid—or mair like, its
n English an uise it accurate-like;
be meisurin systematic-like ony attitudinal chynges that
ks that a report wi substance like that o the
English. The sibness is geyan like that atween the
7 matches

Fleemin, Sandy Report on Inquiry intil the role Submission, (Education, Culture an Sport Comatee 2003) Lallans - East Lothian, government
Coffins stood round like open presses,
Coffins stude roond like open presses,
matical aspecks: ugsome stuff like "which" an "wham".
fore a' the folk, an' ma heid like a heather cowe. An' on the Sa
ave mysel till my chafts were like a year-auld bairn's, an' crei
55 matches

McAlpine, Joan Meeting of the Parliament, (The Scottish Parliament 2019) Lallans, government
ant in Europe, wi great works like Wyntoun’s “Kronikill”,
vists an artists. Ah wid also like tae gie a cry oot tae the Dor
ody’s contributions so far. Like others, I am happy to hear Pe
Fir me, words like dreich, fash, sleekit, scunne
motion that I have ever seen. Like Stewart Stevenson, I must say
9 matches

Fleemin, Sandy Big Schuil, (sandyfleming.org 2003) Lallans - East Lothian, prose
Peter lauched at him, "What, like you'r feared fae us?"
ds," A says ti Jeemie, "ye'll like her, wulln't ye, son?" He nev
n shut up," A says, "it gauns like this. Efter aa'hing A say, yo
, his wee brain cells is gaun like the clappers in thare." But A
His face wis like a fresh-skint beetruit nou aa
6 matches

Fleemin, Sandy A Day Weel Spent, (sandyfleming.org 2003) Lallans - East Lothian, prose
chair again, leukin up at me like he wis accuized o something,
tthrou the near-shut curtains like he wis wonderin aboot the wea
hear aff o Airchie at a time like this. But the'r times whan ba
e Muckle Brig, an on a mornin like this an aa, the sun sklentin
is face haes that blank, taen-like cast again, an bides like tha
19 matches

Fleemin, Sandy Economic Theory, (sandyfleming.org 2003) Lallans - East Lothian, prose
is time. A coonted ma chainge like A should a in the shop, rowed
this wey, mair windae-shoppin like, but aa the same A gart ma fe
e chainge intae ma luif again like a pan o bilin fat.
her. Staunin ootside the shop like A'm thinkin whaur nou, A hear
ns, but wi a "You keep that," like she wis spaekin a bairn.
19 matches

Fleemin, Sandy Shudder at the Niffer, (sandyfleming.org 2003) Lallans - East Lothian, prose
sed as a abstrack noun an aa, like in "a hurl in a caur". Houeve
ist no made in anither an (no like "wirk/wark") canna be explain
er atween "last" (positional, like "last in the queue") an "lest
this, but ither writers disna like it for that it leuks like the
it for that it leuks like the verb "tae be". What wey d
7 matches

Fleemin, Sandy Deid Come Nevermas, (sandyfleming.org 2003) Lallans - East Lothian, prose
dug,’" says she, affrontit-like. "It’s no’ ‘dug,’ it
ace, and says he, "But it’s like a dug." And that’s just abo
Like as in Latin been Greek termes
er a muckle sophisticate wark like the Aeneid inti Scots, it's t
What like wis ilkaday Scots in Douglas'
13 matches

Fleemin, Sandy No on BBC, (sandyfleming.org 2003) Lallans - East Lothian, prose
y feection for aa that, kin o like Snorri's Saga for the pure af
The'r a hale genre o adverts like this whaur ye dinna ken what
2 matches

Fleemin, Sandy Koan, (sandyfleming.org 2005) Lallans - East Lothian, poetry
Prood-like I tells the maister
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 108, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
ntack wi Scots tho, pairsonal like, he haed aye been awaur o the
t in the throu-pit o onie sic like strategy.
the fack that maist curns is like tae hae juist ane or aiblins
Executive left thon question,like maist o the ithers anent Scot
r soup, fish, flesh, and fowl like men and Christians. But as su
5 matches

Calderwood, Lynsey Mumbo Jumbo, (Litro magazine 2006) Lallans, prose
yi’d think Madam Bonny wid like us fur that, but naw, no her.
1 matches

Percy, Ely The Family Situation, (The Interpreters House.org 2020) Lallans, prose
any bones aboot it. Ma ma’s like that: she’ll talk tae anybo
elly cause she’s got a face like a Salvadore Dali paintin an s
ly don’t want tae know whit like she is at kissin. He went in
3 matches

Bolland, John A Chocolate Cowboy, (From Glasgow To Saturn 2008) Lallans, prose
auld curtains tae garb mi up like the mannie fae ‘The Flashin
“Jonjo,” he cried, like a fox intae the night ( Ah kn
n mebbe a glow o fagtip waved like a firefly or a sparkler, a cu
n o a radge outlaw dressed up like a chocolate cowboy.
ek - bit its her mooth, lips like worms when ye stretch them.
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS nummer 109, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
ot o context, but dileeberate like, for A thocht the wis an impo
pynt tae the kynch bein mair like tae be a condition pit intae
adeetional occupations an the like? Gin the wey o speakin there
om. A'm aw for that. A'd also like tae see a relaxed confidence
4 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 111, (self-published 2003) Lallans, newspaper
ilities for cuikin), it wisna like this lang syne.
ts fur the shootin, an fruits like brammles an blaeberries fur t
icial register o the leid wis like at sindry times ower the year
3 matches

McFarlane, Ishbel Time tae mairch oot o oor climate comfort zones, (The National 2019) Lallans, newspaper
e. Fir generation X, thon’s like Freens Reunitit but wi mair p
s. Fir baby boomers, thon’s like a buik but wi an infinite num
s cairryin oan as usual luiks like they are sellin ethically mad
3 matches

Donovan, Anne Not Scotland, (Edinburgh International Book Festival 2010) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
ull aff ma jaicket. ‘It’s like the middly summer.’
Ah’d thought it’d be like autumn at hame: bright, but w
unced wur names the J sounded like a cross between S and Z.
here we were in a close, just like a Glasgow close, marble stair
, cause the weather’s still like summer.
11 matches

Logan, Kirsty Lego, (Scots Hoose 2017) Lallans, weans
Ma hoose seemed like lego. When I got hame, there
y herself, but it didnae look like it.
a weak voice that didna sound like her ane, “I dinna want tae
higher, and ahin seemed busy, like fan we were at school, and Mi
ouldna be changed. But it wis like lego. If it wisna lookin righ
8 matches

Gilmour, Rosie Uniform, (Scots Hoose 2012) Lallans, weans
It's no like ma playin claes
Like a rainbow in the sky
2 matches

Gilmour, Rosie Ma Schuil, (Scots Hoose 2014) Lallans, weans
The lassies like skippin n dancin
1 matches

Gilmour, Rosie Haimster Pairty, (Scots Hoose 2016) Lallans, weans
Clingin tae the bars like crash bandicoot
1 matches

Gilmour, Rosie Shoapaholic, (Scots Hoose 2017) Lallans, weans
ah'm awfy fussy wi the anes a like
An a feel like a richt complainer
2 matches

Heron, Caitlin Groonded, (Scots Hoose 2017) Lallans, weans
In ma room like a right dafty
1 matches

Fitt, Matthew Whuppity Stoorie, (Scots Hoose 2017) Lallans, weans
nnin roond and roond the byre like it had never been seik a day
"Like it or lumpit,
2 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 177, (self-published 2008) Lallans, newspaper
rkin man, sayin his wark wis "like a table weel pit thegither".
nly wey the Scots language is like tae survive the neist twa thr
al seetiations the day, isnae like tae chynge thair tune bi the
hamelt Scots speaker is mair like tae eik tae his vocabular gin
Tho the Yaird Manager, like aw the ither managers turnt a
6 matches

Clark, Thomas Mindin on Willie McIlvanney, (Bella Caledonia 2015) Lallans - Bellshill, blog
the testimony of whit it wis like tae hae been alive - afore d
iver been cawed. But in beuks like "Docherty", "Laidlaw" an "The
2 matches

Clark, Thomas Radge Against the Machine: Deid Wirds, Deid Warlds, an Why Scots Maitters, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans - Bellshill, blog
Nane o which is new, like… Naebody says whit they mea
heir speakers spit thaim oot, like a wad o weel-chowed chuggy. A
ts, thae wirds are deid as ye like.
w tae sleep, the drone that's like a bomber owerheid. The drone,
y has perished frae the Earth like the Norwegian Blue. But whit
6 matches

Clark, Thomas Tae Kathleen Jamie, an ither Scots Scrievers, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans - Bellshill, blog
She's got her reasons, like, an ye cannae argue wi maist
in is up as ye gan alang" is, like original sin, jist somethin y
Scots spikkers ken but dinnae like tae admit, which is that the
nie broukit bairn seem tae me like the optimal language for oor
aft show on its rammlin road. Like aw the Scots spikkers ah ken,
5 matches

Clark, Thomas Wha's Like Us?, (Bella Caledonia 2017) Lallans - Bellshill, blog
Like mony heids o state, Jedlicka
kle plans for his tenure, an, like mony, nae prospect at aw o se
're there in Kurdistan. We're like the Three Amigos o civil nati
ations an the means are aften like as like. An yon's a wirry, wh
as like. An yon's a wirry, when polit
13 matches

Clark, Thomas Yes Nae Mair, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Lallans - Bellshill, blog
ill then had rang in yer lugs like the shouts o somebody sinkin
Nou, ah'm like a lot of fowk when it comes t
flags, wristbands. Oor hame, like mony ithers, is a saicret shi
ove intae oor bachelor pad an like it or lump it. We've got tae
nae mean "Yes", mair somethin like "We Should". Yon's the kind o
6 matches

Clark, Thomas A Scots Pairlament?, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Lallans - Bellshill, blog
the Hooses o Pairlament feel like haudowers fae the days o Empi
1 matches

Clark, Thomas Scots an the smit: a language unner lockdoun, (Bella Caledonia 2020) Lallans - Bellshill, blog
, stoatin past the phone shop like a Zucker Brithers parody o Re
hat haes fawen on oor streets like a smirr o punctuation, a caul
talkin aboot the peace that, like Yeats's, comes drappin slow;
3 matches

Capener, Jack No Guid Eneuch, (Bella Caledonia 2019) Lallans, blog
e leid, it cin sometimes seem like devolution ne'er happened at
Jist like in 1999, Scots speakers still
hauds hingin aboot wir heids like flees aroon keech. Stigma in
e Scots in offeicial contexts like job interviews wioot bein gec
Thair are maist like hunners o reasons thit Scots
5 matches

Fenton, Janet A Guid New Year tae yin and a!, (Bella Caledonia 2019) Lallans, blog
akin a fool o her. She didnae like anybody kiddin her oan.
tirred me up. Stewart's "heid like a struck bell, wi the shapes
2 matches

Bremner, Stewart Haud Yer Wheesht?, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
Ye've probably said somethin like it yersel, aboot shortbread t
aboot shortbread tins or the like. 'Tartan tat.' Ah ken ah've s
n tat.' Ah ken ah've said the like masel.
sable artefacts? It's awmaist like we've been taucht tae no valu
rds. Ye warna meant tae speak like that.
11 matches

Clark, Sara Scot Free -The Psychic Cost O Uisin Scots, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
aboot faur-aff, exotic places like Scotland. It wis a place that
hiv a Scooby whit it must be like tae be born Scottish, fou o t
h cannae unnerstaun whit it's like tae be telt that the wey ye'r
e telt that the wirds ye uise like auld freends, wirds that gie
o us cannae jalouse whit it's like for ye. Loads o weel-trickit
11 matches

Malgrati, Paul Ayont the Fake and the Leal: Let's Free the Leid, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
tland, trust me, nobody talks like this."
"The boy doesnae sound like he's speaking Scots naturally
ybody wha cares fir the leid. Like mony ithers scrievers wha hiv
lity o ilka linguistic ettle. Like ony ither tongues that hiv iv
ye're jakin ay? Nab'dy speiks like that in this kintra". Aye, ye
6 matches

Dornan, Stephen The Widenin Sheuch, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
e distance seem quare an wee, like ye near cud skite stanes owre
ckin tae the land an the folk like Rabin-rin-the-hedge. It was a
2 matches

Clark, Sara Your Leid, Oor Leid, Awbody's Leid, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
d gets ower the word "dreich" like "droukit", for instance, tho
's no a problem if ye dinnae, like", she carried on, takkin peet
anlit rushed oot tae greet me like auld pals. Aw the maist beaut
wi whitever leids an wirds we like wioot fear o reprisal. A guid
in - the wird "Mair" laundin like a phanton athwart its English
7 matches

Clark, Sara Indyref 2: Aulder, Wiser, Kinder, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
cotland had votit Naw. It wis like the hert hid drapt oot o us a
uchtered doon insteid, sailin like priceless silk loosed intae t
she wis votin. Sad but true. Like awbody, ah'd a hale wide rain
saw something that ah didnae like. Ah didnae ken the meanin o t
feel sae horrible, that felt like evil itsel tae me, be swallae
5 matches

Clark, Thomas Aw Aboard! The fecht for the Scots language stairts the day!, (Bella Caledonia 2019) Lallans - Bellshill, blog
age o Trump an Johnson seems like an unco time tae be makkin Pu
V or on radio. Nane. The BBC, like mony ither public bodies, hae
t'd mak Popeye's spinach luik like Asda's ain brand energy drink
3 matches

Grubb, Adrian Bungee, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Kirkcaldy, prose
A jampt but it was mair like a faw cos a wis a wee bit fea
1 matches

McClelland, Ben Chicagof Island, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Ayr, prose
le a days tae see whit it’s like but will they regret goin?
r themselves and go exploring like their grandas afore them.
teeth wur razor sharp, pointy like a spear. Yin a beasts grabbed
3 matches

McKinlay, Kieran Walk Way to Fame, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Dunfermline, prose
er, ma heart wis set oan bein like ma dah. Sometimes a got deten
ults they were pretty rubbish like.
ieve it, ma knees were shakin like ah leaf. Ah pit mah Nikies oa
circulation aff, ma fit felt like it wis gonna faw aff. The cha
ween the two teams, it seemed like there wis gointy be scraps n
5 matches

Cunningham, Liam Tam, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Bellshill, prose
pure terrified ae ir, almost like a wiz in an abusive relations
ause ir legs wirnae aw rusted like aw the auld wans. So when I w
2 matches

Forrest, Liam Hittin the Toon, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Dunfermline, prose
s een, blindin the savage - like folk who wurr waitin tae git
urr the parts where it looked like it hud been paintit in blood.
the rain wiz chucking it doon like it wiz the Falls of Bruar. Aw
wearin their dresses n skirts like a belt.
as he stood there cautiously like an ootcast fae the group eh t
21 matches

Sutherland, Hope Twa sisters, een room, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Buckie, prose
o be oot we her pals but me I like jist relaxin by maself ivery
atch up we ma. I really dinna like standing or playin in front o
2 matches

Wilson, Katie Becus a hae a sister a hae a friend, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Buckie, prose
oung foriver cus a miss times like es; they wis the best.
e. A wish a hid a natural tan like you so a dinna need tae use t
ermined to try stuff oot. Yur like a dare devil. Ah hope yi grow
3 matches

Macdonald, Amy Evelynn and Peter, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Ayr, prose
e stairt it wid be wee things like folks’ names and whit ye ca
There were days where it wis like the auld Evelynn had returned
oudnae even dae a small thing like spend a night wi ma friends w
others an now Evelynn. It’s like the roles have reversed; Evel
er the "odd one out". Ah feel like Ah’m the one who has some s
6 matches

McArthur, Kaydi Rich n Peer, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Banff, prose
The een hing folk didna like aboot um wis he reeved money
gadgies hated um. They didna like their money bein teen awa.
t is caul' and went a wee bit like ess.
3 matches

Burnett, Colin Boris Johnstone, (colinburnett.co.uk 2021) Lallans - East Central, prose
ke. Lovingly eat up her words like a fat bairn in a sweety shoap
lyin, gibberin, arsehole. But like ah’ve said fae day yin. She
She talks aboot the peasants like they matter. Her dishonesty i
the bedside light oan, ah wis like ‘’Yuv goat fuckin airms,
4 matches

Mc Rae, Thomas The Neep Lantern, (Lowdown-L 2009) Lallans - Central, prose
nose, and mooth so it luiked like a deid skull. Twa holes cut i
a’s thair oan a cauld nicht like the nicht?” We aw shouted o
Raivulushun” an’ a wurd like “Gillyteen”, but us wee b
3 matches

Fleemin, Sandy Nine Fragments - III, (Lowdown-L 2009) Lallans - Central, prose
thing tae see wi aa the leddy-like fantoushery she wis buskit wi
cht for her, her chafts raxed like a puma shawin its fangs, but
2 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 142, (self-published 2005) Lallans, newspaper
Ay. Like a leid balloon.
Thankfu-like, Edinburgh's castle is still
a hangman, sae Johnnie leuks like he's aboot tae "jouk the gibb
3 matches

Smith, Jamie The dingin doun o devolution, (Mak Forrit 2020) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
s in this spírit that I’d like tae scrieve a bit anent the U
n Scotland’s watter supply, like they hae doun sooth, na? Or t
girn? I jalouse the’r fowk like mysel that by defaut disna be
— and mebbe some fowk disna like tae hear it — oor only real
4 matches

Smith, Jamie Effeirin tae the formal: Laitinate lendwirds in Scots, (Mak Forrit 2019) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
) lendwirds in Scots, wirds like ascend, authorise, cognition,
Sae it leuks like Scots haes eneuch direct Roma
2 matches

Smith, Jamie Soonds o the kirk an court: early airt muisic in Scotland, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
cal muisic o the Renaissance, like the Masses an motets o Italy
forgotten till fairly recent-like.
omponers wis keepit on haund. Like his faither, Jeames played th
ts cultur. Houiver, it’s no like there wisna ony saucrit muisi
nna forget the warks o Makars like Dunbar an Douglas, sae we sho
5 matches

Heather, Alistair Bravehert: The truth anent William Wallace (pairt 2), (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Angus, blog
rmy doun tae static tairgets, like takkin baith airms aff a boxe
1 matches

Heather, Alistair Bravehert: The truth anent William Wallace (pairt 1), (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Angus, blog
o orra luons, fermers an the like. He cam back ower the border
1 matches

Heather, Alistair The Body Snatchers, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Angus, blog
hrapple. Nae dignity in thon, like. They’d strip aa the claes
1 matches

Heather, Alistair Rin throu the jungle, (Mak Forrit 2017) Lallans - Angus, blog
assin him fae haund tae haund like a bairn or white’er. But ae
ng. I’v ne’er kent relief like it. Tae this day ye can keep
s ma heid wis on it I wis oot like a licht.
that these wee fowk ar sort o like stane-age people wha bade int
4 matches

Heather, Alistair The porage revolution: Hou porage cam tae mak Scotland habitable, (Mak Forrit 2017) Lallans - Angus, blog
d aamaist afore it wis alive, like a body ettlin tae fill a bath
1 matches

Heather, Alistair The ghaist lichts, (Mak Forrit 2017) Lallans - Angus, blog
un the side o the law. It wis like a fairy airmy wis on the mair
ar back, streamin aff the law like a fiery flottila doun a munta
2 matches

Heather, Alistair Trains approachin?, (Mak Forrit 2017) Lallans - Angus, blog
in left tae rot in the fields like unhowkit tatties, their skill
The Buchan needs this railway like it needs its neist breath o a
2 matches

Thoumire, Elizabeth Daein it yersel, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
crushed, manky cairds grippit like a vice atween the machine row
hite cairds wi seasonal wirds like ‘Bonnie Yule’ or ‘A Gui
the farce o yestreen. It wis like turnin back the clock. Anely
aicht tae paper jam! Mair nor like acause I couldnae chuise ‘c
4 matches

Thoumire, Elizabeth Three days in October, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
ees streetchin awa, brainches like the wavin airms o icy blue an
affairs. E’en whan they are like mindit. But this time, nae sw
t ower wi saltires. It leukit like a welcome!
be in the company o sae mony like-mindit fowk, an it makkit ma
e coontit on that day. It wis like the cause o independence haed
5 matches

Thoumire, Elizabeth Makkin a muckle o a mickle, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
fare taks a back seat. Wirds like fajita, pittabreid, nanbreid,
pizzas, salsa, curries an the like ar nou a muckle pairt o the i
empie shelfs an fuid rationin like we haed durin the war an for
ey alang wi ither dried stuff like oatmeal oot o the secks on th
4 matches

Thoumire, Elizabeth The killin fields!, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
aff the hillside an daein it like sodgers on a military operati
an mair or less dae whit they like the nou, bein allou’t tae s
use fae disease; ticks an the like cairit by hares, an that they
y it wi regairds birds o prey like hen harriers or eagles, but a
ptors. An further mair, juist like the hares, grouse feed on hea
6 matches

Thoumire, Elizabeth Bairns ootside, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
ns oot tae play in the street like we aye did. Sic rare fun we h
it, but dubs the day ar mair like tae be disturbit by a caur ra
t taks them oot, they ar mair like tae be sittin in the hoose th
jam jars for tadpoles an the like. E’en sortin oor ills like
. E’en sortin oor ills like takkin a spail oot a sair hau
6 matches

Thoumire, Elizabeth Than an nou — poverty, makkin dae, an leukin oot for ilk ither, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
ns recordit. Her scrievin wis like a hen sprauchlin ower the pag
1 matches

Holton, Brian An Owresetter’s Tale, (Bella Caledonia 2015) Lallans - Galashiels, blog
us playin memory games an aa, like Pelmanism or Kim’s Game.
ury Scottish Renaissance, the like o Hugh McDiarmid, Sydney Good
2 matches

Fitt, Matthew Fae Mooth tae Page, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Lallans, blog
k ‘posh’ and tae no speak like ‘junkies’. Interviewers p
1 matches

Campbell, Karen Gie it laldy, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Lallans - Glasgow, blog
can I? A? Naw, A soons daft, like A’m yawning. Oh. But A’m
A’m forcin it and forcin it like thon new paira training shoes
disny really maitter, it’s like ony kinda screivin, when yi g
ar panels, so we cin aw shine like bricht sperks and generate fi
aw on, when wir ideas brimmed like bubbles in a glaiss? It wis b
5 matches

Hershaw, William The Retour O The Grey Airmy, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Lallans, blog
tae aa straucht thinkan fowk like oorsels there’s something n
abulous craturs oot o fiction like Gollum, The Grinch and Michae
s. Yellaestane Perk is kind o like Dunfermline Glen anely a tad
ien the walin tae dae whit ye like is nae ayeweys a guid thing.
ly afflictit. The wee craturs like tae redd up the young willow
7 matches

Handy, Robbie Forked Tongues, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Lallans, blog
what they’re sayin. Deniers like Daisley are livin in a parall
1 matches

Hodgart, John Scots Language Act: Oor weans hae richt tae see mither tung respectit, (The National 2021) Lallans - North Ayrshire, newspaper
Project, chaired by the wyce-like Alan MacGillivray o Jordanhil
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 147, (self-published 2006) Lallans, newspaper
ds it. As Liz Lochhead says, "Like life." Gret stuff!
New Blend of Scots an similar-like a reinge o words frae 'bampot
tit ower graph paper tae look like a view o Earth frae space wi
g wumman bi an aulder freend, like the baton o wisdom tae fuilis
4 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 149, (self-published 2006) Lallans, newspaper
or Wullie in a Scottish paper like the Sunday Post speakin juist
y Post speakin juist ordinary like the rest o the bairns. It wis
ae display nae smokin notices like the yin shawn ablow sae that
in the poem tae tell his tale like in Hot Taxes and Cold Hearts.
the vice seems tae be his ain like in Versifyin.
12 matches

Letford, William Bevel, (Carcanet 2012 ISBN: 978 1 84777 192 6) Lallans - Stirling, poetry
Yur eyes ur like windeez an yur brain's gon na
like the stars in the sky
2 matches

Bennett, Peter Liberties (Part Two), (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
an, tae me, ‘she’s shakin like a fuckin leaf in here. Ah’m
van ah notice a look fae Joe, like he’s disappointed or somehi
’s disappointed or somehin; like ah’ve let him doon. ‘Fuck
he’d be gaun tae the gemme, like us, rather than signin oan th
that’s gettin passed aboot like a scud book. ‘Ah’m Stenzo
13 matches

Bennett, Peter Liberties (Part One), (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
he sais, dain the last bit like the song. ‘. . . the pipes,
Pearcey, you’re lyin there like a burst couch. Huv yous even
ye manage that? They’ll be like gold dust.’
kets oot in front ay his face like wan ay they game show cunts,
s wearin tight denims, mare like leggings, wae hunners ay prin
11 matches

Bennett, Peter The Sacrificial Doo, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
, raspin assault tae the ear, like a fuckin fly buzzin aboot in
ace, full ay fuckin mad heids like Scanlon’s uncle. Just come,
s oan either side ay the path like the fuckin empty vessel he is
up an rockin it in his airms, like a wee wean.
ent fur ye, yer sneakin aboot like a fuckin copper. An whit’s
9 matches

Meikle, William Overheard in a Cemetery, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Ayrshire, prose
've come bye tae see ye, jist like ah promised that morning when
t's awfa funny talking tae ye like this - me doin' a' the jabbe
dae. I wouldnae like tae think that a' the years w
t thinkin' o' whit it must be like for ye noo - that hurts me.
Like twa spoons in a drawer - tha
10 matches

Bennett, Peter Clyde Built, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
uccession ay forceful knocks, like the bloody polis at yer door,
hrough the years tae be hidin like a couple ay big lassies. ‘A
ee yies!’ he sais, laughin, like we’re weans playin hide an
y they big bubble jaykets oan like the bloody Michelin Man. It
t fae behind me, aw timorous, like a wee boay.
7 matches

Bennett, Peter Sharks, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
orried noo, ye see. It’s no like him; no like him at aw.
him; no like him at aw.
et when there’s nae signal; like sittin watchin a blizzard, on
eps bucklin under the strain. Like a bastarn upturned ladybird,
it, sais there’ll be others like me. The Government ur clampin
14 matches

Bennett, Peter The Party ay the Year (Part Two), (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
up, lookin at it, accusingly like he’s a polis or somethin.
e ay gear afore but it wisnae like this. A cunt wis dishin it oo
’m sayin?’ the cunt looks like he’s gonae try another appr
s too auld fur a young buck like me, you’re welcome tae her.
Telt ye din’t ah? Nae party like a McDade party man. Fuckin pa
5 matches

Bennett, Peter The Bools, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
ne ay ma concern. An auld guy like me’s better aff mindin his
ide tae throw their life away like that, stickin that bloody muc
Ah’d like tae say that it disnae bother
feeling soor an disenchantit, like ah don’t belang in this pla
e, then we’d huv moved away like we’d always said we wid. Ch
10 matches

Bennett, Peter Carpe Diem, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
aun in an oot the close. Been like that fur years. Would depress
mental lookin bull terriers; like that cunt oot ay Oliver Twist
ts goat they black, deid eyes like a shark, vacant an inscrutabl
er holdall oot in front ay me like a matador. It lets oot a boom
e close, amplifyin the effect like the crash ay thunder. ‘Good
18 matches

Bennett, Peter Just Another Minute, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
o’s no the time, ah don’t like seein him like this.
seein him like this.
definition protrudin through like covered furniture, upsetting
3 matches

Bennett, Peter The Guru an Zander, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
Nora, her name is. A wee waif like wummin wae long, silver hair
ie, is it?’ she asks again, like she has every time ah’ve be
Ye don’t get craftsmanship like that anymare.
‘It’s been like this as long as ah’ve worke
wrang. The trouble wae cunts like him is they put too much effo
11 matches

Bennett, Peter The Bothy (Part Two), (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
in just staiy here fur nuttin like? Nae cunt’s goane come an p
ho looks efter them then. . . like, keeps them up tae scratch?
ouldnae an disnae need tae be like that, if only they implemente
uildin. It sits oan the gless like surface, perfectly still amon
agile, the place - ethereal, like some mad, vivid dream. There
8 matches

Bennett, Peter The Bothy (Part One), (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
through the watter, we laugh like school weans; the fresh air a
us back tae when everyday wis like this; nae cares, nae worries,
‘Wouldn’t you like tae know?’ he sais, pogoin
he sais, pogoin up an doon like a fuckin punk rocker. ‘This
hen? Ah brought a sleepin bag like ye sais but this isnae the we
9 matches

Bennett, Peter Graftin, (ABCTales.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
aun intae the unknown. Ah wis like this afore the exams fur ma H
in grass stains, stomach gaun like a washin machine, an sat the
he big bullyin bastart foldin like a pack ay cairds. His gormles
The fuckin three amigos. Been like that ever since. We bounce ab
is, shakin his haun, which ur like fuckin spades, the cunt. Roug
8 matches

Bennett, Peter McShane's Reprieve, (ABCTales.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
It’s the high-rollers like yer man that ur intae it the
Ah wondered how a cunt like McNulty hud cunts like that o
McNulty hud cunts like that oan his radar; how a fuc
sychopathic lump ay excrement like him wid come tae be the ching
an the market comes tae you. Like moths tae a flame man.
14 matches

Bennett, Peter Rude Awakenings (Part two of two), (ABCTales.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
ie wan ay they whit ah’m ah like? expressions, rollin ma eyes.
monious an pleased wae himsel like he’s just discovered some a
t an appointment.’ ah sais, like it needed tae be said. Whit t
osed tae be Mr. Robertson but like ah sais, you’re late so. .
s ten forty appointment looks like a no-show. If you’ll take a
7 matches

Bennett, Peter Rude Awakenings (Part one of two), (ABCTales.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
rds her, suspended in the air like a ghost floatin through the r
ift doon gently taewards her, like a snowflake delicately descen
ais, burstin through the door like the fuckin Gestapo, funnily e
lly subdued. There’s nothin like a rude awakenin fae yer maw t
e aff their books so it looks like they’re actually dain somet
8 matches

Bennett, Peter TA Hauf an a Hauf, (ABCTales.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
ish the local bloody haufwits like to fling oer the hedge whenev
it wis when Jeanie passed. Ah like it that waiy. Another waiy th
licately cared fur. Cared fur like Jeanie cared fur this gairden
abit, Tam and I, an wae names like Coyle and O’Henry there wis
insipid, stale beer greets us like an auld friend. A strangely c
9 matches

Bennett, Peter Park trife, (ABCTales.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
s wrapped roon himsel, shakin like a shitein dug. ‘It’s fuck
wance wis. He used tae fight like fuck, the wee man, but he sto
in his eyes up, growlin at me like its ma fuckin fault.
Fuckin weird lookin, like a fireplace; the trunk it’s
urney - by indifferent cunts like us.
14 matches

Grae, Emma Jimmy and his wee darlin Alexa, (unbound.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
tae each other, but it’s no like that wi Alexa. Me and the lad
ck. It’s 1PM. Every day’s like a day in the jail in lockdoon
said, pointin a rivet at him like a gun.
ld furget - that ah remember like it wis yesterday.
She’d nae idea whit it wis like tae grow up without two penni
11 matches

Grae, Emma Dancin wi the Rhona, (unbound.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
h’ve gat it just the way ah like it. White faux fur oan ma bed
eful, we’ll aw be in a boat like Wullie’s wi the coronavirus
Bein buried at sea sounds like a nightmare, but then again s
Ah near enough went oot like a licht again.
“It sounds like you’re having panic attacks
47 matches

Stewart, Anna An Alien Feeling, (Scots Hoose 2019) Lallans, prose
uld yi believe that something like that could happen here? I’d
yond a high note fae the sea, like a dog whistle I could hear, a
a space fir this long thing, like a coat wi a heid.
ard tae describe what it felt like. Raw meat underwater maybe
irnae really fingers – mair like tools I suppose. I could feel
28 matches

Grae, Emma Billy's Ghost Dug, (liarsleague.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
that made the wee bugger look like he wis always wearin a suit.
eekit bastart, and treated me like wan big tit efter he left his
ut I do have a skin you might like. It’s called dog sounds. Wa
‘Born and bred Catholic like maist folk in Thistlegate.’
Creepy Hollows, ah hink. Mair like creepy bastart. Nae offence t
11 matches

Rennie, Susan The Hoose o Haivers, (Itchy Coo 2002 ISBN: 978-1902927442) Lallans, weans
d, heezin her chin in the air like ane o Phoebus’s prood horse
said Athena, struntin aboot like ane o Aphrodite’s paycocks,
pink, then reid, then purple like her ain dyes. She glowered at
is. I wis born a mortal, jist like you.
pan oot, an oor skirts birled like peeries.
12 matches

Rennie, Susan Kat an Doug on Planet Fankle, (Itchy Coo 2002 ISBN: 978-1902927459) Lallans, weans
in tunnels. It luiked tae Kat like a snakes-an-ladders board gan
ntains in the distance luiked like great muckle knots.
His hair, thocht Kat, luiked like he’d been draiged through a
‘We thocht ye’d like a taste o oor maist famous di
Kat,’ said Snorl, ‘wid ye like tae tak a wee souvenir hame w
6 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 114, (self-published 2003) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
a romantic side tae it kinna like St. Valentine's day sae the f
"French" kiss.Aw languages is like a rugby baw. The rules threap
aurness o the essence o life. Like Jimmy when he wis bored at th
3 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 115, (self-published 2003) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
I like tae play ma best,
"We're a' like hawks, we're a' like snails,
hawks, we're a' like snails, we're a' like slogie-
snails, we're a' like slogie-riddles; like hawks to
slogie-riddles; like hawks to do evil, like snails
9 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 116, (self-published 2003) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
We dinnae want tae live like Posh
tae Merry Courant. He skeelie-like sympathises wi ilk ane, accep
2 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 117, (self-published 2003) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
ins for neist session an ye'd like her tae come alang tae speak
to your wark! I never saw the like o you, for there's nae end o
2 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 119, (self-published 2003) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
he European Commission direck like tae big up a European Agency
Thou ye greet jist like a babby
ing Intimate an To Christ. No like her pamphlet, there nae parti
weel loved tunes playin canny like in the backgrund, a respeckfu
4 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 176, (self-published 2008) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
rs' lives is hanked thegither like the stitches in the crochet m
Tom Fleming's rich, uncle-like tones gies a richt mellin an
lly rich reinge o wirds. It's like haein the areddy fameiliar st
stament in Scots is much more like the language of Jesus who spo
Coorse it'll natural like mean mair tae believers nor t
6 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 175, (self-published 2008) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
t for the Turner Prize. Juist like whan Bill Wyman threapit tae
This michtnae soond like the cantie-est o tales, but i
ylised English crack wi words like 'old bean', 'up hill down dal
e lat go o auld farrant words like 'wireless', 'go chair' an ind
d be that tired that he maist like widnae be able tae get tae sl
6 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 174, (self-published 2008) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
onnert fowk is gien a clivver like innin bi a faimly o twa brith
pin wi mooth ajee...". Wi sic-like words, this publication maun
2 matches

Donovan, Anne Buddha Da - Chapter 1 Anne Marie, (Canongate 2009 ISBN: 978-1847673459) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
da gets embarrassed he looks like thon skinny wan in the Laurel
'And it wisnae like that. They were dead nice, de
Ah'd never seen ma da lookin like that afore; there wis a kinda
hought this Buddhism would be like that. But efter a few weeks h
'D'you like daein it?'
19 matches

Vettese, Raymond Lallans 59 - Raymond Vettese : nineteen poems, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans - Montrose, poetry
’d cheenged, whit death wis like.
2 matches

Chalmers, Aimee Lallans 59 - Joukene Poukerie, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans - Fife, prose
haunds ahent yer back, casual like, then raxt an scratched yer h
nter wuidnae ken hoo tae talk like that. His family nivver even
e help but luik up. “Dae ye like ma new bike?” he sais.
t feart he’d gae awa. Quick-like ye sais, “’S aw richt. Ge
e o the faimily. A lang frock like they wore i thae days. A loos
7 matches

Connor, Charles P. Lallans 59 - The Queen’s Shull’n, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans - Fife, prose
ull’n!!! Ah ken whit ah’d like tae gie them an it’s no a b
oyalty, wantin siller aff the like o us. Bliddy Royalty ...” H
dy Royalty ...” He uised it like a swearywird. “... crew o s
’ve anely the wan waen. Bit like ye say, thir’s yer three ..
pintit lukk fir yaisin a wird like Bliddy sae aftime.
8 matches

Fleemin, Sandy Lallans 59 - Bellin the Cat, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans - Ormiston, prose
ae thay wis switched thay wis like brummles. “It’ll be that
er’s no a concern in a case like this,” he cries as she taks
owe screivin awa up the stair like it coudna wait for the bathro
n smashes at the windae panes like wud the time the ither neebor
4 matches

McKillop, Roger The Appin Murderer, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
tae stuff tae mak’ it look like there wis three men in the bo
1 matches

Shoor Caan, Angus Tasteless, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Lallans - Saltcoats, prose
ri same 'hing ivry year birra like tae hear it aw ri same. A mad
1 matches

Muir, Glenn David of Seafield, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
a owre the place. He ended up like Luca Brasi, mair or less, tho
ins o dug meat tae. He didnae like Pedigree Chum or Lassie, he w
2 matches

Muir, Glenn The Bruce Triumphant, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Linlithgow, poetry
Jist like Bruce Lee's wee brither
1 matches

Muir, Glenn Pet-gilante, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
theory thePolis cam up wi wis like this. Harry Reid wis a cruel
oon hair, blue een and lookin like a tall,fat Jackie Bird. Wee S
2 matches

Muir, Glenn The Truth Will Out, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
. Naebody wha loves housework like he does can be straight, noo
e verbatim, he looks fuck all like Michael Jackson, Michael Jack
2 matches

Muir, Glenn Lion Rampant, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
ach for the fray and vanished like snaw aff a dyke, thir maniaca
verside Pride,” Dave purred like a chainsaw.
2 matches

Muir, Glenn Al Fresco, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
ie” was an excellent baker (like Mither), her aipple pies and
in the roots wis whit looked like a big fat maggot. White bodie
2 matches

Muir, Glenn Ozsome, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
st appeared. She lookit awfie like yon Theresa May bint. She wis
(onie yin wha luiked sae much like Jim Murphy wis shair tae be g
oniebody wha luiked sae much like George Osbourne wisnae likely
somebody that looked sae much like Boris Johnson deserved a slap
the lion whimpered, shaking like a badly set jelly.
7 matches

Muir, Glenn Sport!, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Linlithgow, prose
the telly. Oor family wisnae like that, oors wis aye a sporting
star. I wanted tae play gowf like Jack Nicklaus, ride like Bria
Jack Nicklaus, ride like Brian Fletcher,box like Muham
Brian Fletcher,box like Muhammad Ali or play fitba li
Muhammad Ali or play fitba like Denis Law. Alas nane o these
5 matches

Geraghty, Martin A Bad Sport, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
ickin’ his heid to the side like ‘she’ was standin’ a fe
nicipal – no a private club like this. A concentrate on ma sco
the windae an holdin’ it up like a ref dishin’ oot a red car
3 matches

Geraghty, Martin The Pusher, (TheCommonBreath.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
dark sky is stiflin the moon like a widow’s veil coverin her
nough tae bae oot oan a night like this. Stingin their dials, ye
cript, shaven-heid boay, much like any utha in the city, zigzags
id lolls inches fae the chips like heez searchin fir an accompan
Like a wrestler gettin slammed err
7 matches

Geraghty, Martin 378, (TheCommonBreath.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
The boy looks like he’s been told to do the Ga
1 matches

McKillop, Roger The Flemings o’ Dalnoid, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Lallans - Edinburgh, poetry
An' like every flow'r,
1 matches

McKillop, Roger Challengin' Times, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, poetry
this is a good run, you’ll like it. My group want tae try it.
opped as she stormed past him like “A mad wumin!” as he pit
luidy strength! It’s events like this when ithir lecturin’ s
Di’yi’ ken whit it’s like in school? Whaur idiots an’
4 matches

McKillop, Roger The Staff, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
id wis gowpin’ an’ A felt like a hawf p’und o’ cheap min
Like the michty Captain Scott,
Like, a nicht, upon the tiles.
A sit on throne - like mountain,
Like some surrealist dream.
10 matches

McKillop, Roger The Builders, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
Adie, like maist students, wisni above i
, “Alternatin’ current is like the waves oan the beach, they
rrent oan the ithir han’ is like a river, it's flowin’ aw’
hit him wi’ a hammer he’d like……..” Here he mimed the
4 matches

McKillop, Roger Educational (Mis)Communication, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
t o’ skill an’ knowledge. Like the time A wis tryin’ tae s
“Oh, A dinni’ think A’d like it,” she opined. “Ach it
tae Angie. “No! A dinni’ like it!” she emphatically broad
3 matches

McKillop, Roger Ma Heroes o' Sport, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
Big Doaddie's like a "Lighthouse door?"
aw’ bye wi’ noo.” Bill, like me, wis a Drillie, a teacher
We’ll no’ “See your like again!” A’ ‘very much,
dle! It’s guid tae see folk like Euan Murray, the Scottish an
4 matches

McKillop, Roger Ma Heroes o' Music, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
ar in 1990. A nivir felt less like bein’ there than thon day!
Till “we see your like again”!
Till “we see your like again!”
Emotion’s surgin' like the tide,
4 matches

Hodgart, John A Catalogue o Sair Neglect, (Bella Calledonia 2016) Lallans - North Ayrshire, blog
s, it has even sometimes felt like being a fuit sodjer in the Th
It wisnae published but like the thistle itself, its wild
re … Minding Our Past (mair like forgettin oor past) – hardl
3 matches

Crawford, Ross Awa in a Dwam, (Medium 2021) Lallans - Stirling, prose
iar ceilin fur a few moments, like when ye spend the nicht in a
awa in her sleep, sayin hings like:
s oan the dreams themsels — like who “they” wur and whur e
rd whistle emanated fae them, like a chant. Wan ae the figures s
ae it scatterin oan the flair like a bad case ae dandruff, the r
10 matches

Crawford, Ross At Stake, (Medium 2021) Lallans - Stirling, prose
ae us barrelled efter the baw like wildebeest. Ah’ve tried tae
ld play in a proper position, like midfield or whitever, instead
cause evdy else cherges aboot like dafties, it means ah huv tae
eath. In the cauld weather ah like tae scrape awa at the rust, c
eason. Ah hink it looks a bit like dried blood.
14 matches

Crawford, Ross Mindin, (Medium 2021) Lallans - Stirling, prose
inisce aboot funny anecdotes, like when she misjudged a road cro
1 matches

Lehane, Matt Aye an Ay, (bandcamp 2006) Lallans - Ayrshire, poetry
an through the ranks rose like the chosen few
1 matches

McLachlan, Jack Glessheids maun wale guid neebors tae thole the dreich Scottish climate, (University of Maine 2019) Lallans - Ceres, prose
heids (daimselflees) are mair like tae thole the dreich Scottish
1 matches

McKenzie, Roddy Cataracts, (northwordsnow.co.uk 2018) Lallans - Dundee, prose
But it wuzna aye like this. When ye first stairted
ved on tae thi next yin. Jist like thi licht passing thro thi wi
a wee bittae re-assurance. Yi like that bit o` thijob. Felt part
ino goes down pretty guid. Yi like thi crowd in here, ther usual
dys goat thi hump thi day. Yi like this place, especially thi au
7 matches

Dempster, Michael DIGNITY, (Scots Language Centre 2021) Lallans, poetry
fowk like,
like the same bits
ye like yersel
onie wey ye like
an they like it
5 matches

Bennett, Peter Coyle Loyal, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
oabby, thuddin intae the door like a fuckin wreckin ball. Ma pal
se in between her Ma screamin like a banshee at Haudit an Daudit
antic laughs crawlin bastarts like tae dae tae ingratiate themse
n his right cheek’s curved, like the letter J. He looks like h
the letter J. He looks like he’s been corporately brand
6 matches

Duncan, Robert Peeweep, (Wigtown 2015) Lallans - Lumphinnans, poetry
soundit like freedom’s cry,
like a black craw on a hill.
2 matches

Valentine, Lynn Thi Loast Bairn, (Wigtown 2015) Lallans - Arbroath, poetry
A wullnae blait like a sheepie fir a lamb—
1 matches

Smith, Jamie Animal Ferm: Chapter I, (Mak Forrit 2021) Lallans, prose
r big hairy huifs awfu carefu-like for fear the’ war some wee
ntae the barn, cheepin wabbit-like and daunderin frae side tae s
s creel, cam mincin in jimp-like, chowin on a lump o sugar. Sh
in Man, oo maunna come tae be like him. E’en whan ye’v conqu
le and begoud tae sing. Juist like he haed said, his voice wis h
5 matches

Kurtoglu, Wulf Braken Fences, (Caroline Macafee 2011 ISBN: B006JE3UQW) Lallans, prose
. They were ceevil, bit fykie like.
it wis like as gin they’d creatit a sha
it for grantit that they wad like for tae sit thegither acause
ology - organising something like that would need some degree o
ssurin. Bit ... “I didn’t like the Captain’s voice ...”
95 matches

Shoor Caan, Angus Coont Thum: A hunner an' oad McLimericks, (self-published 2012 ISBN: 978-1480242425) Lallans - Ardrossan, poetry
Whit it’d be like tae be ower a hunner?
1 matches

Bennett, Peter Wan Goal tae the Good, (ABCTales.com 2021 ISBN: 978-1326001612) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
an puffin, aw agitated lookin like he’s gonnae say somethin. H
n assured. Ye kin say whit ye like aboot him but nothin phases h
phases him. He probably slept like a log that night efter the Ra
the argument, McDade an cunts like him sleep soundly wae nae con
s Export trays the auld yins like tae use. Hauf ay them urnae e
9 matches

Bennett, Peter Time, (ABCTales.com 2021 ISBN: 978-1326001612) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
ial landscape. It disnae seem like long ago that Tam an I grafte
ginal form. Looked bugger all like that, right enough. The black
e’s dark satanic mills look like a bloody Butlin’s hoaliday
or small. Back then, it seems like yer time’s infinite. Death
fae the last time ah cut it. Like a bloody field ay wheat, it i
13 matches

Scots Language Center Crackin aboot politics, (Scots Language Centre 2020) Lallans, blog
coorse, Latin (whither direct like or throu Frainch) an Greek ha
settin furth. Mair important like wis the political union wi In
is style is plain an business-like. His reader wad’a been Agne
furth a pawkie satire, got up like a peteetion, that gies us a r
se, Embra, an gree’d formal like the grunlaws for the referend
6 matches

Donati, Colin Universal Declaration o Human Richts, (Scots Language Centre 2004) Lallans, government
uden by secret vote or by the like free voican procedures.
hal be available tae aw equal like on
2 matches

Horsbroch, Dauvit The Embra Greement, (Scots Language Centre 2012) Lallans, government
like fowk is tae unnerstaun the qu
ordnar procedures. The Bill, like ony ither Bill
2 matches

Seth-Smith, Niki Chynge o sum kind is comin either wey, but a vote tae leave wad empooer Europe’s faur richt, (The Sair Fecht 2016) Lallans, blog
aused at the haunds o the EU, like I saw the depths o institutio
1 matches

Davidson, Alistair The Mitterand Plan, (The Sair Fecht 2016) Lallans, blog
is actually a saicont chaumer like the Hoose o Lords. It is the
1 matches

Young, Clive Creative Scotland an the sowl o Scots, (The Sair Fecht 2016) Lallans, blog
Scots is tae big it up swith-like intae a modren tung, able tae
ess in Catalonia. It aw soons like a sair fecht, but it’s no a
hese dinna aw line up perfeck-like – an the gleg amang ye’ll
linguistic anarchie some fowk like tae mak oot. Sae it wis a sur
4 matches

Puchowski, James Frae Norrowa ower the faem, (The Sair Fecht 2016) Lallans, blog
hit a scunner it is whan fowk like Scots Tory leader Ruth Davids
1 matches

Durie, Nick The Best o the Baith o Thaim, (The Sair Fecht 2016) Lallans, blog
ay, but she clairly kent whit like it was in maist pairts o the
m and said “Fecht thae nats like Davidson does, or A’ll ples
2 matches

McClurg, Fernando Weill, weill, weill, (The Sair Fecht 2016) Lallans, blog
r radical pairty memmers wull like as no be quite pleased gin th
w years for Labour – though like a rotten hoose made o widd, t
Haudin steidy, but no leukin like mountin onie kind o a lairge-
3 matches

Widmann, Thomas The State o Denmark, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
vet The Alternative a wee bit like the Greens
ace gets filled frae the leit like we ken it frae Halieruid), sa
Like in sae monie ither kintras, t
3 matches

Mackintosh, Henrietta A Tale o Twa Leids: Gaelic, Scots an smoorin wi luve, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
Oor Wullie, tellin it like it is. (Image frae “Put Lea
ised i yer Inglis whan ye’d like tae feel parteecularly Scotti
2 matches

McClurg, Fernando “Blood Upon the Grass” – merk twa?, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
a stance that soonds exackly like their “sports an politics i
1 matches

Neil, Gabriel The Green Pairty: Holyrood’s nixt opposition?, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
i politics richt noo, ye’ve like as no caGreenlogome across it
in tae terms wi fremmit ideas like “confidence and supply” (
s the same way Westminster is like tae i Scotland, then the SNP
the SNP tae account on issues like frackin an TTIP. Issues that
tae a pairliament that leuks like this?
5 matches

McClurg, Fernando The Potemkin Pairty, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
g hooses, bonnie kirks an the like. Efter the royal barge haed p
1 matches

McClurg, Fernando Review: O is for Hoolet, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
t we saw lest nicht, it leuks like Scots haes funn a new bonnie
1 matches

McClurg, Fernando The Great Divide, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
this hauds, but it noo leuks like Scotland operates on differen
1 matches

Ewen, Allan The Blin Man an the Man Wha Couldna See, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
the cauld. The air wis coorse like frost.
wur rauchled hie on the brae like the gairden path o etins. He
Touchin the heivens, towerin like etins aboon a faur green kint
cht on the hulltap, solitary, like a cairn. Comin tae the lip o
Muntains war felt movin like lungs. “Nocht but haar!”
5 matches

McClurg, Fernando Syriza, an the road aheid, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
erful message, an ane that is like tae gie a boost tae Syriza’
difference tae budgets an the like. This maun be the plan for th
2 matches

Ewen, Allan Pairt Ane: Janus leuks back, (The Sair Fecht 2014) Lallans, blog
whan she said “Ah, ye leuk like ken how ye’re votin.” I d
Allan Ewen: 2014 wis a year like nae ither. There were incredi
restit an engaged in politics like nivver afore. The referendum
3 matches

Macdonald, Ileene Fit’s it aa aboot?, (The Sair Fecht 2014) Lallans, blog
iety bein hermed wi decisions like the puir bein sanctioned or b
1 matches

McClurg, Fernando Thon Survation poll..., (The Sair Fecht 2014) Lallans, blog
ular pollin firm or oniething like that. As weill as as we can k
tively guid results, wad leuk like failure. They wull hae lairne
urphy, the keen jogger, leuks like he micht be fawin ahint i thi
3 matches

McClurg, Fernando The USA: Whit happened tae the Guid Guys?, (The Sair Fecht 2014) Lallans, blog
t Germany, North Korea an the like. The kind o keekin an luggin-
hings we grue tae read o, the like o whilk I canna even bring ma
timate tae defeat thaim, syne like a slaw venom it chynges the t
3 matches

Ewen, Allan The “Auld Lang Syne” Paradox, (The Sair Fecht 2014) Lallans, blog
val” tour an i publications like “Inspired by Independence
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 100, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
he first muckle projeck o its like in Scotland. It ettles tae bi
tae her full heicht an barked like a dug. The cat turnt an rin a
he'r a CD an aw selt separate-like frae the buik. It's no necess
date sae the buik will maist-like be weirin a new suit o claes
he CD noo bein sellt separate-like insteid o bein sellt thegithe
7 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 101, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
t bi the MacPherson Report is like tae be pitten intae effeck. T
ceppit intae thon commonty an like-wise wi Welsh speakers bidin
s that ye ken little apoot. I like the family o the MacSorley, w
ava. May be she'll be rowt up like the echt day clock, an that'l
t seeing her inside. I should like uncommonly to luke into her i
7 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 102, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
ds an the genral public juist like afore.
oards or ither agencies o the like.
Like wi ither years, the caird hae
The festive greetin is juist like ither years:-
Frae hir we didnae like a clout,
7 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 105, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
a journalistic glamour, juist like oot o Harry Potter, tae chyng
an A can anelie jalouse that, like maist o the airticle itsel, h
a language! I never saw ought like it, man; for it is wi the gre
3 matches

Monahan Brown, Ricky Dùn Èideann, (The Scores 2020) Lallans, prose
ater they cuid build somethin like the Terrace Café. Bit this h
1 matches

Clark, Thomas Till Houletgless an the Soond o Money, (The Scores 2018) Lallans, prose
able man, tho he wis kent tae like a bargain. It wis mair that h
! At a loss, he says! Hallion like yersel, ye could be peyin yer
2 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 106, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
it gart mony o thaim tae feel like big jessies when they haed ta
1 matches

Heather, Alistair Tak tent o the Cabrach, (The Herald 2018) Lallans, newspaper
e Cabrach. It’s turned fowk like oor pal Jake intae hermits. J
ant tae associate wi a scruff like masel.”
2 matches

Heather, Alistair Tartan Tourism nae mair, (The Herald 2018) Lallans, newspaper
tly fae its lums an us tossed like cotton through the lift as th
the wind souchs aff the glens like wind fae a dwamlin giants neb
2 matches

Robertson, James Dr Wha, (Scottish Poetry Library 2018) Lallans, poetry
wha’s like us? Hunners? Thoosans? We oor
1 matches

Paterson, Stuart A. Here’s the Weather, (Scottish Poetry Library 2017) Lallans, poetry
against pavements like ice rinks and wrasslin wi win
the patter like watter that aabody kens
2 matches

Letford, William This Is It, (Scottish Poetry Library 2016) Lallans - Stirling, poetry
like frost. Eez young an the dream
I’d like tae tell um thit this is it,
2 matches

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Leslie, Deborah Doric - Alive an Kickin, (Argo Publishing 2004 ISBN: 978-0954615314) Doric - Inverurie, prose
"It leuks a bittie like it." Faither noddit it the ba on page 8
ned te them spik: broad es ye like; twa retired fairm. servants, on page 10
r," said Eric, noddin is heid like he kent fit he wis spikkin ab on page 12
in sut in silence, chaaen awa like twa masticatin coos. on page 13
"Erotic?" says me. 'Mair like traamatic'. Ah'm tellin ye, R on page 14
Also on pages 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 24, 25, 26, 28, 29, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 40, 43, 44, 45, 46, 48, 49, 50, 52, 53, 55, 56, 58, 59, 60, 61, 63, 65, 66, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79, 80, 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89
154 matches

Blackhall, Sheena The Doric Gruffalo's Bairn, (Itchy Coo 2016 ISBN: 978-1785300691) Doric - Aberdeen, weans
"Fit dis he luik like? Tell me Da! on page 1
His een are like puils o flame that fleers on page 4
His een are like ashets, an ower his airm on page 24

3 matches

Goodall, Phyllis J. Lallans 59 - Last May a Braw Wooer, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Doric, newspaper
e loon. Adam Kindness's wife, like Caesar's, will need ti be abe on page 94

11 matches

Pacitti, Stephen Lallans 81 - Pyntin the Been, (Lallans Magazine 2012) Doric - Aberdeen, newspaper
h. 'Weel, Wollaston, it's nae like you ti be shakin in yer sheen on page 8

4 matches

Leslie, Deborah Doric - Hale an Hairty, (Argo Publishing 2011 ISBN: 978-0954615345) Doric - Inverurie, prose
nburn, praan pysonin, skitter like caffies' scoor an - " on page 6
ie an Ah've nivver bin naewye like aat afore...Ah widna like it. on page 7
Joyce the lang-ee. He lookit like a male model: his briks war s on page 8
"Ere's nae need te bi like aat." Joyce shook her heid. " on page 9
so happy aboot? Ye're grinnin like the claas o a nail haimmer," on page 10
Also on pages 11, 12, 13, 16, 17, 18, 19, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 35, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 74, 75, 76, 77, 78, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85, 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 95
234 matches

Hay, Gordon M. The Doric New Testament, (Gordon M Hay 2012 ISBN: 978-0957351516) Doric - Banff, prose
aed in till her an said, "Fit like, maist faavourt, e Lord 1s wi on page 80
"Blist are ye fan fowk dinna like ye, fan they cass ye oot an c on page 89
it, A'll lat ye see fit he's like. He's lik e chiel, att biggit on page 90
t fowk nooadays? Fit are they like? They're like baims sittin at on page 91
kit." An he cried back, "Mair like, happy are them att hear e wi on page 100
Also on pages 101, 102, 104, 106, 108, 111, 114, 116, 120
18 matches

Robb, Lydia AUNTIE BEAN UNDRESSES, (Association for Scottish Literary Studies 2005 ISBN: 978-0948877698) Doric - Arbroath, poetry
like a moth emergin fae its chrysa on page 123

2 matches

Uri, Antonia Bidin awa: City Breaks, (Scots Language Centre 2015) Doric - Aberdeen, newspaper
fa nuts has a unique taste - like a stramash o sweet an spicy w on page 4
e tae tak picturs far ye leuk like a tiny wee leprechaun in comp on page 7
district. Aire's nithin else like it in the warld. It's a great on page 8
The francesinha is a sandwich like ye hiv niver seen ane afore. on page 9
jist aboot onythin that ye'd like tae ate, or ye can try oot th on page 10
Also on pages 11, 14, 16, 17, 18
14 matches

Benzie, Lesley Fessen Reared, (Seahorse 2020 ISBN: 978-1916214538) Doric, poetry
cauld an hard, like a fist on page 1
are like eerie searchlights, castin ab on page 3
like they hiv cam tae worship on page 4
like oiled velvet on page 5
like his black shiny sheen. on page 9
Also on pages 14, 15, 17, 18, 19, 23, 24, 26, 31, 44, 50, 51, 54, 55
33 matches

Harper, Norman Stronach: A Weekly Look at Life in the Fictional North-East Village, (The Press and Journal 2000) Doric, newspaper
im his he been actin as queer-like as he's actin the nicht."
1 matches

Hardie, Buff Dod 'n' Bunty, (Evening Express 2000) Doric, newspaper
mingham blurts oot fit sounds like ten seconds o' Esperanto, ye'
ny clear instructions ONYWYE, like on the wa' ahint me, maybe. A
2 matches

Elphinstone Institute Aiberdeenshire Cooncil – Scots Leid Guidelines, (Aberdeenshire Council 2017) Doric, government
larn tae spik it, if they wid like till.
fective eese o online sources like
2 matches

Smith, Alex A Sair Fecht, (self-published 2003) Doric, prose
winter, na mair like Spring I wid say.
Frost in the mornin fyte like sna,
Grun is hard an fyte like sna,
Grun fer fyte wi frost jist like sna,
Feels sae cauld jist like a icy blast.
67 matches

Smith, Alex A Fer Chauve, (self-published 2005) Doric, prose
Winter days like this I pray for mair.
Nae like January it's mair like Mey.
like een o yon game dogs that pint
spankin new an wi broon paint like stuff. As the
Nae like February mair like Simmer.
60 matches

Blackhall, Sheena Minnie, (Scots Language Centre 2004) Doric, prose
nhillock raxxed oot aneth her like a chessboord. On yon boord, t
ens wi its wee stinch steeple like a finger, pyntin tae Heiven.
rlock ilkie Sabbath, neeborly like, fur her faither Matthew wis
he fowk in tenements fa lived like battery hens, an the toffs an
r the neep-park cottars bedd. Like aa fermers, her faither niver
175 matches

Blackhall, Sheena The Quarry, (Lochlands 2007) Doric, prose
n mou o the quarry wis vrocht like a quaich wi a wee thin split
rs – granite that glistered like siller shot throwe wi firefla
On jaggie cliff-heids, rived like warrior's scoors alang the qu
or rodden warssled tae growe, like Bonsais in a michty bowlie
quaashed the hooses thegither like a bairn's lego. Here, a rowth
133 matches

Rebecca, Casey and Stephen The Baby Dragon, the Wolves and the Lassies, (Scots Hoose 2017) Doric, weans
e gairden she saw whit looked like a wee baby dragon.
1 matches

Gauld, Ilene Ilene Gauld - Piper and Poet, (Doric Future 2020) Doric - Keith, poetry
ll get back. They’re jist like an extended faimily an I cann
1 matches

Ireland, Mark Wi A Facey Like Yours, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric - Banff, prose
him sel, "Miss Margret looks like shes needin a han. Well, if a
ork. Callum thought he looked like a cliver mannie because he wi
nna bide mad at yi we a facey like yours," says his mam.
3 matches

Ritchie, John Fishin in the Findhorn, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric - Forres, prose
it was howling a gale. It was like I wis walking towards a plane
1 matches

Riddell, Conor San Diego, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric - Forres, prose
an a hiv niver seen onything like it. It wis covered in lichts
fowk say: There’s nae place like hame!
2 matches

Bowie, Tyler Stookie, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric - Forres, prose
The sna wis comin doon like naebiddies business. Athing w
1 matches

Johnston, Shaun The Forkie Gollach, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric - Forres, prose
irlin oot o the shop laughing like a drain. Then ma mate Jordan
he smell wis gan roon a heart like a hairy worm. I could hiv fai
We hid tae run like the deil himself. We heided a
3 matches

Legge, Robert Oot in the Middle o Naewye, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric - Banff, prose
Broon like plood parks
1 matches

Mitchell, Kiera Fit why nae?, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric - Banff, prose
ee I really wint ti upset her like is?
1 matches

Innes, Michelle Macduff, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric - Banff, prose
Fit like iday
1 matches

Uri, Antonia The birds an the bees, (Mak Forrit 2018) Doric - Aberdeen, blog
k on a massive responsibility like adoptin an injured beastie ta
1 matches

Uri, Antonia Fit tae dae aboot obesity?, (Mak Forrit 2018) Doric - Aberdeen, blog
e taucht foo tae enjoy treats like sweeties ’ithoot gaun ower
1 matches

Uri, Antonia Naewey tae bide, (Mak Forrit 2018) Doric - Aberdeen, blog
tae unnerstaund fit it feels like tae hae naewey tae bide. But,
e hoose. Think fit it maun be like tae nae hae a cosy bed far ye
nin some licht on fit life is like for the hameless. On the 9t o
3 matches

Uri, Antonia Widney’s Fuil, (Mak Forrit 2017) Doric - Aberdeen, blog
ast wirdies: “dinna bury me like a beast.” Ah’m also gaun
1 matches

Murdoch, Steve Schrödinger’s Leid?, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Doric - St Andrews, blog
isnae exist. “Nobody speaks like that” says wir unfriens “
ults surprised the GROS, for, like monie fowk nae versed in the
e proof. Massie et al michtna like it, but that disnae mean it i
3 matches

Strachan, Shane Hoast, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric, prose
mewye. It disna exactly smell like it’s been used afore, but i
re, but it sure as hell feels like it has – the coils dig inta
na. I’d raither have looked like ma Mam, even if she wis a wif
nd-aa. She used tae say knife like ‘k-nife’. Nae word o a le
Heh min! ma faither smoked like a lum and drunk like a fish,
20 matches

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

Diansangu, Mae Doric, (Scots Hoose 2021) Doric, poetry
like a bairn dirdin doon the stair
1 matches

Strachan, Shane Standing Stone, (northwordsnow.co.uk 2016) Doric, prose
the day wie coorse conditions like this. I go ben to my bed and
e rope as the wind swings him like a pendulum. Eence he gets the
ben to the Officer. He looks like he’s just sat back doon fan
see summin shift in his face, like he’s trying to mask summin.
Hill,’ I say. ‘It sounds like I live on the moon.’
6 matches

Johnson, Mary Lallans 59 - Kieran an Aidan, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Doric - Aberdeenshire, prose
lin fit wye e twa loons focht like iss. Wis it or wyte?
we wiz in Thon Place he wisna like aat. Thon Place faar we wir b
n wis diffrent. Addy wis mair like e Addy I kennt in Thon Place,
aa fin I’m nyaakit. A queer like lowe comes ower his fizog. If
nae Ions hame yet. It’s nae like em ti misgae eir malt, yivver
6 matches

Johnson, Mary Lallans 59 - Furst Time, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Doric - Aberdeenshire, prose
“Hide at the fit, like A telt ye.”
the bushes. An there wiz me. like a stookie, mooth gapin as he
We did a few mair hooses like that, jist oan the off chance
ular times she wiz in or oot, like the day there’s nae cleaner
en. A’d only ivvir seen yin like it in the fillums but A’v s
6 matches

Hutchison, Pat Sanners Gow's Tales and Folklore of the Buchan - The Clootie Dummmplin!, (Ayton Publishing 2017 ISBN: 978-1910601419) Doric - Banffshire, prose
street yonder but the hoosie like themsels is lang awa an forgo
berries an vegetables an sic like. By this time Jocky wiz getti
rden wiz getting gye neglecit like this didna suit Mrs Robson av
eed be here min that sark’s like yersel aal an deen . I’ll n
s sark wiz made o thick wool like the army wore but a grey colo
6 matches

Hutchison, Pat The Three Cannels, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
een were fair reed wi greetin like they’d been ivver since the
it wiz jist silly wee things like lossin keys or scorchin clyse
. She’d kent fine something like this wiz gan tae happen for h
wee raised beds o fit lookit like herbs: anither thing Beannie
ticed the room wiz deckit oot like the wardroom o a navy ship. F
10 matches

Hutchison, Pat Catty, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
Mabel didna like gyan intae the kitchen noo th
eer wee thingie!” It looked like somebody’s pet cat that hid
here but noo it fellt tae her like a prison. She couldna enjoy h
the fore and the tears flowed like a river. She felt something t
and its paw touchin her cheek like he used tae dee. Oh me but sh
13 matches

The Mannie Fae Unco The Diary o a Feel at the Skweel, (unco.scot 2021) Doric, prose
r o a place. It hid big dykes like a fort an ye could see the Hi
iz a pile o fit lookit tae me like timmer fish boxes an apart fa
an apart fae a puckle benches like kirk pews an a couple utility
ce been used for plays an sic like? The janny tellt ma faar tae
ngs. Some actually interestin like if yer in a group an yer in t
9 matches

Hutchison, Pat Bulletbroo, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
ne gyan throwe life wi a broo like that, lassie!”
ecause they’d caa him names like “Big Heed, Neep, Brooie”
eneuch and gid for the geets like a rhino and in nae time there
comments aboot Douglas. Canny like Douglas stoppit the horse an
ed aboot this time an Douglas like mony ither chiels answered th
14 matches

Philips, Cally Wha's feart o' the library?, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Doric - Turriff, prose
us in theym days ye’d be as like as not tae cam across the Har
hat ah’d been telt they wis like a cult an’ they brainwashed
opened that door an’ it wis like gaein intae a foreign world.
een gold candlesticks and the like, bit this place, it wis someh
this huge big golden statue, like a Buddha or somehing, an’ i
10 matches

Philips, Cally Gonnae No Dae That, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Turriff, prose
la, bit it all looks a bittie like politics is king tae me. Ah
ken there’s plenty o’ us like me, but ah also noo ken there
Nae people nae mair. Because, like the Proclaimers, ah cannae un
d yin. Fer me an’ mony mair like me, we wricht as we talk, nae
n’ in some guid Scots words like couthy, or houghmagandie (no
9 matches

Philips, Cally Jings, crivens, help ma Boab, it’s independence!, (McStorytellers.com 2013) Doric - Turriff, prose
e used tae sit on wur buckets like Oor Wullie an’ swap Christm
s an’ oots o’ Oor Wullie like it wis politics.
Much like noo we were daein’ bit the
We didnae like tae tell him we’d gi’en u
in common wi’ him the noo, like that Bible says, ye pit awa
16 matches

Hutchison, Pat Bob the Dog fae the Bog, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
es fae his shooder and hud it like a living octopus tae his fore
rifeart an screamin oot o him like a wee quinie Jeemicky in pure
is pipies lay scattered aboot like a bag o kennlers for the fire
is een stickin oot o his heed like hundog’s pyokes and foam fl
eemicky could get oot. Shakin like a leaf he lookit doon at Bob
8 matches

Hutchison, Pat Tarrarra boomby ae, This is my dying day, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
und, that wid’ve opened him like a bliddy kipper. He gasped ag
noise seemed distorted, a bit like the dull sounds in deep snaa.
fields but the image fell awa like snaa fae a dyke tae be replac
3 matches

Hutchison, Pat The Tabby Sooker, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
etic Resonance Scanner M.R.S. like a dog’s tot. So mony o them
e main door a man that looked like a doctor held it open for ma
n. I stuck tae the side o’t like a fridge magnet and screamed
3 matches

Hutchison, Pat Angels Ten, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Doric - Banffshire, prose
. The wifie said, “It looks like ye’ll be a minty or twa, wi
I tried it on and it fitted like a glove. “It suits ye!” T
for the winter. I did a twirl like a gype an she teen a richt la
repaired but my mither didna like the dark broon stain on the i
he inside. She said it looked like bleed that hid been washed af
11 matches

Hutchison, Pat If I Catch Ye I'll Eat Ye, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Doric - Banffshire, prose
story he squared his shooders like he thocht constables did and
s musket Wully Wazzie set fit like a sojer towards Tarlair. He t
ahin him and tried tae march like sojers. Truth be tellt Wully
ae Loch Craig. Wully screamed like a wee lassie as the gunpooder
4 matches

Hutchison, Pat The Stones That Turned, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Doric - Banffshire, prose
for the Laird for he wiz jist like him, Godless an athoot mercy.
but plooed intae the twa lads like a carronade at Waterloo. At f
’d picked up a lump o stick like a crummoch an gave baith o th
tor and used tae seein sichts like this he felt the hot tears ri
4 matches

Hutchison, Pat The Seven Coins o Kineddart, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Doric - Banffshire, prose
oom wiz half roon. She wid be like a lady wi a room of her very
ather, faras these boots were like those she saw ladies wear. Je
d to Mr Pirie, “They fit me like a glove.” He laughed and te
rnin wi' aa the rules an' sic like ye've been getting blethered
e wiz filled again. “Wid ye like a bowl o' milk tae wash it do
19 matches

Blackhall, Sheena Jessie the Jumbo And other Bairn Tales in Scots, (Smashwords 2014) Doric - Aberdeen, weans
her muckle tugs back an fore like twa sails, in time tae the mu
thocht Jessie jealously, jist like clootie dumplins on stilts wi
n stilts wi thrapples on them like claes poles! Kevin the keeper
it. Faith, my neb luiks rale like a gairden hose fin ye think o
r Vratch wis a craw, wi a neb like a spear, an scunnerin table m
122 matches

Lawrie, Alistair Caw, (northwordsnow.co.uk 2020) Doric - Stonehaven, prose
wan o thae fuckers that acts like the world owes him a livin. A
bastard didnae sae much look like he wis plannin tae kill some
plannin tae kill some cunt as like somebody that wis awready tas
i im. Too skinny fur ma taste like – need a bit o flesh on the
cuddies afore they’re at it like knives, ruggin at each ither
8 matches

Harper, Edith Legacy, (northwordsnow.co.uk 2021) Doric, poetry
Ah troo ma hauns growe like hers –
1 matches

Harper, Edith The Wye Athin Chynges, (northwordsnow.co.uk 2020) Doric, poetry
Sunsheen glisters like gowd oan the waves.
1 matches

Harper, Edith Soon Awa, (northwordsnow.co.uk 2021) Doric, poetry
at sits in ma hert like a granite stane.
1 matches

Robertson, Gary A Wee Dundee Xmas Poem, (Lidl 2020) Doric, poetry
Or is it? It seems like fowk ir goin right aff thir t
Twelve Days o Xmas, mair like Twelve Days o Hell
2 matches

Uri, Antonia Will virus crisis mean a fresh stairt for Scots produce?, (The National 2020) Doric, newspaper
ar it is leuikin mair an mair like we are nae gaun tae be able t
tae be able tae enjoy events like the Taste of Grampian, or agr
2 matches

Uri, Antonia Here's the problem wi the trad wife muivement, (The National 2020) Doric, newspaper
he problem wi wantin tae live like it is 1950 is that it isnae 1
n likely that mony o them wad like naethin mair than tae be able
2 matches

Uri, Antonia Flooery achievement for the Scots Government, (The National 2019) Doric, newspaper
ased oot in Scotland bi 2032, like fit the Government has planne
aboot. But still, roads jist like the AWPR are gaun tae be in e
2 matches

@sovereigndaisy tweeted
@nealrstewart Nah! Like being bested by yer cousin na(2019) search twitter

@d_anderson878 tweeted
w anes on o FB. Nae jist sung like, bit translatit fir the bairn(2020) search twitter
A like his wirk bit nae fit he his d(2020) search twitter
Braw. His wirk is ful o sic like gems. https://t.co/DB8unGwdrJ(2020) search twitter
thick as they come. Naething like gettin till it first an maaki(2020) search twitter
I like back speir - tae question fa(2020) search twitter
and 4 other occurrences.

@Doric_Bananaman tweeted
esday ye cry? Nae muckle pace like, #JimBett flee by ‘em ken! h(2018) search twitter
ns gola’s are gie sparklin’ like, whau wis first tae christen (2020) search twitter
ssjournal aye aye Big Eck fit like mannie!? Revealin' a' in pape(2015) search twitter
wirkin' class hero politician like a puss covered in wifeys mak'(2015) search twitter
@brocklebankfash fit like yet stinky hoor? Ram yer fash(2015) search twitter
and 31 other occurrences.

@DoricPhrases tweeted
n bile yer heid or Yiv a face like a skelpit erse!(2014) search twitter
@DFWil Nae sae bad loon, fit like yersel?(2014) search twitter
linMcGeechan nae bad min, fit like yersel?(2014) search twitter
te but fit suggestions wid ye like tae gaur for Doric Phrases?(2014) search twitter
deen get their ain TV channel like Glesga the first programme sh(2014) search twitter
and 27 other occurrences.

@FaeFoggie tweeted
@red_swiss Hai aye. Ats Maad like Bad. Nae Maud like Gawd ??(2019) search twitter
Fit like ab'dy. Fits abdy uptill iday.(2019) search twitter
Fit like i'day abdy. Am still working (2019) search twitter
@richardtuck1973 Fit like Loon. Yons a bonny place. I w(2019) search twitter
@BrewdogNews Fit like i'day Bob. Fa's i loon wi yon(2019) search twitter
and 40 other occurrences.

@beast_afc tweeted
every noo and then it looked like d(2020) search twitter
@CaroleInnes0 Waznae meant like at. The lass bein a stunner i(2020) search twitter
ory and his knapper does look like an egg. If I was ginger and w(2020) search twitter
ie bt we dinae need to mak it like ibrox. https://t.co/PPtmLMaam(2020) search twitter
ght2 @Stato_Grant Fur a bunch like the arabs, ye shid be pickin (2020) search twitter
and 12 other occurrences.

@cligeey tweeted
d at junction n shouts At was like pulling teeth the day boys(2020) search twitter
left o wer slot nae coonting like(2020) search twitter
@Gaydog221170 Ellon like a ghost toon min chippers ope(2020) search twitter
tters Tories have disappeared like snaw aff a dyke the day(2020) search twitter
@Ruthiebubbles Fit are ye l like(2020) search twitter
and 18 other occurrences.

@daleser23 tweeted
0785 aye i thnk so. Cana wait like. Haha. Its arite min giggs ju(2013) search twitter
ys old boy n butch n his loon like. Just drove doon n back. Aye (2013) search twitter
on tuesday. Fuckin nightmare like. Ment to be gan oot tae ma ma(2013) search twitter
a kane dude il hae to see fit like fan im hame. Mega tempting(2013) search twitter
merica. Kane fit at yanks are like. Joris voorn at awakenings. 3(2013) search twitter
and 33 other occurrences.

@_DawnLeslie tweeted
! A date fir the diary. Looks like it’s gaan tae be sic an inte(2020) search twitter
Ye must jist have hid a biker-like swagger aboot ye. The peer la(2020) search twitter
et his money’s worth. He was like an Ewok this time last week: (2020) search twitter

@Franwella tweeted
We pics like ‘is, fowk’ll ‘hink am fair(2020) search twitter
Firgot jist foo muckle I like bakin’ ???? https://t.co/1ta(2020) search twitter
. Ye jist need tae get sorted like us! Bit thanks, we'll hae a f(2013) search twitter
a it's a cyclical thing, jist like a oor ither ups n doons! x(2012) search twitter
she's jist left mine. Noo go like my FB status!!!! x(2012) search twitter
and 12 other occurrences.

@fittiecrooners tweeted
prices o a nip? She says i’m like an archaeologist! Fit ye mean(2016) search twitter
ht than thought as my heed is like a deed rat, moo is as dry as (2016) search twitter
@TrendAberdeen Fit like, Aye is that yon paper cad Tr(2016) search twitter
@thebayfish fit like. Im looking to hae a wee chip(2016) search twitter
p his ideas or he will end up like Bert https://t.co/NN7DxwSZAB(2016) search twitter
and 48 other occurrences.

@glenlivetloon tweeted
the best. We need more folks like yourself in parliament to sta(2020) search twitter
ughts on my latest post...I'd like to hear the view fae Holyrood(2013) search twitter

@Manuforti1968 tweeted
Saw e' pynt o the hale piece like. Jist look at es ah e' noo. U(2019) search twitter
consistency should really be like thick mashed tattles bit stil(2019) search twitter
Chain Brig. If there as near like an Aitkens een(2020) search twitter
e mood for an argument, a bit like crabbit. "Stop being sic a ky(2020) search twitter
@d_anderson878 Soonds like e story o them bein made for (2020) search twitter
and 26 other occurrences.

@JamieFairbairn1 tweeted
fluences from other languages like Flemish, Norse and Northumb (2020) twitter link
d in Cali dialect, usin words like pelao (loon), Qué vaina (fit (2021) twitter link
er traveller words an phrases like stal yer mangin (be quiet), a (2020) twitter link
p tae Scots Language teachers like masel, tae haud gaan giein ba (2020) twitter link
5 year...hivna heard DIV used like yon onywye else. Did a talk i (2020) twitter link
and 10 other occurrences.

@JamesAmcvean tweeted
@DPJHodges Looks like he disnae hae a clue about an (2021) twitter link


Hall, Simon W. The Orkney Gruffalo, (Itchy Coo 2015 ISBN: 978-1785300066) Orkney, weans
"Hot fox stew! Like ye boil in a pot?" on page 3

1 matches

Baikie, R. M. Mair Fairming Tales, (Baikie 2000 ISBN: 978-0953156412) Orkney - Hackland, prose
wis born! Thoo kens whut id's like at that stage, gaan waddlan a on page 13
'"We'el thoo kens whut id's like tae knock oot a big baes laek on page 15
His confidence oozed oot like sweat fae his pores, on page 69
He didno like whin unkan folk disturbed his on page 78
ices' on your ferm, but dinna like the smell. on page 82
Also on pages 86, 88, 95, 97
9 matches

Miller, Alison Archipelagos : Poems from Writing the North, (University of Edinburgh 2014 ISBN: 978-0-7486-9755-7) Orkney, poetry
His bunnet like a bannock on his heid. on page 39
And what like claes he'll mak when he gets on page 40
e weemen in this hoose are no like thon! on page 42
Imagine what hid wid been like for them on page 43

6 matches

Parkin, Hazel Seven Year O Yule Days, (H and M Parkins 2002 ISBN: 978-0954363505) Orkney, poetry
Bit me feet gaed like queeksilver as roond the floo on page 3
Bit, like a good owld trouper, though m on page 4
les tae Granny! That's better like. on page 5
hat car - hid loupid forward like a kangaroo on heat on page 8
"Thoo're ower aald fur dirt like yin," me sister said wi scorn on page 9
Also on pages 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 16, 18, 19, 21, 25, 29, 31, 36, 39, 42, 44, 46, 47, 51, 52, 53, 55, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 63, 64, 66, 68, 69, 71, 72, 73, 74, 77, 81
87 matches

Hall, Simon W. Tae thee, or no tae thee?, (Brisk Northerly 2020) Orkney, blog
‘thine’s – that well up like sweet spring watter in Westra
1 matches

Hall, Simon W. Haggis tasting notes, and whisky pairings, (Brisk Northerly 2019) Orkney, blog
a bonny speckled appearance, like the breist o a Mistlethrush.
when boiled and drained luks like a marble boulder. Cut it open
2 matches

Hall, Simon W. Lands o Twatt, (Brisk Northerly 2018) Orkney, blog
wartime servicemen sniggered like schoolboys when they discover
the glory o cut hay, turning like a green wake in the rear-view
2 matches

Hall, Simon W. Bonny Isle o Sanday, (Brisk Northerly 2016) Orkney, blog
nt hooses on the horizon seem like they canna be on the same isl
y on the margin o Eday Soond, like a granite boulder. Migrant go
2 matches

Hall, Simon W. Lamborghini: Cult o the Bull, (Brisk Northerly 2015) Orkney, blog
gine dominates the mezzanine, like a granite erratic dropped fae
1 matches

Hall, Simon W. The Boy That Lived - Chapter Wan, (Brisk Northerly 2015) Orkney, prose
hey cheust didna haad wi guff like that.
waant Dudley mixan wi a bairn like that.
me her – if he’d a sister like that … but aal the sam, tha
es geen at last! Even Muggles like theesel should be celebratan,
Notheen like this fillo haed ivver been se
11 matches

Lamb, Gregor Lamb’s Tales, (The Orkney Dictionary 2005) Orkney, prose
lukkid ahint and he wis lyan like a peedie bundle in the middle
1 matches

Hall, Simon W. No the Six o Clock News, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Orkney, blog
per, authentic Scots language like this on the BBC? And whit cou
descendants the day in drama like Happy Valley, or the acceptab
d if denser Scots in contexts like this wis subtitled: tae me su
/Scandinavian crossover words like barn/bairns, bra/braw and hus
e voice ower tae a production like The Mart in Scots, as weel as
5 matches

Hall, Simon W. Crackan the troughs, (Brisk Northerly 2021) Orkney, blog
ust don’t get cowld waathir like that any more.’ Me faither-
1 matches

Facebook link (Orkney Reevlers 2021) Orkney
st" an "harvest" ær middleen like. Noo A'm funnd that "harvest"

Facebook link (Orkney Reevlers 2017) Orkney
nection cin be as loose is ye like – the elements, wildlife, h

Flett, Alison Harbour, (Scottish Poetry Library 2004) Orkney, poetry
like bathroom glass
1 matches

Towrie, David Wirkin' the Tang - a dialect tale, (Orkneyjar 2010) Orkney, prose
g a cubby o' tang on her back like ony man doon in the ebb, an w
r and calm, wae the sea juist like a millpond.
wak on sac bonnie a night wis like a holiday tae them. The tang
3 matches

@johnkmitchinson tweeted
a different language. Scots, like English and every other livin (2021) twitter link
@Lenniesaurus ‘Whit like (the day)?’ in Orkney. (2021) twitter link

@peediepuss tweeted
@NRonBirdObs Wee cutey. Looks like a birders bird (2020) twitter link
nisbet Middleen, thanks. Whit like theesel? (2020) twitter link
s me winder..whit wid we been like wae yin culture here. I can s (2021) twitter link
the Gaelic that hid wis kindo like a buffer, and hindered it get (2021) twitter link
suppose hid wid be sometheen like 'pleece' ,wae yin dominant 'o (2021) twitter link
and 5 other occurrences.


MacInnes, Morag Archipelagos : Poems from Writing the North, (University of Edinburgh 2014 ISBN: 978-0-7486-9755-7) Shetland, poetry
knittan up like granny by the press. on page 19
wander like lost sowls. I need an ootfiel on page 20
his tagsy strings , like the track o me malt on page 21
like shell shards, grip o a on page 24

8 matches

Johnson, Laureen Alice's Adventirs in Wonderlaand, (Evertype 2012 ISBN: 978-1782010081) Shetland - Voe, prose
n things laek: "Sure, I don't like it, yer Honour, at all, at al on page 38

1 matches

Greig, Charles A Shetland Bible, (Saint Andrew Press 2009 ISBN: 978-0715209158) Shetland - Lerwick, prose
d nivir worry mair, fir hit's like a spring o watter athin dee d on page 137

1 matches

Sutherland, Hazel Biggin Da Dess, (Shetland For Wirds 2004) Shetland, prose
haes dis wye a carryin da hay like a kishie but wi nets carried
kempin ta get da best taper, like hospital corners. It needs ju
t; she's rakin doon da sides, like a body reddin dir hair ta mak
da lang winter winds an rain; like sheep's ain oo.
4 matches

Tait, John M Lallans 60 - The Three Hooses, (Lallans Magazine 2002) Shetland, weans
table - Jock feelin a bittie like a pig's lug in a Waldorf sala
, he flit tae the Sooth Hoose like thay'd telt him, an naither h
2 matches

Ratter, Peter Da Perishin Nort, (Young Shetland Writer 2010) Shetland, prose
ae be foo o new life; hit wis like comparin' new-born lambs tae
1 matches

Isbister, Sonny Caves aroond Shetland, (Young Shetland Writer 2010) Shetland, prose
and fun lots o sea creatures like peerie crabs, starfish and a
1 matches

Facebook link (Wir Midder Tongue 2016) Shetland
y...and they were delicious...like all the auld DPS dinners and

Facebook link (Wir Midder Tongue 2016) Shetland
It was like a treasure chest o old words

@Julie_Dennison tweeted
ting in this time! It's kinda like a peerie summer holiday at th (2015) twitter link

@helenmoncrieff tweeted
and their loved ones, it felt like grief for the suffering still(2020) search twitter
@rothiemoon I felt like I'd gone to another country w(2020) search twitter
e what I've heard John sounds like a good egg.(2020) search twitter
direction today? They looked like they were on a mission aroond(2020) search twitter
ie feathered friends. Nothing like being up to the oxters in flo(2013) search twitter

@shaetlan_rose tweeted
@typhoon_2099 Knappin like a thespian, whit a fella(2019) search twitter

@RedValkyrie84 tweeted
inkin. Good dat dirs somethin like dis oot fur folk x (2018) twitter link
Dirs nithin like a fire on a cold snowy day #o (2018) twitter link


Curran, Doug Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Galloway, poetry
like bees, aroon a fresh an fragra on page 17
like sichtless een, ower laund tha on page 27
jist like Ah learn't on page 31
ane anither. They talkit jist like masel, on page 32

5 matches

Douglas, David Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Galloway, poetry
eenged, gan unnergroond, much like the flats. on page 47
more than like to get you killed, on page 51
pretensiouns like scansouns on page 53
soun aa 'll be silent like yer graces first morn. on page 54

4 matches

Bryden, Hugh Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
Aye, like a date mate on page 97
Tho ye paint like a master, on page 103
Jan van Eyck, thet's whit Ah like, on page 104
But a lassie aboard a pie, like manna fae the sky on page 105
yer heart broke like a stane. on page 106

5 matches

Neill, Willie Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern, poetry
as aye he did. The coffin like a frame on page 135
like a rinnan sea i the southan su on page 140
like some fowks gaither stamps, on page 142

3 matches

Tindal, Betty Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
I like tae dae the verra same, on page 150
An syne, thrawn-like, bide that wey. on page 153
like as if ma Granny on page 155
She tries tae kid-on like they dae on page 158

5 matches

Ross, Derek Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
Like a loadit quill pen, on page 200
Fir 'Safe Harbour' or sic like, had tae be. on page 201

2 matches

Wilson, Rab Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
Like 'Smeato', you'll get three ra on page 210
bein generous, as Ann Gloag's like tae ask, on page 211
Luiks like the land o milk an honey's Ai on page 213
That's like tae cause us aa some fash, on page 214
Nor douce-like weys wull serve tae bring ye on page 217

6 matches

Halfpenny, Cameron Ahlice's Adveenturs in Wunderlaant, (Evertype 2015 ISBN: 978-1782010876) Southern - Borders, prose
said tae Ahlice, gie serious like. on page 72
se no," said th Mock Turtle. "Like, if a fish came tae mei, an t on page 102

2 matches

Niven, Liz Stravaigin, (Luath 2001 ISBN: 978-1905222704) Southern, poetry
Like fitprints on page 1

11 matches

Neill, Josie Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009) Southern - Galloway, poetry
Wee, shilpit cratur, movin like a geluk
No ruitit like me
Like a tummlin burn.
3 matches

Purves, David C. Jade Lute, (SCOTS Corpus 2003) Southern - Selkirk, poetry
dirl i the wund like the swords
1 matches

The Westender Pipin for the Young Yins, (The Hawick Paper 2008) Southern, newspaper
gittin' involved in pastimes like the pipe band.
d be ideal for community yuis like pipe band practice. It's in t
2 matches

The Westender Loupin Salmon, (The Hawick Paper 2007) Southern, newspaper
hat wasnae guid for fishermen like him cos it was gei late in th
A fair like watchin' the salmon. The Caul
In't life juist like that for us sometimes.
3 matches

The Westender Ins and oots, (The Hawick Paper 2007) Southern, newspaper
wt. Bit then a dar say, juist like other toons, oov yin or twae
1 matches

The Westender Mairchers did oor toon prood, (The Hawick Paper 2007) Southern, newspaper
It seemed like the younger yins didnae appre
1 matches

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Fenton, James On Slaimish, (Ullans Press 2009 ISBN: 9781905281299) Ulster, poetry
'A wudn't mind a mare like that, on page 19

1 matches

Dornan, Stephen Tha Jaa Banes, (Ulster-Scots Academy 2020 ISBN: 978-1-9163758-1-9) Ulster - Comber, poetry
Ye dinnae like tae think A'm here, on page 6
Like an ammonite happed up in stan on page 7
Tha lampposts were glawin like gleed on page 10
Like a video caa fae tha mirk o th on page 11
Like whan oul Rabin-rin-tha-hedge on page 16
Also on pages 18, 19, 21, 30, 32, 34, 35, 51, 58
23 matches

Ulster-Scots Language Society Tha Fower Gospels, (Ullans Press 2016 ISBN: 978-1-905281-25-1) Ulster, prose
t oot bi tha draain o lots - like tha preeshts aye daen ïn tha on page 69
tae Jerusalem for tha feast, like the' aye daen. Whan tha feast on page 73
a hale lock o tex men an tha like thair, roon tha table wi thai on page 78
weel lairnt, he wull be jist like tha maistèr. An why dae ye s on page 80
kine o fowk ir the'? The' ir like weans sïttin doon at tha mai on page 81
Also on pages 82, 83, 87, 88, 89, 90, 92, 93, 94, 97, 100, 104, 106, 107
34 matches

Logan, Liam Thon Ulster Scots Book, (Galdanagh 2014 ISBN: 978-0992881405) Ulster - Dunloy, prose
odness. George made them look like they had no footballing abili on page 32

1 matches

Burgess, Wilson Dae Ye See: Ulster-Scots Poems, (Scots Language Centre 2007 ISBN: 978-0955791604) Ulster - L'Derry, poetry
Yae nivir sa' the like; on page 26
They caen sen' up wha they like, on page 39

2 matches

Campbell, Robert Lock Doon Poyams, (Independently 2021 ISBN: 979-8742155812) Ulster, poetry
folk like us shud nir incline. on page 14
Naw grandpa spake oo nicht like this, on page 18
Like seer sat apon tha hill, on page 21
Like woman sweepin oot her hoose, on page 23
Dinae da ait like tha last yin. on page 24
Also on pages 36, 48
7 matches

McDonald, Fiona Frae Cowie's Cragg, (Ulster-Scots Academy Press 2021 ISBN: B0949GXX7K) Ulster, poetry
Bot tha reins wus like twa washin lines, an he niver on page 5
bums an blows that rins aboot like Kings o Dear knows whar, Or l on page 12
An it's fowk like him that mine tha lan fur ith on page 22
oniebodie roon here gettin on like a big Jinny-Ann'. on page 23
luks like shes quare an fan o a fish su on page 24
Also on pages 28
9 matches

Cartmill, Claire Three score years an ten, (Ballymoney and Moyle Times 2014) Ulster, newspaper
But places like Glenarm ir Larne.. we hired M
1 matches

BardOfMilebush To A Merican Food, (Reddit 2017) Ulster, poetry
soda For yer breads all taste like lead
1 matches

BardOfMilebush Untitled poem, (Reddit 2017) Ulster, poetry
ae find it shocking That many like me, in Ulster, talk the Scotc
e match auld Burns's fame Men like Thomson, Porter, Orr, the Rhy
2 matches

Thompson, Mark The Lost Ness Monster, (clydesburn.blogspot.com 2009) Ulster - Ards Peninsula, poetry
Scrabo Tower like a bap
1 matches

Ulster Scots Agency Ulster Scots Census, (census.gov.uk 2021) Ulster, government
er hoo tae plan sarvices sic- like lear an halth.
ie bides here fur ordnar (tha like o, this bes a saiconn address
ome ither place in tha UK(tha like o lads or lassies coortin oni
s thair saiconn address (tha like o fur wark). Thair bidin or f
Tha like o:
24 matches

Hume, David The Aldfreck Coalmining Disaster, (Ullans Magazine 2012) Ulster - Ballycarry, poetry
waitin aa ree like a dug fur a bone.
1 matches

Smyth, Anne I Corinthians 13, (Ullans Magazine 2012) Ulster, prose
ae luive in ma hert A’m the like o boast bress or less a tingl
r’s wittin, it’ll rin awa like snaa aff a dyke.
2 matches

King, Angeline Weans o Latharna, (angelineking.com 2021) Ulster - Larne, weans
ful o weans. Away oot an play like the rest o them.’
‘What aboot a game that you like ?’
‘Harry an Gary dinnae like my games.’
‘How do ye know they dinnae like yer games?’
, an ah knowed ma pals wudnae like it. ‘We need a girl!’ ah
11 matches

Gibson, Darren Oul money, (Ullans Magazine 2013) Ulster, prose
wus worth twal pence an no 5p like whun A wus a wean.
1 matches

Gillen, Charles Fifty Nine, (Ullans Press 2005) Ulster, poetry
Bed at six had seem’t like heaven,
1 matches

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