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nappies Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words3.3 4.9 2.6 0 0 0 0
Number of occurrences65 1 0 0 0 0
Number of authors6 5 1

Occurrences of nappies in Corpus

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Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2021 ISBN: 978-1916117921) Lallans - Renfrew, prose
ge they need tae start wearin nappies again. on page 94

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Chisnall, Edward F. H. Yer Ain, The Young Yins and the Auld Yin, (Evertype 2021 ISBN: 978-1782012764) Lallans - Glasgow, poetry
That aw wore nappies wanst on page 51

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@IshbelMcF tweeted
Scots poem an a box o claes, nappies an the like. Braw Scotland! h(2017) search twitter

@billykayscot tweeted
e Hippens is anither wird for nappies.(2020) search twitter

@DABArbuckle tweeted
ouglas4Moray Do ye no hae ony nappies tae chynge Dougie?(2020) search twitter


@d_anderson878 tweeted
Hippins - nappies. https://t.co/hAosaz54ny(2020) search twitter