A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
nhs Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words22.3 26.4 23.8 18.6 20.6 11.3 0
Number of occurrences4027 9 1 2 1 0
Number of authors18 11 4 1 1 1

Occurrences of nhs in Corpus

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McHardy, Stuart The Wey Forrit, (Luath 2017 ISBN: 978-1912147014) Lallans, prose
ity, the state pension an the NHS itsel will be but memories as on page 51
The NHS An the Welfare State on page 93
s o hou things were afore the NHs an hou seekness cuid devastat on page 94
nk agin. But it's no jist the NHs. Growein up in the '50s an '6 on page 95
nts an grandparents aboot pre-NHS times is whit the Tories, o w on page 96
Also on pages 127, 137
10 matches

Wilson, Rab Accent O the Mind, (Luath 2006 ISBN: 978-1905222322) Lallans - New Cumnock, poetry
e 'Tattie' Crisp hud left the NHs on page 13

1 matches

Smith, Jamie The dingin doun o devolution, (Mak Forrit 2020) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
as ‘UK Government’ and ‘NHS’ (“Hands; face; space.”
1 matches

Thoumire, Elizabeth In defence o SNHS, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
Accordin tae ‘NHS Performs’, the weekly updat
tae feel disgruntilt. An oor NHS by its verra natur an size wu
adcastir wantit tae yaise the NHS tae howk doon the guid repute
fit than the boorach that’s NHS England. Noo that rankles wi
at are trustit tae nurtur the NHS!
6 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 149, (self-published 2006) Lallans, newspaper
ersial themes the likes o the NHS, asylum seekers an Harold Shi
1 matches

Grae, Emma Dancin wi the Rhona, (unbound.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
“Hello, you’re through to NHS 111,” a wumman says. “How
1 matches

Wilson, Lucy Lock Doon, (Greenock Telegraph 2021) Lallans - Greenock, poetry
each other safe and thank the NHS.
1 matches

Bennett, Peter Coyle Loyal, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
gawky cunt, the lenses ay his NHS frames steamed up wae the str
1 matches

Ewen, Allan Pairt twa: Janus leuks aheid, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
ng SNP group, threats tae the NHS an furder budget cuts micht b
1 matches

Ewen, Allan Pairt Ane: Janus leuks back, (The Sair Fecht 2014) Lallans, blog
s, war, the royal faimly, the NHS… I haed ma lines mair or le
1 matches

@Seperatist_No1 tweeted
e stubborn about it and phone nhs ??(2020) search twitter

@Chazzbat tweeted
us really bin let doon by the NHS here. Ye shudnae need tae gan(2020) search twitter
ncy dentist fae a list on the NHS website.(2020) search twitter


Uri, Antonia Fit tae dae aboot obesity?, (Mak Forrit 2018) Doric - Aberdeen, blog
h an tak the pressure aff oor NHS? Foo can we pit a stap tae th
caur accident. A study bi the NHS also fund that 58 per cent o
ar livin throu it, an for oor NHS, but scare-mongerin fowk isna
3 matches

Strachan, Shane Hoast, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric, prose
her tae bide on the phone tae NHS 111 – she said she couldna
1 matches

@DoricPhrases tweeted
has burst, bit ah’m sae gled NHS Grampian hiv taen me tae the (2018) search twitter
tterie fur a sharn aifter the NHS kindly sent me a gift fur ma (2020) search twitter
i staying hame protecting the NHS https://t.co/8u0lsfsVas(2020) search twitter
istants an carers fa darg fur NHS Grampian, the private sector,(2020) search twitter

@cligeey tweeted
dny green ye jist see the N o NHS in the bottom left green adve(2020) search twitter


Hall, Simon W. No the Six o Clock News, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Orkney, blog
ers), hard news reports aboot NHS, Rural Payments, renewables d
1 matches


@helenmoncrieff tweeted
saving lives, time, energy, NHS money, carbon... ?? Flower po(2019) search twitter
started a year or so ago with NHS and SIC spokespersons on da w(2020) search twitter


Tindal, Betty Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
retical frae ma career in the NHS Ah leeve nou in Dumfries. on page 147

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