A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
non Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words37.9 40 26.4 18.6 102.9 45.2 13.1
Number of occurrences6841 10 1 10 4 2
Number of authors41 22 8 1 6 3 1

Occurrences of non in Corpus

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McHardy, Stuart The Wey Forrit, (Luath 2017 ISBN: 978-1912147014) Lallans, prose
Nou, the Vigil wis a non-pairty single issue concept b on page 58
amn near ilka governmental an non-governmental publick organisa on page 88

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Thomson, Mark Bard fae thi buildin site, (Luath 2007 ISBN: 978-1906307141) Lallans - Dundee, poetry
eh thought eh wiz a non-starter on page 114

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Niven, Liz Lallans 59 - Painting the Forth Bridge: A Search for Scottish Identity, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Lallans, newspaper
. This is a creative writer's non-fiction buik raither nor an a on page 84

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Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2021 ISBN: 978-1916117921) Lallans - Renfrew, prose
en though ah'd been practicin non-stop the whole weekend. When on page 26

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Farrow, Kenneth D. Lallans 81 - Editorial, (Lallans Magazine 2012) Lallans - Prestwick, newspaper
In the first o oor non-creative prose skreids, Colin on page 5

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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
Tae view non-pe cowsers in that Tom Mix La on page 79

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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 103, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
back intae Scots history. The non-PC tumshie-heid that introduc
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Gillon, Karen Report on Inquiry intil the role o, (Education, Culture an Sport Comatee 2003) Lallans, government
berdeen University, cites the non-inclusion o Scots in the 2001
non-English speakin countries sic
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Fairnie, Robert Report on Inquiry intil the role Submission, (Education, Culture an Sport Comatee 2003) Lallans, government
Hou can ye learn non-speakers tae speak Scots atho
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McFarlane, Ishbel Time tae mairch oot o oor climate comfort zones, (The National 2019) Lallans, newspaper
aw ower the warld, in acts o non-violent cívil disobedience.
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Clark, Sara Scot Free -The Psychic Cost O Uisin Scots, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
on that particular day. As a non-native lairner, ah get tae ui
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 149, (self-published 2006) Lallans, newspaper
s the bother tae pint oot tae non-Scots-speakers that the Engli
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Bennett, Peter Liberties (Part One), (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
t wee man. That’ll be you a non-runner fur the morra, nae dou
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Bennett, Peter Clyde Built, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
ks, eh? This gets put doon as non-paiyment, the balance gets ta
1 matches

Lehane, Matt Tuim Tattie, (bandcamp 2006) Lallans - Ayrshire, poetry
the non producer
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McClurg, Fernando Votin isna Democracy. But..., (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
hts frae McClurg, Fernando on non-votin, an the illegitimacy o
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Ewen, Allan The “Auld Lang Syne” Paradox, (The Sair Fecht 2014) Lallans, blog
n voice. Promotin the yaise o non-English languages disna mean
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 100, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
ottish English, or the uiss o non-hamelt languages sic as Chine
in Gaelic alang wi texts frae non-hamelt commonty languages the
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 106, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
order the teachin o Scots tae non-speakers that wants tae lairn
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@Seperatist_No1 tweeted
they? I actually need a good non stick set. I don't use a micr(2020) search twitter
@SconeOf I'm non religious but have said a pra(2020) search twitter

@jack_capener tweeted
lematic in practice. How many non Scots speakers understand wha(2018) search twitter

@jax6754 tweeted
ter a guid day. Read somethin non tae heavey or put oan some ca(2015) search twitter

@billykayscot tweeted
eni2014 Aye - prob the anely non alcoholic drink available wis(2020) search twitter

@fairpechtoot tweeted
. Must depend wha's takin it. Non-Scots speakers sang them nae (2018) search twitter

@LairnScots tweeted
ry o spellin an the concept o non-standard leids: https://t.co/ (2021) twitter link
rliament' is a guid example o non-fiction in Scots: https://t.c (2018) twitter link
ources fir lairners... yaisin non-fiction in Scots. Designed ta (2018) twitter link

@kennethbryce184 tweeted
whit next - been enjoyin the non league games on offer down so (2020) twitter link
players oot there that drink non alcoholic lager tops lol (2021) twitter link
theyre awe slaggin off boris non stop - n look at the state o (2020) twitter link
ll b pleased to b back albeit non contact - b oan the vale (2021) twitter link
here jacksie again - mon the non payers lol (2020) twitter link
and 3 other occurrences.

@StuartPoet tweeted
female and now identifies as non-binary using they/them pronou(2020) search twitter


Leslie, Deborah Doric - Alive an Kickin, (Argo Publishing 2004 ISBN: 978-0954615314) Doric - Inverurie, prose
y. An he's thraan, sometimes, non-committal, aa the time, an et on page 7

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Goodall, Phyllis J. Lallans 59 - Last May a Braw Wooer, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Doric, newspaper
okers, gettin water-loggit wi non-alcoholic beverages as you an on page 94

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Leslie, Deborah Doric - Hale an Hairty, (Argo Publishing 2011 ISBN: 978-0954615345) Doric - Inverurie, prose
, eyvnoo." Elspeth pattit her non-existent hips. "Ah'm a licht on page 29

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Hutchison, Pat The Tabby Sooker, (McStorytellers.com 2017) Doric - Banffshire, prose
e intae force and though as a non-smoker I wiz pleased aboot it
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Blackhall, Sheena Jessie the Jumbo And other Bairn Tales in Scots, (Smashwords 2014) Doric - Aberdeen, weans
n kirnin, an churnin, roon an non like a cement mixer. He was f
1 matches

@d_anderson878 tweeted
ang doon better wi some o the non-spikkers (mainly first gen no(2020) search twitter

@DoricPhrases tweeted
Guid luck tae a the non Doric spikers the nicht faun (2016) search twitter

@fittiecrooners tweeted
a local the Fittie Bar as yon non stop gossiping, gassing, moot(2020) search twitter

@JamesAmcvean tweeted
ly that feckless lad fae that non party https://t.co/PhUIoZgeIh(2021) search twitter


Facebook link (Orkney Reevlers 2017) Orkney
akan, mischief – iny kind o non-work related activity. Wur fo


Greig, Charles A Shetland Bible, (Saint Andrew Press 2009 ISBN: 978-0715209158) Shetland - Lerwick, prose
Der's non abön him; on page 41
a Hill o Olives - bit he fan non. He prayed ta da Loard ta tak on page 145

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Peterson, George P.S. Nannie Georgedaughter, (Shetland For Wirds 2002) Shetland, prose
Dey wir non dere bit da fower o’s, him
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Ritch, Paolo A Remembrance Day, (Shetland For Wirds 2008) Shetland, poetry
Dey wir non wi a greater gift.
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Tait, John M Shaetlan is Daed - Lang live Dialect, (Shetland Dialect Conference 2004 2004) Shetland, prose
y’r coamon in idder kinds o non-standard English. Bit agen, I
I’m caad Shaetlan, haes ony non-English wirds ithin him. Dis
rent in hits meanin da idee o non-standardness - an hit duis -
3 matches

@helenmoncrieff tweeted
Hiprah for non-lethal moose traps! I feel li(2016) search twitter

@RedValkyrie84 tweeted
fur both me and dave tae fin non-alcoholic stuff dat wisna jui (2018) twitter link


Rodger, Matt The Borth’ick Waitter, (SCOTS Corpus 2003) Southern - Roxburgh, prose
an twae o his sons wrocht the non-herdin pairt o the ferm wurk:
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The Westender Pipin for the Young Yins, (The Hawick Paper 2008) Southern, newspaper
ggested that the clampdoon on non-members and young yins in clu
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@MartyMacMurtrie tweeted
s of various food and drinks. Non-stop all afternoon well intae(2020) search twitter
day after school and weekends non-stop...(2020) search twitter


Logan, Liam Thon Ulster Scots Book, (Galdanagh 2014 ISBN: 978-0992881405) Ulster - Dunloy, prose
ng little people, complaining non-stop in a peevish manner to t on page 33
The femly was decidedly non nucear. Jed's a widower wae y on page 46

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