A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
nosed Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words5.6 3.9 5.3 0 0 45.2 0
Number of occurrences104 2 0 0 4 0
Number of authors5 2 1 2

Occurrences of nosed in Corpus

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Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
he's oot there teachin snotty nosed brats? Cos lit me tell yae, a on page 60
identity. But then that hard nosed bitch Thatcher came along wae on page 86
ae their ain than some toffee nosed bastard sittin behind a desk. on page 143

3 matches

Grae, Emma The Tongue She Speaks, (Scots Language Centre 2021) Lallans, poetry
fur long. If ye dae, the poke-nosed librarian will be oan yer cas on page 40

1 matches


Leslie, Deborah Doric - Alive an Kickin, (Argo Publishing 2004 ISBN: 978-0954615314) Doric - Inverurie, prose
n the sweet breath o the pink nosed coos and the sharp stink o sh on page 88

1 matches

Leslie, Deborah Doric - Hale an Hairty, (Argo Publishing 2011 ISBN: 978-0954615345) Doric - Inverurie, prose
rang an the breath o the pink-nosed beasts fullin his nose as she on page 91

1 matches


Halfpenny, Cameron Ahlice's Adveenturs in Wunderlaant, (Evertype 2015 ISBN: 978-1782010876) Southern - Borders, prose
ugh!" said th Dormoose kipeet-nosed. Ho'e'er, fair dows, hei agre on page 73

1 matches

@MartyMacMurtrie tweeted
eing part of em being a broom-nosed to those lizard cabals...(2020) search twitter
a comment against that toffee-nosed snob with a muckle silver spo(2020) search twitter
rFacts No wonder ye are broon-nosed kowtower... (2020) twitter link

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