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not Corpus occurrences Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words212.7 233.8 146.7 252.6 355.3 208.8 88
Number of occurrences563363 78 24 61 19 18
Number of authors146 72 31 8 16 5 14

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Robertson, James Naebody'd Seen Him, (Scottish Book Trust 2018) Central, prose
other. It's as if the two are not joined, but they are. There's on page 14

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Farrow, Kenneth D. Lallans 76 - Editorial, (Lallans Magazine 2010) Central, prose
ps that oor: 'application did not meet [its] criteria to as gre on page 3

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Clark, Thomas Alice's Adventirs in Wunnerlaun, (Evertype 2014 ISBN: 978-1782010708) Central, prose
Aw, ah'm not that fussed aboot size," Alic on page 29

4 matches

Hubbard, Tom The Flechitorium, (Grace Note 2017 ISBN: 9781907676932) Central - East Central, poetry
Not as in self-abasement: no, For on page 3
e the finest in the land, But not his prophecy. on page 5
Not eastern spell, but north's re on page 30
Like being Irish, yet not so, in Ireland. on page 57

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Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Central - East Coast, prose
ense situation, he says: "I'm not looking for any trouble. It w on page 43
dressed for a night out. And not for cleaning houses." on page 84
n the defensive, "I know it's not an ideal situation. But the c on page 126
s in ma puss. "No, I'm afraid not. If we can't tehome him in si on page 161
"Not a problem, Sir. My pleasure" on page 172
Also on pages 175, 91
8 matches

McHardy, Stuart The Wey Forrit, (Luath 2017 ISBN: 978-1912147014) Central, prose
ur owregangs their need; frae not-havers is taen een what they on page 82
es of the Scottish people are not well served by the current ar on page 106

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McQueer, Chris Hings - Short Stories 'n That, (404 Ink 2017 ISBN: 978-0995623866) Central - Glesga, prose
like fuck through the scheme, not a soul aboot tae help me. Ah on page 175

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Waddell, John Lallans 59 - Eve and the Aipple, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Central, newspaper
Adam, real solicitous. "Best not, no the noo," A tellt him. Fo on page 89

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McHardy, Stuart Speakin o Dundee: Tales Tellt Aroun the Toun, (Luath 2010 ISBN: 978-1-906817-25-1) Central - Dundee, prose
ery. At first they baith pled not guilty but when it got tae th on page 107

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Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2021 ISBN: 978-1916117921) Central - Renfrew, prose
An what's your excuse for not takin part today Miss Clark. on page 25
e dae. Harpreet giggult. Ah'm not a Muslim, she said, But it's on page 26
me tae write on this AH WILL NOT FUCKIN SWIVEL. She wis pure b on page 31
e past half an hour an that's not like you. Sorry sir, ah said, on page 48
Also on pages 57, 66, 96, 106, 113, 115, 116, 117, 118, 169
29 matches

Wilson, Rab Accent O the Mind, (Luath 2006 ISBN: 978-1905222322) Central - New Cumnock, poetry
d strongly advise ye we shall not fail, on page 35
Wheeler wis not a very happy man. on page 83
But life in Hell could not be better; on page 92
n dae we enforce the law! Fir not wan o us on page 119

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Chisnall, Edward F. H. Yer Ain, The Young Yins and the Auld Yin, (Evertype 2021 ISBN: 978-1782012764) Central - Glasgow, poetry
Not unobserved in skies abun, on page 13
Millions, aye not a soul less on page 31
Like as not or mebbe jist "aye", on page 76
Made in Dundee as like as not, on page 83
Y'know, it's not an act at aw on page 85
Also on pages 88, 91, 92, 105, 115, 127, 132
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Grae, Emma The Tongue She Speaks, (Scots Language Centre 2021) Central, poetry
'You're not from here, are you?' he asks. on page 5
ah read it oan ma timetable. Not a word o a lie. That's hur na on page 10
and the strongest. It's just not for me.' on page 12
wa-T-er,' Posh Granny said. 'Not wa'er.' on page 16
she pauses. 'Your house. It's not an address.' on page 17
Also on pages 18, 45, 50
9 matches

Horsbroch, Dauvit Scots Warks - Uphaud an guidance for screivars, (Scots Language Centre 2015) Central, government
ð/ (eth) as in the, however, not necessarily differentiated co on page 17
ng as in Standard English. Do not assume that because a word is on page 18

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Townsley, Jane Joe's Cloud an Ither Stuff, (lulu.com 2014 ISBN: 978-1326001612) Central - Perth, prose
. He wis awfy careful though, not tae get too happy! on page 100

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Robertson, James The Hoose at Pooh's Neuk, (Itchy Coo 2010 ISBN: 978-1845022945) Central, weans
'Sae wid it not be better if - ' on page 52

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Grae, Emma Be guid tae yer Mammy, (Unbound Digital 2021 ISBN: 978-1789651171) Central, prose
'Oh good. Baby's not your first,' he says, poppin on page xvi
n wan reason. He loved boats, not football. He grew up in Londo on page 10
hin tae put doon ma girls fur not makin the mistake o gettin pr on page 12
e Kate. 'And they spared you. Not that it wis much o a mercy, b on page 26
's side o the story, and it's not like it's the most believable on page 27
Also on pages 28, 34, 35, 36, 43, 45, 47, 60, 85, 87, 89, 91
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Morton, Elaine Hamethocts, (Evertype 2010 ISBN: 978-1782012399) Central, poetry
rld's fowk aa shall ken ye're not." on page 19
Battalions Not Single Spies on page 46
Be not in discord drount. on page 61

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Harrison, Jean Lallans 59 - BARRY SCHUIL 1928 - 1934, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Central - East Lothian, prose
wis Violet that was her name, not the colour o her. W wis for w on page 120

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Waddell, John Lallans 59 - Eve and the Aipple, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Central, prose
Adam, real solicitous. "Best not, no the noo," A tellt him. Fo on page 89

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Monahan Brown, Ricky Eemis Stane 1 - The Mindin, (Eemis Stane 2022) Central, prose
cursin the keetchen maid fur not haein securit the portal rich on page 8

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Crawford, Ross Eemis Stane 1 - Ane Dialog betwix King James VI, (Eemis Stane 2022) Central, script
King James: It maitters not. We wur jist bletherin aboot on page 11
Sir Seumas: Perhappes not. on page 12

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Hubbard, Tom Minoritie Status, (Tapsalteerie 2017) Central - Kirkcaldy, poetry
e've been lucky - got aff wi NOT PROVEN. on page 23

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Sneddon, Duncan Lallans 83 - Biggin Brigs – Nummer 3: Cornish, (Lallans Magazine 2013) Central, prose
ke tae be a guid sicht smawer not this, mibbie aroond thrie hun on page 107

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McMillan, Hugh Whit If? Scotland's History as it Micht Hiv Bin, (Luath 2021 ISBN: 9781910022900) Central, poetry
Genoa not Venice on page 25

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Hodgson, Brent Lallans 59 - Eleiven Quad Bike Poems, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Central, poetry
bot I see not my luver o lang syne - on page 114

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Robertson, Colin Lallans 73 - Auld Scots law, (Lallans Magazine 2008) Central, prose
ie war: sa small as thay have not gevin ony terror to wickit me on page 24

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Purdie, David C. Lallans 73 - The Glesgy Screwdriver, (Lallans Magazine 2008) Central - Midlothian, prose
of bounds - and why are you not in uniform? Put your hand out on page 97

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Horsbroch, Dauvit Lallans 56 - Cauld Kail Fae Embro, (Lallans Magazine 2000) Central, prose
tion of the Scots language is not, therefore, as fragile as tha on page 121

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Robertson, James The Deil, (Scottish Book Trust 2018) Central, prose
not let you do it, d'you hear me?
'Aye well, now you know, I'll not stand for any
2 matches

Farrow, Kenneth D. Lallans 74 - Editorial, (Lallans Magazine 2009) Central, prose
eit fabils of ald poetre / Be not al grunded upon truth’, ye
1 matches

Jarvie, Gordon Lallans 74 - Ballad o an Irish student, (Lallans Magazine 2009) Central, poetry
n he thocht, ‘Aweel – why not?’
1 matches

Peffers, Bob The Pittin Doon o Guid Scots, (peffers50.freeserve 2002) Central - Fife, prose
"No", Ah said tae her, "I did not not like it one tiny little b
not like it one tiny little bit G
2 matches

Robinson, Christine Lallans 74 - Burns an the Dictionar o the Scots Leid, (Lallans Magazine 2009) Central, prose
e Traictise. ‘Thay ... wald not suffre to slay ony beast, ea
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Fairnie, Robert Report on Inquiry intil the role Submission, (Education, Culture an Sport Comatee 2003) Central, government
's threap that "The policy is not to create more Scots language
1 matches

McAlpine, Joan Meeting of the Parliament, (The Scottish Parliament 2019) Central, government
s and the Last Berry” could not have been written without fun
For once in my life, I have not written a speech. I just thou
like the day? Oh no, that’s not the proper way. It’s ‘How
3 matches

Percy, Ely The Family Situation, (The Interpreters House.org 2020) Central, prose
think it wis funny, an ah wis not impressed wi Chris Rice singi
1 matches

Calderwood, Lynsey Cantsmell, (From Glasgow To Saturn 2020) Central, prose
bag. Ah said tae her, Dae yi not think yir over reactin a wee
1 matches

Clark, Sara Scot Free -The Psychic Cost O Uisin Scots, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Central, blog
y uise o Yorkshire dialect - not in ma ain kintrae, an no in E
1 matches

Sutherland, Hope Twa sisters, een room, (Scots Hoose 2020) Central - Buckie, prose
ry noo n again. Bit I suppose not iverybody is thi same are the
1 matches

Smith, Jamie William Playfair: faither o data visualisation, (Mak Forrit 2019) Central - Edinburgh, blog
ed with each other, sometimes not, and always requiring reflect
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Smith, Jamie Effeirin tae the formal: Laitinate lendwirds in Scots, (Mak Forrit 2019) Central - Edinburgh, blog
ate diction which [Scots] did not share with English’ frae th
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Fitt, Matthew Fae Mooth tae Page, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Central, blog
Not an inappropriate setting for
aboot Scots because it is ‘not a language, it is common slan
2 matches

Bennett, Peter The Bools, (ABCTales.com 2021) Central - Glasgow, prose
he sais an walks oan, caring not a bloody jot that ah’m stil
y how ah cannae be arsed, eh? Not five minutes ago, oot there i
2 matches

Bennett, Peter McShane's Reprieve, (ABCTales.com 2020) Central - Glasgow, prose
ow fine that the listener has not a fuckin scooby whit their sp
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Bennett, Peter Rude Awakenings (Part two of two), (ABCTales.com 2020) Central - Glasgow, prose
Not so fast Mr. Coyle. As you are
1 matches

Bennett, Peter TA Hauf an a Hauf, (ABCTales.com 2020) Central - Glasgow, prose
Ah personally, care not a jot for such segregation. M
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Grae, Emma Dancin wi the Rhona, (unbound.com 2020) Central - Glasgow, prose
xt day for New Jersey. I have not been once sick since I left S
“The very same. Probably not as extreme. It’s civil libe
It’s not theft, Edith. It’s survival
“I see you’re not registered with a doctor?”
around day ten, but you’re not infectious anymore.”
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 175, (self-published 2008) Central - Musselburgh, newspaper
aboot Phil's portrait o her, "Not jist want to save up for a bi
an Phil's repone o "Would you not be better havin it in front o
2 matches

Donovan, Anne Buddha Da - Chapter 1 Anne Marie, (Canongate 2009 ISBN: 978-1847673459) Central - Glasgow, prose
'Not a boy?'
e very sorry but this baby is not the one. Please accept our bl
2 matches

Chalmers, Aimee Lallans 59 - Joukene Poukerie, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Central - Fife, prose
e verse that went, Entreat me not to leave thee, or to return f
hurt her fud! Ye sais, I huv not.
2 matches

Philips, Cally Wha's feart o' the library?, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Central - Turriff, prose
eym days ye’d be as like as not tae cam across the Hare Krish
1 matches

Geraghty, Martin A Bad Sport, (ABCTales.com 2021) Central - Glasgow, prose
ouldn’t do my hair, she’s not well. I’m not going out any
well. I’m not going out anymore babe so I t
2 matches

McKillop, Roger Challengin' Times, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Central - Edinburgh, poetry
coth, near Arrochar. They are not really caves but massive rock
1 matches

McKillop, Roger The Builders, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Central - Edinburgh, prose
year’s attendance. This was not allowed because he had tae be
1 matches

Philips, Cally Jings, crivens, help ma Boab, it’s independence!, (McStorytellers.com 2013) Central - Turriff, prose
are if we’re independent or not. Ah mean, ma ma, ah’m sure
cht (which is mair often than not these days it seems.) Sae meb
2 matches

Dempster, Michael DIGNITY, (Scots Language Centre 2021) Central, poetry
"ought not to be speaking that way"?
"Not Proper English",
2 matches

Kurtoglu, Wulf Braken Fences, (Caroline Macafee 2011 ISBN: B006JE3UQW) Central, prose
y will be harmed by it, is it not so?”
r I tell them to stay away or not. Of course they'll come, to s
on that scale? I mean, it’s not just the technology - organi
ut then, of course, they’re not just fundies,” she mindit.
yed Bill cuttitly. “We’re not heading east, we’re heading
26 matches

Connor, Bailey A SCOTS HORROR STORY, (Scots Hoose 2021) Central, weans
osely it wid sing a wee tune. Not that ye’d be able tae hear
1 matches

McClurg, Fernando Weill, weill, weill, (The Sair Fecht 2016) Central, blog
doon. And they’re certainly not showing any sign that they ar
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Macdonald, Ileene Fit’s it aa aboot?, (The Sair Fecht 2014) Central, blog
en have learned to facilitate not dominate and independent acti
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Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 105, (self-published 2002) Central, newspaper
h would have established that not only is it not permissible fo
only is it not permissible for cross party g
by Brian Montieth MSP who is not and never has been a member o
iscussion and action, but are not specific components of this d
a language, conveniently did not include my repeated reference
5 matches

Monahan Brown, Ricky Dùn Èideann, (The Scores 2020) Central, prose
“We will not rise to naked Western aggress
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grandeicedcoffees Do You Wanna Touch, (archiveofourown.org 2021) Central, prose
fooled ‘round wi’ Si, but not since we were bairns. Ah star
1 matches

Curt_Kenobi Mates, (archiveofourown.org 2016) Central, prose
tural hair colour, considerin not long ago ah dyed ma ain hair
1 matches

Coyne, Hilary The giant’s wife – or Ailsa the irked, (hilarycoyne.com/ 2021) Central, prose
led. Then the nyaff pretended not to even be himself – too fe
ir finger, and woundit pride. Not to mention he wis soppin’ w
2 matches

Douglas, Ashley Scotland’s linguistic launscape – Scottish Staunart English and Scots, (languagereach.com 2021) Central, prose
icle ‘no’ (cf. English ‘not’). Fur exemple ’He’s su
en SSE, though aft rendert ‘not’ in scrievit SSE; i.e. it i
ion o this airticle “it’s not hard to tell the two apart”
3 matches

Douglas, Ashley The Smeddum o Scots, (languagereach.com 2021) Central, prose
n aon àm / at the same (i.e. not one) time.
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Douglas, Ashley Fur maist o history, anonymous wis a wumman, (Scottish Poetry Library 2022) Central, prose
eless reassurit that it is “not impossible … that MQ 49 was
at “a feminine persona does not entail female authorship”.
2 matches

Wallace, Lorna A Scot’s Lament fur her American Fellows (Oan their election of a tangerine gabshite walloper)., (lornalouwriting.wordpress.com 2016) Central - Ayrshire, poetry
Not of oor choosin’.
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Wallace, Lorna Jock Tamson Goes tae the Doactir, (lornalouwriting.wordpress.com 2019) Central - Ayrshire, poetry
That he wis not a failure
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Douglas, Ashley The Maitland Quarto and Poem 49, (wee-windaes.nls.uk 2021) Central, prose
eruencie and force’ that ‘not bot deid sall ws divorce’
1 matches

Donovan, Anne Hieroglyphics and Other Stories - All that Glistens, (Canongate 2004 ISBN: 1841955191) Central, prose
You know yer daddy’d not been well fur a long time. He
1 matches

Burnett, Colin Cardboard Gangster - Part 1, (ABCTales.com 2021) Central, prose
Not satisfied wae jist gittin his
1 matches

Burnett, Colin Death Becomes Him - Part 1, (ABCTales.com 2022) Central, prose
t’s possible. But please do not worry. I’m confident it’s
‘’No, not at all’’ he protests. Whi
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Burnett, Colin Death Becomes Him - Part 5, (ABCTales.com 2022) Central, prose
ae the results ‘’That’s not necessary. There’s no need
‘’I am not selling anything. I’m here
2 matches

@Seperatist_No1 tweeted
officers dinnae always help, not wanting involved in a mess li(2020) search twitter
it while ye can, moving on is not easy, so don(2020) search twitter
rseholes dinnae even care its not just covid they are making wo(2020) search twitter
elaHaggerty @RhiannonV That's not true for me, she lied about s(2020) search twitter
ckets gone in ten seconds and not once do ye think mhmhm cake o(2020) search twitter
and 10 other occurrences.

@alistairdunn tweeted
ether tae go out the night or not(2013) search twitter

@DavidJWood2 tweeted
@aeaeron90 Not since auld Davey Grey cut it (2020) search twitter
t on, and I can visit anyone. Not a popular opinion, but alcoho(2020) search twitter
ou still do that seeing their not selling it on the premises. J(2020) search twitter

@_Erinboyle_ tweeted
ions1967 Joe is getting auld, not the player he used to be Andy (2021) twitter link

@gordimhor1 tweeted
@Scotpol1314 Of course it's not about the Scottish people we'(2019) search twitter
@jwgillespie18 Or mebbe "Not now"(2019) search twitter

@ionafyfe tweeted
BK on Sunday 8th March! It’s not too warm in Glasgow and I don(2020) search twitter

@jax6754 tweeted
zier @ollyofficial Enjoy! I'm not jealous in the slightest! Hee(2015) search twitter
@ComeCoachWithMe Not me.........got tae get awe th(2014) search twitter
g session and ma butt kicked (not literally) by @JeffBrazier @C(2015) search twitter
n Holby is moved in Scotland! Not bein shown now till late Wed (2018) search twitter
eMattEvers Have a guid event! Not travelling doon tae London ti(2014) search twitter
and 2 other occurrences.

@fourmenterian tweeted
ed up with croissants (buying not baking) but still gonna give (2020) search twitter

@iainnicol tweeted
@DPJHodges Not pretend, you eejit. Recognise(2020) search twitter

@IshbelMcF tweeted
banterous word play which is not getting the appreciation it d(2019) search twitter
ecause of being Scottish. But not, like, how scary it is. The o(2018) search twitter

@MartinBroon tweeted
ranslates internationally.Why not even Cover it wae so(2020) search twitter

@rosa_alba_macd tweeted
subsequent Republics. We are not talking a monarchy in power u(2020) search twitter
rather than monarchy, what's not to agree with. And thus we ma(2020) search twitter
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f CoronaVirus, Joe Biden does not have that," which just 'just'(2020) search twitter
g a bit cheeky earlier. I did not mean to be uppity or rude ...(2020) search twitter
and 5 other occurrences.

@OliphantWullie tweeted
ng a lingua franca that would not be tolerated in the kindergar (2022) twitter link

@Angela1Sinclair tweeted
@UKGovernmentEn1 I’m not sure where he should go but h(2020) search twitter

@billykayscot tweeted
s a Scottish nationalist, but not in his head. She replied with(2020) search twitter
”? (English: to deliberately not turn up for a date, to stand (2020) search twitter

@DABArbuckle tweeted
th East of England. Nae clue. Not a scoobie. Wonder if Dougie R(2020) search twitter
hat humans (when they die) do NOT morph intae Angels nor do the(2020) search twitter
want tae make clear that I am NOT ane of those millions "prayin(2020) search twitter
We are NOT mair united than ever Boris. (2020) search twitter

@annieones tweeted
profile, pretty sure you are not even in Scotland. Enjoy your (2021) twitter link

@changed_days tweeted
S ?? Weird thing is they said not tae make aner account cos the (2021) twitter link
port pal. Pretty sure most if not all Rangers supportin Scotlan (2021) twitter link

@LairnScots tweeted
ll hae 'NSFW' in Scotland... 'Not Safe For Weans' #Scots (2020) twitter link
that the language it uses is not right…’ https://t.co/nvWXts (2019) twitter link

@LowEndJardo tweeted
llions ae taps in that city n not wan ae them have anything goo (2021) twitter link

@Sinethugcat tweeted
g the women' whom she claimed not to know. (2021) twitter link
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@kennethbryce184 tweeted
free live streams on offer - not another 1 that pays for that (2020) twitter link
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and 65 other occurrences.


Pacitti, Stephen Lallans 77 - Anither Time, Anither Place, (Lallans Magazine 2010) Doric, prose
ss, and are dead!' 'Man shall not live by bread alone! But by e on page 30
ave gathered.... And ye would not.' He shoved the hivvy gate of on page 32
an 'A man's place knoweth him not.' Efter a puckle years, naebo on page 34

3 matches

Manson, John Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Doric - Dumfries, poetry
'Let's not bother on page 116

1 matches

Leslie, Deborah Doric - Alive an Kickin, (Argo Publishing 2004 ISBN: 978-0954615314) Doric - Inverurie, prose
"Everything. Well...not quite everything," she amendi on page 81

1 matches

Goodall, Phyllis J. Lallans 59 - Last May a Braw Wooer, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Doric, newspaper
"Grandad, I am not gyan oot duncin an leavin you on page 94

1 matches

Pacitti, Stephen Lallans 81 - Pyntin the Been, (Lallans Magazine 2012) Doric - Aberdeen, newspaper
nkin 'the cup that cheers but not inebriates' fan the postie ca on page 8

1 matches

Leslie, Deborah Doric - Hale an Hairty, (Argo Publishing 2011 ISBN: 978-0954615345) Doric - Inverurie, prose
hin ma lugs an said, "And I'm not bad, Pauline, but I'm a long on page 65
oldie-coloured tube, "There's not much left - you can keep it, on page 66
"Not really." Tamara sut doon it t on page 75

3 matches

Benzie, Lesley Fessen Reared, (Seahorse 2020 ISBN: 978-1916214538) Doric, poetry
'Now is not the time to talk about climat on page 20

1 matches

Leslie, Deborah Doric: Alive an Kickin 2, (Argo Publishing 2006 ISBN: 978-0954615321) Doric - Inverurie, prose
small talk with people you're not interested in. There is, quit on page 36

1 matches

Thom, Bill The Quait Chiel, (Tapsalteerie 2013 ISBN: 9780992663100) Doric - Banff, poetry
Nick thocht, "Not eence in aa ma time, on page 23

1 matches

Byrne, Catherine Alice's Mishanters in e Land o Farlies, (Evertype 2014 ISBN: 978-1782010609) Doric - Caithness, prose
"Certainly not!" sade Alice indignantly. on page 92

1 matches

Blackhall, Sheena Lallans 67 - The Road I didna Takk, (Lallans Magazine 2005) Doric, poetry
owersettin frae 'The Road Not Taken' by Robert Lee Frost on page 62

1 matches

Pacitti, Stephen Lallans 73 - TROUBLE WI WITTGENSTEIN, (Lallans Magazine 2008) Doric - Aberdeen, prose
"Had it not been for A.J.Ayre's Language, on page 85

2 matches

Blackhall, Sheena Lallans 73 - Obituary for David Ogston, (Lallans Magazine 2008) Doric, prose
his praicious gift. 'We shall not see his like again'. on page 12

1 matches

Pacitti, Stephen Lallans 73 - The Bigger Hoose, (Lallans Magazine 2008) Doric - Aberdeen, prose
gh life, Dod. However, let it not be said that I do not recogni on page 107
t he visits you in your time, not mine, if you please." on page 108

3 matches

Kynoch, Douglas Lallans 82 - Troke, (Lallans Magazine 2013) Doric, prose
uch fruit; but if a man bides not in me, he is ceest oot as a b on page 90

1 matches

Pacitti, Stephen Lallans 82 - Beyond The Pale , (Lallans Magazine 2013) Doric - Aberdeen, prose
"The moon by night thee shall not smite, nor yet the sun by day on page 74

1 matches

Vettese, Raymond Lallans 63 - Reviews, (Lallans Magazine 2003) Doric, prose
nd?’, Mitchison replies: ‘Not much’. There ye are: food f
1 matches

Blackhall, Sheena Lallans 63 - Shelts, (Lallans Magazine 2002) Doric, prose
grew ill-naturet. “You’re not trying dear,” she raged at
, “Of course he’s failed. Not the sort we want to enrol her
2 matches

Harper, Norman Stronach: A Weekly Look at Life in the Fictional North-East Village, (The Press and Journal 2000) Doric, newspaper
Erchie Sotter was not on his customary perch at the
1 matches

Smith, Alex A Sair Fecht, (self-published 2003) Doric, prose
nearby moors and, was not for sale. Most definitely not
for sale. Most definitely not to the Americans
"Did you not see me in your mirror?" asks
use our facilities if you are not a member. If you are
4 matches

Smith, Alex A Fer Chauve, (self-published 2005) Doric, prose
. I have to admit that it was not a fecht when I was writing,
ut the officer in charge will not
. Look, the damned stuff WULL NOT burn."
3 matches

Blackhall, Sheena Minnie, (Scots Language Centre 2004) Doric, prose
We carved not a line, and we raised not a s
a line, and we raised not a stone
2 matches

Cara, Dillon, Ami and Travis Bogle Adventure, (Scots Hoose 2017) Doric, weans
They hid tae be sleekit so as not tae let the bogle ken whit th
1 matches

Gauld, Ilene Ilene Gauld - Piper and Poet, (Doric Future 2020) Doric - Keith, weans
Not on your flippin nelly!!
1 matches

Murdoch, Steve Schrödinger’s Leid?, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Doric - St Andrews, blog
wir unfriens “because I do not speak it, it cannot exist”.
1 matches

Strachan, Shane Hoast, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric, prose
he wis stuck inside. That did NOT go doon weel.
1 matches

The Mannie Fae Unco The Diary o a Feel at the Skweel, (unco.scot 2021) Doric, prose
n angry voice "Some of us are not taking this seriously?" I ken
1 matches

Hutchison, Pat The Seven Coins o Kineddart, (McStorytellers.com 2016) Doric - Banffshire, prose
“I'm not 'miss'. I'm to be addressed a
1 matches

TheChielMeister Ah'm e chiel (sae dinna fash), (youtube.com 2011) Doric, poetry
noo?", an shae repone "You're not so refined!"
"It's no use sir, you're not making sense", "ts aa richt m
2 matches

@sovereigndaisy tweeted
hink that should read English not British, us Scots dinnae gae (2021) search twitter

@DoricPhrases tweeted
mowse, min - English: You're not smart/wise, man (Many thanks (2014) search twitter
ng news tae share the morn - not been done in Aberdeen before!(2014) search twitter
ords. It means interfering or not leaving something alone. Mony(2014) search twitter
ety or depression then pls do not suffer alone https://t.co/fKj(2017) search twitter
itary Hospital.“This book is not so much a ghost story but an (2018) search twitter
and 2 other occurrences.

@FaeFoggie tweeted
n. Ayewis guid fan a Cheil is not only chuffed, but fair chuffe(2020) search twitter

@beast_afc tweeted
bald as well. At least he is not fat. There is no way back fro(2020) search twitter
heck through to get something not taken. Never got it right so (2020) search twitter
@ally_begg @AberdeenFC Not nice to see shinnie on the be(2020) search twitter
x I am deeing the best I can, not that he gets much oot it.(2020) search twitter
ft. Probably oor best player, not hard(2020) search twitter
and 1 other occurrences.

@cligeey tweeted
he same name in the kirk yard not sure about ties yet though(2020) search twitter

@_DawnLeslie tweeted
‘Brian Cox’ of linguistics (not that I had ony, but... I coul(2020) search twitter
picnic bench while pretending not to notice that it’s starting(2020) search twitter
h, while ‘Nae’ is meaning ‘not’... which in ither Scots dia(2020) search twitter

@Franwella tweeted
, jist seen yer post ..... am not afraid heehee(2012) search twitter
as i ponder - to fun day or not to fun day - to lager or not(2011) search twitter
rown, mostly adult.....I will not tak laptop tae bed(2011) search twitter

@fittiecrooners tweeted
e ringing every nicht wee yer not stop yapping(2020) search twitter

@Manuforti1968 tweeted
@ajay1903 @DoricPhrases Not THE AJ? Ex timmer toon?(2019) search twitter

@JamieFairbairn1 tweeted
k a picture o a gled/buzzard. Not a peep for mair nor a year an (2021) twitter link
ire, with a glossary of words not in Jamieson's Scottish Dictio (2020) twitter link
um have a lovely day. They're not computer / smartphone literat (2020) twitter link
ot I listen to her briefings, not Boris’. She cares about fowk (2020) twitter link
the beginning of May. Normal, not disappointing! (2020) twitter link
and 1 other occurrences.

@JamesAmcvean tweeted
help the people of Scotland, not spaffed up the wall on illega(2021) search twitter

@McGoo1888 tweeted
on...cheers for the reply but not whit ahm oan aboot...start of (2021) twitter link
e bit eh digging and they had not one ex military person involv (2021) twitter link


Parkins, Hazel Seven Year O Yule Days, (H and M Parkins 2002 ISBN: 978-0954363505) Orkney, poetry
You might not care about yourself, but spar on page 8
I get back tae Orkney I will not come near your door. on page 21
oy's reaction, he wis clearly not impressed. on page 60
any fairer than that - it's not our fault you landed splat. W on page 75

4 matches

Giles, Harry Josephine Deep Wheel Orcadia: A Novel, (Picador 2021 ISBN: 978-1529066609) Orkney, poetry
you look at it right. They're not wrecks. Not broken. They are- on page 43
n?" says Noor, than, "No. I'm not a psychologist," pittan Higgi on page 56
mynded me on about reports of not unrelated incidents on other on page 57
." Darling laaghs. "You might not know it but I think you are, on page 111
than a tale. And I know we're not the only ones. I heard-" "Whi on page 124
Also on pages 125
7 matches

Grieve, Ingrid Gousters, Glims and Veerie-orums, (Orkney Voices 2021 ISBN: 9780956661661) Orkney, poetry
No not on yer life on page 120

1 matches

Bruce, Lorraine Gousters, Glims and Veerie-orums, (Orkney Voices 2021 ISBN: 9780956661661) Orkney, poetry
Be polite and do not scoff on page 98

1 matches

Garson, Sheila Gousters, Glims and Veerie-orums, (Orkney Voices 2021 ISBN: 9780956661661) Orkney, poetry
ll soon be at home so see and not be anyways annoyed if I don't on page 37
Thou shalt not suffer a witch tae live on page 75

2 matches

Butler, Vera Gousters, Glims and Veerie-orums, (Orkney Voices 2021 ISBN: 9780956661661) Orkney, poetry
ehold, I won. To date they've not taen up me suggestion but I t on page 14
but not for me. on page 26

2 matches

Hollinrake, Fran Flett Assipattle and the Mester Stoorworm, (Orkney Heritage Society 2010) Orkney, poetry
a heap o years I'm tellt, and not a single tear wis gret:
1 matches

@peediepuss tweeted
at least in the north isles. Not only applying to the season, (2020) twitter link
endous, but better found than not. Poor peedie moot. (2021) twitter link
@Patnsula I know, it's not the first time either. A peed (2021) twitter link
@northseaknitter Bruck not bruck (2021) twitter link
5 @d_anderson878 Similar, but not exactly, and very hard to des(2020) search twitter
and 1 other occurrences.


Johnson, Laureen Alice's Adventirs in Wonderlaand, (Evertype 2012 ISBN: 978-1782010081) Shetland - Voe, prose
Alice wisna burtit hersel, not wan bit, an shö jamp up rich on page 10
"I wis not!" cried da Moose, sharp an aa on page 31

2 matches

Fraser, Barbara Aye Someane Deid, Aye Someane Boarn, (Shetland Times 2021 ISBN: 978-1910997437) Shetland, prose
me realise she needs family, not just me, there was nivver any on page 25
"Mind du's not ta takk dy knickers aff fur h on page 46

2 matches

De Luca, Christine Lallans 58 - seiven poems bi Christine de Luca, (Lallans Magazine 2001) Shetland, poetry
Not on a raised beach on page 19

2 matches

Tait, John M Lallans 58 - Sheltie Prattle an da Blue Lowe (a Pantomime) , (Lallans Magazine 2001) Shetland, prose
"Not that you couldn't have the ot on page 35

1 matches

I Hear Dee Shaetlan A primer - v. 1.1, (I Hear Dee 2022) Shetland, prose
Irregular verbs, however, are not formed with - (e)d, but in va on page 73
rt English, whaar da negator (not) is da sam fir baith on page 88
Standard English da negator (not) on page 89
roughly as 'oh pooh!' / 'not a bit!' / 'I see!' / 'is that on page 99
e coming?' no "what way is he not coming") on page 100

10 matches

De Luca, Christine Parallel Worlds: Poems in Shetlandic and English, (Luath 2005 ISBN: 978-1905222131) Shetland, poetry
Forget-me-not on page 88

3 matches

Tait, John M Lallans 60 - The Three Hooses, (Lallans Magazine 2002) Shetland, weans
"Not to mention research into the
," chips in Effete Literati. "Not, of course, that we are neces
2 matches

Johnson, Laureen Saands o Maywick, (Shetland For Wirds 2004) Shetland, prose
Weel, hit's not ta be sayin at I ran for da b
1 matches

Williamson, Christie Bellows, (damagnifyingless.wordpress.com 2012) Shetland, poetry
flottin a not
1 matches

Peterson, George P.S. Nannie Georgedaughter, (Shetland For Wirds 2002) Shetland, prose
t wis da understane o’t, an not wan hair cared shö. A happy,
im an me an Hunter an Baabie. Not a soond did we mak or utter.
says he, ‘an behave normal. Not a wird or a sign. Der nobody
I hurries ta da hoidey holl. Not a human ta be seen. I haals a
4 matches

Williamson, Christie Da windirs o technology, (The Bottle Imp 2019) Shetland - Yell, poetry
bit da swall o da not
1 matches

Tait, John M Shaetlan is Daed - Lang live Dialect, (Shetland Dialect Conference 2004 2004) Shetland, prose
ged as standard languages did not acquire grammatical rules jus
mmar. The other varieties did not lose their grammars just beca
ammars just because they were not chosen as the standard.
ules and pronunciation. It is not and never has been, though th
obviously supposed ta mean ‘not very big’, dan wha im I ta
7 matches

Facebook link (Shetland on Camera 2021) Shetland
ie picnic on Ronas Hill eenoo not annider car or body ta be see

Facebook link (Wir Midder Tongue 2016) Shetland
her someen hed a lucky fit or not. If sho tocht dey wir lucky a

Facebook link (Wir Midder Tongue 2016) Shetland
pairt smaa an' sare aa". I'd not heard dat in long. Noo, hoors

Watt, Valerie Da secret wirld o Santie’s elves, (Shetland Times 2008) Shetland - Lerwick, newspaper
Tushie,” he said. “It is not an unreasonable idea. I have
1 matches

@Julie_Dennison tweeted
@adamchuggy it will not be broon when am finished wi (2015) twitter link
i say 'haha i keen' but i did not keen as dis shop has no windo (2017) twitter link
wir nearly at da tap, dey wir not impressed but dey should o st (2019) twitter link
I may or may not have gotten up aboot 6am at d (2020) twitter link
appear ta be particularly... not poisoned ¯\_(?)_/¯ (2021) twitter link
and 2 other occurrences.

@tattooedselkie tweeted
mutton soup on the go. Having not had it in a year I'm excited.(2021) search twitter
@JoEdwards41 Yun honestly wid not surprise me wan bit.(2021) search twitter
completely empty wi a 'sorry not in service' sign on da front (2021) search twitter
wi me usin Shetlandic. It wis not encouraged idda skules at aa (2021) search twitter

@helenmoncrieff tweeted
nd da sprees o da past, maybe not go sleep til after dawn. http(2020) search twitter
a rare day dis win(d) ter to not feel assaulted by da wind htt(2020) search twitter
o o wir encounter wi da orca. Not quite up to my big bridder's (2017) search twitter
I was focussed on the scenery not the plot :)(2014) search twitter

@shaetlan_rose tweeted
discovered the tooskit pup is NOT a fan of 'Da Full Rigged Ship(2018) search twitter
et should say Tulya’s E’en, not Nicht.(2019) search twitter

@RedValkyrie84 tweeted
in a dark and quiet room and not think aboot onyting. Except i (2019) twitter link
or it - hubbys told me he’s not bought anything yet. So I’m (2021) twitter link
et more time to myself and to not have my day started by V and (2018) twitter link
@SamMGreer Oh dear. Dats not good (2020) twitter link


Halfpenny, Cameron Ahlice's Adveenturs in Wunderlaant, (Evertype 2015 ISBN: 978-1782010876) Southern - Borders, prose
"Ah hed not!" cried th Moose, shairply an on page 30

1 matches

@cammyrudkin tweeted
@george_hogg no graeme a did not!!!!!! #a didni had up the try(2012) search twitter

@officialAliRed tweeted
lad is two months auld today. Not his usual happy self because (2020) search twitter
lloh @mairi_fletcher They are not meeting their statutory duty (2020) search twitter

@StuartPoet tweeted
Up at 8 for morning dauner (not doner) after fruit and yoghur(2020) search twitter
Not a sound outside, cold, clear (2020) search twitter
're getting there but slowly, not quickly enough for my liking.(2020) search twitter
eerie now including routines, not necessarily a bad thing. Here(2020) search twitter
nd they were always on bauks, not perches. I always get baukit (2020) search twitter
and 8 other occurrences.

@MartyMacMurtrie tweeted
with sum sae called ‘deaf’ not “Deaf” colleagues as well.(2020) search twitter


Morrison-Smyth, Anne Alice's Carrants in Wunnerlan, (Evertype 2013 ISBN: 978-1-78201-011-1) Ulster - Ballymoney, prose
"A had not!" gret the Moose, shairply an on page 31
e! Yae dae it! - Deed A wull not, thin! - Bill's tae go doon on page 38
Hae sent thim wurd A had not gone on page 120

3 matches

Dornan, Stephen Tha Jaa Banes, (Ulster-Scots Academy 2020 ISBN: 978-1-9163758-1-9) Ulster - Comber, poetry
Not aa o London's wealth, on page 36

1 matches

Logan, Liam Thon Ulster Scots Book, (Galdanagh 2014 ISBN: 978-0992881405) Ulster - Dunloy, prose
ld, that I came from Belfast (not strictly true but I was sure on page 33

1 matches

Burgess, Wilson Dae Ye See: Ulster-Scots Poems, (Scots Language Centre 2007 ISBN: 978-0955791604) Ulster - L'Derry, poetry
An' not go daein' think laik that on page 27

1 matches

Campbell, Robert Lock Doon Poyams, (Independently 2021 ISBN: 979-8742155812) Ulster, poetry
A jumbled mess not fit for theim, on page 21

1 matches

Crozier, Ian Recomendations fer an Ulster-Scots plen fer oor leid, heirskeip an’ culture, (communities-ni.gov.uk 2022) Ulster, government
ns in the next five years are not stand alone but future focuse on page 5

1 matches

Hanna, Wendy Gaitherin’ Purdas!, (Facebook - Schomberg Society 2020) Ulster, poetry
Still, not half as tough as days of old.
Gettin redd up, not a bad days crack,
2 matches

Millar, Al Poortith Bono owersettin, (no publisher recorded 2022) Ulster, poetry
St Patrick caa’d Zelensky NOT
1 matches

@Angelinekking tweeted
gmajig instead of thingmajig. Not so common now.(2020) search twitter
@MarkThompStuff @molach95 Not wer? Is wer unique to County (2020) search twitter

@fairfaaye tweeted
annel4 sitcom Derry Girls may not have realised just many essen(2020) search twitter

@the_gellick tweeted
's nil - nil mair aften than not! ; ) (2014) twitter link

@HurchinHome tweeted
rtle Nae het eshes, mind. Why not gaun till th'lectric?(2014) search twitter

@MarkThompStuff tweeted
aigfd @HurchinHome We tend to not use "ken" much although it is(2020) search twitter

@TheFarrierPhil tweeted
to see what's happening. Cach not so much except for 'cach hand (2021) twitter link

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