A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
notes Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words27.3 29.3 31.7 37.1 0 45.2 6.5
Number of occurrences4930 12 2 0 4 1
Number of authors33 18 8 2 4 1

Occurrences of notes in Corpus

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Fitt, Matthew Roald Dahl Reekin Rhymes, (Itchy Coo 2018 ISBN: 978-1785301834) Lallans, weans
For noo Miss Ridin Hood, yin notes, on page 47

1 matches

Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
keep feedin in the crisp new notes they jist withdrew fae their on page 28
nin, Megan slammed the wad ae notes she wis coontin oantae the co on page 32
in Scottish crisp twinty quid notes. Post-Traumatic Stress Disord on page 67
is pumpin five grand worth ae notes through Mikey's clubs. So, he on page 179
. Ah quickly stuff the wad ae notes in a white envelope and dart on page 182

5 matches

Wilson, Rab Accent O the Mind, (Luath 2006 ISBN: 978-1905222322) Lallans - New Cumnock, poetry
Readin the notes o some auld Scots divine, on page 129

1 matches

Rennie, Susan Kat an Doug on Planet Perjink, (Itchy Coo 2002 ISBN: 978-1902927565) Lallans, weans
'I'll jist sit an tak notes,' said Doug, tappin the end o on page 19

1 matches

Chisnall, Edward F. H. Yer Ain, The Young Yins and the Auld Yin, (Evertype 2021 ISBN: 978-1782012764) Lallans - Glasgow, poetry
Makkin buttons and case notes, misspellin names aw day on page 51
Notes o kisses roond the warld on page 121

2 matches

Grae, Emma The Tongue She Speaks, (Scots Language Centre 2021) Lallans, poetry
as his moustache. Wee post-it notes are stuck between every other on page 25

1 matches

Fleemin, Sandy Economic Theory, (sandyfleming.org 2003) Lallans - East Lothian, prose
coffee wi the last o ma pound notes an A still haes this pound co
1 matches

Clark, Sara Your Leid, Oor Leid, Awbody's Leid, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
tonto, ah've tae tak doon the notes as gleg as ma wee haun will s
1 matches

Smith, Jamie Effeirin tae the formal: Laitinate lendwirds in Scots, (Mak Forrit 2019) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
ts Language, Caroline Macafee notes anent earlier French lends:
1 matches

Hodgart, John Scots Language Act: Oor weans hae richt tae see mither tung respectit, (The National 2021) Lallans - North Ayrshire, newspaper
ts, books, reports an teachin notes on Scottish literature an lan
1 matches

Bennett, Peter Sharks, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
s poakit an pult oot a wad ay notes.
hing aw the time. He slid the notes oer the table an ah put them
2 matches

Bennett, Peter The Guru an Zander, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
there?’ ah sais, fannin the notes oot quickly.
1 matches

Bennett, Peter McShane's Reprieve, (ABCTales.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
sais, pushin a wad ay folded notes intae ma haun, then claspin i
1 matches

Farrow, Kenneth D. Lallans 59 - Editorial, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans, newspaper
at isna anither day. Comparin notes wi fowk, I hear I’m no ma l
1 matches

Hodgart, John A Catalogue o Sair Neglect, (Bella Calledonia 2016) Lallans - North Ayrshire, blog
tae produce a tome o support notes an teachin resources. Nae doo
ountry, wha wrote the teachin notes – The Shottle (a real jewel
2 matches

Dempster, Michael DIGNITY, (Scots Language Centre 2021) Lallans, poetry
pittin notes
1 matches

Bennett, Peter Coyle Loyal, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
ney oot an he grabs two score notes aff us, stickin a tenner tae
1 matches

Scots Language Center Crackin aboot politics, (Scots Language Centre 2020) Lallans, blog
backgrund comment an langage notes, that’s in the PDF document
1 matches

McClurg, Fernando Weill, weill, weill, (The Sair Fecht 2016) Lallans, blog
mple campaign that played twa notes: a relatively popular leader
1 matches

@billykayscot tweeted
evit in Glesga Scots wi grace notes o Gaelic an Irish - jist lik(2020) search twitter

@LairnScots tweeted
The Teaching Notes fae @scotlit are here: https: (2020) twitter link
ASLS’s Teaching notes oan Tally’s Blood, The Chevi (2019) twitter link

@LowEndJardo tweeted
d red with light forest fruit notes (2021) twitter link


Manson, John Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Doric - Dumfries, poetry
Auld Notes on page 115

2 matches

Smith, Alex A Fer Chauve, (self-published 2005) Doric, prose
I have been keeping my usual notes about the wither. Some people
assie, wi her note book takin notes.
2 matches

Blackhall, Sheena Minnie, (Scots Language Centre 2004) Doric, prose
pianie steel timmerin up the notes. She'd a lot o grun tae makk
1 matches

Strachan, Shane Hoast, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric, prose
e wis unable tae hit the high notes. Anither sang came on. This e
1 matches

The Mannie Fae Unco The Diary o a Feel at the Skweel, (unco.scot 2021) Doric, prose
so the drama teacher gave us notes tae oor parents. My mither an
1 matches

Blackhall, Sheena Jessie the Jumbo And other Bairn Tales in Scots, (Smashwords 2014) Doric - Aberdeen, weans
he pipes soundit, an the wild notes o the Heilan fling rang oot a
1 matches

Blackhall, Sheena Drumneachie Ferm, (Scottish Poetry Library 2019) Doric, poetry
Author’s notes:
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@d_anderson878 tweeted
nds I will give out ten pound notes to everybody I see doing it).(2020) search twitter

@DoricPhrases tweeted
s tae tak #Scottish bank poun notes!(2019) search twitter

@JamieFairbairn1 tweeted
un can clear his een, Wi glib notes sain the simmer’s green. Rob (2020) twitter link


Parkin, Hazel Seven Year O Yule Days, (H and M Parkins 2002 ISBN: 978-0954363505) Orkney, poetry
I scribbled oot notes tae box numbers, aal set tae on page 42

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Hall, Simon W. Haggis tasting notes, and whisky pairings, (Brisk Northerly 2019) Orkney, blog
knortherly brings you tasting notes tae three classic haggises o
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Niven, Liz Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern, poetry
wi its wee an lang notes? on page 10

1 matches

Curran, Doug Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Galloway, poetry
ud faa's faster, an the sweet notes fade an die, on page 20

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Burns, John Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Galloway, poetry
Lik notes o gowd on page 57

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Purves, David C. Jade Lute, (SCOTS Corpus 2003) Southern - Selkirk, poetry
Thegither thay wheipil, the notes dwynin intil
1 matches


McDonald, Fiona Frae Cowie's Cragg, (Ulster-Scots Academy Press 2021 ISBN: B0949GXX7K) Ulster, poetry

1 matches

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