A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
nursery Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words11.1 12.7 0 18.6 51.5 11.3 0
Number of occurrences2013 0 1 5 1 0
Number of authors10 8 1 1 1

Occurrences of nursery in Corpus

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Fitt, Matthew Chairlie and the Chocolate Works, (Itchy Coo 2016 ISBN: 978-1-78530-083-7) Lallans, prose
Books were aw ower the nursery flair! on page 158

2 matches

Clark, Thomas Diary o a Wimpy Wean, (Itchy Coo 2018 ISBN: 978-1785302145) Lallans, weans
t's time for him tae gaun tae nursery, he gets up and wanner the re on page 23

1 matches

Wilson, Rab Accent O the Mind, (Luath 2006 ISBN: 978-1905222322) Lallans - New Cumnock, poetry
Twa, three wee anes frae the Nursery Schuil, on page 12

1 matches

Fleemin, Sandy Report on Inquiry intil the role Submission, (Education, Culture an Sport Comatee 2003) Lallans - East Lothian, government
rned the likes o this fremmit nursery rhyme:
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3 matches

Gilmour, Rosie Fareweel tae Wallyford, (Scots Hoose 2017) Lallans, weans
Ma nursery got me aff tae a guid stert
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 116, (self-published 2003) Lallans - Musselburgh, newspaper
ON 29t. o Mey, bairns' nursery nurses wis on strike at Campi
But nursery nurses need mair dosh!
2 matches

McKillop, Roger The Builders, (McStorytellers.com 2015) Lallans - Edinburgh, prose
rentices. We had aw’ sorts, Nursery Nurses, Engineers, Secretaria
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 106, (self-published 2002) Lallans, newspaper
ks for aw ages o bairns, frae nursery richt up tae Advanced Highers
1 matches

@billykayscot tweeted
s is the sign for the town’s nursery - the Scottish Rascal! That (2020) search twitter


Parkin, Hazel Seven Year O Yule Days, (H and M Parkins 2002 ISBN: 978-0954363505) Orkney, poetry
Ah'm learned him aal the nursery rhymes and some bonny Sankey on page 55

1 matches


@RedValkyrie84 tweeted
stay and play session at E’s nursery. No swimmin fur mammy and an (2018) twitter link
My peerie viking aa set fur nursery daday!! #uphellyaa #vikings… (2018) twitter link
E had cheese scones at nursery daday and wanted more at home (2018) twitter link
gh cough* has been paintin at nursery daday ?? xxx… https://t.co/N (2018) twitter link
Walking to nursery daday and since da peeriest… (2018) twitter link


Wilson, Rab Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
Twa, three wee anes frae the Nursery Schuil, on page 219

1 matches

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