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nurses Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words13.4 13.9 20 22.3 0 11.3 0
Number of occurrences2817 8 2 0 1 0
Number of authors14 8 3 2 1

Occurrences of nurses in Corpus

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Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
omated front doors. Doacturs, nurses, and visitors, alike. Young, on page 176

1 matches

McHardy, Stuart The Wey Forrit, (Luath 2017 ISBN: 978-1912147014) Lallans, prose
IT professionals, but jiners, nurses, posties, bus-drivers, cleane on page 10
rers an university lecturers, nurses an social warkers, waitresses on page 105

2 matches

Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2021 ISBN: 978-1916117921) Lallans - Renfrew, prose
ig high beds where yi lie, an nurses take yir temperature or yir b on page 151
e an tolt me, right after the nurses came an took her back tae the on page 153
sed an it's maistly cause the nurses are watchin her every move: s on page 154

5 matches

Grae, Emma Be guid tae yer Mammy, (Unbound Digital 2021 ISBN: 978-1789651171) Lallans, prose
s window. The doctor says the nurses will be in at his back tae re on page 86
contact. She smiles. Once the nurses leave, she comes over. on page 88

2 matches

Campbell, Karen Gie it laldy, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Lallans - Glasgow, blog
yi propose. Mak fairmers and nurses and fowk wi disabeilities, an
1 matches

Grae, Emma Dancin wi the Rhona, (unbound.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
s. Ah relay whit ah tellt the nurses.
1 matches

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

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

Kurtoglu, Wulf Braken Fences, (Caroline Macafee 2011 ISBN: B006JE3UQW) Lallans, prose
“We're nurses,” Beatrice sayed.
“We're nurses,” Beatrice sayed.
2 matches


Smith, Alex A Fer Chauve, (self-published 2005) Doric, prose
haud a nurses hand. If you feel ony pain ji
eel ony pain jist squeeze the nurses hand an
you hiv tae haud the nurses hand. You widnae believe this
mannie nurses hand I got tae haud."
4 matches

Blackhall, Sheena The Quarry, (Lochlands 2007) Doric, prose
ller in her purse tae pye fur nurses, an bein ower ill tae move, t
1 matches

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Please join me in wishing the nurses care assistants an carers fa (2020) search twitter


Parkin, Hazel Seven Year O Yule Days, (H and M Parkins 2002 ISBN: 978-0954363505) Orkney, poetry
Nurses aal the coughs and chills. on page 23

1 matches

Giles, Harry Josephine Deep Wheel Orcadia: A Novel, (Picador 2021 ISBN: 978-1529066609) Orkney, poetry
parent? Is hid no creches an nurses whan wiss wi bairns maan wirk on page 69

1 matches


McDonald, Hamish The Girnin Gates - Chapter 3, (Itchy Coo 2003) Southern, prose
owdit roon, but there wis nae nurses nur doactors nur nuhin, ther
1 matches

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