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Use in varieties of Scots

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nuts Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words18.4 20.5 23.8 0 20.6 11.3 0
Number of occurrences3321 9 0 2 1 0
Number of authors20 11 6 2 1

Occurrences of nuts in Corpus

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Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
ye oan Aldo. He's gone fuckin nuts ever since him and Craig loas on page 73
ly, they go absolutely fuckin nuts. Some even begin chargin at t on page 160

2 matches

Donovan, Anne Matilda In Scots, (Itchy Coo 2019 ISBN: 978-1785302350) Lallans, weans
ye could see boorachs o broon nuts in their green jaickets. The on page 175
wee eejits like you, How mony nuts dae ah huv awthegether? Answe on page 212

3 matches

Thomson, Mark Bard fae thi buildin site, (Luath 2007 ISBN: 978-1906307141) Lallans - Dundee, poetry
touchin eis nuts in front o thi kidz on page 118

1 matches

Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2021 ISBN: 978-1916117921) Lallans - Renfrew, prose
Laura McNish an aw the tough nuts in oor class wid pure staun u on page 76
tae thir airms or they said, NUTS ABOUT YOU, an knowin Charlene on page 154

2 matches

Fitt, Matthew Chairlie and the Chocolate Works, (Itchy Coo 2016 ISBN: 978-1-78530-083-7) Lallans, prose
cially trained for gettin the nuts oot o walnuts,' Mr Wonka expl on page 125
nnerfu, the wey they get thae nuts oot! And see hoo they first c on page 126
s gaun whaur aw the ither bad nuts go,' said Mr Wullie Wonka. 'D on page 129

4 matches

McAlpine, Joan Meeting of the Parliament, (The Scottish Parliament 2019) Lallans, government
An ging ontil a diet o nuts.’
1 matches

Bolland, John A Chocolate Cowboy, (From Glasgow To Saturn 2008) Lallans, prose
h’s plastic bag o’ monkey nuts an aipples, a tangerine an tw
or paltry plunderbag o monkey nuts, twa cox’s pippins an a Cle
“A bag a nuts,” Ah seyd. “ An aipple.
d Ah dragged thon polly-bag o nuts along the tarmac, up an doon
4 matches

Mc Rae, Thomas The Neep Lantern, (Lowdown-L 2009) Lallans - Central, prose
jist sweeties, fruit, an’ nuts. But—och!—we hud great ti
1 matches

Heather, Alistair The porage revolution: Hou porage cam tae mak Scotland habitable, (Mak Forrit 2017) Lallans - Angus, blog
ae guid reason. The berries, nuts an meat wis ower muckle for a
1 matches

Thoumire, Elizabeth Halloween, (Mak Forrit 2019) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
les for dookin, an a puckle o nuts. We bairns makkit oor ain pok
1 matches

@WhenDidADidny tweeted
vere nut allergy so don't eat nuts on the flight. 2 hours later (2018) twitter link


Uri, Antonia Bidin awa: City Breaks, (Scots Language Centre 2015) Doric - Aberdeen, newspaper
milky drink made oot o chufa nuts has a unique taste - like a on page 4

1 matches

Blackhall, Sheena Jessie the Jumbo And other Bairn Tales in Scots, (Smashwords 2014) Doric - Aberdeen, weans
a wheel (Fur he’d taen the nuts aff that sud hae held it on,
s an cairriet doon his kist o nuts an
ken this Bruce, there’s twa nuts here that’ll be jist
3 matches

@Doric_Bananaman tweeted
wice and oot the back fur yer nuts! #BananasMin(2015) search twitter

@cligeey tweeted
Meanwhile they are gan, nuts aboot peanuts https://t.co/Om(2020) search twitter

@daleser23 tweeted
@rossandrew_ aye nuts like. Just shows u that ye di(2014) search twitter

@fittiecrooners tweeted
moke alarm went aff, wife gan nuts! A fer a wee snack(2017) search twitter
toastie, bug o‘ crisps & KP nuts! #timeschanged https://t.co/5(2018) search twitter


Williamson, Christie Shaetlan an compoonds a da richt, (damagnifyingless.wordpress.com 2014) Shetland, blog
favour, an whit wi can offer. Nuts an bolts mettir, but ta hae w
1 matches

@helenmoncrieff tweeted
Is it nuts dat I'm hangin oot my claes o(2016) search twitter


@jamie_ginger tweeted
f the pitch. Terry went fuckn nuts and there was a 30man drawl.r(2012) search twitter