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Use in varieties of Scots

sides Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words49.2 44.2 42.5 33.5 55.5 112.8 71.8
Number of occurrences10354 17 3 7 10 12
Number of authors53 30 6 3 3 6 5

Occurrences of sides in Corpus

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Burnett, Colin A Working Class State of Mind, (Piermont 2021 ISBN: 978-1914090158) Lallans - East Coast, prose
eh? two lovers fae different sides ae the Edinburgh tracks. Diff on page 68
since the keepers will change sides in the second half. And gone on page 109

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Donovan, Anne Matilda In Scots, (Itchy Coo 2019 ISBN: 978-1785302350) Lallans, weans
hoppers hae their lugs in the sides o their bellies. Yer dochter on page 2
uck tae the hair aw roond the sides and back, she had tae shaggle on page 30
see if they're clean on baith sides.' on page 135

3 matches

McHardy, Stuart The Wey Forrit, (Luath 2017 ISBN: 978-1912147014) Lallans, prose
in amang theirsels an sell aw sides weapons - thon's the British on page 114

1 matches

McHardy, Stuart Speakin o Dundee: Tales Tellt Aroun the Toun, (Luath 2010 ISBN: 978-1-906817-25-1) Lallans - Dundee, prose
rter o a mile lang on the twa sides the road tae the village ran on page 63

1 matches

Fitt, Matthew Chairlie and the Chocolate Works, (Itchy Coo 2016 ISBN: 978-1-78530-083-7) Lallans, prose
n air cam skirlin through the sides o the windaes and unner the d on page 45
e were green meedows on baith sides o the glen, and alang the bot on page 73
huge dauds o fudge oot o its sides .. , on page 140

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Wilson, Rab Accent O the Mind, (Luath 2006 ISBN: 978-1905222322) Lallans - New Cumnock, poetry
'Shot by both sides', Devoto's 'Magazine', on page 61

1 matches

Rennie, Susan Kat an Doug on Planet Perjink, (Itchy Coo 2002 ISBN: 978-1902927565) Lallans, weans
e middle o a busy toun. On aw sides were rows o cube-shaped build on page 8

1 matches

Townsley, Jane Joe's Cloud an Ither Stuff, (lulu.com 2014 ISBN: 978-1326001612) Lallans - Perth, prose
Weel Mac an me did haud oor sides on page 8
me. That's the bottom an the sides. They'll fold up in a minute. on page 66
at his wings bashed intae the sides o the tent an The hale thing on page 99

3 matches

Robertson, James The Hoose at Pooh's Neuk, (Itchy Coo 2010 ISBN: 978-1845022945) Lallans, weans
oad, wi widden spars on baith sides o it. Christopher Robin could on page 85
ins grew awfie jaggy on baith sides the path, Teeger ran up and d on page 108

2 matches

Morning, Carey Neeps and Tatties, (self-published 2020) Lallans, weans
ggis laughed 'til his squishy sides ached. on page 32

1 matches

Robertson, James The Sleekit Mr Tod, (Itchy Coo 2008 ISBN: 978-1845021986) Lallans, weans
hunner smeekit hams and fufty sides o bacon! on page 52

1 matches

Clark, Thomas The Boggin Beginnin, (Itchy Coo 2021 ISBN: 978-1785303524) Lallans, weans
in ye use for sclimmin up the sides o waws, usually when ye're up on page 118

1 matches

Grae, Emma Be guid tae yer Mammy, (Unbound Digital 2021 ISBN: 978-1789651171) Lallans, prose
e puckin Last Supper oan both sides, Ah've been tae ma fair share on page 114

1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 168, (self-published 2007) Lallans, newspaper
ir or less the same wey baith sides o the mairches. The twa langu
1 matches

Fairnie, Robert Scots Tung WITTINS Nummer 178, (self-published 2008) Lallans, newspaper
prenter that cuid prent baith sides o the paper automatically. Th
1 matches

Clark, Thomas Scots an the smit: a language unner lockdoun, (Bella Caledonia 2020) Lallans - Bellshill, blog
lists swerve tae the opposite sides o the pavement, as if joukin
1 matches

Dornan, Stephen The Widenin Sheuch, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
jaloose they garred folk tak sides. The hail notion o a Scotch o
1 matches

Clark, Sara Indyref 2: Aulder, Wiser, Kinder, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
es ah've been telt from baith sides, is that in seekin independen
1 matches

Thoumire, Elizabeth Three days in October, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
isin oot o Holyrood Park, the sides o the weel-kent hill sprackel
1 matches

Bennett, Peter The Bothy (Part One), (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
the gutterin an spews oer the sides, creatin an aqueous partition
1 matches

Bennett, Peter TA Hauf an a Hauf, (ABCTales.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
ce ay bloody eejits oan baith sides ay the fence. They kin bloody
1 matches

Rennie, Susan The Hoose o Haivers, (Itchy Coo 2002 ISBN: 978-1902927442) Lallans, weans
tae the sea; an on the ither sides, its waws were covert wi pent
1 matches

Rennie, Susan Kat an Doug on Planet Fankle, (Itchy Coo 2002 ISBN: 978-1902927459) Lallans, weans
in alang a muckle tunnel, its sides made o lichts o aw different
1 matches

Smith, Jamie Animal Ferm: Chapter I, (Mak Forrit 2021) Lallans, prose
n fund tae hiv votit on baith sides. Major gaed on:
1 matches

Kurtoglu, Wulf Braken Fences, (Caroline Macafee 2011 ISBN: B006JE3UQW) Lallans, prose
ip. “You can be on opposite sides o a room, bit you’re muvin
1 matches

Alston, Connor THE BLACK-EYED CHILDREN OF SCOTLAND, (Scots Hoose 2021) Lallans, weans
n’ saw the bins oan their sides. He turnt. “It wis the bins
1 matches

Scots Language Center Crackin aboot politics, (Scots Language Centre 2020) Lallans, blog
place, an the weys that baith sides shuid ettle at the campaign i
1 matches

Horsbroch, Dauvit The Embra Greement, (Scots Language Centre 2012) Lallans, government
y ane‟s pairt an that baith sides in the
that it is fair an that baith sides
ir that braidcasters taks nae sides
boot the Referendum takes nae sides. Braidcasters, Ofcom an the C
-speir, haud a crack wi baith sides o the campaign (mind, neither
5 matches

Sneddon, Alison Whit dae ye want “British vailues” tae mean?, (The Sair Fecht 2016) Lallans, blog
ssue haes came doon, on baith sides, tae whit Britain gains or ty
1 matches

McClurg, Fernando Weill, weill, weill, (The Sair Fecht 2016) Lallans, blog
their voters bleed tae baith sides o the constitutional divide.
1 matches

Ewen, Allan The “Auld Lang Syne” Paradox, (The Sair Fecht 2014) Lallans, blog
is i the interests o baith sides.
is the responsibility o baith sides tae unite an progress local a
2 matches

Monahan Brown, Ricky Dùn Èideann, (The Scores 2020) Lallans, prose
airdens, on each of the fower sides inby the fence, thare were st
1 matches

grandeicedcoffees Do You Wanna Touch, (archiveofourown.org 2021) Lallans, prose
gainst me, softly touching ma sides, ma nipples, ma thighs. He’
1 matches

@DavidJWood2 tweeted
w their auld, it has its doon sides ????(2020) search twitter

@raiphsays tweeted
gol: (korean): sodjers fae aw sides end up in a wee villish an fi(2020) search twitter

@kennethbryce184 tweeted
guys - b barry tae c yous 2 sides in action again so soon (2021) twitter link
k at another 2 lowland league sides! (2021) twitter link
been a cracker between 2 top sides - kept hoping it would go ah (2021) twitter link
oy the game guys - 2 quality sides defo (2020) twitter link

@StuartPoet tweeted
aa Scots, oor Scots oan baith sides o the Sheugh. Guid tae see Sc (2020) twitter link
isburnReads Neebors oan baith sides o The Sheugh! (2020) twitter link


Leslie, Deborah Doric - Alive an Kickin, (Argo Publishing 2004 ISBN: 978-0954615314) Doric - Inverurie, prose
e Pitsligas aboot split their sides lachin. on page 45

1 matches

Leslie, Deborah Doric - Hale an Hairty, (Argo Publishing 2011 ISBN: 978-0954615345) Doric - Inverurie, prose
ter run doon yer chiks an yer sides war sair; foo te show affecti on page 20

1 matches

Uri, Antonia Bidin awa: City Breaks, (Scots Language Centre 2015) Doric - Aberdeen, newspaper
river, fit separates the twa sides o the city. The brig, sae ken on page 7
I' brig that connects the twa sides o the Duoro river. The brig, on page 9

3 matches

Benzie, Lesley Fessen Reared, (Seahorse 2020 ISBN: 978-1916214538) Doric, poetry
batterin aff the sides o yer cot on page 30

1 matches

Leslie, Deborah Doric: Alive an Kickin 2, (Argo Publishing 2006 ISBN: 978-0954615321) Doric - Inverurie, prose
rry-oan; jist a short back an sides it a decent price an aa the c on page 8

1 matches

Smith, Alex A Fer Chauve, (self-published 2005) Doric, prose
a-sides?" Says ae lad. "You ken this
1 matches

Blackhall, Sheena Minnie, (Scots Language Centre 2004) Doric, prose
r breid wis buttered on baith sides. Neist year, fin Isie turned
n Natur baith hid their nesty sides. Ye micht pett an bosie a new
tened by yalla broom at their sides an violets at their feet. An
3 matches

Blackhall, Sheena The Quarry, (Lochlands 2007) Doric, prose
ellin fowk nae tae sclimm the sides an tae bide weel back frae th
1 matches

Blackhall, Sheena Jessie the Jumbo And other Bairn Tales in Scots, (Smashwords 2014) Doric - Aberdeen, weans
zens o roses peintit roon her sides, She hid
teetle the sides o Rosy Lil on the lang simmer
as sides.”
e cannie nae tae drap aff the sides.
4 matches

@cligeey tweeted
different rules for different sides of road https://t.co/HkgCa8Wb(2020) search twitter


Baikie, R. M. Mair Fairming Tales, (Baikie 2000 ISBN: 978-0953156412) Orkney - Hackland, prose
its wis splet so bad that the sides o hid wir jeust hingan wide a on page 14

1 matches

Parkin, Hazel Seven Year O Yule Days, (H and M Parkins 2002 ISBN: 978-0954363505) Orkney, poetry
Noo hings doon both sides o his knees. on page 18

1 matches

Hall, Simon W. Gousters, Glims and Veerie-orums, (Orkney Voices 2021 ISBN: 9780956661661) Orkney, prose
w tae fill the kert, bank the sides and mound the rest. on page 2

1 matches


Johnson, Laureen Alice's Adventirs in Wonderlaand, (Evertype 2012 ISBN: 978-1782010081) Shetland - Voe, prose
ything; dan shö lookit at da sides o da wal, an noticed at dev w on page 9
anunder him, an aroond baith sides o him, an ahint him, it fell on page 42
enit, tryin ta mak oot da twa sides o him; an seein as he wis fai on page 52
!" An dey nippit him on baith sides at ee time. on page 74

4 matches

Fraser, Barbara Aye Someane Deid, Aye Someane Boarn, (Shetland Times 2021 ISBN: 978-1910997437) Shetland, prose
wir a lokk mair said on baith sides an whin Janet cam fae her war on page 23

1 matches

Sutherland, Hazel Biggin Da Dess, (Shetland For Wirds 2004) Shetland, prose
s just da right narrowin o da sides as da dess grows an grows. Hi
done yet; she's rakin doon da sides, like a body reddin dir hair
2 matches


Niven, Liz Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern, poetry
len whaur echoes arise oan aw sides on page 9

1 matches

Curran, Doug Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Galloway, poetry
ower the sides o the cairt. on page 15

1 matches

Bryden, Hugh Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
cannae hiv seen the sides Ah can. on page 103

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Tindal, Betty Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009 ISBN: 978-1906817053) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
moved ower the sides on page 155

1 matches

Halfpenny, Cameron Ahlice's Adveenturs in Wunderlaant, (Evertype 2015 ISBN: 978-1782010876) Southern - Borders, prose
nythin; then she looked at th sides o th waal, an noticed they we on page 8
ooked under eet, an oan baith sides o eet, an ahint eet, eet occu on page 41
ae mak oot which were th twae sides o eet; an, as eet was exactly on page 50
An they nipped eet oan baith sides at yince. on page 71

4 matches

Rodger, Matt The Borth’ick Waitter, (SCOTS Corpus 2003) Southern - Roxburgh, prose
ter styin himself atweesh the sides o
(precipitous) sides kivvert wi treis an saplins a
2 matches


Robinson, Philip Oul Licht, (Ullans Press 2017 ISBN: 978-1905281305) Ulster - Larne, poetry
Tae baith sides, thaim an iz on page 32
Fur ivry thing haes jist twa sides, on page 57

2 matches

Morrison-Smyth, Anne Alice's Carrants in Wunnerlan, (Evertype 2013 ISBN: 978-1-78201-011-1) Ulster - Ballymoney, prose
iethin: thin shae lukt at the sides o the well, an notice't that on page 9
ae lukt unner it, an on baith sides o it, an baehin it, shae thoc on page 42
yin tae work oot whur the twa sides o it wur; an es it wus comple on page 51
e!" An they nippt it on baith sides at yinst. on page 72

4 matches

Ulster-Scots Language Society Tha Fower Gospels, (Ullans Press 2016 ISBN: 978-1-905281-25-1) Ulster, prose
n ye, an fence ye ïn frae aa sides. Ye'll be flettent ïntae tha on page 103

1 matches

@fairfaaye tweeted
_Scots Lug in tae hear 'Baith Sides of the Sheugh' wi @StuartPoet(2020) search twitter
in us today at 1pm for 'Baith Sides of the Sheugh' with award-win(2020) search twitter

@the_gellick tweeted
etion o writin in Scots baith sides o the sheuch. (2015) twitter link
an sangs weel-kenned on baith sides o the sheuch. (2015) twitter link
sterScots folk "oot" on baith sides in '98. (2015) twitter link

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