A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
utility Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words3.9 1.9 10.6 0 10.3 0 0
Number of occurrences72 4 0 1 0 0
Number of authors7 2 4 1

Occurrences of utility in Corpus

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McHardy, Stuart The Wey Forrit, (Luath 2017 ISBN: 978-1912147014) Lallans, prose
fer (an ask yersel gin public utility is even somethin the MsM cuid on page 37

1 matches

Clark, Thomas A Scots Pairlament?, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Lallans - Bellshill, blog
irms. "But where will it end? Utility bills? Newspapers? Road signs
1 matches


Benzie, Lesley Fessen Reared, (Seahorse 2020 ISBN: 978-1916214538) Doric, poetry
a celebration o its primal utility on page 7

1 matches

Uri, Antonia The birds an the bees, (Mak Forrit 2018) Doric - Aberdeen, blog
wi the dug in his bed in the utility room, there’s aye some kind
1 matches

The Mannie Fae Unco The Diary o a Feel at the Skweel, (unco.scot 2021) Doric, prose
es like kirk pews an a couple utility cheers there wisna onything e
1 matches

@Manuforti1968 tweeted
cky tams fir protection, an a utility belt made oot o baler tow.(2019) search twitter


@RedValkyrie84 tweeted
Came into da utility room daday tae fold some laun (2018) twitter link