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The word 'ahem'

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Use in varieties of Scots

Dialect map - Usage over time
ahemOccurrences normalised per million wordsOccurrencesAuthors
Total Corpus5.3139
ORK - Orkney
SHD - Shetland 6.2 1 1
TON - Tonge
NNB - North Northern B (Caithness) 35.2 1 1
NNA - North Northern A (Black Isle)
MNA - Mid Northern A
MNB - Mid Northern B
SNO - South Northern
ABN - Aberdeen
DOR - General Northern 7.3 1 1
NEC - North East Central
SEC - (South) East Central
WCE - West Central
DUN - Dundee
EDN - Edinburgh 7.6 1 1
GLA - Glasgow
AYR - Ayrshire
LAL - General Central 12.6 7 3
SEA - South East (Borders) 13.6 1 1
SWE - South West (Galloway)
DUL - Donegal (East Donegal)
WUL - West Ulster (Letterkenny / L'Derry)
CUL - Coleraine Ulster (North Antrim) 31.4 1 1
BUL - Ballymena Ulster (Mid Antrim)
SUL - South Antrim (Between Sixmilewater and Belfast)
BEL - Eastern Ulster (Belfast)
PUL - Peninsular Ulster (Ards)
EUL - East Antrim (Larne)
GUL - General Ulster
SYN - Synthetic (no region)

Occurrences of ahem in Corpus

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@helenmoncrieff tweeted
'd. Dey were a lot rarer here ahem years ago.(2020)

North Northern B (Caithness)

Byrne, Catherine Alice's Mishanters in e Land o Farlies, (Evertype 2014 ISBN: 978-1782010609) Doric - Caithness, prose
"Ahem!" sade e Moose wi an importan on page 24

1 matches

General Northern

@Doric_Bananaman tweeted
’n Crystal fae Bugsy Broons (ahem, appairintly) lately! #Banana(2018)


Kurtoglu, Wulf Braken Fences, (Caroline Macafee 2011 ISBN: B006JE3UQW) Central, prose
Ahem,” Beatrice agreed, “that
1 matches

General Central

@jax6754 tweeted
lad you had a guid gig! But...ahem....what happened tae the yout(2014)
d luck!.....Oh and nicht......ahem morning! I'm orf tae sleeps t(2015)
yir wee yin is twa....well....ahem....baby no 2 could be oan its(2015)
e tae take her a walk, but....ahem I'm up here in Scotland??xzx(2015)

@MartinBroon tweeted
@ClydeFC Ahem! ??. ??????. ?????????? https(2020)

@Chazzbat tweeted
here hou much he'd like tae *ahem* "mow thir lawn". He's a sad,(2020)
cer when it comes ower here. *ahem*(2020)

South East (Borders)

Halfpenny, Cameron Ahlice's Adveenturs in Wunderlaant, (Evertype 2015 ISBN: 978-1782010876) Southern - Borders, prose
"Ahem!" said th Moose wi an importa on page 25

1 matches

Coleraine Ulster (North Antrim)

Morrison-Smyth, Anne Alice's Carrants in Wunnerlan, (Evertype 2013 ISBN: 978-1-78201-011-1) Ulster - Ballymoney, prose
"Ahem!" said the Moose, soundin imp on page 26

1 matches

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