Programmed by Daniel Schmidtke (2015). Research by Schmidtke, Snefjella and Kuperman. Based on 1 million tweets collected between February and October 2015.

Word usage across Northern England and Scotland


Scottish-English difference in usage:


          
            More negative numbers (orange colours) signify that the word is statistically more likely to be used by Scottish speakers.
            

More positive numbers (pinkish colours) signify that the word is statistically more likely to be used by English speakers.

Normalized word frequency in England:


          

Normalized word frequency in Scotland:


          Normalized counts calculated per 10,000 words
          


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