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source Entry Example Modal 1 Modal 2 Modal 3sort descending Gender Race / Ethnicity Age Level of Education Home Community, Town, or State Location Collected Year Relation to Addressee Medium Sentence Structure Status
LAMSAS 1933 might could might could Female White 50 College (Some) GA (Jesup) GA (Jesup) 1947 fieldworker to informant Spoken
DiPaolo 1350 You know, if you drank a half a drink, you might oughta go home and sleep it off. might ought to Male Unknown unknown Unknown Unknown TX (Austin) 1982 man to woman (friends) Spoken 1.2 Naturalistic
Boertien 2103 could SUBJECT may could might Female White 21 College Student TX (Beaumont) TX (Unknown) c1980 2.0 Elicited
LAMSAS 1680 mought could mought could Male White 63 None VA (Dorton's School) VA (Dorton's School) 1935 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAGS 666 Used to could. used to could Male Black 52 Some school; barely literate MS (Pulaski) MS (Pulaski) 1974 subject to fieldworker Spoken unknown Naturalistic
Park 903 She may can. may can Unknown Unknown Unknown TX (Unknown) 1940 1.0
Mishoe 74 If all goes well, which it probably won't, I'm thinking I may can get it done by May. may can Female White 20s Graduate school (Some) Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 female to female Spoken 1.2 Naturalistic
LAGS 328 Might could. might could Male White 21 Unknown Unknown GA (Ocilla) subject to fieldworker Spoken unknown Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1774 might could might could Male White 41 Until age 21 NC (Orange Grove) NC (Orange Grove) 1937 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Jamaica 1215 mait(a) kyan “may/might can” might can Unknown Black Unknown Unknown Jamaica (Unknown)
Reed 1439 I might could do that next week, maybe by Tuesday. might could Male White 30 Graduate school (Doctoral degree) TN (Sneedville) SC (Columbia) 2010 student to teacher Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1529 might could might could Male White 58 Until age 18 PA (Fairfield) PA (Fairfield) 1939 fieldworker to informant Spoken
England 984 Aw used to could a done it. used to could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown England (Chester) 1.0
LAGS 508 I'll try. I might could. might could Male White 67 8th grade TN (Arno) TN (Arno) 1973 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Feagin 762 You might could hang a doghouse [i.e. dormer] there. might could Male White 26 Unknown AL (Unknown) AL (Unknown) early 1970s Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Skipper 168 He might could play pretty good. might could Male White 40s Unknown Unknown SC (Unknown) unknown Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 422 I might could do that. might could Female White 53 College (2 years) AR (Salem) AR (Salem) 1976 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
DiPaolo 1020 They might could; I'm not sure. But they might could. My father (would could) tell you some stori might could Female White Unknown Unknown TX (Unknown) TX (Austin) 1981 Woman to woman Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1617 might could might could Male White 79 5th grade VA (Richmond) VA (Richmond) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1871 might could might could Male White 65 Until age 10 or 11 SC (Loring Mill) SC (Loring Mill) 1946 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Boertien 1288 He must wouldn’t steal, would he? must wouldn't Male White 20 College Student TX (San Antonio) TX (Unknown) c1980 2.8 Elicited
Elsman 839 ... that might could be changed. might could Female White 30s College (Graduate) SC (Unknown) SC (Columbia) 2007 employee to supervisor Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Mishoe 10 There were about four left in the bookstore. If you hurry you might can get one. might can Female White 20s Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 student to student Spoken 1.2 Naturalistic
Scotland 1155 Do they need to can do it? need to can Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Unknown) 2.0
LAGS 604 She might would tolerate one. might would Female White 44 College TN (Knoxville) TN (Knoxville) 1972 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 264 I might can do it. might can Female Black 45 Junior high school GA (Savannah) GA (Savannah) 1973 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1965 might could might could Male White 66 Illiterate GA (Carrs Station) GA (Carrs Station) 1947 fieldworker to informant Spoken
DiPaolo 1380 You might can take it to (place). might can Male Unknown unknown Unknown Unknown TX (Austin) 1980 salesman to customer Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1712 might could might could Female White 75 College (Some) NC (Vanceboro) NC (Vanceboro) 1934 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAGS 698 Used to wouldn't. used to wouldn't Female White 78 Some education; barely literate LA (Kentwood) LA (Kentwood) 1974 subject to fieldworker Spoken unknown Naturalistic
Scotland 935 He mightnae could have done it. mightnae could Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.0
Mishoe 106 You people might would get along with each other better if you would all just clean up after yourselves. might would Male White 40s Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 manager to staff Spoken 1.3 Naturalistic
LAGS 358 Might could. might could Female Black 40 Unknown Unknown MS (Soso) subject to fieldworker Spoken unknown Naturalistic
Reed 1469 We may can get some more free throws in. may can Male White 25 College (Graduate) SC (Gaffney) SC (Columbia) 2011 friend to friend Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1806 might could might could Male White 39 At Charity School NC (Hickory) NC (Hickory) 1937 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Reed 1089 Mighta shoulda waited at that other stop might have should Female White 30 Graduate school (Doctoral degree) TN (Seymour) SC (Columbia) 2012 wife to husband Spoken Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1561 might could might could Male White 49 Until age 18 MD (Sandy Spring) MD (Sandy Spring) 1939 fieldworker to informant Spoken
COCA 1044 If nothing else, he thought, there was someone in the deeds office that he might could get to lose the papers and snarl up the transaction with red tape for a few weeks. might could Male White unknown Unknown NC (Unknown) Fictional Novel 2008 narrator Written 1.6
LAGS 540 Might ought to. might ought to Male White 24 Graduate school (Doctoral student at Emory University at time of interview) TN (Chattanooga) TN (Chattanooga) 1978 subject to fieldworker Spoken unknown Naturalistic
Feagin 794 Well, I might otta go. might ought to Female White 15 9th grade AL (Unknown) AL (Selma) early 1970s Unknown Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Montgomery 200 We might ought to bring it up just so we can think about it. might ought to Male White 30s College (Graduate) Unknown SC (Unknown) unknown Spoken 1.3 Naturalistic
LAGS 454 Might could have helped me. might could Female Black 66 9th grade LA (St. James Par) LA (New Orleans) 1977 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1901 mought could mought could Male Black 73 Common schools SC (Newberry) SC (Newberry) 1946 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Reed 2071 I may've should taken a left back there. may have should Male White 65 High school (Graduate) LA (Vivian) Television 2013 uncle to nephew Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1648 mought could mought could Female White 66 None but literate VA (Chatham P.O.) VA (Chatham P.O.) 1935 fieldworker to informant Spoken
DiPaolo 1320 I wonder if we might could put together an ordinance. might could Male White 35 College Graduate TX (Port Neches) TX (Austin, television) 1982 councilman to council Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
DARE 871 I might could do it, if you’d let me try. might could Unknown Unknown Unknown FL (Unknown) FL (Unknown) 1966 Spoken 1.3 Naturalistic
Mishoe 42 If we could might get a piece of a car, things would be better. could might Female White 50s Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 aunt to niece Spoken 1.2 Naturalistic
Brandstetter 1187 I might even could do a poster as early as this spring. might could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown TN (Unknown) Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 636 You used to could buy that. used to could Male White 79 3-4 years of school GA (Fayette County) GA (Inman) 1973 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 296 Might can. might can Female Black 42 High school (Graduate) TX (Dallas) TX (Dallas) 1975 Unknown Spoken unknown Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1742 mought could mought could Male White 76 Very little NC (Crusoes Island) NC (Crusoes Island) 1937 fieldworker to informant Spoken
W&C 1197 I might could make up one, but I don’t know. might could Female White 11 Unknown Unknown WV (Unknown) Spoken 1.1 Naturalistic
DiPaolo 1426 The pie might have oughta been done by five. might have ought to Male White 12 Elementary School TX (Henderson) TX (Henderson,) 1980 interviewee to interviewer Spoken 1.0 Elicited
DiPaolo 1413 It may supposed to come out in the shape of a rhinoceros. may supposed to Male White unknown Unknown Unknown TX (Austin) 1981 man to man Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Feagin 730 We may can do a lotta things later on today. may can Female White 61 Unknown AL (Unknown) early 1970s acquaintance Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
COCA 1026 If evil is so easily accomplishable, can good be done as well by a very few individuals that might ought to act at this moment and are not? Ms. might ought to Female White 39 Graduate school (Law degree) TX (Dallas) Television 1993 panelist to host Spoken 2.6 Naturalistic
Mishoe 124 Could you might move that lamp so I can dust under it? could might Female White 60s Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 mother to daughter Spoken 2.3 Naturalistic
LAGS 390 [People] might could carried. might could Female White 70 Unknown Unknown LA (West Monroe) subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Montgomery 2014 I may have should have gone to another suit. may have should have Female White 46 Doctoral degree TN (Knoxville) TN (Nashville) 1994 Woman to family members Spoken Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1591 might could might could Male White 51 Privately at home VA (Blenheim Farm) VA (Blenheim Farm) 1935 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1838 might could might could Female White 74 6 months total SC (Macedonia) SC (Macedonia) 1947 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Mashburn 1255 He might should see you today. might should Unknown Unknown Unknown GA (Unknown) 1.0
COCA 1007 If they can come on the TV and talk to me at 1 and 2 AM, then I might can fit them in for a few minutes. might can Female White unknown Unknown Unknown Radio 2003 interviewee to interviewer Spoken 1.2 Naturalistic
COCA 1050 Could be, this here City Man, once he finishes gettin " his folks" out, might could go on back, fetch Lottie and her kids...? might could Unknown Unknown unknown Unknown Unknown Fictional Story 2006 narrator Written 1.4 Naturalistic
LAGS 572 You might would have done the same thing that the blacks have done. might would Male White 43 High school and business college AR (Little Rock) AR (Little Rock) 1975 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
Montgomery 232 Are you making a listing of this book? You know you might can just make a listing. might can Female White 60s Unknown Unknown SC (Unknown) unknown Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
LAGS 486 I might could. might could Male White 62 College (1 year) TN (Portland) TN (Portland) 1973 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 487 I might could. might could Male White 55 High school (Graduate) AL (Montevallo) AL (Montevallo) 1970 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1934 might can might can Female White 70 8th grade GA (Glennville) GA (Glennville) 1972 fieldworker to informant Spoken
DiPaolo 1351 You might oughta take your good skis. might ought to Male Unknown unknown Unknown Unknown TX (Austin) 1982 man to group (friends) Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Boertien 2101 shouldn't SUBJECT ought shouldn't ought Female White 21 College Student TX (Beaumont) TX (Unknown) c1980 2.0 Elicited
LAMSAS 1681 might could might could Male White 77 A little VA (Meadowview) VA (Meadowview) 1935 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAGS 667 Used to could. used to could Female White 80 8th grade MS (Soso) MS (Soso) 1973 subject to fieldworker Spoken unknown Naturalistic
Scotland 904 In a crisis, what would a wee lassie like that could dae for me? would could Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (West Lothian) 1979 stranger Spoken 2.0 Naturalistic
Mishoe 75 Ed McMahon has been wanting to give me a million dollars for 10 years now and according to his last letter, this might will be the year. might will Male White 30s Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 brother to sister Spoken 1.1 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1775 might could might could Male White 49 Until age 20 NC (Yanceyville) NC (Yanceyville) 1937 fieldworker to informant Spoken
COCA 1076 And, I thought, well, and when me and my friend had talked about it, we thought we might- could get a job. might could Female White 28 College (Graduate, B.S. degree) AR (Lonoke) Television 1994 interviewee to interviewer Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
Reed 1440 Harry said he might could fix the car. might could Female White 85 College (Graduate) TN (Sneedville) TN (Sneedville) 2010 interviewee to interviewer Spoken 1.4 Elicited
LAMSAS 1530 might could might could Male White 59 Until age 17 PA (Oak Grove) PA (Oak Grove) 1940 fieldworker to informant Spoken
England 985 Did you, when you used to could work? used to could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown England (Lincolnshire) 2.3
LAGS 509 I'm not sure, but I might could. might could Female Black 43 High school and business college AR (Little Rock) AR (Little Rock) 1975 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.1 Naturalistic
Feagin 763 You might could ... might could Female White 60 Unknown AL (Unknown) AL (Birmingham) Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Skipper 169 ... what else you may can do. may can Unknown White 30s Unknown Unknown NY (Unknown) unknown Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
LAGS 423 I might could do that. might could Male White 52 Graduate school (Law degree) AR (Fayetteville) AR (Fayetteville) 1977 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
DiPaolo 988 They mighta coulda moved it. or It mighta coulda been moved. might have could Male White Unknown Unknown Unknown TX (Austin) 1980 Man to woman Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
DiPaolo 1422 You mightn't oughtn't drink orange juice when you take aspirin. mightn't oughtn't Male White 50 Some college TX (Lamesa) TX (Lamesa) interviewee to interviewer Spoken 1.3 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1872 might could might could Female White 78 Limited, local SC (Lykesland) SC (Lykesland) 1934 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Boertien 1289 I might could do that, couldn’t I? might could Female White 21 College Student TX (Beaumont) TX (Unknown) c1980 2.8 Elicited
Elsman 840 I’m choosing happiness over money right now, because I might would choose that for Fridays too. might would Female White 30s College (Graduate) SC (Unknown) SC (Columbia) 2007 co-worker to co-worker Spoken 1.3 Naturalistic
Mishoe 11 I think he might could do it. I just don't know if he will. might could Male White 30s Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 male to male Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
LAGS 605 He must can smell me. must can Male Black 88 6th-7th grade FL (Bealsville) FL (Bealsville) 1976 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 265 I might can do it. might can Male White 53 High school (3 years) MS (Biloxi) MS (Biloxi) 1976 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1966 might could might could Male White 80 9th grade GA (Delhi) GA (Delhi) 1976 fieldworker to informant Spoken
DiPaolo 1381 Well, since you have this "L" to get in, you might can go on Monday and get it over with. might can Male White unknown Unknown Unknown TX (Austin) friend to friend Spoken 1.2 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1713 mought could mought could Male White 74 None, illiterate NC (Shelmerdine) NC (Shelmerdine) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAGS 699 Used to wouldn't go fishing. used to wouldn't Female White 80 8th grade TX (Waco) TX (Waco) 1977 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Scotland 936 He must no can do it. must no can Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.0
Mishoe 107 If we could might change the color of the paper, I think it would look a little better. could might Female White 20s Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 customer to clerk Spoken 1.2 Naturalistic
LAGS 359 Might could. might could Male White 27 Unknown Unknown MS (Picayune) subject to fieldworker Spoken unknown Naturalistic

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