Table - See Overview for Filtering and Searching Explanation

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
Reed 1448 I might could make that happen. might could Male White 28 Graduate school (Doctoral Degree) TN (Sneedville) SC (Columbia) 2010 husband to wife Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1538 mought could mought could Male White 80 None WV (Hanging Rock) WV (Hanging Rock) 1939 fieldworker to informant Spoken
England 994 I can’t work as I used to could. used to could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown England (Nottinghamshire) 1.3
LAGS 517 I might could say "fixing." might could Female White 79 High school and business school LA (Shreveport) LA (Shreveport) 1975 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Feagin 771 We might could even back up. might could Female White 15 9th grade AL (Unknown) AL (Unknown) early 1970s Unknown Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Skipper 177 I was just thinking I might could use them. might could Female White 19 Unknown Unknown SC (Unknown) unknown Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
LAGS 431 You might could find one or two. might could Male White 77 10th grade LA (New Era) LA (New Era) 1977 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
England 2047 forr þatt Crist ne wollde nohht þatt Nicodm ne wisste þatt he ne shollde muʒhenn nohht ben borrʒhenn, þohh he mihhte Lefenn & trowwenn rihht o Crist þurrh Cristes miccle tacness, But iff he wære... shollde muʒhenn Unknown Unknown England c1200 Written 1.4
LAMSAS 1625 might can might can Female White 44 10th grade VA (Whitleys Store) VA (Whitleys Store) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1880 might could might could Male White 44 High school (Some) SC (Hattieville) SC (Hattieville) 1947 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Boertien 1297 Could you might come over here for a minute? could might Female White 25 Unknown TX (Unknown) TX (College Station) Spoken 2.0 Naturalistic
Elsman 848 What we would might want to do is ... would might Male White Unknown Unknown SC (Unknown) 2007 Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
Mishoe 19 Maybe we might should plan to eat out. might should Female White 40s Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 daughter to mother Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Scotland 1164 He might could have done it. might could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Unknown) 1.0
LAGS 613 You used could buy it. used could Male Black 90 Less than 1 term school FL (Shady Grove) FL (Shady Grove) 1976 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 273 Might can do it. might can Female Black 67 High school (Graduate) TX (Marshall) TX (Marshall) 1974 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1974 might could might could Male White 62 Cleveland School GA (Bogart) GA (Bogart) 1947 fieldworker to informant Spoken
DiPaolo 1389 You may can get that structure in German. . . may can Male White unknown Graduate Unknown TX (Austin) friend to friend Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1721 might could might could Male White 69 Little; until age 21 NC (Pleasant Hill) NC (Pleasant Hill) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAGS 707 They used to would run out. used to would Female Black 91 None (Literate) LA (Tensas Par) LA (Cooters Point) 1976 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Scotland 944 He shouldnae could no have come. shouldnae could Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.0
Mishoe 115 He might woulda done some better if he'd stayed in school, but there ain't no work out there as it is. might would Male White 50s Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 man to family Spoken 1.8 Naturalistic
LAGS 367 Might could. might could Female White 40 Unknown Unknown AR (Arkadelphia) subject to fieldworker Spoken unknown Naturalistic
Reed 1478 I thought I might could make it. might could Male White 20s College (Graduate) Unknown SC (Columbia) 2011 friend to group Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1568 might could might could Male White 54 Until age 16 MD (River Spring) MD (River Spring) 1939 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1815 might could might could Male White 78 One or two months NC (Dillingham) NC (Dillingham) 1937 fieldworker to informant Spoken
COCA 1094 Well, he might could. might could Male Unknown unknown Unknown Unknown Television 1991 panelist to panelist Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Coleman 1114 I might ought to get myself going soon. might ought to Unknown White Unknown Unknown NC (Unknown) 1975 1.0 Elicited
LAGS 549 Might have used to said it. might have used to Female White 66 12th grade MS (Harrison County) MS (Saucier) 1972 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Feagin 803 But I useta could jus’ jump, jump jes’ as fast as they could throw it. used to could Female White 78 Unknown AL (Unknown) AL (Unknown) early 1970s Spoken 1.3 Naturalistic
Montgomery 209 My father-in-law flies a lot and gets a lot of frequent flier miles. We might could drop him a hint, and he might would help us. might could Male White 24 Graduate school (Some) MS (Unknown) SC (Unknown) Unknown Spoken 1.1 Naturalistic
LAGS 463 He might could. might could Female White 37 High school FL (Oxford) FL (Oxford) 1974 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1910 may can may can Female White 79 Until age 12-13 off and on SC (Anderson) SC (Anderson) 1934 fieldworker to informant Spoken
DiPaolo 1327 I've seen ones that might possibly could be flowers, but I haven't seen any yet [that are flowers]. might could Male White unknown Unknown Unknown TX (Austin) 1984 man to woman Spoken 1.1 Naturalistic
Reed 2080 I might can do the final paper. might can Female White 29 Graduate School (Master's degree) SC (Greenwood) SC (Columbia) 2013 friend to group Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1657 mought could mought could Male White 62 Short terms until 17-18 VA (Browntown) VA (Browntown) 1934 fieldworker to informant Spoken
DARE 880 You might oughtta get you some help with that. might ought to Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown GA (Unknown) 1993 1.0 Naturalistic
Mishoe 51 I think I'm going to go home. I might will feel a little better if I lay down. might will Female White 20s Graduate school (Some) Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 female to group Spoken 1.3 Naturalistic
LAGS 645 I used to could remember. used to could Male White 71 8th grade FL (Point Washington) FL (Point Washington) 1977 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 305 I might can fix it. might can Male White 73 8th grade FL (Flemington) FL (Flemington) 1974 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1751 mought could mought could Male White 73 Illiterate NC (Rocky Mount P.O.) NC (Rocky Mount P.O.) 1934 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Butters 1203 But if I be coming out of the field and riding Old Judge, I may would kinda switch off. may would Unknown Black Unknown Unknown Spoken 1.2
Reed 1488 You know, if things go right, they may could get some votes for number 1. may could Male White 29 Graduate school (Doctoral degree) TN (Sneedville) SC (Columbia) 2012 friend to friend Spoken 1.2 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1506 might could might could Male White 78 Until age 17 PA (Grantville) PA (Grantville) 1939 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Scotland 961 He aft threaps the success o Catalan an the politcal methodology o hoo this wis pitten ower, haudin it as an exemplar o hou things cuid micht chyngit for Scots. could might Male Unknown Unknown Scotland (Unknown) 2007 Written 1.8
Feagin 739 If you hear of anything we might can do, please let us know. might can Male White 50s Graduate school (Master's degree) MS (Unknown) AL (Unknown) early 1970s acquaintance Spoken 3.2 Naturalistic
Skipper 147 I might would have put it under the TV. might would Male White 21 Unknown Unknown SC (Unknown) unknown Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 399 I might could do it. might could Female White 68 Unknown Unknown GA (Rhine) subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Hern.&S 2025 He must can sing. must can Unknown Black c17 High school student IL (Chicago) IL (Chicago) 1970s Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
DiPaolo 1416 I don't think I have any grants you might could apply for. might could Unknown Unknown unknown Unknown Unknown TX (Austin) 1979 unknown Spoken 1.6 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1848 might could might could Female White 51 Private finishing school SC (Charleston) SC (Charleston) 1934 fieldworker to informant Spoken
R&W 1265 I might could dry them dishes for ye. might could Unknown Unknown Unknown MO (Unknown) MO (Unknown) Written 1.0
Elsman 817 Yeah, she might could achieve some of those things ... she could, and she may ... might could Female White 30s College (Graduate) SC (Unknown) SC (Columbia) 2007 co-worker to co-worker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
COCA 1055 Might could be. might could Unknown Unknown unknown Unknown Unknown Fictional Story 2004 friend to friend Written 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 582 I might would. might would Female White 50 6th grade MS (Lorman) MS (Lorman) 1974 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 243 I may not can get it up. may not can Male Black 77 High school MS (Pontotoc) MS (Pontotoc) 1974 male to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1943 might could might could Male White 70 7th grade GA (Sylvania) GA (Sylvania) 1946 fieldworker to informant Spoken
DiPaolo 1360 That group should be asked to consider what our priorities might ought to be. might ought to Male Unknown 78 Graduate school (Doctoral degree) PA (Philadephia) TX (Austin) 1976 professor to faculty (during meeting) Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1690 might could might could Male White 83 Sunday school 19 days NC (Fort Island) NC (Fort Island) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAGS 676 You used to could. used to could Male White 15 9th grade TX (Houston) TX (Houston) 1975 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Mishoe 84 We might can keep a pet there. might can Male White 40s Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 father to son Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 336 Might could. might could Male White 19 Unknown Unknown FL (Fort Meade) subject to fieldworker Spoken unknown Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1784 mought could mought could Female White 76 Very little NC (Black Ankle) NC (Black Ankle) 1937 fieldworker to informant Spoken
COCA 1079 Damn. Might could be. might could Male Unknown unknown Unknown Unknown Fictional Novel 1994 father to son Written 1.0 Naturalistic
Reed 1449 We might could go visit after lunch. might should Male White 29 Graduate school (Doctoral Degree) TN (Sneedville) SC (Columbia) 2010 friend to friend Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1539 mought could mought could Male White 72 Illiterate WV (Swedeland) WV (Swedeland) 1939 fieldworker to informant Spoken
England 995 I ewsed to could rip along as well as ony man, but I can’t noo. used to could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown England (Lincolnshire) 1.1
LAGS 518 They might could say. might could Male White 46 Junior college AR (Mabelvale) AR (Little Rock) 1975 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Feagin 772 He might could get her. might could Female White 70 Unknown AL (Unknown) AL (Gadsden) early 1970s Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Skipper 178 You may can study on the way down. may can Male White 21 Unknown Unknown SC (Unknown) unknown Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 432 You might could get a book. might could Female White 77 5th grade GA (Columbus) GA (Eelbeck) 1976 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
England 2049 Hu sal ani man ðe muʒen deren? sal muʒen Unknown Unknown England c1259 Written 2.0
LAMSAS 1626 mought could mought could Male White 75 Very little VA (Drewryville) VA (Drewryville) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1881 might could might could Female White 19 no information SC (Barnwell) SC (Barnwell) 1947 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Boertien 1298 Would you might want to let your sister-in-law do that? would might Male White 25 Unknown TX (Unknown) TX (Houston) c1980 Spoken 2.0 Naturalistic
Elsman 849 I think it may would be a good idea. may would Male White Unknown Unknown SC (Unknown) 2007 employee to supervisor and subordinates Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
Mishoe 20 I wonder if he might would be interested in that? might would Male White 20s Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 man to man Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
Scotland 1165 He might can have done it. might can Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Unknown) 1.0
LAGS 614 I used could make biscuits. used could Male White 77 Military academy AL (Russellville) AR (Russellville) 1973 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 274 Might can do it tomorrow. might can Female Black 48 8th grade (Some) GA (Clayton Co.) GA (Lovejoy) 1973 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1975 might could might could Male Black 80 4th grade GA (Thompson) GA (Thompson) 1971 fieldworker to informant Spoken
DiPaolo 1390 He may can tell you. may can Male White unknown Graduate Unknown TX (Austin) 1981 man to man Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1722 might could might could Male White 51 High school NC (Trenton P.O.) NC (Trenton P.O.) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAGS 708 They first used to would brace it thisaway. used to would Male Black 81 4th grade GA (Bellville) GA (Bellville) 1974 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Scotland 945 He willnae can come. willnae can Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.0
Mishoe 116 We may can afford it, if we’re careful with the money. may can Male White 40s Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 father to son Spoken 1.3 Naturalistic
LAGS 368 Might could. might could Male Black 69 Unknown Unknown LA (Natchitoches) subject to fieldworker Spoken unknown Naturalistic
Reed 1479 You might can make the case for this. might can Male White 40s Graduate school (Doctoral degree) CA (Los Angeles) SC (Columbia) 2010 teacher to student Written 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1569 might could might could Male White 70 Illiterate MD (Nanjemoy) MD (Nanjemoy) 1939 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1816 might could might could Male White 54 Educated at Newfound, then 3 years at Haywood Institute NC (Lower Hominy) NC (Lower Hominy) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Labov 1238 If you can find that canceled check, I may can go out there and get it. may can Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown FL (Unknown) Spoken 1.2 Naturalistic
Coleman 1115 You might could get some information from the principal. might could Unknown White Unknown Unknown NC (Unknown) 1975 1.0 Elicited
LAGS 550 I might have used to use that. might used to Female White 42 College TX (Burkeville) TX (Wiergate) 1974 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Feagin 804 I useta could pick it up, but I can’t do it no more. used to could Female White 78 Unknown AL (Unknown) AL (Unknown) Spoken 1.1 Naturalistic
Montgomery 210 There are some ideas we have in mind and you might could think about some of them. might could Female White unknown Unknown Unknown SC (Unknown) unknown Spoken 1.6 Naturalistic
LAGS 464 Might could help. might could Female White 20 College (Junior at time of interview) TX (Edinburg) TX (Edinburg) 1976 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1911 might could might could Male White 58 Country school SC (Anderson) SC (Anderson) 1941 fieldworker to informant Spoken
DiPaolo 1328 I might just couldn't see it. might couldn't Unknown Unknown unknown Unknown Unknown TX (Austin) unknown Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Reed 2081 I might even woulda gone with him to get a tat. might would Male White 30 Graduate school (Master's degree) IL (Abingdon) SC (Columbia) 2013 friend to friends Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1658 maybe could maybe could Female White 64 Until age 20 VA (Stuarts Draft) VA (Stuarts Draft) 1935 fieldworker to informant Spoken

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