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source Entry Example Modal 1 Modal 2 Modal 3 Gender Race / Ethnicity Agesort descending Level of Education Home Community, Town, or State Location Collected Year Relation to Addressee Medium Sentence Structure Status
Coleman 1116 He may should be getting ready to go instead of fooling around. may should Unknown White Unknown Unknown NC (Unknown) 1975 1.0 Elicited
Elsman 850 We might better. might better Male White Unknown Unknown SC (Unknown) 2007 co-worker to supervisor Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Cunningham 1274 He must have fa see something. must have fuh (have to) Unknown Black Unknown SC (Unknown) SC (Unknown) 1.0
Scotland 946 He’ll no can come. will no can Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.0
Scotland 963 I’ll no can bide lang. will no can Male Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Perthshire) 1887 Written 1.0
England 996 I ewsed to couldn’t reād a line e’ th’ book. used to could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown England (Lincolnshire) 1.0
Scotland 1166 They might would like to come with us. might would Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Unknown) 1.0
Scotland 914 He might used to could do it. might used to could Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.0
Scotland 915 He might be to go tomorrow. might be to Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.0
Coleman 1117 I may should do that. may should Unknown White Unknown Unknown NC (Unknown) 1975 1.0 Elicited
Jamaica 1209 A [=I] should can find some. should can Unknown Unknown Unknown Caribbean (Jamaica) Jamaica (Unknown) 1.0
Montgomery 2010 If the material was dfferent ;the stain might have would have all come out. might have would Female White Unknown Unknown SC (Columbia) 1995 Clerk in dry cleaners to customer. Spoken Naturalistic
Elsman 851 I think probably the only thing we may would have would be napkins. may would Female White Unknown Unknown SC (Unknown) 2007 Spoken 1.6 Naturalistic
Scotland 947 Will he no can come? will no can Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 2.0
Scotland 964 Ye’ll no can work. will no can Male Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Fife) 1894 Written 1.0
Green 883 I really got to thinking that I might ought to hear the good Reverend preach. might ought to Unknown Unknown 9th grade TX (Unknown) Unknown 1967 Unknown Written 1.4
England 997 I used to could do it as well as any one, one while. used to could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown England (Lincolnshire) 1.1
England 1167 [Q: They wouldn’t break any of your windows or anything?] A: Oh no! They’re double glazed. They wouldn’t could. would could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown England (Newcastle) Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Scotland 916 You’ll have to can do it. will have to can Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.0
Coleman 1118 He may ought to go before too long. may ought to Unknown White Unknown Unknown NC (Unknown) 1975 1.0 Elicited
Montgomery 2011 Professor Smith, the committee chair, may can give you some further information. may can Male White College graduate Unknown SC (Columbia) 1995 Staff member of a university's Sponsred Programs Office to a faculty member. Spoken Naturalistic
Elsman 852 I mighta coulda done that. might have could Female White Unknown Unknown SC (Unknown) 2007 Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Scotland 948 He’ll can do it, will he no? will can Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.0
Scotland 965 Baith you and her will can spare some o’ the cost. will can Male Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Ayrshire) 1822 Written 1.0
Foxfire 884 Let me see one more time. I might can do it. might can Unknown Unknown Unknown GA (northeast) 1970 Written 1.0
England 998 I can’t run as I use to could. used to could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown England (Warwickshire) 1.3
England 1168 I can’t play on Friday. I work late. I might could get it changed though. might could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown England (Newcastle) Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Labov 1108 That still might don’t help you. might don't Unknown Black Unknown NY (New York City) NY (New York City) Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Scotland 917 He might can do it, if he tried. might can Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.3
Coleman 1119 He may ought to have gone. may ought to Unknown White Unknown Unknown NC (Unknown) 1975 1.0 Elicited
Jamaica 1210 Him mus’ can do it. must can Unknown Unknown Unknown Caribbean (Jamaica) Jamaica (Unknown) Unknown 1.0
Elsman 853 ... anything that looks like we might need it, we might better put aside ... might better Female White Unknown Unknown SC (Unknown) 2007 Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Scotland 949 He’ll can do it, can he no? will can Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) Spoken 1.0
Scotland 966 He’ll can tell us. will can Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Unknown) 1881 Written 1.0
Dumas 1139 You might oughtta take a look at that pie before you eat it. might ought to Female Unknown Unknown Unknown AR (Huntsville) 1987 1.3 Naturalistic
Maxfield 885 I don’t think I will can go. will can Unknown Unknown Unknown PN (southwestern) 1931 1.4
Hasty 2133 So you're kind of thinking about that, that might be something that might would help you? might would Doctoral degree Unknown Unknown Physician to patient 2.4 Naturalistic
England 999 I can’t do it now like I used to could. used to could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown England (Oxfordshire) 1.3
England 1169 The girls usually make me some [toasted sandwiches], but they mustn’t could have made any today. must could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown England (Newcastle) Spoken 1.1 Naturalistic
Carr 1245 We might could get the hall over Whittimore’s store, if we fail to get the other one. might could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown AR (Unknown) Spoken 1.3
Scotland 918 He might could do it, if he tried. might could Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.3
Coleman 1120 John might could be working at his office today. might could Unknown White Unknown Unknown NC (Unknown) 1975 1.0 Elicited
Elsman 854 We might could even stuff the catalogs in the bags? might could Female White Unknown Unknown SC (Unknown) 2007 Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Scotland 950 He used to could do it, didn’t he? used to could Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.0
Scotland 967 We’ll ... aiblins no can rise our lane. will aiblins (=maybe) no can Male Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Roxburghshire) 1808 Written 1.0
Wentworth 886 He’ll not kin go. will not can Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown WV (eastern) 1931 Spoken 1.0
Scotland 1101 If we get a German doctor, not one of us will can speak to him. will can Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Unknown) Scotland (Unknown) 1975 1.2
England 1170 They had velvet curtains, and, oh, we would never could afford them. would could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown England (Newcastle) Spoken 1.1 Naturalistic
Combs 1246 I might could do it. might could Unknown Unknown Unknown KY (Unknown) KY (Unknown) 1.0
Mashburn 1247 He might could see you today. might could Unknown Unknown Unknown GA (Unknown) Spoken 1.0
Scotland 919 He must could do it. must could Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.0
Elsman 855 I think I might can do something with it. might can Male White College (Graduate) Unknown SC (Unknown) 2007 employee to supervisors Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
Scotland 951 He used to could do it, couldn’t he? used to could Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.0
Scotland 968 We’ll can agree fine will can Male White Unknown Unknown Scotland (Unknown) 1886 Written 1.0
Dumas 1140 They may still could be all right UT fans. may could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown TN (Knoxville) 1987 Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Wentworth 887 She’ll never kin catch a mouse now. (Said when a pet cat became crippled). will can Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown WV (eastern) 1930s 1.0
Scotland 1102 Aiblins when auld Dick gees o’er the post The youth himself may can to rule the rost. may can Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Unknown) Scotland (Unknown) 1768 Written 1.2
England 1171 He wouldn’t could’ve worked, even if you had asked him. would could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown England (Newcastle) 1.3
Mashburn 1248 He might can see you today. might can Unknown Unknown Unknown GA (Unknown) 1.0
Scotland 920 He must can do it. must can Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.0
Coleman 1121 They might ought to be stripping tobacco instead of just waiting. might ought to Unknown White Unknown Unknown NC (Unknown) 1975 1.0 Elicited
Montgomery 2015 Ken Passman may could. may could White College graduate Unknown SC (Columbia) 1994 Stranger to stranger Spoken Naturalistic
Scotland 952 He has to can swim, doesn’t he? have to can Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) Written 1.0
Scotland 969 I looked for your brither before this, but nae doot ye‘ll can tak’ a message tae him. will can Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Fife) 1929 Written 1.1
Nagle 1141 þat hie healfre geweald wið Eotena bearn agan moston. “That they might own an equal share with the sons of the Geats.” moston (=must, might) agan (=own, owe, ought to) Male White Unknown Unknown England (Unknown) c1000 Written
F&B 1230 These supporting ideas may could have been put into separate paragraphs. may could Unknown Unknown College (Student at time of interview) Unknown NC (Unknown) Unknown Written 1.0
Smiley 888 wouldn't could wouldn't could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown NY (New Paltz) 1924
Scotland 1103 I’ll can go tomorrow. will can Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Unknown) Scotland (Unknown) 1999 1.0
England 1172 A good machine clipper would could do it in half a day. would could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown England (Newcastle) 1.0
Mashburn 1249 He may can see you today. may can Unknown Unknown Unknown GA (Unknown) 1.0
Scotland 921 He should can do it. should can Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.0
Coleman 1122 They might would be stripping tobacco now if they had gotten it ready. might would Unknown White Unknown Unknown NC (Unknown) 1975 1.3 Elicited
H&S 1211 See that drug store? You might coulda find it there. might could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Bahamas (Unknown) 1.0
Elsman 857 If the items are gonna be released, they can't share, but if they aren't gonna be released, they might could. might could Unknown White Unknown Unknown SC (Unknown) 2007 Spoken 1.8 Naturalistic
Scotland 953 He’d like to can swim, wouldn’t he? would like to can Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.0
Scotland 970 What I want to ken is, if I winna could hinder him that’s my fiancé frae dicin’ or drinkin’ ‘t awa’ ance he got me mairried to him? will could Male White Unknown Unknown Scotland (Argyll) 1927 Written 1.2
F&B 1231 She is not a victim because she might could have prevented it but did not try. might could Unknown Unknown College Student Unknown NC (Unknown) Written 1.8
England 2041 Na mare saltow ham con rede þen sternes of heyuen. sal con Unknown Unknown England 14th century Written 1.0
Warner 889 I might could play the piano. might could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown AR (southeast) 1938 1.0
Scotland 1104 I'll not can go tomorrow. will not can Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Unknown) Scotland (Unknown) 1.0
Feagin 796 I don’t dare hit the traffic out here now cause I can’t hear or see as good as I useta could! used to could Male White Unknown AL (Unknown) AL (Unknown) early 1970s Spoken 1.2 Naturalistic
England 1173 I used to could do it. used to could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown England (Newcastle) 1.0
Mashburn 1250 He may could see you today. may could Unknown Unknown Unknown GA (Unknown) 1.0
Scotland 922 He should could do it. should could Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.0
Elsman 858 We may could do a conference call. may could Unknown White Unknown Unknown SC (Unknown) 2007 Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Scotland 954 I dinae think he’ll dae it, but I suppose he might could. might could Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.8
Scotland 971 But I doubt, Miss Girzie, ye’ll no can expec her to domicile with the like of you. will no can Male White Unknown Unknown Scotland (Ayrshire) 1826 Written 1.4
Nagle 1142 Ælc cristen man hit sceall cunnan. “Each Christian man shall know it” sceall (=shall) cunnan (=could, ken, know) Male White Unknown Unknown England (Unknown) c1000 Written 1.0
England 2042 I shall not konne answere. shall koone Unknown Unknown England 1386 Written 1.0
Payne 890 Go to see Mr. Smith. He might can tell you. might can Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown AL (eastern) 1909 1.0
Scotland 1105 I might will can go tomorrow. might will can Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Unknown) Scotland (Unknown) 1994 1.0
England 1174 [Q: What’s it been like?] A: Terrible. I haven’t could sleep. have could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown England (Newcastle) Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
England 1175 You might can see underneath. might can Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown England (Newcastle) Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Mashburn 1251 He might would see you today. might would Unknown Unknown Unknown GA (Unknown) 1.0
Scotland 923 He'll can do it. will can Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.0
Coleman 1123 She might should be taking some pills for her cold. might should Unknown White Unknown Unknown NC (Unknown) 1975 1.0 Elicited
Visser 1212 I fear that the emperor will depart thence, before my letters shall may come into your grace’s hands. shall may Male White Unknown Unknown England (Unknown) 1532 Written 1.4
Elsman 859 There's two possible things that we might would need. might would Unknown White Unknown Unknown SC (Unknown) 2007 Spoken 1.6 Naturalistic
Scotland 955 I cannae dae it the now, but I would could next week. would could Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.1
Scotland 972 Yince an A’d wun there, A thocht, A micht mebbies cood geet a hurl the lenth o Hawick. might mebbies (=maybe) could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Roxburghshire) 1925 Written 1.0

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