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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 1131 Mrs. Jones might’ve could’a told you. might've could Unknown White Unknown Unknown NC (Unknown) 1975 1.0 Elicited
Park 902 He ought to could. ought to could Unknown Unknown Unknown TX (Unknown) 1940 1.0
England 983 I can’t walk five mile I’ t’hahr nah, but ah used to could! used to could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown England (West Yorkshire) 1892 1.1
Cunningham 1274 He must have fa see something. must have fuh (have to) Unknown Black Unknown SC (Unknown) SC (Unknown) 1.0
Scotland 1154 He’s gonna can pass his driving test next week. be going to can Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Unknown) 1.0
Scotland 934 He might could no have done it. might could no Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.0
England 2057 After the discrecyon of myne Executors as þe shal mow seme most ... expedient (OED). shal mowe Unknown Unknown England 1449 Written 1.3
DARE 870 She may can do it. may can Unknown Unknown Unknown MS (Unknown) MS (Unknown) 1966 interviewee to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Brandstetter 1186 You might not should do that. might not should Unknown White Unknown Unknown TN (Unknown) Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
COCA 1006 Daddy said she might can come home this week. might can Female Unknown Unknown Unknown Fictional Story 2004 child to adults Written 1.4 Naturalistic
Verilogue Corpus 2221 might can Female Graduate Degree (MD) Unknown KY Doctor-Patient Spoken Naturalistic
Jamaica 1209 A [=I] should can find some. should can Unknown Unknown Unknown Caribbean (Jamaica) Jamaica (Unknown) 1.0
Park 903 She may can. may can Unknown Unknown Unknown TX (Unknown) 1940 1.0
England 984 Aw used to could a done it. used to could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown England (Chester) 1.0
Scotland 1155 Do they need to can do it? need to can Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Unknown) 2.0
Scotland 935 He mightnae could have done it. mightnae could Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.0
England 2058 Lete me have knowlache of ʒour mynde ... whan ʒe shall moun be in this cuntre. shall moun Unknown Unknown England 1481 Written 3.0
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
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
Montgomery 2002 It might would be on the receipt. might would Male Unknown Unknown Unknown SC (Columbia) 1993 Stranger to stranger. Spoken Naturalistic
Coleman 1132 He might’ve should’a gone anyway. might have should Unknown White Unknown Unknown NC (Unknown) 1975 1.0 Elicited
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
England 985 Did you, when you used to could work? used to could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown England (Lincolnshire) 2.3
Scotland 1156 Will they need to can drive a lorry to get that job? will need to can Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Unknown) 2.0
Scotland 936 He must no can do it. must no can Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.0
England 2059 As longe that I shall maye bere armes (OED). shall maye Unknown Unknown England c1489 Written
Scotland 1106 I think we will can pay the Rent this year at any time. will can Male White Unknown Scotland (Unknown) Scotlnd (Unknown) 1819 1.4
DARE 872 We might could find some mackerel on the outer reef. might could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown FL (Gainesville) 1980 Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Brandstetter 1188 They might have been there. I might just couldn’t find them. might could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown TN (Unknown) Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Montgomery 2003 You might ought to give them to someone else. might ought to Male Black Unknown Unknown GA (Atlanta) 1992 Taxi driver to Dispatcher Spoken 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
Coleman 1133 He might’a ought to’ve told you where to buy the seeds. might have 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
Scotland 905 They should ought to make the rules clear. should ought to Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Unknown) 1975 1.0
England 986 Nobody seems to can understand it. seems to can Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown England (Leicester) 1.0
Scotland 1157 You’ll no need to can do that. will no need to can Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Unknown) 1.0
Scotland 937 He must can no do it. must can no Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.0
Coleman 1107 I should ought to go with him. should ought to Unknown White Unknown Unknown NC (Unknown) 1975 1.0 Elicited
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
Brandstetter 1189 Well, it might not would bother you, I would guess. might not would Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown TN (Unknown) 1.4 Elicited
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
Coleman 1134 Mama might’ve would have gone if it hadn’t been raining. might've would Unknown White Unknown Unknown NC (Unknown) 1975 1.3 Elicited
Scotland 906 He used tae widnae let me up the brae. used to wouldnae Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (West Lothian) 1979 Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
England 987 Shay’d used to couldn’t sit nur stan’. used to could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown England (Leicester) 1.0
Scotland 1158 He used to might visit us on Sundays. used to might Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Unknown) 1.0
Scotland 938 He mustnae can do it. mustnae can Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.0
Coleman 1198 John might should ought to annoy Bill. might should ought to Unknown White Unknown Unknown NC (Unknown) 1975 1.0 Elicited
DARE 874 I might could go there tonight. might could Unknown Unknown Unknown TN (Perry County) 1954 1.0
Brandstetter 1190 Well, it might wouldn’t bother you, I would guess. might would Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown TN (Unknown) 1.4 Elicited
Nagle 2005 I may've could have put this pin through it. may have could Male Unknown Unknown Unknown SC (Myrtle Beach) 1992 Automobile mechanic t customer. Spoken Naturalistic
Combs 1246 I might could do it. might could Unknown Unknown Unknown KY (Unknown) KY (Unknown) 1.0
Scotland 907 He should can go tomorrow. should can Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.0 Naturalistic
England 989 I’d use to could du it in halfe the toime. used to could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown England (Leicester) 1.0
Scotland 1159 He used to would drink black coffee late at night. used to would Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Unknown) 1.0
Scotland 939 He shouldnae can come. shouldnae can Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.0
Coleman 1109 Pearl can might cook supper. can might Unknown White Unknown Unknown NC (Unknown) 1975 1.0 Elicited
DARE 875 "might could" = pasttense of "may can" might could Unknown Unknown Unknown KY (central southern) c1960
Brandstetter 1191 They might not could adapt it for use in their classes. might not could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown TN (Unknown) 1.0 Elicited
Mashburn 1247 He might could see you today. might could Unknown Unknown Unknown GA (Unknown) Spoken 1.0
Coleman 1135 He may should have gone. may should Unknown White Unknown Unknown NC (Unknown) 1975 1.0 Elicited
Scotland 908 He would could do it if he tried. would could Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.0
England 990 He used couldn’t. used to could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown England (Warwick) 1.0
Scotland 1160 Did they use to would drink black coffee late at night? used to would Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Unknown) 2.0
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
Scotland 940 He should no can come. should no can Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) Spoken 1.0
Coleman 1110 John may might help out with the party. may might Unknown White Unknown Unknown NC (Unknown) 1975 1.0 Elicited
Barrick 876 You won’t can go. will can Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown PN (Cumberland County) 1.0 Naturalistic
Brandstetter 1192 They might couldn’t adapt it for use in their classes. might could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown TN (Unknown) 1.0 Elicited
Scotland 957 They hæna cuid geate eane [=They have not been able to get one]. have could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (southern) 1.0
Mashburn 1248 He might can see you today. might can Unknown Unknown Unknown GA (Unknown) 1.0
H&S 1211 See that drug store? You might coulda find it there. might could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Bahamas (Unknown) 1.0
Scotland 909 He’ll can get you one. will can Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.0 Naturalistic
England 991 I can’t do it now, but I used to could used to could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown England (Warwick) 1.1
Elsman 845 I might oughta do that, shouldn't I? might ought to Female White Graduate school (Master's degree) NC (Unknown) SC (Columbia) 2007 co-worker to co-worker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Scotland 1161 He might should claim his expenses. might should Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Unknown) 1.0
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
Scotland 941 He should no could have come. should no could Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.0
Coleman 1111 I might may go to Winston-Salem. might may Unknown White Unknown Unknown NC (Unknown) 1975 1.0 Elicited
DARE 877 [Do you think you’ll go?] Might could. might could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown CO (Unknown) 1967 1.0
Brandstetter 1193 She might would like those, and he might, too. might would Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown TN (Unknown) 1.1 Elicited
Scotland 1244 If wey hæd cuid cum ... had could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (southern) 1.2
Mashburn 1249 He may can see you today. may can Unknown Unknown Unknown GA (Unknown) 1.0
Scotland 910 He’ll might could do it for you. will might could Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) Spoken 1.0
England 992 He use to could lift a fifty-six ower his heead wi’ one hand, but he can’t nah. used to could Unknown White Unknown Unknown England (West Yorkshire) Spoken 1.1
Elsman 846 I might would too. might would Female White Graduate school (Master's degree) NC (Unknown) SC (Columbia) 2007 Unknown Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Scotland 1162 He might can go. might can Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Unknown) 1.0
Scotland 942 He should could no have come. should could no Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.0
Coleman 1112 He might would have seen Morris this morning, if he had arrived on time. might would Unknown White Unknown Unknown NC (Unknown) 1975 1.3 Elicited
DARE 878 I might could should tell her about it. might could should Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown NC (central) 1989 Spoken 1.0
Scotland 959 Ye’ll can cum neist weik. will can Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (southern) 1.0
Mashburn 1250 He may could see you today. may could Unknown Unknown Unknown GA (Unknown) 1.0
Feagin 737 Take your granddaddy, Ron. He might can tell ye! might can Male White Unknown AL (Unknown) AL (Unknown) early 1970s acquaintance Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
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
Scotland 911 You’ll have to can do it whether you want to or not. will have to can Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.3
England 993 I us’t at could dance as weel as anybody when I was young. used at could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown England (Lancaster) 1.3
Elsman 847 We'll send you a document with questions in it, like “What additional things would we may need from you ... ” would may Female White Unknown Unknown VA (Unknown) 2007 contractor to potential clients Spoken 2.0 Naturalistic
Scotland 1163 He might could go. might could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Unknown) 1.0
Belize 1232 Yu mos yuz tu ... must used to Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Belize (Unknown)
Scotland 943 He shouldnae no could have come. shouldnae could Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.0
Coleman 1113 He might can get the car fixed before we leave. might can Unknown White Unknown Unknown NC (Unknown) 1975 1.3

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