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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
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
Payne 890 Go to see Mr. Smith. He might can tell you. might can Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown AL (eastern) 1909 1.0
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
Mashburn 1262 She might could have been being seen by someone else. might could Unknown Unknown Unknown GA (Unknown) 1.0
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
Scotland 922 He should could do it. should could Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.0
England 2046 To lefenn & to trowwenn þatt swillc an shollde muʒhenn beon Shippennd off alle shaffte shollde muʒhenn Unknown Unknown England c1200 Written 1.4
Scotland 1105 I might will can go tomorrow. might will can Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Unknown) Scotland (Unknown) 1994 1.0
Elsman 858 We may could do a conference call. may could Unknown White Unknown Unknown SC (Unknown) 2007 Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
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
Harris 1237 'Scuse me for buttin’ in ... You want postcards of blues musicians, you may could get ’em at that ... There’s that tourist place the corner of Beale there. may could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown TN (Memphis) [Elderly Caucasian Southern man, gratuitously, to a mother and her son (apparently northerners) outside the Peabody Hotel in Memphis. Spoken 1.2 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
Coleman 1123 She might should be taking some pills for her cold. might should Unknown White Unknown Unknown NC (Unknown) 1975 1.0 Elicited
Taylor 891 I mought ’a’ could if I’d ’a’ wanted to. mought have could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown MO (southwestern) 1923 1.3
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
Mashburn 1263 He might used to could run the marathon. might used to could Unknown Unknown Unknown GA (Unknown) Unknown Unknown 1.0
England 1143 þeah we hine for þam alwaldan agan ne moston. “Though we might not hold it against the all-powerful.” moston (=must, might) agan (=own, owe, ought to) Male White Unknown Unknown England (Unknown) c1000 Written
Jamaica 1220 wi mos “will must” will must Unknown Black Unknown Unknown Jamaica (Unknown)
Scotland 923 He'll can do it. will can Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.0
England 2048 Swa þatt menn sholldenn muɽhenn sen þurrh Goddspellbokess lare All hu þeɽɽ mihhtenn follɽenn rihht þatt stih. sholldenn hafi (=have to, must) Unknown Unknown England c1200 Written 1.3
Feagin 1296 Could you might tell me where the administration building is? could might Male Black Unknown Unknown NY (Unknown) Spoken 2.0 Naturalistic
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
England 1175 You might can see underneath. might can Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown England (Newcastle) Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Scotland 956 He cannae dae it these days, but he used to could. used to could Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.1
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
MISC 892 [I] think if I could get in there and people would work with me, we might could get something going. might could Unknown White Unknown GA (Mayorsville) 1972 Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
Scotland 973 He wouldna could dae’t, would could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Argyll) 1929 1.0
R&W 1264 I might could ketch a possum tonight, over on East Mountain. might could Unknown Unknown Unknown AR (Unknown) Written 1.0
Scotland 1144 He’ll can help us the morn. will can Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Unknown) 1.0
Jamaica 1221 wi hafi “will must” will hafi (=have to, must) Unknown Black Unknown Unknown Jamaica (Unknown)
Scotland 924 He’ll maybe come the morn will maybe Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.0
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
Elsman 860 We might could just kinda look and see. might could Unknown White Unknown Unknown SC (Unknown) 2007 Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
England 1176 I mightn’t can use this thumb properly, if it heals like this. might can Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown England (Newcastle) 1.3
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 1124 I might ought to have been working this morning instead of reading. might ought to Unknown White Unknown Unknown NC (Unknown) 1975 1.0 Elicited
Johnson 893 I used to could speak that jargon better than I could English and we had a i-dea that was to be the standard language here in Oregon. used to could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown OR (Unknown) 1909 1.1
Scotland 974 An dan, wi baid een staandin wide, Sae noucht could can ta pass me. could can to Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Shetland) Written 1.0
R&W 1265 I might could dry them dishes for ye. might could Unknown Unknown Unknown MO (Unknown) MO (Unknown) Written 1.0
Scotland 1145 They might could be working in the shop. might could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Unknown) 1.0
Scotland 925 He’ll might can come the morn. will might can Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.0
England 2049 Hu sal ani man ðe muʒen deren? sal muʒen Unknown Unknown England c1259 Written 2.0
Elsman 861 Do you think he might can work in your department? might could Unknown White Unknown Unknown SC (Unknown) 2007 Spoken 2.4 Naturalistic
England 1177 [Q: Can you tell me the lengths and prices of the pieces of leather again?] A: You’ll not can remember them. They’re all different lengths and prices. will not can Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown England (Newcastle) Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Coleman 1125 I might could have been studying instead of fooling around had I known you were coming. might could Unknown White Unknown Unknown NC (Unknown) 1975 1.3 Elicited
Butters 1204 Bob Cushaw [of Andrews NC] says he would like his wife to quit her babysitting job. “If you come back here in one year, I may can say I now own this or I now own that, but I’ll talk to you just as I... may can Male Black Unknown Unknown NC (Unknown) Spoken 1.2 Naturalistic
Carmer 894 [I] wisht I might could go, too. might could Unknown Unknown Unknown AL (Unknown) 1934 Written 1.4 Naturalistic
Hern.&S 2026 He should can go. should can Unknown Black Unknown IL (Chicago) IL (Chicago) 1970s 1.0 Elicited
Scotland 975 I didn’t use tae could tak them at aa. did used to could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Argyll) 1931 1.0
Visser 1266 That ye counseille me how I shall may avenge me. shall may Male Unknown Unknown Unknown England (Unknown) c1489 Written
Scotland 1146 She might can get away early. might can Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Unknown) 1.0
Jamaica 1222 mos(a) fi “must ought to” must fe (=for, ought to) Unknown Black Unknown Unknown Jamaica (Unknown)
Scotland 926 He’ll should can come the morn. will should can Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.0
England 2050 ... þai sall noght mow stand. sall mow Unknown Unknown England c1345 Written
Elsman 862 You might can use it ... might can Unknown White Unknown Unknown SC (Unknown) 2007 Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
England 1178 [A: I’m sorry Geoffrey won’t be able to come tonight because he’s going to the pictures.] B: Alright, he’ll can get a try on Tuesday. will can Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown England (Newcastle) Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Coleman 1126 He may should have been getting ready. may should Unknown White Unknown Unknown NC (Unknown) 1975 1.0 Elicited
Butters 1205 What It Might Can Do ... The Rural Development Act of 1972 might can Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown GA (Unknown) Written
Ryland 895 I might could fix it for you. might could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown VA (Richland County) 1976 Written 1.0
Scotland 976 “Aha!”, think A, “it’ll no hev cood gar ends meet this bittie back, nih, A’se warran!” will no have could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Argyll) 1925 Written 1.0
Visser 1267 On al the maners that ye shall conne demaunde. shall can Male Unknown Unknown Unknown England (Unknown) 1485 Written
Scotland 1147 Will he can help us the morn? will can Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Unknown) 2.0
Scotland 927 He used to could do it when he was younger. used to could Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.3
England 2061 þou ... shalt mowen retourne hool & sounde. shalt mowen Unknown Unknown England 1374 Written
Elsman 863 I might could handle it better now might could Unknown White Unknown Unknown SC (Unknown) 2007 Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
England 1179 [A: Could you do with any plants?] B: No, not really. I might could do with one or two spaces filled. might could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown England (Newcastle) Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Hogrefe 896 I may could. may could Unknown Unknown Unknown LA (northern) 1934 Spoken 1.0
England 977 He wouldn’t could go. would could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown England (Durham) 1.0
Visser 1268 Who this booke shall wylle lerne May well enterprise. shall will Unknown Unknown Unknown England (Unknown) England (Unknown) 1481 Written 1.4
Scotland 1148 They maybe could be working in the shop. maybe could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Unknown) 1.0
Jamaica 1223 mos(a) hafi “must must” must hafi (=have to, must) Unknown Black Unknown Unknown Jamaica (Unknown)
Scotland 928 I want to can do that. want to can Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.0
England 2051 Thou schalt mowe senden hire a lettre. schalt mowe Unknown Unknown England 1390 Written 1.0
Elsman 864 We thought we might could just put them ... might could Unknown White Unknown Unknown SC (Unknown) 2007 Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
England 1180 I’ll tell you who they could be. They might could be Luke Skywalker and Han Solo. might could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown England (Newcastle) 1.0
Coleman 1127 I may ought to have been doing my homework. may ought to Unknown White Unknown Unknown NC (Unknown) 1975 1.0 Elicited
Price 1206 I may not can keep that up. may not can Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Written 1.0
Hogrefe 897 I might could do that. might could Unknown Unknown Unknown LA (northern) 1934 1.0
England 978 Will he can go? will can Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown England (Durham) 2.0
Cunningham 1269 They may would do that for you. may would Unknown Black Unknown SC (Unknown) SC (Unknown) 1.0
Scotland 1149 You might would like to come with us. might would Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Unknown) 1.0
Jamaica 1224 mos(a) kyan “may/might must” must can Unknown Black Unknown Unknown Jamaica (Unknown)
Scotland 929 I'd like to could do that. would like to could Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.0
England 2052 Thou schalt mowe senden hire a lettre. schalt mowe Unknown Unknown England c1390 Written 1.0
Elsman 865 ... 'cause he might would have a chance. might would Unknown White Unknown Unknown SC (Unknown) 2007 Spoken 1.3 Naturalistic
England 1181 [A: He doesn’t think people ought to smoke.] B: Well, they shouldn’t ought to, should they? should ought to Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown England (Newcastle) Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Coleman 1128 I may can plow the bottom if it doesn’t rain anymore. may can Unknown White Unknown Unknown NC (Unknown) 1975 1.3 Elicited
Park 898 I might can. might can Unknown Unknown Unknown TX (Unknown) 1940 1.0
England 979 They’ll not can get any food. will no can Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown England (Durham) 1.0
Cunningham 1270 I probably may will go there tomorrow. may will Unknown Black Unknown SC (Unknown) SC (Unknown) 1.0
Scotland 1150 You might should claim your expenses. might should Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Unknown) 1.0
Scotland 930 He's bound to could do that. bound to could Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.0
England 2053 ... tanne i schal mow truliche sey ... the wordes þat be writen in holi writ. schal mow Unknown Unknown England c1400 Written 1.0 Elicited
Elsman 866 What we might can do is as we work with our contractors on developing them ... might can Unknown White Unknown Unknown SC (Unknown) 2007 Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
Brandstetter 1182 The participants are asked to choose two of the ideas that they might could adapt for use in their classes. might could Unknown Unknown Unknown TN (Unknown) TN (Unknown) Spoken 1.6 Naturalistic
Brandstetter 1183 You might should go there because they might move it to New Jersey. might should Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown TN (Unknown) Spoken 1.3 Naturalistic
Montgomery 1998 Some of what the church might can do is to offer a support program. might can Male White College graduate SC (Columbia) SC (Columbia) 1992 Acquaintance to acquaintances Spoken Naturalistic
Coleman 1129 Mrs. Jones might would have told you about the old courthouse. might would Unknown White Unknown Unknown NC (Unknown) 1975 1.0 Elicited
Butters 1207 This was very frustrating to me because we might could have won the match if every one would have played like that during the match. might could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown TX (Unknown) Written 1.3 Naturalistic
Park 899 I might could. might could Unknown Unknown Unknown TX (Unknown) 1940 Spoken 1.0

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