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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
Traugott 1213 Ye shall mowe have itt of Toppis. shall mowe (=may) Unknown White Unknown Unknown England (Unknown) 1451 Written 1.0
Scotland 912 I would like to could swim. would could Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.0
England 994 I can’t work as I used to could. used to could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown England (Nottinghamshire) 1.3
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
Elsman 848 What we would might want to do is ... would might Male White Unknown Unknown SC (Unknown) 2007 Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
Scotland 1164 He might could have done it. might could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Unknown) 1.0
Scotland 944 He shouldnae could no have come. shouldnae could Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.0
Coleman 1114 I might ought to get myself going soon. might ought to Unknown White Unknown Unknown NC (Unknown) 1975 1.0 Elicited
Brandstetter 1194 She might would like those, and he might would, too. might would Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown TN (Unknown) 1.1 Elicited
DARE 880 You might oughtta get you some help with that. might ought to Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown GA (Unknown) 1993 1.0 Naturalistic
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
Mashburn 1252 He might will see you today. might will Unknown Unknown Unknown GA (Unknown) 1.0
Scotland 913 He might could have to go. might could have to Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.0
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
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
Scotland 1165 He might can have done it. might can Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Unknown) 1.0
Harris 1233 You might could try Don’s Hobbies down on Park [Avenue]. might could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown TN (Memphis) Memphis store clerk to a first-time customer from Atlanta. Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Scotland 945 He willnae can come. willnae can Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.0
Coleman 1115 You might could get some information from the principal. might could Unknown White Unknown Unknown NC (Unknown) 1975 1.0 Elicited
Brandstetter 1195 I wonder if they might could adapt it for use in their classes. might could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown TN (Unknown) 1.4 Elicited
DARE 881 People probably might not could tell. might not could Unknown Unknown Unknown MS (native, WI resident) WI (Unknown) 2003 Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Scotland 962 He’ll be grander than ever now–he’ll no can hold down his head down to sneeze. will no can Male Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Unknown) Written 1.0
Mashburn 1253 He may will see you today. may will Unknown Unknown Unknown GA (Unknown) 1.0
Feagin 740 .. to find a doctor that might can do something. might can Female White Unknown Unknown AL (Unknown) early 1970s acquaintance Spoken 1.6 Naturalistic
Jamaica 1214 mait(a) hafi “may/might must” might hafi (=have to, must) Unknown Black Unknown Unknown Jamaica (Unknown)
Scotland 914 He might used to could do it. might used to could Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 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
Elsman 850 We might better. might better Male White Unknown Unknown SC (Unknown) 2007 co-worker to supervisor Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Scotland 1166 They might would like to come with us. might would Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Unknown) 1.0
Scotland 946 He’ll no can come. will no can Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.0
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
Scotland 963 I’ll no can bide lang. will no can Male Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Perthshire) 1887 Written 1.0
Mashburn 1254 He may would see you today. may would Unknown Unknown Unknown GA (Unknown) 1.0
Feagin 741 We might not can come. might not can Female White Unknown Unknown AL (Unknown) early 1970s acquaintance Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Jamaica 1215 mait(a) kyan “may/might can” might can Unknown Black Unknown Unknown Jamaica (Unknown)
Scotland 915 He might be to go tomorrow. might be to Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.0
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
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
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 947 Will he no can come? will no can Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 2.0
Coleman 1117 I may should do that. may should Unknown White Unknown Unknown NC (Unknown) 1975 1.0 Elicited
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
Scotland 964 Ye’ll no can work. will no can Male Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Fife) 1894 Written 1.0
Mashburn 1255 He might should see you today. might should Unknown Unknown Unknown GA (Unknown) 1.0
Scotland 916 You’ll have to can do it. will have to can Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.0
England 998 I can’t run as I use to could. used to could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown England (Warwickshire) 1.3
Elsman 852 I mighta coulda done that. might have could Female White Unknown Unknown SC (Unknown) 2007 Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
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
Harris 1234 We might could take ’em swimmin’ tomorrow in Gatlinburg. might could Female Unknown Unknown Unknown TN (Unknown) One mother to another re: disappointed children and a closed motel pool. 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
Coleman 1118 He may ought to go before too long. may ought to Unknown White Unknown Unknown NC (Unknown) 1975 1.0 Elicited
Peterkin 1199 He might would send July back home. might would Unknown Unknown Unknown SC (Unknown) Unknown Unknown 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
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
Mashburn 1256 He might ought to see you today. might ought to Unknown Unknown Unknown GA (Unknown) 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
Jamaica 1216 kuda hafi “could must” could hafi (=have to, must) Unknown Black Unknown Unknown Jamaica (Unknown)
Scotland 917 He might can do it, if he tried. might can Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.3
England 999 I can’t do it now like I used to could. used to could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown England (Oxfordshire) 1.3
Feagin 776 If ... we might could abbreviate it. might could Male White Unknown VA (Unknown) AL (Unknown) early 1970s Spoken Naturalistic
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 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
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
Scotland 949 He’ll can do it, can he no? will can Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) Spoken 1.0
Coleman 1119 He may ought to have gone. may ought to Unknown White Unknown Unknown NC (Unknown) 1975 1.0 Elicited
Butters 1200 I don’t carry no lunch because I thought maybe, you know, they might would give me something to eat. might would Unknown Black Unknown Unknown NC (Wilmington) Spoken 1.3 Naturalistic
Maxfield 885 I don’t think I will can go. will can Unknown Unknown Unknown PN (southwestern) 1931 1.4
Scotland 966 He’ll can tell us. will can Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Unknown) 1881 Written 1.0
Mashburn 1257 He may should see you today. may should Unknown Unknown Unknown GA (Unknown) 1.0
Jamaica 1217 shuda hafi “should must” should hafi (=have to, must) Unknown Black Unknown Unknown Jamaica (Unknown)
Scotland 918 He might could do it, if he tried. might could Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.3
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
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 854 We might could even stuff the catalogs in the bags? might could Female White Unknown Unknown SC (Unknown) 2007 Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
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
Scotland 950 He used to could do it, didn’t he? used to could Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.0
Coleman 1120 John might could be working at his office today. might could Unknown White Unknown Unknown NC (Unknown) 1975 1.0 Elicited
Butters 1201 I imagine that they will disbar him. But he told, he told Nixon about the thing, and what would–might would happen. might would Unknown Black Unknown Unknown Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
Wentworth 886 He’ll not kin go. will not can Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown WV (eastern) 1931 Spoken 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
Mashburn 1258 He may ought to see you today. may ought to Unknown Unknown Unknown GA (Unknown) 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
Jamaica 1218 shuda kyan “should can” should can Unknown Black Unknown Unknown Jamaica (Unknown)
Scotland 919 He must could do it. must could Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 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
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
England 1171 He wouldn’t could’ve worked, even if you had asked him. would could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown England (Newcastle) 1.3
Harris 1235 You might should get her to a hospital anyhow. Bandaid might not work. There’s tetanus, ya know. might should Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Hotel clerk to a woman whose daughter has cut her hand on glass in the parking lot. Spoken 1.0
Scotland 951 He used to could do it, couldn’t he? used to could Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.0
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
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
Scotland 968 We’ll can agree fine will can Male White Unknown Unknown Scotland (Unknown) 1886 Written 1.0
Mashburn 1259 He ought to would see you. ought to would Unknown Unknown Unknown GA (Unknown) 1.0
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
Scotland 920 He must can do it. must can Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.0
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
Scotland 952 He has to can swim, doesn’t he? have to can Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) Written 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
Smiley 888 wouldn't could wouldn't could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown NY (New Paltz) 1924

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