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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 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
Montgomery 2015 Ken Passman may could. may could White College graduate Unknown SC (Columbia) 1994 Stranger to stranger Spoken Naturalistic
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
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
Hasty 2134 You know what might could help that is losing some weight. might could Doctoral degree Unknown Physician to patient Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
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 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
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 2041 Na mare saltow ham con rede þen sternes of heyuen. sal con Unknown Unknown England 14th century Written 1.0
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
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 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
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
England 2042 I shall not konne answere. shall koone Unknown Unknown England 1386 Written 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
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
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
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
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
England 2043 He shal neuer conne trotte. shal conne Unknown Unknown England 1484 Written 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
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
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
Mashburn 1260 He ought to will see you. ought to will 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
England 2044 ... þatt mannkinn shollde muʒhenn wel Upp cumenn inntill heoffne. shollde muʒhenn Unknown Unknown England c1200 Written
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
Harris 1236 You might should get that [fee] looked after today, else they might cancel your registration. might should Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown College official to an undergraduate student. Spoken 1.0 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
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
Allan 1202 For a dime a head, I might could strip off the feathers. might could Unknown Black Unknown Unknown Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Warner 889 I might could play the piano. might could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown AR (southeast) 1938 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
Mashburn 1261 She used to could run the marathon. used to could Unknown Unknown Unknown GA (Unknown) 1.0
Jamaica 1219 wuda hafi “would must” would hafi (=have to, must) Unknown Black Unknown Unknown Jamaica (Unknown)
Scotland 921 He should can do it. should can Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.0
England 2045 forrþi let be swellenn þa þe middle & þe little, þatt Crist ne shollde mu ʒ henn himm O nane wise attwindenn. shollde muʒhenn Unknown Unknown England c1200 Written 1.4
Scotland 1104 I'll not can go tomorrow. will not can Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Unknown) Scotland (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
England 1173 I used to could do it. used to could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown England (Newcastle) 1.0
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

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