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source Entry Example Modal 1 Modal 2 Modal 3 Gendersort descending Race / Ethnicity Age Level of Education Home Community, Town, or State Location Collected Year Relation to Addressee Medium Sentence Structure Status
Verilogue Corpus 2264 might can Unknown Unknown NC Patient Spoken Naturalistic
Montgomery 2015 Ken Passman may could. may could White College graduate Unknown SC (Columbia) 1994 Stranger to stranger Spoken Naturalistic
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
England 2041 Na mare saltow ham con rede þen sternes of heyuen. sal con Unknown Unknown England 14th century Written 1.0
Hasty 2135 My bones might not can take that. might not can Unknown Unknown Patient to physician Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
England 2042 I shall not konne answere. shall koone Unknown Unknown England 1386 Written 1.0
Hasty 2136 You might could try and see if you want to try a little bit of that and see how it does for you. might could Unknown Unknown Physician to patient Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
England 2043 He shal neuer conne trotte. shal conne Unknown Unknown England 1484 Written 1.0
England 2044 ... þatt mannkinn shollde muʒhenn wel Upp cumenn inntill heoffne. shollde muʒhenn Unknown Unknown England c1200 Written
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
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
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
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
England 2049 Hu sal ani man ðe muʒen deren? sal muʒen Unknown Unknown England c1259 Written 2.0
England 2050 ... þai sall noght mow stand. sall mow Unknown Unknown England c1345 Written
Hern.&S 2027 He may might must can sing. may might must can Black Unknown Doctoral student at Emory University at time of interview IL (Chicago) IL (Chicago) 1.0 Elicited
England 2061 þou ... shalt mowen retourne hool & sounde. shalt mowen Unknown Unknown England 1374 Written
Scotland 2028 A'll noa can gawn dhu-moarn (I won't be able to go to-morrow). will no can White Unknown Unknown Scotland Scotland 1.0
England 2051 Thou schalt mowe senden hire a lettre. schalt mowe Unknown Unknown England 1390 Written 1.0
Scotland 2029 Ivray wain in thu toon ull can say thawt (Every child in the village will be able to say that). will can White Unknown Unknown Scotland Scotland 1.0
England 2052 Thou schalt mowe senden hire a lettre. schalt mowe Unknown Unknown England c1390 Written 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
Boertien 2148 shouldn't ought shouldn't ought White 19 College Student TX (Dickenson) TX (Unknown) c1980 Elicited
England 2054 for he shal mowe shewe be experience th’entente of his good will (OED). shal mowe Unknown Unknown England 1402 Written 1.0
England 2055 if it be wiþoute help any long tyme ... it shal noʒt mow be cured. shal mow Unknown Unknown England c1425 J. Arderne, Treatise of Fistula in Ano (EETS) 42, 26
England 2056 They shall ... mowe be ... emendyng to devout prayers ... in Goddis house, where prayers be most exaudible. shall mowe Unknown Unknown England c1443 Written 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
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
England 2059 As longe that I shall maye bere armes (OED). shall maye Unknown Unknown England c1489 Written
England 2060 No ship of greate burdon shall mowe comme ... in the seid Haven. shall mowe Unknown Unknown England 1495 Written 1.0
Hasty 2132 Another thing we might could have on is the Neurontin. might could Doctoral degree Unknown Physician to patient Spoken 1.6 Naturalistic
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
Montgomery 2013 If I had copied out a passage, I might would have been able to show you a thing or two. might would Female White 55 Doctoral degree MS (Unknown) TN (Memphis) 1994 Friend Spoken Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1837 might could might could Female White 50 College graduate SC (Georgetown) SC (Georgetown) 1946 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Feagin 741 We might not can come. might not can Female White Unknown Unknown AL (Unknown) early 1970s acquaintance Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 489 I might could. might could Female Black 67 4th grade FL (Pensacola) FL (Pensacola) 1974 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1932 might could might could Female White 86 Country school GA (Screven) GA (Screven) 1947 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Boertien 2102 shouldn't SUBJECT ought shouldn't ought Female White 21 College Student TX (Beaumont) TX (Unknown) c1980 2.0 Elicited
Elsman 818 Do you know where I might would find stuff like that? might would Female White 30s College (Graduate) SC (Unknown) SC (Columbia) 2007 co-worker to c Spoken 2.4 Naturalistic
LAGS 583 I might would. might would Female Black 63 High school TX (San Antonio) TX (San Antonio) 1975 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1773 might could might could Female White 80 Illiterate NC (Hurdle Mills) NC (Hurdle Mills) 1937 fieldworker to informant Spoken
DiPaolo 1438 You might could keep the cuffs. might could Female White 40s Unknown Unknown TX (Austin) 1979 clerk to woman Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 677 I used to could do it. used to could Female Black 74 College (3 years) TN (Chattanooga) TN (Chattanooga) 1973 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Skipper 171 We may can get them next week. may can Female White 19 Unknown Unknown SC (Unknown) unknown Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Mishoe 13 Maybe we might should wait till next week. might should Female White 20s Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 female to female Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Boertien 1287 I shouldn’t oughta do that, should I? shouldn't ought to Female White 21 College Student TX (Beaumont) TX (Unknown) c1980 2.8 Elicited
Feagin 773 He might could bring her. might could Female White 70 Unknown AL (Unknown) AL (Gadsden) early 1970s Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 267 Might can do it. might can Female White 72 3rd grade GA (Gum Branch) GA (Allenhurst) 1969 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 361 Might could. might could Female White 46 Unknown Unknown LA (Boothville) subject to fieldworker Spoken unknown Naturalistic
Reed 1088 He's the only one that I think she might would marry. might would Female White 26 College (Graduate) SC (Taylors) TN (Seymour) 2012 woman to family Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
Montgomery 203 He knows some of the history and he may can help me, I suspect. may can Female White 55 College (Graduate) NC (Unknown) SC (Unknown) Unknown Spoken 1.8 Naturalistic
LAGS 457 You might could have helped me. might could Female White 69 4th grade GA (Valdosta) GA (Valdosta) 1978 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Reed 2070 We might should use the dongle. might should Female White 24 Graduate School (Some) VA (Charlottesville) SC (Columbia) 2013 friend to group Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1647 might could might could Female White 66 None but literate VA (Chatham P.O.) VA (Chatham P.O.) 1935 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Mishoe 45 We may can get one of those apartments close to the school this summer. may can Female White 30s Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 female to male Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Feagin 805 [Can you do it?:] I useta could, but I can’t no more. used to could Female White 69 Unknown AL (Unknown) AL (Sand Mountain) early 1970s Spoken 1.1 Naturalistic
Verilogue Corpus 2200 might can Female Graduate Degree (MD) Unknown CA Doctor-Patient Spoken Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1741 might could might could Female White 47 Until age 19 NC (Elizabethtown) NC (Elizabethtown) 1937 fieldworker to informant Spoken
W&C 1196 I used to couldn’t count ’til I, ’til I got me some work up here. used to could Female White 78 Unknown Unknown WV (Unknown) Spoken 1.3 Naturalistic
LAGS 393 He thought of something he might could do for me. might could Female White 95 Unknown Unknown LA (Hopewell) subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.6 Naturalistic
LAGS 647 I can't tell the difference now, but I used to could. used to could Female White 86 Some high school AR (Greenbrier) AR (Greenbrier) 1974 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.1 Naturalistic
Montgomery 2014 I may have should have gone to another suit. may have should have Female White 46 Doctoral degree TN (Knoxville) TN (Nashville) 1994 Woman to family members Spoken Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1838 might could might could Female White 74 6 months total SC (Macedonia) SC (Macedonia) 1947 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Feagin 742 I mighta could, but I’m doing pretty well. might have could Female White 78 Unknown Unknown AL (Unknown) early 1970s acquaintance Spoken 1.1 Naturalistic
Montgomery 236 I have only a listing for administration. Do you think they might could help you? might could Female Unknown unknown Unknown Unknown SC (Unknown) call to operator regarding airport limo service Spoken 2.4 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1933 might could might could Female White 50 College (Some) GA (Jesup) GA (Jesup) 1947 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Boertien 2103 could SUBJECT may could might Female White 21 College Student TX (Beaumont) TX (Unknown) c1980 2.0 Elicited
Elsman 819 Hey, get a great dane and we might could make it happen. might could Female White 30s College (Graduate) SC (Unknown) SC (Columbia) 2007 co-worker to co-worker Spoken 1.1 Naturalistic
LAGS 330 Might could. might could Female White 51 Unknown Unknown GA (Fargo) subject to fieldworker Spoken unknown Naturalistic
Verilogue Corpus 2233 may can Female Graduate Degree (MD) Unknown GA Doctor-Patient Spoken Naturalistic
LAGS 678 Used to could buy them anywhere. used to could Female White 78 High school GA (Macon) GA (Macon) 1973 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Skipper 172 I may can pick it all up Thursday morning. may can Female White 21 Unknown Unknown SC (Unknown) unknown Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
DiPaolo 1020 They might could; I'm not sure. But they might could. My father (would could) tell you some stori might could Female White Unknown Unknown TX (Unknown) TX (Austin) 1981 Woman to woman Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Mishoe 14 Would there might possibly be any more of those forms in the office? would might Female White unknown Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 student to secretary Spoken 2.0 Naturalistic
Feagin 774 Might could might could Female White 70 Unknown AL (Unknown) AL (Unknown) early 1970s 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
LAMSAS 1712 might could might could Female White 75 College (Some) NC (Vanceboro) NC (Vanceboro) 1934 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAGS 616 But you used to couldn't. used to couldn't Female Black 72 6th-7th grade LA (Sterlington) LA (Sterlington) 1975 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Reed 1089 Mighta shoulda waited at that other stop might have should Female White 30 Graduate school (Doctoral degree) TN (Seymour) SC (Columbia) 2012 wife to husband Spoken Naturalistic
LAGS 458 You might could have helped me. might could Female White 72 3rd grade; literate AL (Peterman) AL (Peterman) 1974 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1648 mought could mought could Female White 66 None but literate VA (Chatham P.O.) VA (Chatham P.O.) 1935 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Mishoe 46 We might can find a closer way to go. might can Female White 30s Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 wife to husband Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Feagin 806 Didn’t you tell me you useta could see, once in a while, a Indian go through the mountain? used to could Female White 77 Unknown AL (Unknown) AL (Unknown) 1972 Spoken 2.4 Naturalistic
LAGS 300 Might can might can Female White 74 8th grade GA (Cross Roads) GA (Toccoa) 1973 subject to fieldworker Spoken unknown Naturalistic
Verilogue Corpus 2201 may can Female Graduate Degree (MD) Unknown FL Doctor-Patient Spoken Naturalistic
W&C 1197 I might could make up one, but I don’t know. might could Female White 11 Unknown Unknown WV (Unknown) Spoken 1.1 Naturalistic
Skipper 142 It might would be better if you talked to him first. might would Female White 21 Graduate school (Some) Unknown SC (Unknown) Unknown Spoken 1.3 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1592 might could might could Female White 74 None VA (Corotoman) VA (Corotoman) 1935 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Feagin 743 You could check on down the mall. You might could find it. might could Female White 40s Unknown Unknown AL (Unknown) early 1970s stranger Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Montgomery 237 Dena Dalton handles those accounts. I might could help you but I would rather have her call you. might could Female White unknown Unknown Unknown SC (Unknown) unknown Spoken 1.1 Naturalistic
LAGS 491 I might could. might could Female White 59 6th grade MS (Lorman) MS (Lorman) 1974 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1934 might can might can Female White 70 8th grade GA (Glennville) GA (Glennville) 1972 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Boertien 2101 shouldn't SUBJECT ought shouldn't ought Female White 21 College Student TX (Beaumont) TX (Unknown) c1980 2.0 Elicited
Elsman 820 It might would've come back to you and you would've tried it. might would Female White 30s College (Graduate) SC (Unknown) SC (Columbia) 2007 co-worker to co-worker Spoken 1.1 Naturalistic
Mishoe 79 She might can wear it if she fixes the belt. might can Female White 40s Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 female to family Spoken 1.3 Naturalistic
LAGS 331 Might could. might could Female Black 47 Unknown Unknown GA (Valdosta) subject to fieldworker Spoken unknown Naturalistic
Verilogue Corpus 2234 might can Female Graduate Degree (MD) Unknown GA Doctor-Patient Spoken Naturalistic
COCA 1076 And, I thought, well, and when me and my friend had talked about it, we thought we might- could get a job. might could Female White 28 College (Graduate, B.S. degree) AR (Lonoke) Television 1994 interviewee to interviewer Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
Reed 1440 Harry said he might could fix the car. might could Female White 85 College (Graduate) TN (Sneedville) TN (Sneedville) 2010 interviewee to interviewer Spoken 1.4 Elicited
Skipper 173 He might probably can find somebody to fix it. might can Female White 44 Unknown Unknown SC (Unknown) unknown Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic

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