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source Entry Example Modal 1 Modal 2 Modal 3sort descending Gender Race / Ethnicity Age Level of Education Home Community, Town, or State Location Collected Year Relation to Addressee Medium Sentence Structure Status
LAMSAS 1890 might could might could Male White 64 4th grade SC (Camp Styx) SC (Camp Styx) 1947 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Mishoe 91 He might could do it, maybe, but I'm not sure. might could Female White 30s Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 daughter to mother Spoken 1.1 Naturalistic
England 2059 As longe that I shall maye bere armes (OED). shall maye Unknown Unknown England c1489 Written
Skipper 177 I was just thinking I might could use them. might could Female White 19 Unknown Unknown SC (Unknown) unknown Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1637 mought could mought could Male White 68 12 months VA (CaIla) VA (CaIra) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
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
LAGS 541 Might ought to be able. might ought to Male White 27 Graduate school (Master's degree) AL (Troy) AL (Troy) 1977 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
DiPaolo 1309 They could escape. And if they escaped, they might could retaliate might could Male Black unknown Graduate school (Doctoral degree) KY (Lexington) TX (Austin, radio) 1981 interviewee to interviewer Spoken 1.2 Naturalistic
Feagin 795 They shouldn’t otta done that. They shoulda known better. shouldn't ought to Male White 16 College (Graduate) AL (Unknown) AL (Unknown) 1972 Unknown Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1731 mought could mought could Male Black 89 no information NC (Calabash) NC (Calabash) 1937 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1986 might could might could Male White 72 High school graduate GA (Clayton) GA (Clayton) 1947 fieldworker to informant Spoken
DiPaolo 1402 You should oughta talk to both Financial Aid and (woman's name). should ought to Unknown Unknown unknown Unknown Unknown TX (Austin) person to woman Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 273 Might can do it. might can Female Black 67 High school (Graduate) TX (Marshall) TX (Marshall) 1974 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
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
LAGS 383 It might could be a dreary day. might could Female White 71 Unknown Unknown GA (Hiltonia) subject to fieldworker 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
LAGS 637 You used to could. used to could Female White 54 High school (Graduate) FL (Whitney) FL (Whitney) 1977 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Mishoe 27 I may can do it on my way in tomorrow. may can Female White 30s Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 sister to brother/ direct response to no. 26 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
LAMSAS 1580 might could might could Female White 54 no information VA (Moreland) VA (Moreland) 1935 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Reed 2286 If we hadn't been there, I might would've had to say something might would Male White 30 College (Graduate) SC (Clover) SC (Columbia) 2016 friend to friend Spoken 1.2 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1827 might could might could Male White 55 High school (Some) SC (Manning) SC (Manning) 1946 fieldworker to informant Spoken
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
Feagin 731 He said he may can have these by the first of the month. may can Male White 29 Unknown AL (Unknown) early 1970s acquaintance Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
LAGS 479 I might could help you. might could Female White 80 8th grade TX (Noonday) TX (Marshall) 1974 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1922 may can may can Male Black 53 Illiterate GA (Crescent) GA (Crescent) 1934 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Mishoe 139 We might could've overlooked something. might could Male White 40s Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 mechanic to customer Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
DiPaolo 1339 It might would be best [(long pause) if he drove the car into town for you]. might would Female White unknown Unknown Unknown TX (Austin) 1979 woman to woman (on phone) Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Boertien 2092 There might've ought've been somebody up there. might have ought to Male White 20 College Student TX (San Antonio) TX (Unknown) c1980 d 1.0 Elicited
Montgomery 209 My father-in-law flies a lot and gets a lot of frequent flier miles. We might could drop him a hint, and he might would help us. might could Male White 24 Graduate school (Some) MS (Unknown) SC (Unknown) Unknown Spoken 1.1 Naturalistic
COCA 1008 Hopefully, before we're gone, we -- we might can make up for some of those wrongs we made along the way. might can Male White 68 High School TX (Vidor) Television 1999 interviewee to interviewer Spoken 1.2 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1669 might could might could Female White 59 Moneta VA (Battery Creek) VA (Battery Creek) 1935 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Coleman 1132 He might’ve should’a gone anyway. might have should Unknown White Unknown Unknown NC (Unknown) 1975 1.0 Elicited
LAGS 573 I might would have helped you. might would Female Black 33 Graduate school (Doctoral student at time of interview) MS (Red Creek) MS (Red Creek) 1979 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1763 might could might could Male White 52 Until age 20 plus 18 months NC (Marmaduke) NC (Marmaduke) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
COCA 1069 ... But you don't ever know what might could happen. might could Unknown Unknown unknown Unknown Unknown Fictional Novel 1998 unknown Written 1.4 Naturalistic
Reed 1472 I might ought to work out tomorrow night. It'll help work some of this soreness out. might ought to Female White 30 Graduate school (Doctoral degree) TN (Seymour) SC (Columbia) 2011 wife to husband Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 667 Used to could. used to could Female White 80 8th grade MS (Soso) MS (Soso) 1973 subject to fieldworker Spoken unknown Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1518 might could might could Male White 79 Until age 18 PA (Nossville) PA (Nossville) 1939 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAGS 305 I might can fix it. might can Male White 73 8th grade FL (Flemington) FL (Flemington) 1974 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
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
LAGS 415 Might could do that. might could Male White 27 College (Business administration degree) AR (Huguley) AR (Lanett) 1978 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Mishoe 59 This might could be the best move we ever made. might could Male White 40s Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 husband to wife Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Reed 2036 We may can use the smaller oven. may can Female White 65 College (Graduate) TN (Crossville) TN (Crossville) 2013 woman to family Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1608 mought could mought could Female White 86 Illiterate VA (Discund) VA (Discund) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
England 985 Did you, when you used to could work? used to could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown England (Lincolnshire) 2.3
LAMSAS 1859 might could might could Male White 68 Into 5th reader SC (Hampton) SC (Hampton) 1946 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAGS 509 I'm not sure, but I might could. might could Female Black 43 High school and business college AR (Little Rock) AR (Little Rock) 1975 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.1 Naturalistic
Boertien 1276 I may cannot. may cannot Female White 21 College Student TX (Beaumont) TX (Unknown) c1980 1.0 Elicited
Feagin 763 You might could ... might could Female White 60 Unknown AL (Unknown) AL (Birmingham) Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1954 might could might could Male White 72 8th grade GA (Uvalda) GA (Uvalda) 1947 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Skipper 155 He might can help you with that. might can Female White 44 Unknown Unknown SC (Unknown) unknown Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
DiPaolo 1369 I might can. See me Thursday. might can Female White unknown Graduate Unknown TX (Austin) 1980 friend to friend Written 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 242 I could used to do that. could used to Female White 87 7th grade FL (Rock Hill) FL (Rock Hill) 1973 female to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Elsman 840 I’m choosing happiness over money right now, because I might would choose that for Fridays too. might would Female White 30s College (Graduate) SC (Unknown) SC (Columbia) 2007 co-worker to co-worker Spoken 1.3 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1701 might could might could Female White 60 Educated in Alligator NC (Alligator Township) NC (Alligator Township) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAGS 351 Might could. might could Male White 87 Unknown Unknown MS (Tunica) subject to fieldworker Spoken unknown Naturalistic
LAGS 605 He must can smell me. must can Male Black 88 6th-7th grade FL (Bealsville) FL (Bealsville) 1976 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1795 might could might could Male White 36 Until age 17 NC (Piedmont Springs) NC (Piedmont Springs) 1937 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Butters 1228 I might should come over there. might should Female Unknown 45 Unknown Unknown NC (Durhamj) Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Reed 1460 I may should do that next week. may should Female White 29 Graduate school (Master's degree) TN (Sneedville) TN (Johnson City) 2010 interviewee to interviewer Spoken 1.0 Elicited
LAGS 699 Used to wouldn't go fishing. used to wouldn't Female White 80 8th grade TX (Waco) TX (Waco) 1977 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1550 mought could mought could Male White 58 Until age 20 MD (Salem) MD (Salem) 1939 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Scotland 936 He must no can do it. must no can Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.0
LAGS 447 Might could have done it. might could Male White 77 High school and business college MS (Macon) MS (Macon) 1974 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 448 I might could have done so-and-so. might could Female Black 66 Graduate school (Master's degree) MS (Jackson) MS (Jackson) 1972 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1891 might could might could Male White 86 Until age 14-16 SC (Chapin) SC (Chapin) 1947 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Mishoe 92 Do you think all these potatoes will fit into this pan? They might will. might will Female White 50s Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 aunt to niece Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Skipper 178 You may can study on the way down. may can Male White 21 Unknown Unknown SC (Unknown) unknown Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1638 might could might could Male White 64 Until age 18 VA (Guinea Mills) VA (Guinea Mills) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Coleman 1107 I should ought to go with him. should ought to Unknown White Unknown Unknown NC (Unknown) 1975 1.0 Elicited
LAGS 542 You might ought to go see about that. might ought to Male White 58 High school (Graduate) GA (Atlanta) GA (Atlanta) 1975 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
DiPaolo 1310 But you might could check back in a month or two might could Female Black 20s Unknown Unknown TX (Austin) 1980 worker to client Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
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
LAMSAS 1732 might could might could Male White 45 Until age 18 NC (Royal Oak) NC (Royal Oak) 1937 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1987 might could might could Male White 70 College (Some) GA (Clayton) GA (Clayton) 1947 fieldworker to informant Spoken
DiPaolo 1403 It's something you sure as hell shouldn't ought to have to do. shouldn't ought to Male White unknown Unknown Unknown TX (Austin, in newspaper) 1981 interviewee to interviewer Spoken 1.6 Naturalistic
LAGS 274 Might can do it tomorrow. might can Female Black 48 8th grade (Some) GA (Clayton Co.) GA (Lovejoy) 1973 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
DARE 873 We might could come over to your house if the weather is nice. might could Unknown White 35 Unknown FL (Pensacola) FL (Unknown) 1966 Spoken 1.3 Naturalistic
LAGS 384 They might could be called. might could Male White 68 Unknown Unknown LA (Lake Charles) subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 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
LAGS 638 We used to could get it here. used to could Male White 85 8th grade AR (Helena) AR (Rondo) 1977 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Montgomery 2004 If you can't do it there, we may could come there. may could Female White 55 College graduate Unknown AL (Tuscaloosa) c1993 Acquaintance to acquaintance. Spoken Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1581 mought could mought could Male White 83 1 year VA (Alsop) VA (Alsop) 1934 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1828 might could might could Male White 79 4th grade SC (Boyd) SC (Boyd) 1948 fieldworker to informant Spoken
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
Feagin 732 They may not can get help on Saturday. may not can Male White 65 Unknown AL (Unknown) AL (Unknown) early 1970s acquaintance Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 480 Might could. might could Male White 80 8th grade TN (Little Sycamore) TN (Little Sycamore) 1972 subject to fieldworker Spoken unknown Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1923 might could might could Male White 77+ 2 years GA (Darien) GA (Darien) 1947 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Mishoe 138 I thought I might could see what was loose, but I don't see anything. might could Male White 40s Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 mechanic to customer Spoken 1.8 Naturalistic
DiPaolo 1340 How is it no one might not would notice that but (woman's name)? might not would Unknown Unknown unknown Unknown Unknown TX (Austin) 1979 friend to friend Spoken 2.4 Naturalistic
Montgomery 210 There are some ideas we have in mind and you might could think about some of them. might could Female White unknown Unknown Unknown SC (Unknown) unknown Spoken 1.6 Naturalistic
COCA 1009 Maybe we have a few dollars we might can spend. might can Female Black 45 College (Graduate, B.S. degree) MI (Port Huron) Television 1996 interviewee to interviewer Spoken 1.6 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1670 might could might could Female White 35 College VA (Roanoke) VA (Roanoke) 1935 fieldworker to informant Spoken
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
LAGS 574 I might would have gone, but it rained. might would Female Black 63 4th grade and vocational program GA (Barnesville) GA (Jackson) 1973 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.1 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1764 might could might could Male Black 81 Illiterate NC (Moulton) NC (Moulton) 1937 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Jamaica 1210 Him mus’ can do it. must can Unknown Unknown Unknown Caribbean (Jamaica) Jamaica (Unknown) Unknown 1.0
Reed 1482 I might should've used the lint roller. might should Female White 30 Graduate school (Doctoral degree) TN (Seymour) SC (Columbia) 2011 wife to husband Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 668 Used to could. used to could Male Black 85 Illiterate MS (Woodville) MS (Lessley) 1977 subject to fieldworker Spoken unknown Naturalistic

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