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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 1964 might can't might can't Male White 64 Illiterate GA (Milledgeville) GA (Milledgeville) 1934 fieldworker to informant Spoken
DiPaolo 1379 We can do without all the oil from Iran, but we might not can do without all the stuff from Japan. might not can Unknown Unknown unknown Unknown Unknown TX (Austin) 1979 friend to friend Spoken 1.1 Naturalistic
Elsman 850 We might better. might better Male White Unknown Unknown SC (Unknown) 2007 co-worker to supervisor Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1711 mought could mought could Male White 70 Very little; until age 20 NC (Ernul P.O.) Ernul NC (P.O.) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Mishoe 109 He might can put the son of a bitch back together. He's good at shit like that. might can Male White 50s Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 husband to wife Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 361 Might could. might could Female White 46 Unknown Unknown LA (Boothville) subject to fieldworker Spoken unknown Naturalistic
Scotland 1166 They might would like to come with us. might would Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Unknown) 1.0
LAGS 615 Used to couldn't buy it. used to couldn't Male White 89 High school GA (Springfield) GA (Springfield) 1969 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Reed 1468 Look, you might should really think this through. Do you want to do that? might should Male White 25 College (Graduate) SC (Gaffney) SC (Columbia) 2011 coach to player Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1805 mought could mought could Male White 86 Illiterate NC (Ban Oak) NC (Ban Oak) 1937 fieldworker to informant Spoken
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
LAGS 709 People used to would buy lard. used to would Male Black 74 7 years of school MS (Lorman) MS (Lorman) 1973 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1560 might could might could Male White 65 Illiterate MD (Layhill) MD (Layhill) 1939 fieldworker to informant Spoken
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
Scotland 946 He’ll no can come. will no can Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.0
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
LAMSAS 1900 might could might could Male White 73 Business college SC (Reidville) SC (Reidville) 1946 fieldworker to informant Spoken
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
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
LAGS 551 I might will. might will Male White 42 8th grade MS (Pleasant Hill) MS (Pleasant Hill) 1973 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
DiPaolo 1319 Someone was seeking Elijah out so that he might could heal his leprosy might could Male White unknown Seminary Unknown TX (Austin) 1982 priest to congregation Spoken 1.3 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
LAGS 299 I might can do that might can Male White 86 Elementary school (Some) GA (Chatsworth) GA (Chatsworth) 1968 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 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
DiPaolo 1425 You might have oughta added some more salt. might have ought to Male White 12 Elementary School TX (Henderson) TX (Henderson,) interviewee to interviewer Spoken 1.0 Elicited
DiPaolo 1412 The Mexican might supposed to put air in the cotton trailer tires somewhere else, or at least the Mexican's boss thinks so. But the Mexican doesn't follow instructions, so you can't... might supposed to Unknown White unknown Unknown Unknown TX (Unknown) 1979 person to group Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Ginns 882 Now, they was all translated in the book from the way they told ’em. The way they told ’em, they was too rough to put down. Gosh They was rough Rough words in ’em. My grandfather told him some he... might could Male White c60 Grade School NC (Watauga County) 1982 Written 1.0
Skipper 141 I don't know. I might would say that. might would Male White 25 Graduate school (Some) Unknown SC (Unknown) Unknown Spoken 1.0 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 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 1590 might could might could Male White 73 "slight" VA (Smith Mount Farm, Horners Mill) VA (Smith Mount Farm, Horners Mill) 1935 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Scotland 963 I’ll no can bide lang. will no can Male Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Perthshire) 1887 Written 1.0
LAMSAS 1837 might could might could Female White 50 College graduate SC (Georgetown) SC (Georgetown) 1946 fieldworker to informant Spoken
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
Montgomery 235 I'm calling for someone else, but I hope you might would know when the course would be offered next. might would Unknown Unknown unknown Unknown Unknown SC (Unknown) unknown Spoken 1.8 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
DiPaolo 1349 Well, you might oughta call the police in Taylor and tell them what happened. might ought to Male White unknown Unknown TX (Rockdale) TX (Rockdale) man to woman (on phone) Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
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
LAMSAS 1679 might could might could Male White 63 None VA (Dorton's School) VA (Dorton's School) 1935 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Mishoe 77 Do you think if we wrote them a letter, they might would keep it on? might would Male White 16 Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 son to mother Spoken 2.6 Naturalistic
LAGS 329 Might could. might could Male White 82 Unknown Unknown GA (Sumner) subject to fieldworker Spoken unknown Naturalistic
Dumas 1137 We may can improve it. may can Male White 52 Unknown AR (Unknown) AR (Unknown) 1986 Spoken 1.0 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
Jamaica 1214 mait(a) hafi “may/might must” might hafi (=have to, must) Unknown Black Unknown Unknown Jamaica (Unknown)
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
LAMSAS 1528 might could might could Male White 70 Very little; until age 10 PA (Hunterstown) PA (Hunterstown) 1940 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Skipper 171 We may can get them next week. may can Female White 19 Unknown Unknown SC (Unknown) unknown Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 425 I might could do that. might could Male Black 85 8th grade LA (Anacoco) LA (Anacoco) 1976 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Reed 1035 Call me or text me & we can find a time to go over this application if you need. I may can help you go quicker. Just let me know. may can Male White 60 College (Graduate) Unknown MS (Jackson) 2012 man to client Written 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1616 might could might could Male White 75 3 sessions VA (Deep Run Church) VA (Deep Run Church) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
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
England 996 I ewsed to couldn’t reād a line e’ th’ book. used to could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown England (Lincolnshire) 1.0
LAMSAS 1870 mought could mought could Male White 84 Not much SC (Sumter) SC (Sumter) 1946 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAGS 519 You might could say. might could Male White 71 8th grade FL (Point Washington) FL (Point Washington) 1977 subject to fieldworker 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
LAMSAS 1965 might could might could Male White 66 Illiterate GA (Carrs Station) GA (Carrs Station) 1947 fieldworker to informant Spoken
DiPaolo 1380 You might can take it to (place). might can Male Unknown unknown Unknown Unknown TX (Austin) 1980 salesman to customer Spoken 1.0 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
Mishoe 110 I'm gonna give a little demonstration of what might woulda happened to that guy if we'd a fought. might would Male White 40s Unknown Unknown Television Show c1990 character from NBC's 'Cheers' to barfolk Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
LAGS 362 Might could. might could Male White 57 Unknown Unknown LA (New Orleans) subject to fieldworker Spoken unknown 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
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 1469 We may can get some more free throws in. may can Male White 25 College (Graduate) SC (Gaffney) SC (Columbia) 2011 friend to friend Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1806 might could might could Male White 39 At Charity School NC (Hickory) NC (Hickory) 1937 fieldworker to informant Spoken
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 710 Wheat, you used to would cut it. used to would Male White 70 9th grade GA (Cordele) GA (Cordele) 1976 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1561 might could might could Male White 49 Until age 18 MD (Sandy Spring) MD (Sandy Spring) 1939 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Montgomery 204 Mantle won the MVP the next year, when he might not should have. might not should Male White 40s Unknown SC (Unknown) SC (Unknown) unknown Spoken 1.3 Naturalistic
Scotland 947 Will he no can come? will no can Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 2.0
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 1901 mought could mought could Male Black 73 Common schools SC (Newberry) SC (Newberry) 1946 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Reed 2071 I may've should taken a left back there. may have should Male White 65 High school (Graduate) LA (Vivian) Television 2013 uncle to nephew 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
Coleman 1117 I may should do that. may should Unknown White Unknown Unknown NC (Unknown) 1975 1.0 Elicited
LAGS 552 I might will. might will Male Black 67 ca. 6th grade LA (Hawthorne) LA (Hawthorne) 1976 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
DiPaolo 1320 I wonder if we might could put together an ordinance. might could Male White 35 College Graduate TX (Port Neches) TX (Austin, television) 1982 councilman to council Spoken 1.4 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
LAMSAS 1742 mought could mought could Male White 76 Very little NC (Crusoes Island) NC (Crusoes Island) 1937 fieldworker to informant Spoken
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
DiPaolo 1426 The pie might have oughta been done by five. might have ought to Male White 12 Elementary School TX (Henderson) TX (Henderson,) 1980 interviewee to interviewer Spoken 1.0 Elicited
DiPaolo 1413 It may supposed to come out in the shape of a rhinoceros. may supposed to Male White unknown Unknown Unknown TX (Austin) 1981 man to man Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
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
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
LAGS 394 Might could do it by next week. might could Male Black 53 Unknown Unknown TX (Houston) subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 648 I used to could blow anything on a French harp. used to could Male White 76 10th grade LA (Mount Union) LA (Mount Union) 1975 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 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

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