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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
Mishoe 117 I might should be taping this. I forgot how funny it was. might should Male White 17 Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 son to mother Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
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
LAMSAS 1625 might can might can Female White 44 10th grade VA (Whitleys Store) VA (Whitleys Store) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
COCA 1030 I used to couldn't eat enough and now I just eat because I feel hungry. used to couldn't Female Unknown unknown Unknown Unknown Television 1997 interviewee to interviewer Spoken 1.8 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1880 might could might could Male White 44 High school (Some) SC (Hattieville) SC (Hattieville) 1947 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAGS 529 I might could tell you. might could Female White 78 5th-6th grade FL (Shady Grove) FL (Shady Grove) 1973 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Boertien 1297 Could you might come over here for a minute? could might Female White 25 Unknown TX (Unknown) TX (College Station) Spoken 2.0 Naturalistic
Feagin 783 I might would. might would Female White 70s Unknown AL (Unknown) AL (West Anniston) early 1970s Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 277 I might can get the work finished. might can Female Black 78 10th grade GA (Jackson) GA (Jackson) 1973 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1974 might could might could Male White 62 Cleveland School GA (Bogart) GA (Bogart) 1947 fieldworker to informant Spoken
DiPaolo 1389 You may can get that structure in German. . . may can Male White unknown Graduate Unknown TX (Austin) friend to friend Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Elsman 860 We might could just kinda look and see. might could Unknown White Unknown Unknown SC (Unknown) 2007 Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1721 might could might could Male White 69 Little; until age 21 NC (Pleasant Hill) NC (Pleasant Hill) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAGS 371 Might could. might could Male White 70 Unknown Unknown TX (Wiergate) subject to fieldworker Spoken unknown Naturalistic
England 1176 I mightn’t can use this thumb properly, if it heals like this. might can Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown England (Newcastle) 1.3
LAGS 625 But I used to could. used to could Male White 36 12th grade LA (Monroe) LA (Monroe) 1975 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Mishoe 53 If she wouldn't eat so much salt, she might would feel better. might would Female White 50s Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 mother-in-law to daughter-in-law Spoken 1.2 Naturalistic
Reed 1478 I thought I might could make it. might could Male White 20s College (Graduate) Unknown SC (Columbia) 2011 friend to group Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1568 might could might could Male White 54 Until age 16 MD (River Spring) MD (River Spring) 1939 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1815 might could might could Male White 78 One or two months NC (Dillingham) NC (Dillingham) 1937 fieldworker to informant Spoken
COCA 1094 Well, he might could. might could Male Unknown unknown Unknown Unknown Television 1991 panelist to panelist Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 719 They used to would stack it. used to would Female White 76 6th grade TN (Rocky River) TN (Spencer) 1973 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Montgomery 213 It might would be worthwhile for you to reread section four, five, and six. might would Male White 24 Graduate school (Some) MS (Unknown) SC (Unknown) Unknown 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
LAGS 467 I might could help you. might could Male White 32 Graduate school (Law degree) AL (Talladega) AL (Talladega) 1980 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Skipper 149 I'm going to ask her if she might can help me get a job. might can Female White 21 College (Some) Unknown SC (Unknown) Unknown Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1910 may can may can Female White 79 Until age 12-13 off and on SC (Anderson) SC (Anderson) 1934 fieldworker to informant Spoken
DiPaolo 1327 I've seen ones that might possibly could be flowers, but I haven't seen any yet [that are flowers]. might could Male White unknown Unknown Unknown TX (Austin) 1984 man to woman Spoken 1.1 Naturalistic
Reed 2080 I might can do the final paper. might can Female White 29 Graduate School (Master's degree) SC (Greenwood) SC (Columbia) 2013 friend to group Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1657 mought could mought could Male White 62 Short terms until 17-18 VA (Browntown) VA (Browntown) 1934 fieldworker to informant Spoken
COCA 1047 He had sold his quota of Bibles and then some and did she reckon she might could come on over to his cabin after dark for a little roll in the hay before he headed out? might could Male Unknown unknown Unknown Unknown Fictional Story 2007 man to woman Written 2.4 Naturalistic
LAGS 561 I guess you might would say that. might would Female White 38 High school and 1 term trade school LA (Bayou Sorrel) LA (Bayou Sorrel) 1974 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
Feagin 813 I useta wouldn’t stay at home when ... used to would Female White 78 Unknown AL (Cleburn) AL (Native of Cleburn, Ranolph Counties, but 30 years in Anniston) Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 309 I might can do that. might can Male White 76 6th grade LA (Rosefield) LA (Enterprise) 1975 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1751 mought could mought could Male White 73 Illiterate NC (Rocky Mount P.O.) NC (Rocky Mount P.O.) 1934 fieldworker to informant Spoken
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
Reed 1488 You know, if things go right, they may could get some votes for number 1. may could Male White 29 Graduate school (Doctoral degree) TN (Sneedville) SC (Columbia) 2012 friend to friend Spoken 1.2 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1506 might could might could Male White 78 Until age 17 PA (Grantville) PA (Grantville) 1939 fieldworker to informant Spoken
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
LAGS 403 I might could do it. might could Female White 20 College (Student at Emory University at time of interview) FL (Ft. Myers) FL (Ft. Myers) 1978 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Mishoe 85 He may would loan us a few dollars, but I don't want to ask. may would Male Black 40s Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 construction worker to another Spoken 1.1 Naturalistic
Montgomery 2024 I have a question that y'all might can answer about WordPerect. might can Male White 30 Graduate school (Master's degree) NC (Montreat) SC (Columbia) 1991 Friend to friends Spoken Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1600 might could might could Male White 64+ None VA (Central Garage) VA (Central Garage) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Scotland 973 He wouldna could dae’t, would could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Argyll) 1929 1.0
LAMSAS 1847 might could might could Male White 76 High school SC (Charleston) SC (Charleston) 1946 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAGS 497 I might could. might could Male White 36 12th grade LA (Monroe) LA (Monroe) 1975 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
R&W 1264 I might could ketch a possum tonight, over on East Mountain. might could Unknown Unknown Unknown AR (Unknown) Written 1.0
Feagin 751 She might could be, help you out with something else. might could Female White 61 8th grade AL (Unknown) AL (Unknown) Unknown Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 246 May can may can Female White 88 6th grade FL (Pineway) FL (Laurel Hill) 1973 female to fieldworker Spoken unknown Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1942 might could might could Female White 88 Lessons at home and 6 months at school GA (Halcyon Dale) GA (Halcyon Dale) 1946 fieldworker to informant Spoken
DiPaolo 1359 You might ought to give him a call. might ought to Unknown Unknown unknown Unknown Unknown TX (Austin) 1975 person to group Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Elsman 828 If I had this when I was younger, I might would be hooked. might would Female White 30s College (Graduate) SC (Unknown) SC (Columbia) 2007 co-worker to co-worker Spoken 1.2 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1689 might could might could Female White 37 Until age 18 NC (Belcross) NC (Belcross) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAGS 339 Might could. might could Female White 34 Unknown Unknown TN (Crossroads) subject to fieldworker Spoken unknown Naturalistic
Scotland 1144 He’ll can help us the morn. will can Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Unknown) 1.0
LAGS 593 I might would say it in that sense. might would Female White 22 College (Graduate, B.S. degree) TN (Morristown) TN (Morristown) 1978 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Mishoe 21 I might could use another piece of bread. might could Male White 80s Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 father to daughter Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1783 might could might could Female White 38 College NC (Salisbury) NC (Salisbury) 1937 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Jamaica 1221 wi hafi “will must” will hafi (=have to, must) Unknown Black Unknown Unknown Jamaica (Unknown)
Reed 1448 I might could make that happen. might could Male White 28 Graduate school (Doctoral Degree) TN (Sneedville) SC (Columbia) 2010 husband to wife Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 687 I used to could play a harp. used to could Male White 77 10th grade MS (Homewood) MS (Trenton) 1974 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1538 mought could mought could Male White 80 None WV (Hanging Rock) WV (Hanging Rock) 1939 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Skipper 181 So that might would work, don’t you think? Something like that? might would Male White 20 Unknown Unknown SC (Unknown) unknown Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Scotland 924 He’ll maybe come the morn will maybe Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.0
LAGS 435 You might could get up here and help me. might could Female White 73 7th grade TN (Big Creek) TN (Big Creek) 1971 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Mishoe 118 You might should go ahead and wake him up. might should Male White 50s Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 husband to wife Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
England 2049 Hu sal ani man ðe muʒen deren? sal muʒen Unknown Unknown England c1259 Written 2.0
LAMSAS 1626 mought could mought could Male White 75 Very little VA (Drewryville) VA (Drewryville) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
COCA 1031 That's right. You used to could- that's right. You used to could. used to could Male Black 39 High School CA (Oakland) Radio 1994 interviewee to interviewer Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1881 might could might could Female White 19 no information SC (Barnwell) SC (Barnwell) 1947 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAGS 530 I might could think about it. might could Male White 77 8th grade LA (Germantown) LA (Germantown) 1976 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Boertien 1298 Would you might want to let your sister-in-law do that? would might Male White 25 Unknown TX (Unknown) TX (Houston) c1980 Spoken 2.0 Naturalistic
Feagin 784 My sick folks might would be better. might would Female White 70s Unknown AL (Unknown) AL (West Anniston) early 1970s Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 278 I might can do it. might can Male White 62 High school GA (Warren Co.) GA (Warrenton) 1969 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1975 might could might could Male Black 80 4th grade GA (Thompson) GA (Thompson) 1971 fieldworker to informant Spoken
DiPaolo 1390 He may can tell you. may can Male White unknown Graduate Unknown TX (Austin) 1981 man to man Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Elsman 861 Do you think he might can work in your department? might could Unknown White Unknown Unknown SC (Unknown) 2007 Spoken 2.4 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1722 might could might could Male White 51 High school NC (Trenton P.O.) NC (Trenton P.O.) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAGS 372 Might could. might could Female White 42 Unknown Unknown TX (Nacogdoches) subject to fieldworker Spoken unknown Naturalistic
England 1177 [Q: Can you tell me the lengths and prices of the pieces of leather again?] A: You’ll not can remember them. They’re all different lengths and prices. will not can Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown England (Newcastle) Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 626 Used to could buy all that kind. used to could Male White 68 9th grade MS (Dillon) MS (Lorman) 1973 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Mishoe 54 Do you think Rosa might will be there? might will Female White 50s Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 female to group Spoken 2.4 Naturalistic
Reed 1479 You might can make the case for this. might can Male White 40s Graduate school (Doctoral degree) CA (Los Angeles) SC (Columbia) 2010 teacher to student Written 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1569 might could might could Male White 70 Illiterate MD (Nanjemoy) MD (Nanjemoy) 1939 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1816 might could might could Male White 54 Educated at Newfound, then 3 years at Haywood Institute NC (Lower Hominy) NC (Lower Hominy) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Labov 1238 If you can find that canceled check, I may can go out there and get it. may can Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown FL (Unknown) Spoken 1.2 Naturalistic
LAGS 720 People that used to would have high-hatted you. used to would Male White 61 5 years of school; literate TX (Belk) TX (Belk) 1974 subject to fieldworker Spoken Naturalistic
Montgomery 214 To do everything decently and in order, we might ought to wait on Joe. might ought to Male White 30s Graduate school (Some) NC (Unknown) SC (Unknown) Unknown Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
COCA 1015 I think of telling him that, but don't because he might not can take it might not can Unknown Unknown unknown Unknown Unknown Fictional Story 1990 unknown Written 1.3 Naturalistic
LAGS 468 Might could help you. might could Female White 49 High school AL (Mexboro) AL (Mexboro) 1974 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Skipper 150 … and I was wondering if I might could come and talk to you later in the week. might could Unknown Unknown 20s Unknown Unknown SC (Unknown) unknown Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1911 might could might could Male White 58 Country school SC (Anderson) SC (Anderson) 1941 fieldworker to informant Spoken
DiPaolo 1328 I might just couldn't see it. might couldn't Unknown Unknown unknown Unknown Unknown TX (Austin) unknown Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Reed 2081 I might even woulda gone with him to get a tat. might would Male White 30 Graduate school (Master's degree) IL (Abingdon) SC (Columbia) 2013 friend to friends Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1658 maybe could maybe could Female White 64 Until age 20 VA (Stuarts Draft) VA (Stuarts Draft) 1935 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Coleman 1124 I might ought to have been working this morning instead of reading. might ought to Unknown White Unknown Unknown NC (Unknown) 1975 1.0 Elicited
LAGS 562 I might would ask him. might would Male White 87 6th grade LA (Spring Ridge) LA (Spring Ridge) 1975 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Feagin 814 She useta wouldn’t take more’n a spoonful of anything. used to wouldn't Female White 70 Unknown AL (Unknown) AL (Gadsden) early 1970s Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 310 She might can tell you. might can Female White 80 8th grade plus business course TX (Noonday) TX (Marshall) 1974 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1752 may can may can Male White 73 Illiterate NC (Rocky Mount P.O.) NC (Rocky Mount P.O.) 1934 fieldworker to informant Spoken

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