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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
LAGS 465 Might could help me. might could Female White 19 College (Student at time of interview) MS (Hattiesburg) MS (Hattiesburg) 1978 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1908 might could might could Female White 78 College (Some) SC (Lebanon) SC (Lebanon) 1941 fieldworker to informant Spoken
DiPaolo 1325 Q: Can you read Hebrew? A: I might can even read this word might can Male White unknown Unknown TX (Unknown) TX (Austin) 1980 man to man Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Reed 2078 You might ought to call a locksmith. might ought to Male White 44 Unknown LA (West Monroe) Television 2013 friend to group Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1655 might could might could Female White 62 Until age 20 VA (Gholsonville) VA (Gholsonville) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
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
COCA 1046 If he could learn when to keep his mouth shut, thought Clearwater, and how to think ahead, he might could still turn out with some kind of maturity and style. might could Male Unknown unknown Unknown Unknown Fictional Story 2007 narrator Written 1.2
LAGS 559 You might would. might would Female Black 44 High school equivalent AL (Dothan) AL (Dothan) 1976 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Feagin 811 You useta could. used to could Female White 30 Unknown AL (Unknown) AL (Selma) early 1970s Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 307 You might can fix it. might can Male Black 46 High school LA (Zachary) LA (Zachary) 1974 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1749 mought could mought could Male White 68 no information NC (Hollister) NC (Hollister) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
COCA 1062 The question is whether or not the attorney general has said things in the past which would -- might could mitigate his objective ability to enforce the law, as he is charged to do as attorney... might could Male White 50 College (Graduate, B.S. degree) NY (New York) Television 2001 host to panelist Spoken 1.6 Naturalistic
Reed 1486 I think that we may should go ahead and do it, but what do you think? may should Female White 28 Graduate school (Doctoral degree) TN (Seymour) TN (Seymour) 2011 wife to husband Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1504 might could might could Male White 75 Until age 17; first learned English at school PA (Bethel Township) PA (Bethel Township) 1939 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Payne 890 Go to see Mr. Smith. He might can tell you. might can Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown AL (eastern) 1909 1.0
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
LAGS 401 I might could do it. might could Female White 77 6th grade FL (Mason City) FL (Mason City) 1973 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 655 Now I used to could run. used to could Male White 65 7th grade AR (Cave City) AR (Cave City) 1977 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Montgomery 2022 One of our goals might ought to be to encourage non-member involvement. might ought to Male White 22 College graduate SC (Columbia) 1991 Acquaintance to acquaintances Spoken Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1598 may can may can Male White 70 Until age 17 VA (King and Queen Courthouse) VA (King and Queen Courthouse) 1935 fieldworker to informant Spoken
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
LAMSAS 1845 might could might could Male White 86 8th grade SC (Charleston) SC (Charleston) 1946 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAGS 495 I might could. might could Male Black 75 None LA (Lake Providence) LA (Lake Providence) 1975 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Mashburn 1262 She might could have been being seen by someone else. might could Unknown Unknown Unknown GA (Unknown) 1.0
Feagin 749 If these people wanted it, they might could keep it. might could Female White 61 8th grade AL (Unknown) AL (Unknown) 1972 Unknown Spoken 1.2 Naturalistic
LAGS 244 I may can {do it} may can Female White 72 5th grade GA (Folkston) GA (Folkston) 1969 female to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1940 mought could mought could Male White 69 About 18 months GA (Rincon) GA (Rincon) 1934 fieldworker to informant Spoken
DiPaolo 1357 I might oughta go back and get that suit. Those pants look(ed) cute on me. might ought to Unknown Unknown unknown Unknown Unknown TX (Lubbock) 1979 friend to friend Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Elsman 826 I didn't know if there was a person who handled technology who might could better answer my question. might could Female White 30s College (Graduate) SC (Unknown) SC (Columbia) 2007 customer to representative of rental meeting space Spoken 1.6 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1687 might can might can Male White 41 Until age 16 NC (Moyock) NC (Moyock) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
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
LAGS 337 Might could. might could Female White 65 Unknown Unknown TN (Forbus) subject to fieldworker Spoken unknown Naturalistic
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
LAGS 591 Might would say. might would Male Black 74 7 years of school MS (Lorman) MS (Lorman) 1973 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1781 mought could mought could Male White 52 Until age 18 NC (Thomasville) NC (Thomasville) 1937 fieldworker to informant Spoken
COCA 1078 Might could be. might could Female Unknown unknown Unknown TN (Unknown) Fictional Story 1994 woman to man Written 1.0 Naturalistic
Reed 1446 The man said he might could send it later. might could Female White 39 Graduate school (Master's degree) TN (Sneedville) TN (Sneedville) 2010 interviewee to interviewer Spoken 1.4 Elicited
LAGS 685 I used to could blow on it a little bit. used to could Male White 85 4th grade AL (Needham) AL (Needham) 1978 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1536 might could might could Male White 61 Part of three winters PA (Greenbriar) PA (Greenbriar) 1940 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Skipper 179 It may would have driven me out. may would Female White 19 Unknown Unknown SC (Unknown) unknown Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Scotland 922 He should could do it. should could Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.0
LAGS 433 Might could get a few of them cork stoppers. might could Male Black 64 Elementary school MS (Oxford) MS (Lafayette Springs) 1974 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
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
LAMSAS 1623 might could might could Female White 45 Until age 17 VA (Newville) VA (Newville) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
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 1879 might could might could Male White 75 Local one-teacher schools SC (Livingston) SC (Livingston) 1947 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAGS 527 You might could tell. might could Female White 23 6th grade TN (Rankin) TN (Rankin) 1972 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Boertien 1295 That I might could’ve done it yesterday excited me. might could Male White 30 College Student TX (Beaumont) TX (Unknown) c1980 1.4 Elicited
Feagin 781 Call the druggist and he might would send you somethin’ for it. might would Female White 61 8th grade AL (Unknown) AL (Unknown) 1972 Unknown Spoken 1.1 Naturalistic
LAGS 275 Now I might can tell you something. might can Female White 38 High school (2 years) TN (Laurel Bloomery) TN (Laurel Bloomery) 1975 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1972 might could might could Female White 65 Until age 14 GA (Bogart) GA (Bogart) 1934 fieldworker to informant Spoken
DiPaolo 1387 They may can do it Friday, or they may wait till Monday. may can Male White 40s Unknown TX (Beaumont) TX (Austin) 1979 man to woman Spoken 1.1 Naturalistic
Elsman 858 We may could do a conference call. may could Unknown White Unknown Unknown SC (Unknown) 2007 Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1719 mought could mought could Male White 71 Illiterate NC (Chinquapin P.O.) NC (Chinquapin P.O.) 1937 fieldworker to informant Spoken
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
LAGS 369 Might could. might could Female Black 71 Unknown Unknown LA (Pineville) subject to fieldworker Spoken unknown 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
LAGS 623 Used to couldn't slaughter them. used to couldn't Male White 76 8th grade TN (Wear Valley) TN (Wear Valley) 1973 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Reed 1476 I thought y'all might would. might would Female White 32 College (Graduate) SC (Lake City) SC (Columbia) 2011 friend to group Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1813 mought could mought could Female White 57 Very little NC (Friendship Church) NC (Friendship Church) 1934 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Reed 1093 If you do that, it might could spark might could Male White 28 College (Graduate) SC (Greenwood) SC (Columbia) 2012 man to group Spoken 1.2 Naturalistic
LAGS 717 I used to would have say. used to would Female White 81 4th grade FL (Sopchoppy) FL (Sopchoppy) 1973 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Montgomery 211 Y'all might rather come up on Saturday. might rather Female White 70 College (Graduate) Unknown SC (Unknown) Unknown Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
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
Montgomery 212 If you do have a chance to look at this, it might would be better to start with section four. might would Male White 24 Graduate school (Some) MS (Unknown) SC (Unknown) Unknown 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
LAGS 466 You might could help out. might could Female White 71 10th grade FL (Rockmart) FL (Rockmart) 1973 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1909 might could might could Female White 79 Until age 12-13 off and on SC (Anderson) SC (Anderson) 1934 fieldworker to informant Spoken
DiPaolo 1326 I might could sublegally get it for you. might could Unknown Unknown unknown Unknown TX (Corpus Christi) TX (Austin) 1979 friend to friend Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Reed 2079 I may could sell that. may could Male White 44 Unknown LA (West Monroe) Television 2013 man to group Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1656 mought could mought could Male White 82 Illiterate VA (Stony Creek) VA (Stony Creek) 1935 fieldworker to informant Spoken
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
Coleman 1123 She might should be taking some pills for her cold. might should Unknown White Unknown Unknown NC (Unknown) 1975 1.0 Elicited
LAGS 560 It might would. might would Male Black 84 8th grade MS (Soso) MS (Soso) 1973 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Feagin 812 I useta could, but I can’t any more. used to could Female White 15 9th grade AL (Unknown) AL (Selma) early 1970s Unknown Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 308 You might can find one. might can Male Black 75 None LA (Lake Providence) LA (Lake Providence) 1975 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1750 might could might could Female White 59 Until age 15 NC (Darlington) NC (Darlington) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
COCA 1063 Well, I think it was a 50/50 decision between the both of us, after looking at the long jump competition, knowing that you might could make it, jumping about 22 feet, 22-5, knowing that Miriam (sic)... might could Male Black 49 College (Graduate, B.S. degree) CA (Los Angeles) Television 2000 panelist to host Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
Reed 1487 I think you might should move this paragraph down to here. might should Male White 28 Graduate school (Doctoral degree) TN (Sneedville) SC (Columbia) 2011 tutor to student Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1505 might could might could Male White 66 Until age 21 PA (Hanover) PA (Hanover) 1940 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Taylor 891 I mought ’a’ could if I’d ’a’ wanted to. mought have could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown MO (southwestern) 1923 1.3
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
LAGS 402 I might could do it. might could Female White 81 4th grade FL (Sopchoppy) FL (Sopchoppy) 1973 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 656 I used to could sing. used to could Male White 66 8th grade FL (Jena) FL (Jena) 1977 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Hern.&S 2023 I might should do the dishes. might should Unknown Black c17 High school student IL (Chicago) IL (Chicago) 1970s Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1599 might could might could Male White 44 College VA (West Point) VA (West Point) 1935 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1846 might could might could Male White 83 Grammar school SC (Charleston) SC (Charleston) 1946 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAGS 496 I might could. might could Female Black 38 College (1 year and some business college) LA (Monroe) LA (Monroe) 1975 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Feagin 750 But you might could catch ’em home one night. might could Female White 61 8th grade AL (Unknown) AL (Unknown) Unknown Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 245 I may can may can Male White 64 6th grade AR (Evening Shade) AR (Evening Shade) 1977 male to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1941 might could might could Male White 76 About 10 months GA (Sylvania) GA (Sylvania) 1935 fieldworker to informant Spoken
DiPaolo 1358 You might oughta take them some letters to the post office. might ought to Unknown Unknown unknown Unknown Unknown TX (Austin) 1979 friend to friend Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Elsman 827 I might could recruit some people from Aiken too. might could Female White 30s College (Graduate) SC (Unknown) SC (Columbia) 2007 Unknown Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1688 mought could mought could Male White 79 None NC (Old trap) NC (Old Trap) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Mishoe 86 The only thing that could change the outcome would be if we might could get a caution flag. might could Male White unknown Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 NBC announcer to audience Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
LAGS 338 Might could. might could Male White 91 Unknown Unknown TN (Shelbyville) subject to fieldworker Spoken unknown Naturalistic
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
LAGS 592 Might would say it. might would Male White 39 High school FL (Shady Grove) FL (Shady Grove) 1973 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1782 mought could mought could Female White 79 Little NC (Corinth Church) NC (Corinth Church) 1937 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Jamaica 1220 wi mos “will must” will must Unknown Black Unknown Unknown Jamaica (Unknown)

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