Table - See Overview for Filtering and Searching Explanation

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
Reed 2030 You might feel an unction that you might should go to the altar. might should Male White 70 High school (Graduate) TN (Crossville) TN (Crossville) 2013 man to group Spoken 1.6 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1604 might could might could Male White 79 no information VA (Winter Harbor) VA (Winter Harbor) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
England 979 They’ll not can get any food. will no can Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown England (Durham) 1.0
LAMSAS 1853 might could might could Male White 51 College (Some) SC (Walterboro) SC (Walterboro) 1947 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Cunningham 1270 I probably may will go there tomorrow. may will Unknown Black Unknown SC (Unknown) SC (Unknown) 1.0
LAGS 503 I might could. might could Female Black 23 Graduate school (Master's degree student at time of interview) TX (Marshall) TX (Marshall) 1974 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Feagin 757 There might could be some’in somewhere. might could Male White 16 10th grade AL (Unknown) AL (Unknown) Early 1970s stranger Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 251 May can tell you. may can Male Black 74 7th grade GA (Berrien Co.) GA (Ray City) 1978 male to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1948 might could might could Female White 61 Hood's Chapel School GA (Augusta) GA (Augusta) 1947 fieldworker to informant Spoken
DiPaolo 1365 I might ought to go get us something to drink. might ought to Female Unknown unknown Unknown Unknown TX (Austin) woman to woman Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Elsman 834 Who knows who might could take her place? might could Female White 30s College (Graduate) SC (Unknown) SC (Columbia) 2007 co-worker to co-worker Spoken 2.4 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1695 might could might could Female White 74 2 months NC (Trapp) NC (Trapp) 1934 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Scotland 1150 You might should claim your expenses. might should Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Unknown) 1.0
Mishoe 93 Lance may will want corn instead of potatoes. may will Female White 50s Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 aunt to niece Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 345 Might could. might could Female White 87 Unknown Unknown FL (Rock Hill) subject to fieldworker Spoken unknown Naturalistic
LAGS 599 Might would take. might would Male Black 38 6th grade LA (Church Point) LA (Church Point) 1977 subject to fieldworker Spoken unknown Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1789 might could might could Male White 82 no information NC (New Salem School) NC (New Salem School) 1937 fieldworker to informant Spoken
COCA 1081 " Just out? " he half mimicked. " Out where? You think you might could tell me? " might could Male Unknown unknown Unknown Unknown Fictional Story 1993 man to woman Written 1.4 Naturalistic
Reed 1454 Do you think we might can meet next week? How about Thursday? might can Male White 25 College (Graduate) SC (Gaffney) SC (Columbia) 2011 friend to friend Spoken 2.4 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1544 might could might could Male White 70 None DE (Newfound) DE (Newfound) 1939 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAGS 693 We used to could go to where we wanted to. used to could Male White 72 7th grade TX (Houston) TX (Houston) 1975 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
Scotland 930 He's bound to could do that. bound to could Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.0
Montgomery 187 If I can't help you now, I can't never would. can't would Male White 75 Unknown Unknown SC (Unknown) unknown Spoken 1.2 Naturalistic
LAGS 441 Might could. might could Male White 43 College TX (Brownsville) TX (Brownsville) 1974 subject to fieldworker Spoken unknown Naturalistic
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
LAMSAS 1631 might can might can Male White 18 College student VA (Back Bay) VA (Back Bay) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
COCA 1037 They used to wouldn't let you pay a guitar around partly because they called it sinful music- the devil's music, you know? used to wouldn't Male Black 80 Elementary School MS (Winona) Radio 1994 interviewee to interviewer Spoken 1.3 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1886 mought could mought could Male White 63 3-4 years SC (Philipps Church) SC (Philipps Church) 1934 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Mishoe 29 I think I might would like me a piece of cake. might would Male White 16 Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 son to mother Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
DiPaolo 1303 We might could do some. might could Female Unknown unknown Unknown TX (Unknown) TX (Austin) 1981 woman on phone Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 535 You might could. might could Female White 80 8th grade TX (Waco) TX (Waco) 1977 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Feagin 789 You might otta have that checked. might ought to Female White 74 13 years AL (Unknown) AL (Unknown) 1972 Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 283 Might can make it. might can Male White 76 7th grade MS (McCondy) MS (Lynnville) 1978 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1725 mought could mought could Female White 71 Very little NC (Grants Creek) NC (Grants Creek) 1937 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1980 might could might could Female White 53 Graduate School (some) GA (Atlanta) GA (Atlanta) 1970 fieldworker to informant Spoken
DiPaolo 1395 These times I do not regret, but they may could have been better. may could Male Black 20s College Unknown TX (Austin) student to teacher Written 1.1 Naturalistic
Elsman 866 What we might can do is as we work with our contractors on developing them ... might can Unknown White Unknown Unknown SC (Unknown) 2007 Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
Brandstetter 1182 The participants are asked to choose two of the ideas that they might could adapt for use in their classes. might could Unknown Unknown Unknown TN (Unknown) TN (Unknown) Spoken 1.6 Naturalistic
Mishoe 137 I don't think we might will need any more than two hours tops. might will Male White 40s Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 mechanic to customer Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
LAGS 377 Might could. might could Female White 86 Unknown Unknown TX (Caney) subject to fieldworker Spoken unknown Naturalistic
LAGS 631 I used to could do that. used to could Female White 77 5th grade GA (Columbus) GA (Eelbeck) 1976 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Montgomery 1997 Someone from the archives staff might canhelp you. might can Female White 50 College graduate Unknown TN (Knoxville) 1994 Friend Spoken Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1574 might could might could Male White 77 1 year VA (Colchester) VA (Colchester) 1935 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1821 might could might could Male White 71 None NC (Highlands) NC (Highlands) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
COCA 1097 He might could be in a coma. Might be weeks and months. Might be years. might could Male Unknown unknown Unknown Unknown Fictional Story 1991 man to group Written 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 725 They used to would walk. used to would Male White 49 10th grade AR (Leslie/Maple Grove area) AR (Baker) 1974 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
COCA 1021 A sailor went by on his way up the ladder of the forecastle, and said to me, "You might ought to go below." might ought to Male Unknown unknown Unknown Unknown Fictional Novel 2009 man to man Written 1.q Naturalistic
Montgomery 219 Are there any other prayer concerns that you may would want to share? might would Female White 40s College (Graduate) Unknown SC (Unknown) Unknown Spoken 2.6 Naturalistic
LAGS 473 Might could help you. might could Male White 84 11th grade TX (Corpus Christi) TX (Corpus Christi) 1974 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1916 might could might could Female White 90 Private governess, some public school GA (Savannah) SC (Savannah) 1946 fieldworker to informant Spoken
DiPaolo 1333 (girl's name), could you might find you a place somewhere? could might Female White unknown College Graduate TX (west) TX (Austin) 1979 teacher to student Spoken 2.0 Naturalistic
Boertien 2086 John, I guess, may could do that. may could Female White 21 College Student TX (Beaumont) TX (Unknown) c1980 1.0 Elicited
LAMSAS 1663 mought could mought could Male White 53 Little VA (Whistle Creek) VA (Whistle Creek) 1933 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Coleman 1128 I may can plow the bottom if it doesn’t rain anymore. may can Unknown White Unknown Unknown NC (Unknown) 1975 1.3 Elicited
Mishoe 61 Do you think Trevor might would loan me a cigarette? might would Male White 18 College (Some) Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 student to student (female) Spoken 2.4 Naturalistic
LAGS 567 Some people might would call them "tow sacks." might would Female Black 67 9th grade AR (Blytheville) AR (Blytheville) 1974 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 315 Might could. might could Male White 59 High school (Graduate) TN (Chattanooga) TN (Hixson) 1970 subject to fieldworker Spoken unknown Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1757 mought could mought could Female White 80 Until age 15 NC (Manchester) NC (Manchester) 1934 fieldworker to informant Spoken
COCA 1066 He would be deputy to Marice's uncle until the sheriff died or retired, and then it might could be he would win his own election to sheriff. might could Unknown Unknown unknown Unknown Unknown Fictional Story 1998 narrator Written 1.1 Naturalistic
Reed 1494 How could you might do this? could might Male White 40s Graduate school (Doctoral degree) WI (Unknown) SC (Columbia) 2011 teacher to class Spoken 2.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1512 might could might could Male White 72 Until age 14 PA (Kuhnsville/Chapmans) PA (Kuhnsville/Chapmans) 1939 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAGS 661 Used to could have that. used to could Female Black 44 High school equivalent AL (Dothan) AL (Dothan) 1976 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Park 898 I might can. might can Unknown Unknown Unknown TX (Unknown) 1940 1.0
Skipper 157 You might not can see it. might not can Female White 44 Unknown Unknown SC (Unknown) unknown Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 409 I might could do it. might could Female Black 18 High school student at time of interview AR (Little Rock) AR (Little Rock) 1975 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Reed 2031 We might could get it done tonight. might could Female White 65 College (Graduate) TN (Crossville) TN (Crossville) 2013 woman to family Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
DiPaolo 1418 Well, once we get under way, it shouldn't oughta take us very long. shouldn't ought to Unknown Unknown unknown Unknown Unknown TX (San Antonio) 1981 unknown Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
England 980 I haven’t could get across the doors. haven't could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown England (Durham) 1.0
LAMSAS 1854 might could might could Male White 83 3rd grade SC (Colston) SC (Colston) 1947 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Cunningham 1271 I probably may could get them in quicker. may could Unknown Black Unknown SC (Unknown) SC (Unknown) 1.0
LAGS 504 I might could. might could Male White 74 7th-8th grade TX (Caldwell) TX (Caldwell) 1977 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Feagin 758 But you could lost it [=beauty], too, cause you might could have an accident and really get, y’know, you could really be ugly, y’know. might could Female White 16 9th grade AL (Unknown) AL (Unknown) 1969 Unknown Spoken 1.2 Naturalistic
LAGS 252 He may can tell you. may can Male White 67 High school AR (Arkansas City) AR (Arkansas City) 1977 male to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1949 might could might could Female Black 48 9 years GA (Louisville) GA (Louisville) 1976 fieldworker to informant Spoken
DiPaolo 1366 I might oughta read. might ought to Male Unknown unknown Unknown Unknown TX (Austin) 1981 man to woman Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Elsman 835 I used to could just go and hit the road and stay as long as I wanted to. used to could Female White 30s College (Graduate) SC (Unknown) SC (Columbia) 2007 co-worker to co-worker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1696 might could might could Female White 43 Until age 18 NC (Askewville) NC (Askewville) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Scotland 1151 He might no could do it. might no could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Unknown) 1.0
Mishoe 94 I thought you might would be the one to know. might would Male White 20s Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 male to secretary on phone Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
LAGS 346 Might could. might could Unknown White 42 Unknown Unknown FL (Wausau) subject to fieldworker Spoken unknown Naturalistic
LAGS 600 They might would take some brush. might would Male Black 72 4th grade FL (Mason City) FL (Mason City) 1973 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1790 might could might could Female White 42 Until age 18 NC (Wingate) NC (Wingate) 1937 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Reed 1455 We may will have to do it ourselves. may will Male White 25 College (Graduate) SC (Gaffney) SC (Columbia) 2011 friend to friend Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1545 might could might could Male White 53 Until age 14 DE (Sandy Landing) DE (Sandy Landing) 1939 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAGS 694 Used to could play one. used to could Male White 78 8th grade TN (Spring City) TN (Spring City) 1978 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Scotland 931 He will can do it. will can Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.0
Montgomery 188 Q: Can you give me the amounts? A: I might can give you the original amounts. might can Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown SC (Unknown) unknown Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 442 Might could. might could Male White 24 Graduate school (at time of interview; Emory University) TN (Chattanooga) TN (Chattanooga) 1978 subject to fieldworker Spoken unknown Naturalistic
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
LAMSAS 1632 might could might could Male White 80 Very little VA (Hadensville) VA (Hadensville) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
COCA 1038 I used to wouldn't talk to nobody, but now I talk to people I haven't seen, you know, I ain't backwards or nothing. used to wouldn't Female Unknown unknown Unknown AR (Plainview) Television 1992 interviewee to interviewer Spoken 1.1 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1887 may can may can Male White 63 3-4 years SC (Philipps Church) SC (Philipps Church) 1934 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Mishoe 30 They're saying we may shall get some rain. may shall Female White 60s Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 older woman to younger woman Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
DiPaolo 1304 By the end of the summer, she might could have it might could Female Unknown unknown Unknown TX (Austin) TX (Austin) 1981 woman to man (neighbors) Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 536 You might have could have helped. might have could have Male Black 74 Little (Illiterate) MS (Sherard) MS (Sherard) 1977 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Feagin 790 I might otta do that might ought to Male White 30s Unknown AL (Unknown) AL (Unknown) Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 284 An owl might can see in the dark. might can Female White 63 High school GA (Sardis) GA (Hartwell) 1977 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1726 might could might could Male White 45 Until age 21 NC (Harris Creek) NC (Harris Creek) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1981 might could might could Male White 79 no information GA (Gainesville) GA (Gainesville) 1966 fieldworker to informant Spoken
DiPaolo 1396 If you need me, holler. -Well, you might better stay in. why don't you stay in here? might better Male White unknown Unknown Unknown TX (Henderson) 1979 father to daughter Spoken 1.1 Naturalistic

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