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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
Hasty 2134 You know what might could help that is losing some weight. might could Doctoral degree Unknown Physician to patient Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
LAGS 361 Might could. might could Female White 46 Unknown Unknown LA (Boothville) subject to fieldworker Spoken unknown Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1657 mought could mought could Male White 62 Short terms until 17-18 VA (Browntown) VA (Browntown) 1934 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1890 might could might could Male White 64 4th grade SC (Camp Styx) SC (Camp Styx) 1947 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Feagin 785 I thought you might would like that letter. might would Female White 60s Unknown AL (Unknown) AL (Unknown) early 1970s Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
Scotland 1158 He used to might visit us on Sundays. used to might Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Unknown) 1.0
LAGS 621 Used to couldn't get it up every morning. used to couldn't Male Black 63 College (2 years) TX (Houston) TX (Houston) 1975 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
DiPaolo 1353 We might oughta leave that out. People around here are sensitive about racial issues. might ought to Female White unknown Unknown TX (Henderson) TX (Henderson,) 1979 reporter to woman Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Mishoe 65 You might could possibly help me. I don't know. might could Female White 30s Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 customer to clerk Spoken 1.0 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
Reed 1087 We might should leave at 7:20 because of traffic tomorrow. might should Female White 59 College (Graduate) TN (Farragut) TN (Seymour) 2012 woman to family Written 1.0 Naturalistic
DARE 868 They might could tell you where you could buy some whiskey. might could Unknown Unknown Unknown TX (Unknown) TX (Unknown) 1967 interviewee to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
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
Montgomery 229 I just can't do what I used to could do. used to could Female White 71 College (Graduate) Unknown SC (Unknown) Unknown Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1986 might could might could Male White 72 High school graduate GA (Clayton) GA (Clayton) 1947 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1600 might could might could Male White 64+ None VA (Central Garage) VA (Central Garage) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1532 might could might could Male White 79 2-3 years PA (Buck Valley) PA (Buck Valley) 1939 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Skipper 161 We might could work something out. might could Male White 21 Unknown Unknown AL (Unknown) unknown Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1886 mought could mought could Male White 63 3-4 years SC (Philipps Church) SC (Philipps Church) 1934 fieldworker to informant Spoken
DiPaolo 1317 I need a job travelling all over the world.. But uh haircutting, that might be. difficult. Cruise ships, I might could get a job on. might could Female Unknown unknown Unknown Unknown TX (Austin) 1979 woman to group (friends) Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
COCA 1023 Watty squinted down the road. "Might ought to go on foot." # It was decided that we'd park the Studebaker on the oil lease behind the property, make our way through the timber and come... might ought to Male White unknown Unknown OK (Unknown) Fictional Story 2005 man to man Written 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 325 Might could. might could Male White 61 Unknown Unknown GA (Statesboro) subject to fieldworker Spoken unknown Naturalistic
LAGS 721 Used to would. used to would Male White 42 High school TN (Nashville) TN (Nashville) 1978 subject to fieldworker Spoken unknown Naturalistic
LAGS 557 I thought you might have would have helped me. might have would Female Black 48 8th grade (Some) GA (Clayton County) GA (Lovejoy) 1973 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
Reed 1098 You might ought to get that from her. might ought to Female White 50s High school (Graduate) TN (Loudon) TN (Seymour) 2012 woman to family Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Mishoe 1 I thought you might could help me. might could Male White 40s Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 Customer to clerk Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1725 mought could mought could Female White 71 Very little NC (Grants Creek) NC (Grants Creek) 1937 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Brandstetter 1194 She might would like those, and he might would, too. might would Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown TN (Unknown) 1.1 Elicited
COCA 1004 We may should take us a little joyride somewheres. may should Female Unknown Unknown Unknown Novel 1990 Mother to daughter Written 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
LAMSAS 1689 might could might could Female White 37 Until age 18 NC (Belcross) NC (Belcross) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Skipper 165 You might should check further. might should Female White 21 College (Some) Unknown SC (Unknown) Unknown Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1922 may can may can Male Black 53 Illiterate GA (Crescent) GA (Crescent) 1934 fieldworker to informant Spoken
COCA 1000 I consider where each person has come from, what their talent levels are, where they may could have come from ... may could Female Black 60 College (Graduate, B.S. degree) PA (Edenborn) Radio 2008 interviewee to interviewer Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
Brandstetter 1190 Well, it might wouldn’t bother you, I would guess. might would Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown TN (Unknown) 1.4 Elicited
LAGS 653 A man used to could raise a family fairly well. used to could Male White 48 High school equivalent and 2 years trade school LA (Ville Platte) LA (Ville Platte) 1974 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
DiPaolo 1383 You might can hold on to a branch or... might can Male White unknown Unknown Unknown TX (Austin) 1981 man to group Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Mishoe 97 I thought you might could do it a little different this time. I'm tired of this same old look. might could Female White 40s Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 female to hairdresser (f) Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1821 might could might could Male White 71 None NC (Highlands) NC (Highlands) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Mashburn 1252 He might will see you today. might will Unknown Unknown Unknown GA (Unknown) 1.0
Park 900 I used to could used to could Unknown Unknown Unknown TX (Unknown) 1940 1.0
LAGS 489 I might could. might could Female Black 67 4th grade FL (Pensacola) FL (Pensacola) 1974 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 261 I might can't do it, but I'll try. might can't Male White 62 High school GA (Warren Co.) GA (Warrenton) 1969 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.1 Naturalistic
LAGS 657 I used to could spell. used to could Female White 82 High school and commercial college TX (Austin) TX (Austin) 1977 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
COCA 1027 We might ought to get you in a tub first. might ought to Male Unknown unknown Unknown Unknown Fictional Novel 1993 father to son Written 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 493 I might could. might could Female White 39 12th grade LA (Zachary) LA (Zachary) 1974 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Reed 1464 Do you think I might could bring it in tomorrow? might could Female White 38 Graduate school (Master's degree) TN (Sneedville) TN (Sneedville) 2010 interviewee to interviewer Spoken 2.4 Elicited
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 329 Might could. might could Male White 82 Unknown Unknown GA (Sumner) subject to fieldworker Spoken unknown Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1625 might can might can Female White 44 10th grade VA (Whitleys Store) VA (Whitleys Store) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1564 mought could mought could Male White 68 4th grade MD (Shady Side) MD (Shady Side) 1934 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Feagin 753 Thelma Chapin might could, now. might could Female White 70s Unknown AL (Unknown) AL (Unknown) early 1970s Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Coleman 1134 Mama might’ve would have gone if it hadn’t been raining. might've would Unknown White Unknown Unknown NC (Unknown) 1975 1.3 Elicited
LAGS 589 I might would say. might would Female Black 26 High school and technical college AL (Eufala) AL (Eufala) 1976 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Reed 2066 I might should've asked for fruit instead. might should Female White 31 Graduate school (Doctoral Degree) TN (Seymour) SC (Columbia) 2013 wife to husband Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
DiPaolo 1321 You might could. might could Unknown Unknown unknown Unknown Unknown TX (Austin) 1979 unknown Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Mishoe 33 That might would be just fine. might would Male White 30s Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 customer to clerk Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1757 mought could mought could Female White 80 Until age 15 NC (Manchester) NC (Manchester) 1934 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Traugott 1213 Ye shall mowe have itt of Toppis. shall mowe (=may) Unknown White Unknown Unknown England (Unknown) 1451 Written 1.0
Elsman 836 My friend Ashley used to could do the best impression of Miss Copeland, our principal? used to could Female White 30s College (Graduate) SC (Unknown) SC (Columbia) 2007 co-worker to co-worker 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
LAMSAS 1721 might could might could Male White 69 Little; until age 21 NC (Pleasant Hill) NC (Pleasant Hill) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Montgomery 197 Do you have any time this afternoon that I might could talk with you? might could Female White 20s College (Graduate) Unknown SC (Unknown) Unknown Spoken 1.6 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1954 might could might could Male White 72 8th grade GA (Uvalda) GA (Uvalda) 1947 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1568 might could might could Male White 54 Until age 16 MD (River Spring) MD (River Spring) 1939 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1500 might could might could Male White 53 Winters until age 18 NJ (Oak Grove) NJ (Oak Grove) 1939 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1853 might could might could Male White 51 College (Some) SC (Walterboro) SC (Walterboro) 1947 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Boertien 1284 Could you might go? could might Female White 21 College Student TX (Beaumont) TX (Unknown) c1980 2.0 Elicited
Scotland 932 Will he can do it? will can Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 2.0
LAGS 293 Might can. might can Male White 64 College (1 year) MS (Holcomb) MS (Holcomb) 1977 subject to fieldworker Spoken unknown Naturalistic
LAGS 689 Used to could get him for a dollar. used to could Female Black 77 None (Illiterate) LA (Boothville) LA (Boothville) 1974 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
England 987 Shay’d used to couldn’t sit nur stan’. used to could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown England (Leicester) 1.0
LAGS 525 Someone that might could tell him. might could Female White 37 High school TN (Stewart) TN (Stewart) 1973 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.6 Naturalistic
Montgomery 2009 They might could tell you more than I can about what's in the archives. might could Female White 55 College (Some) TN (Jefferson County) TN (Knoxville) 1994 Friend Spoken 1.4 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 362 Might could. might could Male White 57 Unknown Unknown LA (New Orleans) subject to fieldworker Spoken unknown Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1658 maybe could maybe could Female White 64 Until age 20 VA (Stuarts Draft) VA (Stuarts Draft) 1935 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1891 might could might could Male White 86 Until age 14-16 SC (Chapin) SC (Chapin) 1947 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Feagin 786 And I thought I might better tell you. might better Female White 60s Unknown AL (Unknown) AL (Unknown) early 1970s Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
Scotland 1159 He used to would drink black coffee late at night. used to would Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Unknown) 1.0
LAGS 622 Used to couldn't. used to couldn't Male Black 74 Some school; illiterate MS (Sherard) MS (Sherard) 1977 subject to fieldworker Spoken unknown Naturalistic
DiPaolo 1354 You might oughta. might ought to Unknown Unknown unknown Unknown Unknown TX (Henderson,) 1979 clerk to man Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Mishoe 66 Here, in the great U S of A, we can't deprive a man of his livelihood. They may can do a thing like that in Japan, but not here. may can Male White 40s Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 TBS announcer to camera 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
Harris 1233 You might could try Don’s Hobbies down on Park [Avenue]. might could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown TN (Memphis) Memphis store clerk to a first-time customer from Atlanta. Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
DARE 869 I might could look it up in my notes. might could Unknown Unknown Unknown SC (Bradley) SC (Unknown) 1967 interviewee to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
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
Montgomery 230 You might could find that next door. might could Female Black 30s Unknown Unknown SC (Unknown) unknown Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1987 might could might could Male White 70 College (Some) GA (Clayton) GA (Clayton) 1947 fieldworker to informant Spoken
DiPaolo 1416 I don't think I have any grants you might could apply for. might could Unknown Unknown unknown Unknown Unknown TX (Austin) 1979 unknown Spoken 1.6 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1533 maybe could maybe could Male White 79 2-3 years PA (Buck Valley) PA (Buck Valley) 1939 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1887 may can may can Male White 63 3-4 years SC (Philipps Church) SC (Philipps Church) 1934 fieldworker to informant Spoken
DiPaolo 1318 We don't have to necessarily know situations that might could affect the interpreter. might could Unknown Unknown unknown Unknown Unknown TX (Austin) 1982 teacher to class Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
COCA 1024 I figure if we make one more good crop out of this gumbo clay, we might ought to be thinking of moving on. might ought to Male Unknown unknown Unknown Unknown Fictional Story 2002 man to woman Written 1.2 Naturalistic
LAGS 326 Might could. might could Female Black 45 Unknown Unknown GA (Savannah) subject to fieldworker Spoken unknown Naturalistic
LAGS 722 Used to would. used to would Male Black 90 Less than 1 term school; illiterate FL (Shady Grove) FL (Shady Grove) 1976 subject to fieldworker Spoken unknown Naturalistic
Coleman 1109 Pearl can might cook supper. can might Unknown White Unknown Unknown NC (Unknown) 1975 1.0 Elicited
LAGS 558 Might have would help. might would Male Black 72 None (Literate) GA (rural Dooly County) GA (Vienna) 1977 subject to fieldworker Spoken unknown Naturalistic
Reed 1057 I might should have run that by them. might should Male White 39 Graduate (Master's Degree) TX (Houston) Television interview 2012 man to group Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Mishoe 2 Could you might give me a minute? could might Female White 30s Unknown unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 student to professor Spoken 2.0 Naturalistic

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