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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 19 Maybe we might should plan to eat out. might should Female White 40s Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 daughter to mother Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
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
Feagin 797 Well, I useta could play fairly well. used to could Male White 80 10th grade AL (Unknown) AL (Unknown) 1972 Unknown Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1582 might could might could Male White 71 Little education VA (Post Oak) VA (Post Oak) 1935 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Reed 2032 I might could do that, but that's the prettiest part of the yard. might could Female White 65 College (Graduate) TN (Crossville) TN (Crossville) 2013 woman to son Spoken 1.1 Naturalistic
Combs 1246 I might could do it. might could Unknown Unknown Unknown KY (Unknown) KY (Unknown) 1.0
LAGS 387 You might could buy you… might could Female Black 84 Unknown Unknown GA (Cornelia) subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1855 might could might could Male White 68 Until 15, then studied optics 3 months in CT SC (Bamberg) SC (Bamberg) 1947 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAGS 641 I used to could. used to could Female White 71 10th grade FL (Rockmart) FL (Rockmart) 1973 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Mishoe 115 He might woulda done some better if he'd stayed in school, but there ain't no work out there as it is. might would Male White 50s Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 man to family Spoken 1.8 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
DARE 874 I might could go there tonight. might could Unknown Unknown Unknown TN (Perry County) 1954 1.0
Brandstetter 1190 Well, it might wouldn’t bother you, I would guess. might would Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown TN (Unknown) 1.4 Elicited
DiPaolo 1341 They might would pull out. might would Female Unknown unknown Unknown Unknown TX (Austin) 1979 woman to group Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1671 mought could mought could Female White 70 Very little VA (Shooting Creek) VA (Shooting Creek) 1935 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1950 might could might could Male White 71 College (Some) GA (Louisville) GA (Louisville) 1965 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAGS 483 I might could. might could Male White 24 Graduate school (Doctoral student at Emory University at time of interview) TN (Chattanooga) TN (Chattanooga) 1978 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
Feagin 733 Well, I may can catch it [=a bus]. may can Female White 15 Unknown AL (Unknown) AL (Selma) early 1970s acquaintance Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
COCA 1070 You might could use a little trim, too. might could Male Unknown unknown Unknown Unknown Fictional Story 1996 worker to client Written 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1520 might could might could Male White 73 Sunday school PA (Allenwood) PA (Allenwood) 1939 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1791 might could might could Male White 79 Until age 18 NC (Concord) NC (Concord) 1934 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAGS 577 I might would say that. might would Male White 50 College GA (Waycross) GA (Waycross) 1979 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Reed 1456 I think I might ought to get a bike to ride to school. might ought to Male White 29 Graduate school (Doctoral degree) TN (Sneedville) SC (Columbia) 2011 husband to wife Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Mishoe 51 I think I'm going to go home. I might will feel a little better if I lay down. might will Female White 20s Graduate school (Some) Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 female to group Spoken 1.3 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
COCA 1010 Come on now woman, you might can tell it, but you can't change it. might can Male Unknown unknown Unknown Unknown Fictional Story 1994 brother to sister Written 1.1 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
DiPaolo 1421 I might could go down to the little town where I was born. might could Unknown Unknown unknown Unknown Unknown UT (Salt Lake City) 1983 unknown Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
England 2055 if it be wiþoute help any long tyme ... it shal noʒt mow be cured. shal mow Unknown Unknown England c1425 J. Arderne, Treatise of Fistula in Ano (EETS) 42, 26
Boertien 1278 We should oughta not do that. should ought to not Female White 19 Unknown TX (Dickenson) TX (Unknown) c1980 1.0 Elicited
LAGS 419 I might could do that. might could Female White 91 College (2 years) GA (Butler - rural) GA (Butler) 1970 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1888 might could might could Male White 79 Until age 9 SC (Edgefield) SC (Edgefield) 1946 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Skipper 147 I might would have put it under the TV. might would Male White 21 Unknown Unknown SC (Unknown) unknown 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
LAGS 669 Used to could. used to could Male White 62 College (1 year) LA (Slidell) LA (Slidell) 1977 subject to fieldworker Spoken unknown Naturalistic
Scotland 906 He used tae widnae let me up the brae. used to wouldnae Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (West Lothian) 1979 Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
DiPaolo 1371 Mrs. [woman's name] said we might not can find it. might not can Unknown Unknown unknown College (Graduate) Unknown TX (Austin) 1979 friend to friend Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1727 mought could mought could Male White 68 no information NC (Canetuck) NC (Canetuck) 1934 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAGS 513 Might could put. might could Male White 80 Less than 7th grade AL (Abercrombie) AL (Duncanville) 1978 subject to fieldworker Spoken unknown Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1703 might could might could Female White 41 High school NC (Manteo) NC (Manteo) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1982 might could might could Male White 66 High school graduate GA (Dahlonega) GA (Dahlonega) 1968 fieldworker to informant Spoken
England 987 Shay’d used to couldn’t sit nur stan’. used to could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown England (Leicester) 1.0
Feagin 765 If she had seen ’em, she might could have said who they are. might could Female White 55 Unknown AL (Unknown) AL (Unknown) early 1970s Spoken 1.2 Naturalistic
Montgomery 1999 We have a library that might could be stocked wit material that might be helpful. might could Male White College graduate SC (Columbia) SC (Columbia) 1992 Acquaintance to acquaintances Spoken Naturalistic
Butters 1229 You might ought to tie that tree from the other side. might ought to Male Unknown 45 Unknown Unknown NC (Durhamj) 1.0
LAGS 355 Might could. might could Male Black 52 Unknown Unknown MS (Pulaski) subject to fieldworker Spoken unknown Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1552 might could might could Female Black 70 A little private education MD (Princess Anne) MD (Princess Anne) 1934 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1823 might could might could Female White 81 Very little SC(Burgess P.O.) SC (Burgess P.O.) 1937 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAGS 609 Shouldn't ought to. shouldn't ought to Female White 42 College TX (Nacogdoches) TX (Nacogdoches) 1974 subject to fieldworker Spoken unknown Naturalistic
Mishoe 83 You might did already do that. I don't know. might did Female White 40s Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 female to family 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
Elsman 842 That would be nice. Even we might could use it for OAASIS [=a grant project]. might could Female White 30s Graduate school (Master's degree) Unknown SC (Columbia) 2007 supervisor to subordinates Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Scotland 1158 He used to might visit us on Sundays. used to might Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Unknown) 1.0
LAMSAS 1639 might could might could Female White 74 no information VA (Wesley Chapel) VA (Wesley Chapel) 1935 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1918 might could might could Male White 78 Common schools GA (Ellabell) GA (Ellabell) 1946 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Boertien 2088 John might could, I think, do that. might could Male White 20 College Student TX (San Antonio) TX (Unknown) c1980 1.0 Elicited
DiPaolo 1311 (You/Y'all) might could sign better. might could Unknown Unknown unknown Unknown TX (Unknown) TX (Austin) 1980 teacher to class Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 451 He might could have got well. might could Female White 78 5th-6th grade FL (Shady Grove) FL (Shady Grove) 1973 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 701 I used to wouldn't mention it. used to wouldn't Female White 31 High school and beautician training FL (Port Orange) FL (Port Orange) 1974 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Scotland 938 He mustnae can do it. mustnae can Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Hawick) Scotland (Hawick) 1.0
DiPaolo 1404 He may will come back down the other side of the street. may will Unknown Unknown unknown Unknown Unknown TX (Austin) 1979 friend to friend Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1759 mought could mought could Male Black 77 3 years NC (Nashville) NC (Nashville) 1937 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAGS 545 Might should have. might should Male White 76 6th grade GA (Decatur County) GA (Calvary) 1970 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Reed 1496 He may very well will do it. may will Male White 29 Graduate school (Some) SC (Florence) SC (Columbia) 2012 friend to friend Spoken Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1760 mought could mought could Male White 76 3 months total NC (Nashville) NC (Nashville) 1937 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAGS 546 We might should. might should Female White 63 High school GA (Sardis) GA (Hartwell) 1977 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Reed 1497 We might could make the case for that, but wouldn't we be overstating it? might could Male White 20s Graduate school (Doctoral degree) TX (Unknown) SC (Columbia) 2011 student to class Spoken 1.1 Naturalistic
Mishoe 20 I wonder if he might would be interested in that? might would Male White 20s Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 man to man Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
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
Coleman 1109 Pearl can might cook supper. can might Unknown White Unknown Unknown NC (Unknown) 1975 1.0 Elicited
Feagin 798 I useta could imitate anybody ’n anything that come up, I could imitate ’em. used to could Female White 61 8th grade AL (Unknown) AL (Unknown) 1972 Unknown Spoken 1.1 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1583 may can may can Male White 71 Little education VA (Post Oak) VA (Post Oak) 1935 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Reed 2033 We maybe shoulda gotten two. maybe should Female White 65 College (Graduate) TN (Crossville) TN (Crossville) 2013 woman to family Spoken 1.9 Naturalistic
Mashburn 1247 He might could see you today. might could Unknown Unknown Unknown GA (Unknown) Spoken 1.0
LAGS 388 You might could call it a shock. might could Male White 73 Unknown Unknown AL (Troy) subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1856 might could might could Male Black 68 no information SC (Millettville) SC (Millettville) 1946 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAGS 642 I used to could. used to could Female Black 70 9th grade GA (Cordele) GA (Cordele) 1976 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Mishoe 116 We may can afford it, if we’re careful with the money. may can Male White 40s Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 father to son Spoken 1.3 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
DARE 875 "might could" = pasttense of "may can" might could Unknown Unknown Unknown KY (central southern) c1960
Brandstetter 1191 They might not could adapt it for use in their classes. might not could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown TN (Unknown) 1.0 Elicited
DiPaolo 1342 Would you might wanna wait till the eight o'clock flight, when it's cheaper? would might Female White unknown Unknown TX (Dallas) TX (Austin) 1980 sister to sister Spoken 2.3 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1672 might could might could Male White 52 Slight; until 15 or 16 VA (Sydnorsville) VA (Sydnorsville) 1935 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1951 might could might could Male White 82 2 years GA (Adrian) GA (Adrian) 1972 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAGS 484 I might could. might could Male White 69 8th grade GA (Burke County) GA (Gough) 1970 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
COCA 1028 "Might ought to tune this thing," he'd say. might ought to Male Unknown unknown Unknown Unknown Fictional Novel 1990 man to man (with audience) Written 1.0 Naturalistic
Feagin 734 He may not could afford it. may not could Male White 61 Unknown AL (Unknown) AL (Unknown) early 1970s acq Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
COCA 1071 Walter said. " Me and him might could be buddies. " might could Male Unknown teens Unknown Unknown Fictional Story 1996 friend to friend Written 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1521 might could might could Male White 50 Until age 18 PA (White Deer Valley) PA (White Deer Valley) 1939 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAMSAS 1792 might could might could Female White 41 Until age 19 NC (Concord) NC (Concord) 1937 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAGS 578 I might would. might would Female White 52 High school GA (Sumter County) GA (Plains) 1974 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Reed 1457 I might would want to go see a movie. Would you want to go? might would Female White 29 Graduate school (Doctoral degree) TN (Seymour) SC (Columbia) 2011 wife to husband Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Mishoe 52 I thought I might could eat it, but when I tasted it, knew I couldn't. might could Male White 40s Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 husband to wife Spoken 1.8 Naturalistic
Montgomery 220 We would have might maybe made it. would might Female White 70 College (Graduate) Unknown SC (Unknown) Unknown Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
COCA 1011 My stepfather, he fix TVs and vacuum cleaners, and he say since I can already drive, if I get my license, I might can go with him sometimes. Primary tabs might can Male Black unknown Unknown Unknown Fictional Story 1992 student to teacher Written 1.2 Naturalistic
COCA 1051 For CBS. She might could do " Nightline. " might could Female White 40s Graduate school (Master's degree) TX (Abilene) Television 2005 panelist to host Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1609 might could might could Female White 107 No education VA (Messick) VA (Messick) 1936 fieldworker to informant Spoken
England 2056 They shall ... mowe be ... emendyng to devout prayers ... in Goddis house, where prayers be most exaudible. shall mowe Unknown Unknown England c1443 Written 1.0
Boertien 1279 I shouldn’t oughta do that. shouldn't ought to Female White 21 College Student TX (Beaumont) TX (Unknown) c1980 1.0 Elicited

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