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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
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
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
Mishoe 55 Could we might possibly just cancel Christmas this year? could might Female White 40s Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 female to male (family) Spoken 2.0 Naturalistic
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
Skipper 151 I had an aunt in Goldsboro who might could've been able to tell me… well I don't know. She weren't too bright, but then she might could've helped. might could Male White 25 Graduate school (Some) Unknown SC (Unknown) Unknown Spoken 1.6 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
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
Mishoe 87 That must didn't hurt him cause he's still in the lead. must didn't Male White unknown Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 NBC announcer to audience Spoken 1.3 Naturalistic
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
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
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
Mishoe 23 I don't think I failed, but I think I might coulda done a lot better. might could Female White 20s Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 female to female Spoken 1.8 Naturalistic
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
Mishoe 119 I got as far as Jacksonville and stopped. I thought I might would make it all the way to Orlando, but I was too tired. might would Male White 40s Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 brother to sister Spoken 1.8 Naturalistic
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
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
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
Mishoe 56 I might could feel worse but I'm damned if I know how. might could Male White 50s Unknown Unknown SC/ NC (Unknown) c1990 male to female in no. 55 Spoken 1.8 Naturalistic
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
COCA 1064 " I expect to see a picture of us with him might could be in newspapers in Memphis and New Orleans, " C. Moorman said. might could Male Unknown unknown Unknown Unknown Fictional Story 1998 man to man Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
Reed 1489 Just a sec, I might can find that for you. might can Female White 30s College (Graduate) Unknown SC (Columbia) 2011 female to group Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1507 ought to could ought to could Male White 73 4 months per year until age 18 PA (Turbotville) PA (Turbotville) 1939 fieldworker to informant Spoken
Johnson 893 I used to could speak that jargon better than I could English and we had a i-dea that was to be the standard language here in Oregon. used to could Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown OR (Unknown) 1909 1.1
Skipper 152 Who do I know who knows somebody who knows somebody that might can put me in touch with somebody. might can Male White 40s Unknown Unknown SC (Unknown) unknown Spoken 1.6 Naturalistic
LAGS 404 I might could do it. might could Female Black 44 High school equivalent AL (Dothan) AL (Dothan) 1976 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Hern.&S 2025 He must can sing. must can Unknown Black c17 High school student IL (Chicago) IL (Chicago) 1970s Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
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
Scotland 974 An dan, wi baid een staandin wide, Sae noucht could can ta pass me. could can to Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (Shetland) Written 1.0
LAMSAS 1848 might could might could Female White 51 Private finishing school SC (Charleston) SC (Charleston) 1934 fieldworker to informant Spoken
LAGS 498 I might could. might could Male White 42 Graduate school (Master's degree) LA (Natchitoches) LA (Natchitoches) 1975 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
R&W 1265 I might could dry them dishes for ye. might could Unknown Unknown Unknown MO (Unknown) MO (Unknown) Written 1.0
Feagin 752 Y’all might could talk to her about it. might could Female White 61 8th grade AL (Unknown) AL (Unknown) Unknown Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 247 may can may can Male White 59 11th grade LA (Kentwood) LA (East Fork) 1974 male to fieldworker Spoken unknown Naturalistic
LAMSAS 1943 might could might could Male White 70 7th grade GA (Sylvania) GA (Sylvania) 1946 fieldworker to informant Spoken
DiPaolo 1360 That group should be asked to consider what our priorities might ought to be. might ought to Male Unknown 78 Graduate school (Doctoral degree) PA (Philadephia) TX (Austin) 1976 professor to faculty (during meeting) Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
Elsman 829 That would be another one that might could come into question. might could Female White 30s College (Graduate) SC (Unknown) SC (Columbia) 2007 employee to coworkers and supervisors Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic

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