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source Entry Example Modal 1 Modal 2 Modal 3 Gender Race / Ethnicity Age Level of Education Home Community, Town, or Statesort descending Location Collected Year Relation to Addressee Medium Sentence Structure Status
Scotland 904 In a crisis, what would a wee lassie like that could dae for me? would could Unknown Unknown Unknown Scotland (West Lothian) 1979 stranger Spoken 2.0 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
LAGS 262 I might not can call. might not can Male White 55 College (Graduate) AL (Abbeville) AL (Abbeville) 1976 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
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
LAGS 268 Might can do it. might can Male White 72 High school (Graduate) AL (Adger) AL (Birmingham) 1975 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 534 He might could write his name. might could Male White 60 4th grade (Literate) AL (Alpine) AL (Alpine) 1973 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 634 You used to could buy them. used to could Male White 60 4th grade AL (Alpine) AL (Alpine) 1973 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 461 If you told me the word, I might could have thought of some. might could Female White 36 Graduate school (Master's degree) AL (Anniston) AL (Anniston) 1980 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.2 Naturalistic
LAGS 254 Sometimes they maybe may would. may would Female Black 72 9th grade (Some) AL (Brantley) AL (Selma) 1978 female to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 704 Used to wouldn't. used to wouldn't Male White 50 Unknown AL (Burgess Plantation on Cedar Creek) AR (Russellville) 1974 subject to fieldworker Spoken unknown Naturalistic
LAGS 436 Might could. might could Male White 50 Unknown AL (Burgess Plantation) AL (Russellville) 1974 subject to fieldworker Spoken Naturalistic
LAGS 683 I used to could eat a green. used to could Male Black 73 2nd grade; illiterate AL (Butler County) AL (Greenville) 1976 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 575 He might would. might would Male Black 71 11th grade AL (Clanton) AL (Clanton) 1977 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 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 559 You might would. might would Female Black 44 High school equivalent AL (Dothan) AL (Dothan) 1976 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
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
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
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
Montgomery 2016 We would have might maybe made it. would have might maybe Female White 72 College graduate AL (Evergreen) TN (Nashville) 1991 Mother to son. Spoken Naturalistic
Montgomery 2017 You might maybe could have made it. might maybe could Female White 72 College graduate AL (Evergreen) TN (Nashville) 1991 Mother to son. Spoken Naturalistic
LAGS 580 I might would. might would Male White 53 College (Graduate, B.S. degree) AL (Foley) AL (Foley) 1977 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 476 I might could help you. might could Female White 55 8th grade AL (Lauderdale County) AL (Killen) 1972 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 603 Yeah, I might would use that term. might would Male White 45 High school AL (Lee County) AL (Opelika) 1975 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 579 I might would. might would Male White 45 High school AL (Lee County) AL (Opelika) 1975 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 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
LAGS 684 You used to could hear. used to could Female White 49 High school AL (Mexboro) AL (Mexboro) 1974 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 487 I might could. might could Male White 55 High school (Graduate) AL (Montevallo) AL (Montevallo) 1970 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
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
LAGS 686 Used to could get them., used to could Male White 85 4th grade AL (Needham) AL (Needham) 1978 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 695 Used to might. used to might Male White 77 11th grade AL (New Brockton) AL (New Brockton) 1976 subject to fieldworker Spoken unknown 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
LAGS 516 Might could say it. might could Male Black 47 Graduate school (Master's degree) AL (Piedmont) AL (Piedmont) 1980 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 614 I used could make biscuits. used could Male White 77 Military academy AL (Russellville) AR (Russellville) 1973 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 597 You might would say. might would Female Black 72 9th grade (Some) AL (Selma) AL (Selma) 1978 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 649 I used to could just eat almost anything. used to could Female Black 72 9th grade AL (Selma) AL (Selma) 1978 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 257 may would may would Female White 64 High school and business course AL (Stevenson) AL (Stevenson) 1980 subject to fieldworker Spoken unknown Naturalistic
LAGS 663 Used to could. used to could Female White 70 College (Graduate, B.S. degree) AL (Stockton) AL (Stockton) 1977 subject to fieldworker Spoken unknown Naturalistic
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
LAGS 514 I think I might could recognize it. might could Male White 32 Graduate school (Law degree) AL (Talladega) AL (Talladega) 1980 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
LAGS 563 I might would call her. might would Male White 54 12th grade AL (Tallassee) AL (Tallassee) 1976 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 723 Used to would. used to would Male White 53 College (Graduate, B.S. degree) AL (Thomaston) AL (Foley) 1977 subject to fieldworker Spoken unknown Naturalistic
LAGS 724 I don’t know what they used to would say. used to would Male White 53 College (Graduate, B.S. degree) AL (Thomaston) AL (Foley) 1977 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
LAGS 507 I might could say "might could." might could Male White 28 Graduate school (Doctoral student at time of interview) AL (Troy) AL (Troy) 1978 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 541 Might ought to be able. might ought to Male White 27 Graduate school (Master's degree) AL (Troy) AL (Troy) 1977 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
LAGS 421 I might could do that. might could Male White 27 Graduate school (Master's degree) AL (Troy) AL (Troy) 1977 subject to fieldworker Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Feagin 753 Thelma Chapin might could, now. might could Female White 70s Unknown AL (Unknown) AL (Unknown) early 1970s Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
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
Feagin 754 You think you might could drop off and take a rest for about an hour? might could Female White 50s Unknown AL (Unknown) AL (Unknown) Spoken 2.4 Naturalistic
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
Feagin 755 You might could get it. might could Female White 60s Unknown AL (Unknown) AL (Unknown) Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Feagin 787 You might better. might better Female White 26 Unknown AL (Unknown) AL (Unknown) early 1970s Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Feagin 756 She might could be a big help to you. might could Female White 60s Unknown AL (Unknown) AL (Unknown) Early 1970s Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Feagin 788 You might better shake it up. might better Female White 30 Unknown AL (Unknown) AL (Selma) early 1970s 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
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
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
Feagin 790 I might otta do that might ought to Male White 30s Unknown AL (Unknown) AL (Unknown) Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Feagin 759 I toyed with, at least I toyed with the idea. I might could [have] been influenced, if somebody’ud taken an interest in me, of even goin’ into the ministry. might could Male White 47 18 years AL (Unknown) AL (Unknown) 1968 Unknown Spoken 1.2 Naturalistic
Feagin 791 And Glen said, "Mama, you might otta get you one." might ought to Female White 61 8th grade AL (Unknown) AL (Unknown) 1972 Unknown Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Feagin 760 She might could give ... might could Female White 26 Unknown AL (Unknown) AL (Unknown) early 1970s Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Feagin 792 We might otta give you a chicken sandwich. might ought to Female White 30 Unknown AL (Unknown) AL (Selma) early 1970s Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Feagin 761 You might could just ... might could Female White 26 Unknown AL (Unknown) AL (Unknown) early 1970s Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Feagin 793 I might otta take it. might ought to Female White 30 9th grade AL (Unknown) AL (Selma) early 1970s Unknown Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Feagin 729 I may can trail you over. may can Female White 60 Unknown AL (Unknown) AL (Birmingham) early 1970s acquaintance Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Feagin 762 You might could hang a doghouse [i.e. dormer] there. might could Male White 26 Unknown AL (Unknown) AL (Unknown) early 1970s Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Feagin 794 Well, I might otta go. might ought to Female White 15 9th grade AL (Unknown) AL (Selma) early 1970s Unknown Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Feagin 730 We may can do a lotta things later on today. may can Female White 61 Unknown AL (Unknown) early 1970s acquaintance Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Feagin 731 He said he may can have these by the first of the month. may can Male White 29 Unknown AL (Unknown) early 1970s acquaintance Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
Feagin 763 You might could ... might could Female White 60 Unknown AL (Unknown) AL (Birmingham) Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Feagin 795 They shouldn’t otta done that. They shoulda known better. shouldn't ought to Male White 16 College (Graduate) AL (Unknown) AL (Unknown) 1972 Unknown Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Feagin 732 They may not can get help on Saturday. may not can Male White 65 Unknown AL (Unknown) AL (Unknown) early 1970s acquaintance Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Feagin 764 .. might could ... might could Female White 20s Unknown AL (Unknown) AL (Unknown) early 1970s Spoken Naturalistic
Feagin 796 I don’t dare hit the traffic out here now cause I can’t hear or see as good as I useta could! used to could Male White Unknown AL (Unknown) AL (Unknown) early 1970s Spoken 1.2 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
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
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
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
Feagin 766 If I could talk to one of the men, I might could tell you how much you’ve got might could Female White 34 Unknown AL (Unknown) AL (Unknown) early 1970s Spoken 1.2 Naturalistic
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
Feagin 735 If they’re not too busy, I might can. might can Female White 30s Unknown AL (Unknown) early 1970s acquaintance Spoken 1.2 Naturalistic
Feagin 767 And you might could tell her you hadn’t been gettin’ one. might could Female White 26 Unknown AL (Unknown) AL (Unknown) early 1970s Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Feagin 799 My husband useta could play one of those things. used to could Female White 61 8th grade AL (Unknown) AL (Unknown) 1972 Unknown Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Feagin 736 They might can get more time. might can Female White 30s Unknown AL (Unknown) early 1970s acquaintance Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Feagin 768 And you might could tell her you hadn’t been gettin’ one. might could Male White 50 Unknown AL (Unknown) AL (Unknown) early 1970s Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Feagin 800 I could, useta could make the icin’, but I can’t stand up. used to could Female White 78 Unknown AL (Unknown) AL (Unknown) 1972 Spoken 1.1 Naturalistic
Feagin 737 Take your granddaddy, Ron. He might can tell ye! might can Male White Unknown AL (Unknown) AL (Unknown) early 1970s acquaintance Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Feagin 769 You might could lead into it. might could Female White 60 Unknown AL (Unknown) AL (Birmingham) early 1970s Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Feagin 801 I useta could play, too, but I couldn’t pick out nothin’! used to could Female White 77 6th grade AL (Unknown) AL (Unknown) 1972 Unknown Spoken 1.1 Naturalistic
Feagin 738 Well, you might can get what you want from them. might can Female White 50s Unknown AL (Unknown) AL (Unknown) early 1970s acquaintance Spoken 1.4 Naturalistic
Feagin 770 At one time I might coulda helped you. might could Male White 50 Unknown AL (Unknown) AL (Unknown) early 1970s Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Feagin 802 I had a sister-in-law that useta could make the best biscuits! used to could Female White 74 9th grade AL (Unknown) AL (Unknown) 1972 Unknown Spoken 1.6 Naturalistic
Feagin 771 We might could even back up. might could Female White 15 9th grade AL (Unknown) AL (Unknown) early 1970s Unknown Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Feagin 803 But I useta could jus’ jump, jump jes’ as fast as they could throw it. used to could Female White 78 Unknown AL (Unknown) AL (Unknown) early 1970s Spoken 1.3 Naturalistic
Feagin 772 He might could get her. might could Female White 70 Unknown AL (Unknown) AL (Gadsden) early 1970s Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Feagin 804 I useta could pick it up, but I can’t do it no more. used to could Female White 78 Unknown AL (Unknown) AL (Unknown) Spoken 1.1 Naturalistic
Feagin 773 He might could bring her. might could Female White 70 Unknown AL (Unknown) AL (Gadsden) early 1970s Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Feagin 805 [Can you do it?:] I useta could, but I can’t no more. used to could Female White 69 Unknown AL (Unknown) AL (Sand Mountain) early 1970s Spoken 1.1 Naturalistic
Labov 1242 Can you get your civil rights without getting your head busted? You might will in the long run. might will Unknown Black 27 Unknown AL (Unknown) NY (New York City) Spoken 1.0 Naturalistic
Feagin 774 Might could might could Female White 70 Unknown AL (Unknown) AL (Unknown) early 1970s Spoken Naturalistic
Feagin 806 Didn’t you tell me you useta could see, once in a while, a Indian go through the mountain? used to could Female White 77 Unknown AL (Unknown) AL (Unknown) 1972 Spoken 2.4 Naturalistic

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