Might Could

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[[Image:Homely boy brand huge tube socks.PNG|thumb|"You might could sleep in one!"]]
[[Image:Homely boy brand huge tube socks.PNG|thumb|"You might could sleep in one!"]]
Instead of using simply "might" or "could", characters of the [[Homestar Runner universe]], namely [[Homestar Runner]] himself, tend to sometimes say '''might could''' instead.
Instead of using simply "might" or "could", characters of the [[Homestar Runner universe]], namely [[Homestar Runner]] himself, tend to sometimes say '''might could''' instead.
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Such usages of "non-standard" [[Wikipedia:Double_modal#Double_modal|double modals]] are common in the [[wikipedia:Southern American English|vernacular]] of the Southern United States, including Georgia, where the Brothers Chaps live.
== Appearances ==
== Appearances ==

Revision as of 20:40, 9 February 2009

"You might could sleep in one!"

Instead of using simply "might" or "could", characters of the Homestar Runner universe, namely Homestar Runner himself, tend to sometimes say might could instead. Such usages of "non-standard" double modals are common in the vernacular of the Southern United States, including Georgia, where the Brothers Chaps live.

Appearances

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