I held another practice for (English-speaking) Hungarian participants in the Hungarian Linguistics Olympiad (MNyD: Magyar Nyelve’szeti Dia’kolimpia, where Ny is one letter) today. It went well; the Hungarian team will have a decent shot at an individual medal or two.

Also, there are now about 50 registrations for the olympiad, which means that, in less than a month of organizing, we’ve achieved the same scale relative to the Hungarian population as the NACLO did in five years relative to the American population, and almost the same scale as South Korea (with five times the population) did in three years. (The latter is the better comparison, both because Hungary’s better-educated than the US and because the difficulty of organizing increases with the number of participants.)

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