5 Lego Facts to Build Your Knowledge
Listen up, blockheads — this one’s for you.
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1. You’re Saying It Wrong
The plural of Lego is not Legos — it’s Lego bricks.
The toy’s creators claim LEGO is an adjective, not a standalone name.
There are 62 Lego pieces for every human being on the Earth. Yes, the planet Earth.
3. Our New Lego Overloads
In 2011, a life-sized Lego man washed up on a Florida beach wearing a shirt that read, “NO REAL THAN YOU ARE.”
It was apparently the work of Ego Leonard, the alter ego of a mysterious Dutch artist.
It’s not the first time a Lego man has washed up on a beach — others have shown up on the shores of England and Holland as well.
4. Hole in the Head
Image: Flickr, Sunny Ripert
Lego figurines have tiny holes on the tops of their heads so kids can still breathe if they accidentally swallow them.
5. The Force Is Strong
A single Lego brick can withstand 950 pounds of pressure before breaking.
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