25 Curious Things You Always Wanted To Know About LEGO

We all played with Lego blocks when we were little (and some of us more recently) and we know that they were one of the best gifts you could get. Those little blocks probably defined a significant portion of your playtime and depending on your level of nerdiness, potentially all of it! But those little toys have a history and a story that is every bit as colorful as the blocks themselves. Today we are going to dive behind the scenes of the Lego world and see what makes it tick so that you can learn 25 curious things you always wanted to know about Lego.

From its humble beginnings in Denmark, Lego has grown to take over the world of toys. These days it is one of the most popular presents at Christmas time and littering the floor of households everywhere. For all the construction nerds among you, you are about to find out some interesting tidbits about Lego blocks. From the correct way to refer to the blocks (Lego is not supposed to be pluralized) to the way in which they are made, after you are done reading this list you will be ready to amaze your friends with your incredible Lego knowledge. These are 25 curious things you always wanted to know about Lego!

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The little holes in the heads of the Lego people are there so that if a child swallows one, they can still breathe

The little holes in the heads of the Lego people are there so that if a child swallows one, they can still breatheSource: reddit, Image: pixabay
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Within the LEGO company, standard pieces are called bricks. Plates are the flat ones. Beyond that, the bricks and plates are differentiated by the number of studs they have i.e. 2x4

Within the LEGO company, standard pieces are called bricks. Plates are the flat ones. Beyond that, the bricks and plates are differentiated by the number of studs they have i.e. 2x4Source: reddit, Image: wikipedia

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As themes change, the color palette changes but the basic colors (white, black, yellow, green, blue, and red) will always be there.

As themes change, the color palette changes but the basic colors (white, black, yellow, green, blue, and red) will always be thereSource: reddit, Image: wikipedia
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Lego was actually meant to be an adjective ("lego brick" and not just "lego")

Lego was actually meant to be an adjective ("lego brick" and not just "lego")Source: reddit

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As you may have deduced, the plural of Lego is not Legos. It would be "Lego bricks".

As you may have deduced, the plural of Lego is not Legos. It would be "Lego bricks".Source: reddit, Image: wikipedia


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