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    The company Lego.

    A Lego piece.

    A Lego.

    A box of Legos.

    A box of Lego pieces.

    A Lego camera.

    A camera made of Legos.

    Those are the ways I would use it.

    P.S. Someone said that Lego's is the plural form of Lego. It is not; it is the possessive. E.g. "How are Lego's stocks doing?" or "What's that Lego's color?"
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    That is amazing. I want to make one.

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    The Mark II is especially nice.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 2F/2F View Post
    A box of Legos.
    Quote Originally Posted by 2F/2F View Post
    A camera made of Legos.
    In England we would (and do) say "a box of Lego" and "a camera made of Lego".

    Another pluralisation I don't understand is where I might say "we have a long way to go", I sometimes see it written as ".....a ways to go". The a implies singular but ways is plural.


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    Darn it!!! Wish I hadn't given away all those Lego brinks so many years ago - I could have made 3 of these babies easily with the amount I had (90% inherited!!)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Steve Smith View Post
    In England we would (and do) say "a box of Lego" and "a camera made of Lego".

    Another pluralisation I don't understand is where I might say "we have a long way to go", I sometimes see it written as ".....a ways to go". The a implies singular but ways is plural.


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    It comes from the other use of the word Lego to mean a single Lego brick, not just the name of the product in general. If you say "a Lego" to mean a brick, then what do you call multiple bricks? Three Lego? Sounds completely weird to me. So it must be a U.S. vs. British English thing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 2F/2F View Post
    If you say "a Lego" to mean a brick, then what do you call multiple bricks? Three Lego? Sounds completely weird to me. So it must be a U.S. vs. British English thing.
    A Lego brick, some Lego, three Lego bricks.

    Try it with something else. e.g. A Sony television, some Sony televisions, three Sony televisions.

    I think the difference is that we do not call a single piece a Lego in the same way that we would not refer to a television as just a Sony.

    All US vs. British English things are weird!


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    Waaaay cool! I also loved the fact that it turned out to be more advanced than I initially thought. I first assumed, when seeing the first image, that it would be a fixed focus thing, but instead, it has a focussing option and ground glass too... great!
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    This is a truly epic use of Lego(s). I am tempted to go buy some and build a pinhole camera. Leghole I guess it would be called.


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    Quote Originally Posted by 2F/2F View Post
    It comes from the other use of the word Lego to mean a single Lego brick, not just the name of the product in general. If you say "a Lego" to mean a brick, then what do you call multiple bricks? Three Lego? Sounds completely weird to me. So it must be a U.S. vs. British English thing.
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