On this page (#18), the writer says, rather authoritatively, that “LEGOs” (plural of LEGO) is wrong because “LEGO” is a company name (a proper noun). … So, I would say “LEGOs” is perfectly fine if you are referring to the pieces of LEGO. It is, however, wrong to say “LEGOs”, if you are referring to the brand/company.
Do you say LEGO or Legos?
US talk show host Seth Meyers has weighed in on the debate over how to properly pluralise ‘LEGO’, and purists might not like what he has to say. If you’re reading this, you probably know that the correct plural of LEGO is just ‘LEGO’ (or, if the company has its way, ‘LEGO bricks’ or ‘LEGO sets’).
Why do they call them LEGOs?
The name ‘LEGO’ is an abbreviation of the two Danish words “leg godt”, meaning “play well”. It’s our name and it’s our ideal. The LEGO Group was founded in 1932 by Ole Kirk Kristiansen. The company has passed from father to son and is now owned by Kjeld Kirk Kristiansen, a grandchild of the founder.
Is it wrong to say LEGOs?
On this page (#18), the writer says, rather authoritatively, that “LEGOs” (plural of LEGO) is wrong because “LEGO” is a company name (a proper noun). … It is, however, wrong to say “LEGOs”, if you are referring to the brand/company.
Is it incorrect to say LEGOs?
LEGO is always an adjective. So LEGO bricks, LEGO elements, LEGO sets, etc. Never, ever “legos.”
What was Legos original name?
Are LEGO knockoffs legal?
a company like Lepin that simply copies LEGO sets and releases them as their own. The former would be referred to as legitimate construction toy brands, and the latter as clone brands or knock-off brands. Construction toy brands are perfectly legal.
Is it illegal to sell fake LEGO?
The short answer is yes. If it’s in violation of Lego’s IP (complete clone sets & instructions), or if it’s a clone product that the person is marketing at genuine Lego (fraud) that’s an issue. If it’s just Lego-compatible bricks from whatever source, then it is what it is.
Are LEGO Mocs legal?
4 Answers. Selling used LEGO is definitely legal, at least in most legal systems. One of the most basic property rights involves the right to transfer ownership as long as both parties agree on the terms. Even selling items under copyright (instructions, box art, games, etc) is legal under the first-sale doctrine.
Does Lego have a capital letter?
We always use all caps. It is officially LEGO never lego or Lego.