News This Raspberry Pi Microscope Was Built With Legos

Deicidium369

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Legos are more useful than you would think. Ask me how i know.
Like me, you played with LEGOs on a full time basis - my 3 kids are all obsessed with them as well - which makes me extremely happy - my twin daughters don't even own a Barbie doll and love cooperatively building things - their only issues is their little brother doesn't disassemble befre being put back in the tubs.

So seeing something like this microscope being built in not surprising, I have also seen computer cases made from Lego.
 

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The plural of Lego...is Lego.
Exactly, it really bugs me these references to Legos. Lego, Lego set, Lego bricks, but NEVER Legos.
A note to readers who would be editors.

Here is a publishing guideline request from the LEGO® Group in 2009:
"Please help us to protect our brand name:
• The LEGO brand name should always be written in capital letters
• LEGO must never be used as a generic term or in the plural or as a
possessive pronoun, e.g. “LEGO’s”.
• When the LEGO brand name is used as part of a noun, it must never
appear on its own. It should always be accompanied by a noun. For ex
ample, LEGO set, LEGO products, LEGO Group, LEGO play materials,
LEGO bricks, LEGO universe, etc.
• The first time the LEGO brand name appears, it must be accompanied by the Registered symbol ®.
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Using the LEGO brand name Company Profile 2009 is produced for the LEGO Group by Corporate Communications.
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LEGO, the LEGO logo, the BELVILLE logo, DUPLO, BIONICLE, MINDSTORMS,
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Please note, this was LEGO Group asking writers to use the product names this way so that readers would understand the context of the article in relation to the actual LEGO products being used in that article. The Webster, Cambridge, and Oxford dictionary's do not list a plural use for "Lego" as a noun on their websites. Etymology references usually point to the Danish origin of the word, not its grammatical use.

This all being said, the word has been adopted by many English speaking countries differently. They may reserve the right to use this word as they have grown up doing. But, it is not polite to demand other countries use it the same way they do.

As for the topic itself, I may actually build this one. It looks quite fun!

Edit: For grammar and composition.
 
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