20 Things You Might Not Know About LEGO

For starters, the plural of LEGO is LEGO.

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2. The company got its start when Ole Kirk Christiansen, a carpenter, lost his business and began making toys out of his surplus lumber.

9. In 2009 a life size house was built using 3.3 million LEGO bricks. 1,000 volunteers helped to assemble it.

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13. There 915 million different ways to combine just six individual LEGO bricks.

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According to National Geographic’s special MegaFactories: LEGO, the possibilities are nearly endless.

18. Legoland, LEGO's theme park chain, has a whopping seven locations worldwide.

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Billund, California, Florida, Malaysia, Windsor, Günzburg, and the Discovery Center in Manchester.