Multiple-choice poll for multiple items of a popular Danish toy for kids 4–99. Select all that apply.
• Thanks to time zones, (uncountable noun) shot ahead as the Eastern Hemisphere voted. It was about 1:5 LEGOs:LEGO for the first twelve hours. The two added up to 100% exactly, suggesting that everyone had a firm opinion of what was “correct”.
• As the Western Hemisphere voted, things got messy. Votes for LEGOs:LEGO nouns were about 2:1.
• Uncountable winning the vote probably says something about where my followers live.
@futzle I don't have an opinion, I have facts.
When I was in primary school, maybe grade 2 or 3, I once hit a kid on the head because he kept saying "LEGOs" even after I'd helpfully explained to him that he was wrong.
@futzle I know what the lego company says it's supposed to be but i've been saying LEGOs since I got my first set and a 30-some year habit is hard to break
@futzle "Select all that apply" prevents me from accurately calculating how many respondents are being wrong on the internet. Foiled.
@hugh Deliberately, sorry. I wanted to be descriptivist even though I also have strong personal opinions.
@futzle since the word comes from Greek (‘logos’, and ‘lego’ the verb for ‘I count’), there should be an option for the plural to be ‘legoi’
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