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The Unofficial LEGO Builder's Guide: Sorry to shout, old chap, but the author of The Unofficial LEGO Builder's Guide (which I am currently reading) spells LEGO in uppercase throughout the whole book. He also always says "LEGO pieces" or "LEGO elements" or "LEGO bricks" instead of "LEGOs", just like LEGO Corp's anti-trademark-dilution guide says you should. I guess you have to do that if you're writing a whole book but it looks weird. Anyway, I thought I'd ELOG these facts for you to OGLE.

Apart from this (which looks to happen less frequently in later chapters as it slowly sinks into the reader's head just what brand of click-bricks we're talking about here), the book is great. It's the book I always wanted to write, just as OOP from Microserfs was the computer program I always wanted to write (now we have LDraw).

There's also a sentence in the book which I wanted to share with you because it seemed tautological and funny, though I guess you can parse it to be non-tautological:

Although only a few elements fall into the standard cylinder or cone categories, what they lack in number they make up for in uniqueness.
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