NICE LITTLE LEGO NUMBERS

NICE LITTLE LEGO NUMBERS

 jeanniejeanniejeannie.co.uk BLOG  8th May 2018

THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY

 Lego is an amazing company. In 2015 the company overtook Ferrari to become one of the most powerful in the world. Here are some freshly picked numbers about the company.

 

1              5,805,846 Lego bricks used to build largest ever Lego construction built – Tower Bridge and took 5 months to construct

2              550,000 Lego bricks used in Lego Italy’s tallest ever Lego structure measuring 35 metres and 5 cm, almost as high as 4 double decker buses

3              3.2 million Lego bricks were used by Top Gear presenter James May to build a full scale house

4              75 billion Lego bricks are sold throughout the world every year – enough to circle the earthfive times

5              700 million Lego tyres are produced every year making Lego one of the biggest tyre manufacturers in the world

6              19,000 prople in over 80 countries are employed by Lego

7              3,700 different types of Lego bricks are produced every year, down from 13,000 in 2003

8              $800 million Lego debt by 2003

9              400 billion Lego bricks are estimated to have been produced since the company was founded

10           3,655 different Mini figures have been produced

11           £660 million was Lego’s profit in 2015

12           38,400 Lego bricks to build a Taylor Swift mosaic, built at Legoland, Windsor after a poll to find out from the public which celebrity they would like as a best friend

INSPIRATIONAL QUOTE FOR THE DAY

“Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.” – Benjamin Franklin

HAPPINESS IS…

Happiness is…piles and piles of Lego bricks for your personal use

GRANDAD’S ONE LINER JOKE OF THE DAY

Why did Charlie eat his homework? The teacher said it was a piece of cake.

LOVE IS…

Love is…when he chases you around the sofa

TRACK OF THE DAY

The Last Time – The Rolling Stones

Highest Chart Position: No.1 18th March 1965

 

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