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Huh?

What are they talking about? With so many acronyms flying about, having a LEGO term glossary like this one will help you decipher the SNOT from the SNIR. The number of acronyms being thrown about, isn’t quite as much as in the tech world, but it’s close!
Enjoy and if you think we’ve missed any key words, please shout out.

  • Illegal

    Connecting Parts in a manner not intended by LEGO. Doing so puts stress on the parts and is not recommended. A great presentation by Jamie Berard - Stressing the Elements shows examples of illegal parts usage. It's 15 years old, but still holds true.
  • Inventory

    A list of all the Elements that make up the set. The Inventory is included in the instruction manuals for newer sets and can also be found on sites like Bricklink and Brickset.