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Tartle is a wonderful Scottish word meaning 'the moment of panic when you are introducing someone and realise you’ve forgotten their name'.
Word of the day (Japanese): TSUNDOKU - the practice of buying a pile of books and then not getting around to reading them.
'Kummerspeck' is German for 'excess weight gained due to emotional overeating'. It literally translates as 'grief bacon'.
Our favourite word: TESTICULATING: Waving your arms around and talking bollocks.
'Bitch the pot' was 19th century slang for 'pour the tea'.
I before E except when you run a feisty heist on a weird beige foreign neighbour.
In 1788, the Austrian army accidentally attacked itself and lost over 10,000 men.
The Finnish word for pedant, pilkunnussija, translates literally as ‘comma fucker’.
Life is too short to remove a USB safely.
Quite Interesting bits and pieces from the mythical creatures behind BBC TV's QI.