The town council of Porthcawl in Wales have submitted plans to install 'anti-sex' toilets that, when they detect more than one person entering a stall, will douse them in water.

Tune in to @BBCTwo at 9pm to catch the first QI XL of the new series. In tonight's episode, Sandi and Alan are joined by Sarah Millican, Loyiso Gola and Jason Manford for an extended bout of Quirkiness! t.co/oNxqUQgQ8Q

Suleymaniye Mosque in Istanbul hangs ostrich eggs on its chandeliers to keep away insects.

Brand new QI XL goes out tonight at 9pm on @BBCTwo!
In this extra long Quirky episode, Sandi and Alan are joined by @SarahMillican75, @loyisogola and @JasonManford! t.co/BxBHnNuZDQ

In the Hmong language, the word ‘paw’ means many things: said as a statement it means “female”; in a high voice, “ball”; a low voice, “thorn”; as a question, “to throw”; creakily, “to see”; in a breathy voice, “paternal grandma”; and in a tone between high and low – “pancreas”.

Ohio State University recently tried and failed to copyright the word ‘The’.

Word of the day: DEIPNOSOPHIST – a person skilled in the art of dinner-table conversation.

Sean Bean is so fed up of dying in films that he is now rejecting roles where his character doesn't survive.

In America there are more nuns over 90 than under 60.

Word of the day: SIN-EATER (archaic) - someone, usually a poor person, who ate or drank over the body of a corpse in the belief that they would take on the sins of the deceased.

Anuvab is starting to learn the difference between what Brits say, and what Brits mean... t.co/Do6RKXKzkT

Before every QI recording, Sandi hosts a fiendish quiz with our studio audience called The Cleverest Person In The Room!
Watch the clip to see if you can beat Sandi and the Elves at their own game.
Brand new QI, tonight at 10pm on @BBCTwo. t.co/4W0OHB3Ksf

Word of the Day: GYMNOLOGISE - To dispute or have an argument naked.

Fingers crossed there'll be no gymnologising in tonight's Quarrels episode of QI, starring @WeeMissBea, @JasonManford and @AnuvabPal! t.co/bzMXfcS1qp

‘You don’t really understand human nature unless you know why a child on a merry-go-round will wave at his parents every time around–and why the parents will always wave back.’
BILL TAMMEUS

In the UK, women weren’t officially allowed to be jockeys until 1972.

The Guinness Book of Records was first written to settle arguments about trivia at the pub.

Tonight at 10pm on @BBCTwo, Sandi and Alan will be getting into some Quarrels with @WeeMissBea, @JasonManford and @AnuvabPal! t.co/RyccfRgCqK

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