Badly chosen domain names

Orignally posted on Funtasticus – I’m sure you’ve seen some (if not all) of these before but they still remain funny – enjoy!
  1. Who Represents is where you can find the name of the agent that represents any celebrity. Their Web site is

  3. Experts Exchange is a knowledge base where programmers can exchange Advice and views at

  5. Looking for a pen? Look no further than Pen Island at

  7. Need a therapist? Try Therapist Finder at

  9. There’s the Italian Power Generator company,

  11. And don’t forget the Mole Station Native Nursery in New South Wales,

  13. If you’re looking for IP computer software, there?s always

  15. The First Cumming Methodist Church Web site is

  17. And the designers at Speed of Art await you at their wacky Web site,

2 Responses to “Badly chosen domain names”

  1. you know, when i created my own blog, my major decision was what to name it, given that the url is so important. this decision, admittedly, took a number of months to make (to the enjoyment of my “friends”). but, i think that many peeps misunderstand the importance of the url – as evidenced above.

    this makes me think though: is the humour in these names only evident to native english speakers? so, if i use english as my linga franca, will i see the humour in the url names?

    (I am assuming that none of those companies changed their urls – this extra publicity is great for them!)

  2. @S – You’re right, I think it’s probably only evident to those who use English as their main language or are at least well versed in it. I doubt that any of them would have changed their domain names as they would get initial hits to their sites, but no follow-through once a visitor arrived, thinking the domain name was funny and then realising it had nothing to do with the humerous way of reading the name.

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