The Top 50 Worst and Most Embarrassing Domain Names Ever Purchased

2010-03-17-girlthinkingIn celebration of the 25th birthday of the first domain name ever purchased (symbolics.com), we decided to go back and look at all the funny (and horrible) web domains we’ve seen over the years.

Just a gentle reminder to make sure your domain name conveys what you want it to!

Here’s the 43 most notorious we found (we actually had 50 – but our mothers read this blog):

  • penisland.net – Pen Island
  • sydneytherapist.com – Sydney Therapist
  • mammotherection.com – Construction Company
  • kidsexchange.net – Kids Exchange
  • bigalsonline.com – Big Als Online
  • webone.com.au – Web One
  • choosespain.com – Choose Spain
  • bendover.com – Ben Dover
  • bitefartcafe.rs – Bitef Art Cafe
  • partnerstalking.com.au – Partners Talking
  • whorepresents.com – Who Represents
  • expertsexchange.com – Experts Exchange
  • nobraces.com.au – No Braces
  • wintersexpress.com – Winters Express
  • gotahoe.com – Go Tahoe
  • therapistfinder.com – Therapist Finder
  • powergenitalia.com – Power Gen Italia
  • molestationnursery.com – Mole Station Nursery
  • ipanywhere.com – Internet Protocol Anywhere
  • speedofart.com – Speed of Art
  • dicksonweb.com – Dickson Web
  • viagrafix.com – Via Grafix (renamed to Learn2)
  • nycanal.com – New York Canal Region
  • mofo.com – Morrison & Foerster, LLC
  • michaeljacksonsthisisitmoviemerchandise.com – really?
  • dicksonweb.com – Dickson’s Temperature Instruments
  • teacherstalk.com – Teachers Talk
  • auctionshit.com – Auctions Hit
  • butthatsnotall.co.nz – But That’s Not All
  • childrenswear.co.uk – Childrens Wear
  • ihavegas.com – IHA Vegas Holiday Rentals
  • machome.com – Mac Home
  • oddsextractor.com – Odds Extractor
  • alterscrap.com – Alter Scrap
  • ladrape.co.uk – La Drape
  • llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwyll-llantysiliogogogoch.com – an actual Welsh town
  • gooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooogle.com – a spinoff of the famous search engine
  • 1hourscrap.com – Rapid scrapbook making
  • swissbit.ch – Germany-based Swissbit
  • 3.141592653589793238462643383279502884197169399375105820974944592.com – Pi
  • pedo.org – An actual dentist organization

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