List of rude web address gaffes revealed

A list of unintentionally funny website addresses has been revealed, including PotsofArt.com, which looks as if it says potsofart.com and ExpertsExchange.com, which is often mistakenly read as ExpertSexChange.com.

Other amusing websites that made the list compiled by Siteopia, a domain registration service, include ChooseSpain.com, which when misread looks like ChoosesPain.com and Actionpaintballsac.com – which is a website for an action paint ball games site.
"The value of a name has never been more important in a world where everyone is seeking to be seen or heard,” said a spokesman for Siteopia.
"Taking time to think through all aspects and interpretations is crucial to the success of any brand. Of course a name needs to be memorable, but it's always worth considering the connotations it throws up.
"In many cases a misreading or funny interpretation actually gets more attention than the organisation intended which isn't always a bad thing.
"Online visibility is more crucial than ever today and it all starts with the right name. It's worth considering how a name changes when read as a domain as you may be giving out messages you hadn't intended to."
Outside the UK, a budget car rentals service in the Cook Islands have the slightly unfortunate Budget.co.ck web address, while in Switzerland a computer chip company have registered Swissbit.ch.
The researchers also discovered a couple of the longest domain addresses ever registered: 


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