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Slurls: what are they?

My second book of reading for the holidays is "Slurls: They Called
Their Website What?!"
by Andy Geldman.

This is a collection of the weird and wonderful names firms gave their websites.

In reality, these names reflect their company well.  Online, they kinda fail because we forget that the name on the sign may translate into something different on a web without spaces.

Case in point: I Love Big Al's Bowling Alley … ilovebigals.com

Here's a few more faves:

  • Les Bocages, tree surgeons in France (Bocages is French for Grove) … lesbocages.com

  • Mole Station Nursery … molestationnursery.com

  • American Scrap Metal … americanscrapmetal.com

  • Powergen Italy … powergenitalia.com

  • Pen Island … penisland.net

  • La Drape laundery business … ladrape.com

  • Californian list of analysts, psychotherapists and more … therapistfinder.com

  • Choose Spain for holiday villas … choosepain.com

  • Pet fashion and hair styling … doggiestyle.com

  • Music hits and MP3 downloads … mp3shits.com


About Chris M Skinner

Chris M Skinner
Chris Skinner is best known as an independent commentator on the financial markets through his blog, the Finanser.com, as author of the bestselling book Digital Bank, and Chair of the European networking forum the Financial Services Club. He has been voted one of the most influential people in banking by The Financial Brand (as well as one of the best blogs), a FinTech Titan (Next Bank), one of the Fintech Leaders you need to follow (City AM, Deluxe and Jax Finance), as well as one of the Top 40 most influential people in financial technology by the Wall Street Journal’s Financial News. To learn more click here...

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