Fun with URLs

Several absurd domain names and host names have been perpetrated on the Internet. Below are some of them that I have noticed.

Some Web browsers will choke on this URL: is not the website of the village of Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch, in Wales. Their website is at

By design, all domain names must be case-insensitive (actually RFC1035 2.3.3 says that, in domain name resolution, all comparisons between character strings are done in a case-insensitive manner). has some very funny examples of where this case-insensitivity can lead.