Original URL: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2001/03/16/transsexuals_drawn_to_expert_website/

Transsexuals drawn to expert website

Well, that's what it says in the URL

By Lester Haines

Posted in Bootnotes, 16th March 2001 16:26 GMT

This is a cautionary tale about what happens if you register your entire company name as a domain without first checking your spelling.

No doubt Experts Exchange were highly delighted when they got webbed up. Should have looked closer at that url though lads.

Any woman trapped in a man's body will be highly dissappointed when they click on www.expertsexchange.com. Despite the promising listings for 'Software' and 'Cutting Edge' Developers, your chances of gender realignment services are slim to say the least.

This story smacks of the 'City University at Newcastle-upon-Tyne' fiasco. It was only when they saw the acronym on the new headed notepaper that they realised what a terrible, terrible error they'd made... ®


Thanks to the eagle-eyed Reg reader Peter who caught this beauty.