The World’s Longest Active Email Address

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An Australian man named Peter Craig was recently certified by the Universal Record Database as the holder of of the world’s longest active email address. Anyone can make up an ultra-long address, but Craig apparently uses this one. Thank goodness for email clients that store and autofill addresses, because at 345 characters, this would be a pain to type every time:

Craig’s email address, which smashed the previous record-holder’s 100-character address: contact-admin-hello-webmaster-info-services-peter-crazy-but-oh-so-ubber-cool-english-alphabet-loverer-abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz@please-try-to.send-me-an-email-if-you-can-possibly-begin-to-remember-this-coz.this-is-the-longest-email-address-known-to-man-but-to-be-honest.this-is-such-a-stupidly-long-sub-domain-it-could-go-on-forever.pacraig.com.

(URDB via Neatorama)


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