Small but perfectly formed
- browsing the interwebnet in a random fashion for items of interest, and
- subsequently emailing links to the pages you have found to your nearest and dearest so that they may laugh with you and/or share your outrage,
you may find, if you have delved into the farthest corners of a particular website, that the link you have pasted into your email is longer than the accompanying message.
Should you yearn after the ability to reduce the length of what Lady Bracknell understands to be called "an URL*" for any reason, TinyURL.com could be the answer to your prayers.
* Not to be confused with a wol.