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I received one too. Probably everyone that has their slides/handouts published on the LCC4 website got a similar e-mail.

David Peterson
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On Jan 14, 2013, at 12:23 AM, Carsten Becker <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> I just found an email in my inbox today which began like this:
> 
>> Dear Carsten Becker,
>> 
>> These are*US-China Foreign Language* and *Sino- US English Teaching*, the professional journals published across the United States by David Publishing Company, Chicago , IL , USA . We are glad to know you have submitted a paper named: Comparison in Ayeri at “ICC4”. We are very interested in your paper and would like to publish your latest paper in our journal. If you have the idea of making our journals as vehicles for your research interests, please send us the electronic version of your paper in MS word format.
> 
> FWIW, the spacing is off in the original, HTML-formatted mail as well, which makes it look like it's bulk mail and thus more or less unsolicited advertisement in my opinion. However, they give ISSNs for both journals: 1539-8080, 1539-8072. I wonder if this is just the result of a bot crawling the LCC4 website and extracting information from there, maybe the PDFs (hence "ICC4"), or if a real person was eventually deluded into thinking that Ayeri is a natlang. The mail closes like this:
> 
>> Best Regards,
>> 
>> Doris
>> 
>> Editorial Office
>> US-China Foreign Language, ISSN1539-8080, USA
>> Sino-US English Teaching, ISSN1539-8072, USA
>> David Publishing Company
>> 9460 TELSTAR AVE SUITE 5, EL MONTE, CA 91731, USA
>> Website: http://www.davidpublishing.org
>> E-mail: [log in to unmask], [log in to unmask]
>> Tel: 1-323-9847526, 1-323-410-1082;  Fax: 1-323-9847374; 1-323-9080457
> 
> While the contact information at least looks entirely serious, and while I know that in the US people use their first names much more readily than here, it is still kind of odd there's no last name given there. The mail was also sent from a server in China according to its headers. Makes it slightly suspicious to me, since I get lots and lots of spam from China.
> 
> Anyway, I found this curious and wanted to share it with you, especially those of you who participated in LCC4 (since that was mostly Conlang-L folk, I post this here). I think I will not reply to them unless they send a follow-up. Otherwise, I'd tell them that I'm sorry, but Ayeri is purely fictional and I'm not in fact a linguist and have no papers to publish.
> 
> Carsten
> 
> -- 
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