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    Looking forward to reading you...

    Hello,

    Is this the same as "looking forward to hearing from you"? Sounds a little bit odd. I guess this expression is pretty rare.

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    Re: Looking forward to reading you...

    I've never heard this.
    Perhaps you've just met a writer whose work you haven't yet read. "I'm looking forward to reading you (in XXX magazine.)" It sounds odd to me.

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    Re: Looking forward to reading you...

    Nope, this phrase was at the end of an email, used as a standard closing phrase. My guess would be that the author isn't a native speaker. :) Then again, the email was sent by a sophisticated organization. I guess I'll just assume that it's a flawed version of "looking forward to hearing from you.."

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    Re: Looking forward to reading you...

    Quote Originally Posted by Anewguest View Post
    Nope, this phrase was at the end of an email, used as a standard closing phrase. My guess would be that the author isn't a native speaker. :) Then again, the email was sent by a sophisticated organization. I guess I'll just assume that it's a flawed version of "looking forward to hearing from you.."
    I wasn't suggesting that you, Anewguest, had met this imaginary writer. I was only suggesting a scenario in which the phrase might be used. Now that you have provided a bit more context, I suppose that the organization is coining a new phrase to literally say that they are looking forward to reading an email from you. So, yes, they're looking forward to hearing from you.

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    Re: Looking forward to reading you...

    Quote Originally Posted by Anewguest View Post
    Hello,

    Is this the same as "looking forward to hearing from you"? Sounds a little bit odd. I guess this expression is pretty rare.
    This would make sense if it came from a palm-reader, tarot-reader, or psychic, etc.

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    Re: Looking forward to reading you...

    Quote Originally Posted by riquecohen View Post
    I wasn't suggesting that you, Anewguest, had met this imaginary writer.
    I get it, riquecohen. :) I was just too surprised to see such a phrase at the end of an email. I thought I'd seen all the cliche closing phrases.

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